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I’m the first person to admit that I use my coconut oil mostly in the kitchen, but there are many beauty uses of coconut oil as well. Like anything else, all coconut oil is not created equally. When I was sent a few jars from the Skinny & Co Beauty Line, I couldn’t wait to try them and let you know what I thought.
The Many Beauty Uses of Coconut Oil
Skinny & Co offers chemical-free coconut oil with no fillers, bleach, preservatives, binding agents, solvents, or toxins. After doing a bit of research, I’ve learned that isn’t the case with all coconut oil. Skinny & co coconut oil is always alkaline, never acidic. There are only short and medium chain fatty acids (long chain fatty acids are stored as fat). It’s 100% raw and truly cold-processed. It’s never heated above 97 degrees Fahrenheit. Their coconuts are hand-picked and wild-harvested. Plus, they support sustainable business in Vietnam and the United States.
Here are a few ways that you can use the coconut oil products from Skinny & Co.
- Makeup remover, including waterproof mascara
- Facial Cleanser
- Daily Moisturizer
- Beard Oil
- Naturally moisturize and clean hair
- Remove build-up
- Soothe dry, itchy scalp
- Promotes softness and shine
Lip Tube/Lip Balm
- Moisturize rough, chapped lips
- Perfectly sized for on-the-go
- Soothe cracked heels and elbows
- Cuticle treatment
- Moisturize and soothe itchy skin
- Shaving cream
- Great for after sun
- Soothe skin rash and baby acne
- Deep conditioning treatment
- Add to coffee, smoothies, and tea
- May boost metabolism and promote fullness
- Use as a healthy replacement for butter or other oils
- Lessens bad breath
- Naturally whiten teeth
- Shown to remove plaque
- DIY toothpaste
- Exfoliate skin
- Add to coffee and tea
- Great for shaving
- Lip exfoliator
- Body soap
- Hand soap
Other manufacturers take advantage of the FDA rule that allows for up to 20% cheaper, filler oils to be added to coconut oil. Skinny Coconut Oil is 100% pure coconut oil and you can literally see the difference. Unlike other cold-pressed coconut oils that can heat coconut oil up to 120 degrees, Skinny Coconut Oil uses a unique, patent-pending process called “Nutralock Technology” that keeps the oil under 100 degrees and 100% raw. Skinny Coconut Oil is processed in the same jungle where the coconuts are wild-harvested so the oil is as virgin as it can possibly be. There is less than 5 hours from when the coconut is picked to when it is processed.
I was able to try several items from their travel kit and I am in love with the difference I’ve seen in my skin. Their Skinny Facial Oil works so well to remove waterproof mascara. Plus, it smells like lavender so it’s super soothing at the end of the day. I pampered my feet with the Skinny Sugar Scrub and I love how soft they feel now.
I have to admit that I am not a fan of oil pulling. I’ve tried it in the past and yuck. BUT, I tried it again with their Skinny Oil Pulling infused with refreshing peppermint and I have to say that it’s definitely not as bad that way.
Take a look at the video above and then head to the Skinny & Co site to check out their products. You can save 15% off any Skinny & Co. order using the code SKINNYCO15.
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Ellen is a busy mom of a 22-year-old son and 27-year-old daughter. She owns 5 blogs and is addicted to social media. She believes you can feel beautiful at any age and any size. She shares healthy, realistic beauty and fashion information geared toward women over the age of 40. If you’d like to work together, email firstname.lastname@example.org to chat.