Every woman knows coconut oil well. The substance is willingly used in both cosmetics and in the kitchen. It is no secret that it works great for hair and skin care, helps heal acne. However, it has a lot more miraculous properties that will make you fall in love with the product. 

5 surprising and wonderful things you can use coconut oil for

1. Perfumes in a cream 

Apparently, coconut oil can be used to create your own fragrance composition. Simply combine it with natural beeswax, add a bit of sweet almond oil and your favourite essential (ethereal) oils How knows, maybe you will set a new, trendy and unique scent that will define you.

2. Lip Balm 

Coconut oil is a true wealth of minerals and vitamins. If we complement it with beeswax and cocoa butter (1 teaspoon of each ingredient) you will obtain a great, beautifying lip balm. Would you like your product to tint your lips? That’s no problem! Just add a bit of a natural dye, for instance, powdered beetroot or cocoa. 

3. Natural coconut scrub 

It is worth using the detoxifying properties of coconut oil and cleanse the entire body. Coconut oil exfoliator will moisturise the skin and provides an incredible scent. Just combine it with sugar or coffee beans (brewed, ground coffee beans are ideal for an all-natural body scrub). 

4. Body lotion bar 

Body lotion in the form of a bar is something that you will not give up for a long time – its use is a real pleasure for all the senses and relaxation of the skin. Just combine: coconut oil, mango butter, beeswax and any liquid oils (jojoba, almond, blackcurrant or peanut ). It is a great idea to enrich the balm with a delicate ethereal oil (for instance, lemon scent).

5. Coconut oil pulling

It might seem surprising but pulling coconut oil through your teeth brings amazing effects when it comes to oral health. 1 teaspoon of coconut oil is enough to swish it around in your mouth for 15-20 minutes. Move the oil around your mouth through sipping, sucking, and essentially pulling through your teeth. As a result, your teeth will become whiter and the oral pH – balanced. Coconut oil has a disinfecting effect and soothes inflammation in the mouth.