8 Videos That Show Endless Beauty Hacks For Using Coconut Oil
Yes, you've all heard the buzz about coconut oil — but do you actually know how you should be using it in your beauty routine?
We want 2017 to be the year we all fully understand how to take advantage of this kitchen-cabinet product's long list of beauty benefits.
There are more common uses, including as a hair mask, for pulling, and to remove makeup. But there is also a range of more unusual uses, including as deodorant, allergy reliever, and lip gloss. To help you break down both the ways and reasons you can use this single ingredient, we're turning to videos that can show, not tell, the hands-on ways you should be incorporating coconut oil into your repertoire.
Channel hairodynamic highlights five different uses for this home product: lip balm, cuticle moisturizer, makeup remover, body scrub, and hair conditioner. She also goes into an in-depth explanation for each, showing off exactly how to successfully DIY each of these methods.
This video is one of many in Ellko's "beauty hacks: fail or holy grail" series, where she tests out Pinterest hacks. She puts many common uses for coconut oil to the test and (spoiler alert!) rates them as "holy grails."
Tati focuses on how to use coconut oil as a head-to-toe moisturizer: from a hair mask to a body lotion, and everything in between. She also discusses the way this product can be used to soothe the entire body all at once: as a fragrant bath oil.
This jam-packed video from JENerationDIY features 30 different uses for coconut oil, including everything from DIY crayon lipstick to taming flyaways. She also highlights some unique ways of using the natural oil that are at the intersection of health and beauty, such as soothing allergies, eczema breakouts, and sore throats.
Rachel Talbott discusses the ways this product can be used inside out, on your hair and skin as well as in foods (like tea). By combining external and internal uses, you can use this "beauty on a budget" product to nourish your entire body.
If you live in a cold place or are just in the throes of a rough Winter (#PolarVortex), this video is a must watch. Chiutips combines common tips with more unique uses, like relieving allergy-induced nose dryness and creating a DIY lip scrub.
YouTuber Kendra Atkins highlights nine of her favorite ways to use coconut oil on your face, hair, and nails. She also gives viewers tips and advice on choosing brand and type of this product — the crucial first step in embarking on your coconut oil journey.