Coconut isn’t a nut. Joanie and I, on the other hand, are a couple of nuts! Here’s video proof!
Many a Krazy Coupon Lady contributor and reader have celebrated the virtues of coconut oil in cooking, on skin, in hair and around the home. So Joanie and I decided to try out some of these tips firsthand and capture it all on video.
The result is a funny, informative look at how to use coconut oil as a leave-in conditioner, eye makeup remover, glass cleaner, cuticle moisturizer and more.
Want a few other ways to use coconut oil? Try these articles:
- Coconut Oil: The Affordable Secret to a Luxurious Mane
- The Versatilities of Coconut Oil: 8 Ways to Put the Product to Use
- Stop Hair Loss and Improve Hair Health with this Cheap, All-Natural Ingredient
- Cure Acne on a Budget the All Natural Way
The Survey Says. . .
Use a tablespoon of coconut oil to boost your energy. Basically, it’s nature’s power-bar boost.
Verdict: Gross. And we didn’t notice a boost in energy.
Use coconut oil as a lotion.
Verdict: Greasy and short lived.
Use coconut oil as an eye makeup remover.
Verdict: It worked, especially if you use it before you wash your face. But, we wouldn’t recommend that you try this on-camera.
Use coconut oil as a cuticle softener.
Verdict: This also worked great!
Use coconut oil mixed with baking soda as Goo-Be-Gone.
Verdict: This will work if there is just a little grimy residue. We were trying to remove an entire sticker, and it didn’t work.
Use coconut oil as a deep conditioner.
Verdict: When used on dry hair, this works great! Leave it on for one hour or overnight!