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6 Clever Ways To Use Coconut Oil For Gorgeous Hair

Coconut oil is rapidly growing in popularity for a wide variety of uses and benefits. For everything from cooking to moisturizing skin, this miracle oil tops the list of natural alternatives to improve your health and well-being. Whether you decide to start eating coconut oil, swishing it around your mouth or topically applying it to your hair and skin, coconut oil is something you need in… [read more]

Homemade Teeth Whitening Activated Charcoal & Coconut Oil Pulling Tabs

If an apple a day keeps the doctor away, then a spoonful of coconut oil every day helps keep the dentist away. Oil pulling has many health benefits, but this version adds in activated charcoal to help brighten those pearly whites even more. They’re in a convenient little tab that’s truly grab and go. Coconut oil for healthier smiles You may have heard of the… [read more]

How To Whiten Teeth With Coconut Oil (+12 More Reasons To Put It In Your Mouth)

Most of us are aware by now of the many different health benefits of coconut oil, but few realize just how great it can be for oral health too – not only can it be used to remove bacteria and promote healthy teeth and gums, but it can make your teeth whiter and brighter. Teeth whitening has become commonplace today, with the teeth whitening industry… [read more]

How To Buy The Best Coconut Oil + 7 Brands You Can Trust

If you want to buy the very best coconut oil, you’re probably feeling a bit overwhelmed with the practically endless number of brands out there. Just 15 years ago there were less than a handful of coconut oils sold as edible oils in the U.S., but today, there are countless options, so how do you know which to choose? Which is the healthiest, and what… [read more]

23 Things That Happen To You When You Eat A Spoonful Of Coconut Oil Every Day

During a recent visit from an old friend, one of my habitual behaviors earned me an odd look and a question. “Did you just eat a spoonful of coconut oil? Raw!?” Well, yes. I certainly did. But for me, eating coconut oil straight from the jar isn’t even something I think about anymore. I just do it. If you’ve never tried it, you should. Eating… [read more]

Can We Send You A Free Jar Of Coconut Oil?

Today we are excited to announce that we have teamed up with Thrive Market to offer readers of Natural Living Ideas a free jar of organic, ethically-sourced unrefined virgin coconut oil! If you could bottle up superfood perfection, this organic virgin coconut oil would be it. Whether you’re adding decadent-yet-mild flavor to your favorite recipes, reducing inflammation, or moisturizing your hair and skin, coconut oil is… [read more]

How To Make A Deep Conditioning Coconut Oil Hair Mask

No need to spend a lot of money on fancy conditioners and hair treatments. The cure for dry hair is in your kitchen cupboard. This simple hair mask consists of three ingredients: coconut oil, honey and apple cider vinegar. Both coconut oil and honey are known for its moisturizing and restorative properties. Coconut oil is wonderful for hair. It improves scalp health, supports hair growth,… [read more]

How To Make A Dandelion & Coconut Oil Moisturizer

Dandelions have such a bad reputation. Many see them as an eyesore on a perfect lawn or a useless weed. But for me, and many pollinators, it is a miracle flower. Dandelions are not only edible and nutritious, they have powerful healing properties for skin. Dandelion is excellent for treating chapped, rough skin, healing burns and treating acne. Combine that with the many skin benefits… [read more]

How To Use Coconut Oil To Clear Away Acne

The coconut palm, Cocos nucifera, is among the most useful plants in the world. Found practically everywhere between the 26th parallels of the northern and southern hemisphere, it has been treasured and cultivated for food and drink, as a material for tools, utensils, and shelter, and as an ornamental tree that is synonymous with the tropics. Its versatility is captured in the language that various… [read more]

How Coconut Oil Works Wonders For Healing Eczema

Eczema is a skin condition where red, itchy and scaly rashes appear on the skin. People with asthma and other allergies are more prone to it. Seen more often in infants and young children, it usually affects the tender skin on the cheek, wrist, elbow, knees, hands and feet. If you suffer from eczema you know all too well how uncomfortable it can be. This… [read more]