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Coconut water is a celebrity go-to drink, and by now you’ve probably already discovered its wonderful hydrating properties. But let’s not forget about coconut oil — the It beauty product that’s been under our noses for thousands of years. Let’s investigate the best ways to use that bottle of coconut oil you’ve got sitting in your pantry.

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20. You Can Scrub Your Body with It

Our bodies need exfoliation and scrubbing your skin is very important. By scrubbing, we’re getting rid of dead skin cells that prevent our skin from breathing properly. If you put cream or any type of lotion on dirty skin, then it won’t be absorbed in the right way. Mix coconut oil with sugar, coffee or salt to create the perfect exfoliating cream.

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Image: Crafts Unleashed

19. It Moisturizes and Nourishes Skin

Coconut oil is great for skin since it’s a natural moisturizer. The natural antioxidant helps stopping wrinkles and curing any skin irritation.

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18. It Feels Great On Skin

Instead of sticky creams and smelly lotions, coconut oil feels completely natural on skin. It melts on your skin the moment you apply it and leaves zero residue.

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