We knew that coconut oil was a pretty versatile product to have on hand, but Shannan Monson—a registered dietitian and the founder of Nutrition Simply—is here today to show us just how practical this one ingredient can be in our beauty routine. Her trio of handmade hacks are below!
You know that feeling you get when you didn’t know something existed, and then the minute you find out about it, you can’t live without it? I’m fairly certain coconut oil invented that feeling. With potent antimicrobial and antibacterial properties—and an aroma that will leave you daydreaming about a vacation to the Greek Isles—it’s no wonder that this superfood has become a favorite staple, not just in the kitchen, but in our bathrooms as well. If you’re looking to start replacing your skincare products with natural options, here are three simple ways to put coconut oil to work as a refreshing and detoxifying addition to your beauty routine.