Everyone's Talking About It: 11 Reasons Coconut Oil Is The Ultimate Beauty Cure-All

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Click through for 11 expert-approved ways to use coconut oil on your skin, hair and nails.
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If I were stranded on a deserted island, I'm convinced that I could survive on coconuts alone. The fruit makes everything taste delicious, the water is super-hydrating and most importantly (for the purpose of this story, at least), the oil cures pretty much any beauty woe one could possibly face—be it in the tropics or elsewhere.

Seriously, thanks to its natural antibacterial and antifungal properties and high fatty acid content, coconut oil is a crazy effective—not to mention cheap—way to treat and improve skin, hair and nails. Above, Josie Feria, director of spa operations at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach, shares 11 amazing ways to use it.

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