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26 fast and easy ways to use Coconut Oil:

Updated on September 16, 2014

Around your Home:

1. Need oil to season your cast iron skillet, rub half a teaspoon on your skillet and rub it in with a paper towel.

2. Restore your cutting board when it starts looking dull and worn out

3. Polish and clean your wood furniture, apply small amount and rub in.

4. Substitute for WD-40 for stuck zippers and squeaky door hinges ( use coconut oil spray)

5. Remove gum from surfaces.

6. Lubricate guitar strings.

7. Recondition your leather couches, apply on a sponge and rub in.


1. Give your dog or cat a daily health boost, add a teaspoon of coconut oil in their water bowl every day.

2. Moisturize their paws with a dab of coconut oil.


1. Athletes foot, thrush or ringworm apply to affected area 3 times a day, coconut oil acts as a anti-fungal and antibacterial solution.

2. During dry weather prevent bloody noses by lining the inside of your nostrils with coconut oil.

3. Ear infection? add a few drops of coconut oil directly into ear.

4. Take a spoon full of coconut oil orally every day, it can help as an energy boost or digestion aid.

5. Skin irritations, eczema, diaper rash, sunburn, poison ivy rash, minor cuts, etc. apply thin layer of coconut oil 3 times a day for relief.

6. Get rid of head lice by rubbing coconut oil into your scalp and hair. Leave on overnight and rinse out well in the morning.


1. Whiter teeth and gum health ? Take a mouth full of coconut oil (oil pulling) helps with gum health and whiter teeth.

2. Got a fresh tattoo? Apply coconut oil on the tattoo to make sure it heals properly.

3. Make your own deodorant! 1/2 cup of baking soda, 1/2 cup of cornstarch, 2.5 tablespoons of coconut oil. Refrigerate.

4. Hair conditioning mask. Apply 2 tablespoons of coconut oil by rubbing in your scalp and hair 1 hour before taking a shower , rinse well with shampoo and conditioner.

5. Body moisturizer. Apply on wet skin at the end of your shower or bath.

6. Want a great smooth shave? Shave with coconut oil instead of shaving cream or soap.

7. Make up remover. Apply a quarter size amount onto your hands and rub on your face. Wipe of with a wet, warm wash cloth.

8. Flyways No problem! apply some coconut oil on finger tips and smooth on to hair. Also can be used for texture.


1. Saute, Roast all with coconut oil.

2. Baking? replace butter with coconut oil.

As you can see Coconut Oil has so many uses, let me know your favorite ones.

Enjoy! Celebrity Army Glam

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    • CelebrityArmyGlam profile image

      Dyana 3 years ago from Santa Clarita, CA

      Thank you everyone! Im glad this was helpful....Im always on the look out for natural and easy solutions for everyday life.

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      viscri8 3 years ago

      Nice hub with a little good advice for everybody.

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      Natalie Ball 3 years ago from West Newton, PA

      We have wrestlers in the family. I'm thinking I need to make a concoction of coconut oil, tea tree oil, and some manly scents that they can spray on before mat time.

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      Dyana 3 years ago from Santa Clarita, CA

      Thank you Katya I love to write about things how to make life easier.... :)

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      Katya Drake 3 years ago from Wisconsin

      I use coconut oil all the time on my hair and I use it once in a while to cook but I am so excited to see that it has so many other uses! Thank you for this Hub, it is great and very interesting.