10 Beauty Products You Can Replace with Coconut Oil

InStyleFrom Instyle Magazine:

It’s no secret that coconut oil has become a must-have in any beauty enthusiast’s regimen. Not only does the essential oil taste great, it also provides several benefits for healthy hair, skin, and nails.

We’re fans of Carrington Farms Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil, because it’s available in single serve packets ($9; carringtonfarms.com). If you’re eager to reap all of the advantages from the multi-tasking pomade, keep reading to discover 10 products that you can get rid of and sub the oil in.

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25 Essential Oils That’ll Give You the Best Skin of Your Life

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Redbookmag.com featured Carrington Farms Coconut Oil in their article featuring a list of naturally derived essential oils for your skin. The second oil listed as “the best ones to look for on store shelves”  is coconut oil, “the all-natural miracle hydrator for your face, body, lips, cuticles—anywhere you want to relieve dry skin.” When it came down to Redbook’s top recommendation, the editor stated, “Try: Carrington Farms Coconut Oil.”

 

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27 Uses for Coconut Oil

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We knew that Coconut Oil was an amazing product with uses that range from cooking and baking to beauty and household, but naturallysavvy.com found some uses for coconut oil that even surprised us!

Click here to see 27 uses for coconut oil. We promise, some of these are life changing!

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Carrington Farms Offers 5 Weeks of Money Saving Discounts

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Just in time of the holidays Carrington Farms is offering a different coupon code for every week starting on Cyber Monday and ending on New Years Eve.

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Coconut Oil Roasted Sweet Potatoes for Thanksgiving

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Looking for an easy recipe to make for Thanksgiving that uses your new Carrington Farms coconut oil? In this easy roasted sweet potato side dish, coconut oil deepens the natural caramelized flavor of roasted sweet potatoes, and it adds a delicate subtle coconut flavor. Brown sugar and nutmeg sweeten the dish.

Ingredients

Directions

1. Peel the sweet potatoes and cut them into ½ inch chunks.

2. Preheat oven to 350°F. In a skillet, melt the coconut oil over low heat.

3. When coconut oil is melted transfer it to a large bowl with the sweet potatoes and other ingredients to toss together.

4. Spread the sweet potatoes evenly on a large baking sheet. Roast, tossing occasionally until soft and caramelized for about 1 hour.

Lavender Face Scrub

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Our friends at Bee Lane shared this DIY face scrub! It’s simple to make and your skin will look so smooth and glowing after. Plus, there’s only three ingredients:

2 tbs Carrington Farms coconut oil, softened
1 1/2 tbs baking soda
2-3 drops lavender oil

Mix it all together and use yours fingertips to lightly scrub your face in circular motions, then rinse off with warm water. Use before bed for peaceful sleep and relaxation.

Bee Lane – I’M IN LOVE WITH THE COCO

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Our friends in Austin at Bee Lane have been using Carrington Farms coconut Oil for months and can’t get enough of our products.

Read their blog post to see how they use Carrington Farms coconut oil.

11 Amazing Reasons To Use Coconut Oil Every Day

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Fit Life TV describes 11 reasons to use coconut oil. From cooking to skin care to helping your pet; coconut oil has so many benefits it should be used daily. Watch the video for eleven uses and take note when he talks about the benefits for pets – he uses Carrington Farms Coconut Oil!

2 Great Healthy Grilling Recipes

flax-burgerFlax Burger

Prep time: ~15 mins

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Mix together meat, onion, garlic, flax and bread crumbs.
  2. Lightly beat water and egg together and add to mixture. Add mustard, salt and pepper.
  3. Cook on a grill or stove top until no pink remains (~12 mins)
  4. Optional cheeseburgers: top with slice of your choice of cheese at end of cooking and grill or broil for about 1 min.
  5. Put burger on bun and Enjoy!

Makes 4 -3/4 inch thick patties or 6 -1/2 inch thick patties.


grilled-salmonGrilled Salmon

Ingredients

Directions

1. Oil grill with 1 tbsp coconut oil
2. Heat grill
3. Coat each fillet with coconut oil and garlic powder and pepper to taste
4. Grill Salmon approx 5 – 7 minutes per side to taste.

Alternative: Use 2-3 Tbsp of Carrington Farms Garlic Flavor Coconut Cooking Oil instead of the Extra Virgin Coconut Oil. If you use this oil, remove or reduce the amount of garlic powder.