I have so much love for coconut oil. My husband jokes that I can use it to heal anything and everything. If I need something to be fixed, I’ll jokingly say, “Just put coconut oil on it.” Though it really isn’t magic. It works in so many ways, it’s kind of unbelievable.
- Coconut oil is the best moisturizer I have ever used. I lather it on every time I get out of the shower. Especially since I have been pregnant and am avoiding chemicals and lotions with fragrances, this has been the best alternative. My skin always feels silky smooth. And so far, no stretch marks!
- Oil pulling sounded like the weirdest thing to me in the beginning. Why would I want to swish around coconut oil in my mouth? However, after doing my research, it’s believed to be very beneficial for oral health, digestive issues, and whitening your teeth naturally. I try to do it every morning after brushing my teeth.
- I use coconut oil as a makeup remover. Though I don’t wear a lot of makeup these days, when I do load it on heavy I use coconut oil to remove it all. I especially like to use around my eyes to avoid looking like a racoon.
Though coconut oil is great for my self-care routine, I know it also helps boost digestion, increase absorption of calcium and magnesium, speed up metabolism and provides antioxidants when ingested. It’s antifungal, antibacterial and antimicrobial.
If you haven’t started incorporated coconut oil into your daily life, today is the best day to start!