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    Benefits of Coconut

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    Hey there!
    Just wondering what is everyone's main reason to love coconut oil?

    I learned that it can be used for my hair since my mane has become very dry and brittle recently.

    I really need to try a shot of it and see how it makes me feel. I'm very excited to see what it does to my hair though =D
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    Moisturizer, shaving cream, frying oil, anti-fungal treatment, stir-fry ingredient. Those are my main uses.
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    Nov 2011
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    It has a nice flavor. If you like coconut, anyway. When I cook eggs in it, they have a nice coconut fragrance that I can smell as I bring the fork to my mouth. If I stir-fry vegetables to go with Asian foods, the hint of coconut is nice. I bring coconut manna when I go backpacking and that stuff makes me feel warm inside. I have very long hair and just a pinky fingernail sized bit of coconut oil is more than enough. Too much more than that and my hair looks stringy. It's great on my skin.
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    Jan 2012
    I've started using it for my face. I was using grapeseed oil as a moisturizer, and that works too, but coconut oil leaves me with smaller looking pores, for some reason.

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    Apr 2011
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    Quote Originally Posted by tfarny View Post
    Moisturizer, shaving cream, frying oil, anti-fungal treatment, stir-fry ingredient. Those are my main uses.
    I gotta try these. I can kiss that can of Gillette; and Lotrimin goodbye, eh?
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