DIY…10 Clever Uses For Coconut Oil

DIY…10 Clever Uses For Coconut Oil

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Coconut oil

Instructions:
Cutting board/wood conditioning:
Apply a pinhead-sized amount of coconut oil to a soft cloth. Rub your wooden cutting board thoroughly to condition.

Keep melted chocolate smooth:
For a cup of chocolate, add about a teaspoon of coconut oil. Melt, and stir until smooth. Coconut oil will help keep the chocolate liquid for longer.

Drizzle on kettle corn:
Coconut oil is a great alternative to butter, and adds a wonderful sweetness to kettle corn!

Apply to a squeaky hinge:
Smear across a squeaky hinge to silence it. Can also work to prevent rust for exterior hinges.

Dust houseplants:
Coconut oil can be used to wipe away dust from houseplants. NOTE: Only a VERY small amount is suggested for this!

Remove gum from hair:
Dip a comb in coconut oil and gently comb it over the gum. Massage it in if necessary. The gum will slowly loosen, and eventually comb out without breaking the hair.

Soothes bug bites and irritated skin:
Rub coconut oil into skin to sooth rashes, bites, or dry skin.

Makeup remover:
Apply a pea-sized amount to a cotton pad, and wipe away makeup. This will leave skin soft and moisturized!

Massage oil:
Let the coconut oil melt slightly in you hands before rubbing it in.

Can help detangle necklaces:
A dab of oil will loosen tight knots in jewelry, and allow knots to be easily pulled apart.