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Aside from recently watching first hand how pure organic coconut oil speedily soothed and healed sunburn, it's lauded antibacterial, antimicrobial and antifungal properties make it a wonderful multi-tasker. Remove make-up? Check. Protect against free-radical damage and premature aging? Check. Nourishing for cracked lips, skin, hair & nails? Check, check, check. Rich in lauric acid? Check. Curer of candida? Check.
2/ Skin Soother - got dry skin? Battle dryness on lips, cuticles, hands, heels, elbows, anywhere!
3/ Split-end fixer - if you're suffering from split ends, regularly apply coconut oil to hair ends and leave on for 20 minutes, or overnight, before shampooing out.
4/ Get your Glow - the natural sheen of coconut oil on your cheekbones and angel's bow gives a lit-from-within glow
5/ Brow bestie - fix your brows in a jiffy by dabbing some coconut oil on your brows and brushing upwards with your fingers or a brow brush. Done!
"...there are apparently a shit ton of acids in this stuff that make you less prone to die or have your teeth decay, etc. etc, yadi yadi yadi yoo." Bingo, done, thanks Leandra, we're sold! She goes on to list how eating a spoonful of it a day has benefited her - everything from caring for her netherland, making her hair shine, her face tighten and glow to lowering her stress levels ("...as fate and Google would have it, the antioxidant properties of coconut oil actually do affect one's level of stress. So much quicker than meditation, no?")!