Coconut oil is one of those for everything kind of oils – you can use it on your face, on your hair, on your body, for cooking and other ways.
It remains one of the most popular oils in hair care, health, and beauty along olive oil. It’s certainly one of my favorite hair oils.
There have been numerous studies proving the benefits of coconut oil for hair, skin, and health (sources below).
Coconut oil is made from the kernel of matured coconuts harvested from the coconut palm. Coconut oil can be extracted via dry or wet processing.
Coconut oil oxidizes at a lower rate than other oils because of its high saturated fat content. This makes it a highly stable oil resistant to rancidification.
If you’ve been thinking about how to use coconut oil, this article combines a round-up of over 10 coconut oil uses inclusive of recipes and much more.
I also share the best coconut oil brands and where to buy them at the end of the article.
DIY Aloe Vera Juice and Coconut Oil Recipe for Dry Hair
Aloe vera juice combines amino acids, beta-carotene, vitamins B, C and E, lignans, with the strengthening properties of coconut oil to provide an intense moisturizing and healing treatment for even the driest hair....Continue Reading
Coconut Oil for Hair Growth
Coconut oil is one of the most popular oils for hair along with olive oil. Coconut oil has many benefits for hair and can help hair recover from various issues in the long-term. There are miles of studies on the benefits of coconut oil. If you have ever been to the coastal parts of India...Continue Reading
How to Use Onion Juice and Coconut Oil for Hair Regrowth
Mixing onion juice with coconut oil can help replace the natural oils lost in hair, reduce protein loss from hair and can be a very effective method for improving hair growth and eliminating thinning hair....Continue Reading
Switch Up Your Smoothies with these Premium Natural Oils
Smoothies can be used as individual meals in a weight loss regimen or can be consumed after an intense workout program. Depending on the ingredients used, a smoothie can be used to target several goals in a diet plan. I prefer to consume my smoothies after a work out session...Continue Reading
Coconut Oil for Weight Loss. Here Are the Facts
Coconut oil for weight loss is effective. However, probably not in the way you might think. Let’s examine all the facts related to using coconut oil for weight loss. Coconut oil consists a significant amount of medium-chain fatty acids (MCFAs); these are good for you and essential for...Continue Reading
Are Coconut Oil Capsules Good For You?
Coconut oil is very popular in hair care, health and beauty treatments with most people using it in its natural form. Coconut oil capsules came onto the scene for the purpose of convenience and are made by packaging coconut oil in soft gel capsules; thus making it available as a...Continue Reading
Can You Use Coconut Oil for Acne?
Acne occurs on the face, neck, back and other areas of the body in teenagers as well as adults. It can be stubborn to get rid off and last anything from a few days to years, which can be quite distressing. In looking for a long term solution to acne, coconut oil can be used...Continue Reading
Get Rid of an Itchy Inner Ear with this Coconut Oil Trick
There are many reasons for inner ear itching but the most common include dirt, fungal infection, build up of wax and water. Whichever the reasons, we can all agree that inner ear itching can make one a bit crazy....Continue Reading
Combine Coconut Milk and Coconut Oil for an Amazing Natural Protein Treatment
Coconut oil is one of the most versatile oils and is very popular in hair and skin care. It is derived from the white fruit located within the coconut. The flesh is extracted, dried and the oil extracted from...Continue Reading
8 Things You Can Do With Coconut Oil Besides Applying it to Hair & Face
I cook off and on with coconut oil but did you know that there are so many other things you can do with coconut oil? Below are 8 other things you can do with extra virgin coconut oil (EVCO) besides using it on hair and face...Continue Reading
Guide to the 10 Best Cooking Oils for the Ketogenic Diet
Eating healthy fats is one of the cornerstones of the keto diet in addition to moderate protein and low carbs. On the keto diet, fat makes up 70 – 75% of your daily nutrition intake. This ratio is necessary...Continue Reading
Where to Buy Coconut Oil?
Most of the articles in the roundup contain recommendations for where to buy coconut oil already but including some here as well in case you come back to this list.
The best coconut oil brands are cold pressed, have a pearly white appearance with a sweet and pleasant odour. They are also made from fresh coconuts.
Coconut oil can be found in your local health stores or online with retailers like Amazon and Shop Style Collective.
Below are my top coconut oil brands in no particular order. Click the image to buy the one you prefer:-
Have you included coconut oil in your lifestyle in other creative ways? Be sure to share in the comments section below.