The Many Beauty Uses of Coconut Oil

Last Updated on October 29, 2022 by Ellen Christian

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. Keep reading to learn more.

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The Many Beauty Uses of Coconut Oil

The Many Beauty Uses of Coconut Oil

So, 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. 

Skinny & Co offers chemical-free coconut oil with no fillers, bleach, preservatives, binding agents, solvents, or toxins. After researching, 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.

Finally, they support sustainable businesses in Vietnam and the United States. You can find it right here.

a woman removing her makeup

Facial Oil

First, here are a few of the most common ways to use coconut oil.

  • Makeup remover, including waterproof mascara
  • Facial Cleanser
  • Daily Moisturizer
  • Beard Oil

a woman having her hair washed in a sink

Shampoo Bar

  • Naturally moisturize and clean hair
  • Remove build-up
  • Soothe dry, itchy scalp
  • Promotes softness and shine

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Lip Tube/Lip Balm

  • Moisturize rough, chapped lips
  • Perfectly sized for on-the-go
  • Soothe cracked heels and elbows
  • Cuticle treatment

The Many Beauty Uses of Coconut Oil

Body Butter

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  • Moisturize and soothe itchy skin
  • Shaving cream
  • Great for after sun
  • Soothe skin rash and baby acne

coconut oil

Coconut Oil

  • 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

Oil Pulling

  • Lessens bad breath
  • Naturally whiten teeth
  • Shown to remove plaque
  • DIY toothpaste

The Many Beauty Uses of Coconut Oil

Sugar Scrub

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  • Exfoliate skin
  • Add to coffee and tea
  • Great for shaving
  • Lip exfoliator

Raw Soap

Finally, you can use their raw soap in these ways.

  • Body soap
  • Hand soap
  • Antibacterial
  • Shaving

a man dipping his fingers into coconut oil

So, other manufacturers take advantage of the FDA rule allowing up to 20% cheaper, filler oils to be added to coconut oil. Skinny Coconut Oil is 100% pure coconut oil and you can 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 be. There are less than 5 hours from when the coconut is picked to when it is processed.

First, I tried several items from their travel kit, and I am in love with the difference I’ve seen in my skin.

Then, I tried 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.  

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2 thoughts on “The Many Beauty Uses of Coconut Oil”

  1. I will have to check out oil pulling for sure. I am bound to have a patient ask me about it and in the past I thought it odd but should not dismiss it without trying! I just washed up a gallon container yesterday, after finishing the last of my coconut oil, so time to buy some more. It lasted a long time and I was stunned at all the uses I found for it, thanks to posts like yours!

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