As of late, the use of coconut oil has gone from "not so much" to "what else can I use this for?" Though it has previously been thought to be an artery-clogger, the deliciously smelling oil is steadily moving up the totem pole of household favorites. While I've always only thought of it to be used as a remedy for dry hair, I've recently learned that coconut oil can be a great ingredient when used in recipes and now, I've found plenty of other unexpected uses for coconut oil that would cause anyone to head to their nearest grocery store as soon as possible.
Whether you're a DIY-er that loves finding new things to create, the penny-pincher that prefers to make it over buying it, or the all-natural ingredient loving friend that encourages those around you to be more organically based, coconut oil has an expansive usage list that will surprise anyone whose ever decided against picking up a jar when passing down the aisle.
From beauty remedies and controlling body order to keeping the house in order, these 11 unexpected uses for coconut oil will make you realize that this oil is pretty much all you need in life to be successful.