Coconut Oil May Offer Extraordinary Head-to-Toe Benefits

Secret celebrity favorite could be the latest health and beauty craze.
2:22 | 06/20/14

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Hollywood's hottest new health and beauty craze, coconut oil, natural, affordable and people say it's packed with head to toe benefits but does it really work? Sara, you checked it out. Everyone is loving it. I happen to none. I start with it in my coffee and end using it on my face but turns out even more I can do with the super serum. Check it out. Really? Reporter: It's the craze that celebrities like Gwyneth paltrow and Miranda Kerr are going nuts for, coconut oil, the latest super food turn nothing a super trend popping up on shelves everywhere. What's this craze with coconut oil? Models use it to get this know rather than a greasy shine and actresses love it too. We just found out Angelina Jolie's makeup artist uses I had to get her makeup off. I can use it on my hair, body. On your feet. Beauty brands have caught on and putting it this their products. Jerry seinfeld's wife posting this picture of a jar of it on instagram this week saying she uses it in her hair as eye makeup remover and even as the creamer in her coffee. Other lovers of coconut oil claim it can boost metabolism, strengthen immunity and even brighten your teeth. It's also one of the more tolerable oils that some use for oil pulling, a hot new trend where you swish the oil around in your mouth for 20 minutes to supposedly rid it of toxins and bacteria. Coconuts are natural and have a great smell and usually we just think that coconuts can cure everything. Reporter: Dermatologists we spoke to say it's scientifically proven to moisturize but beyond that teals of its wonder are purely testimonial. There's no one size fits all with coconut oil. I have no medical literature that proves to me that it works for cardiac disease, for weight loss, for arthritis. Reporter: Still, there's no doubt that both the health and beauty conscious are going cuckoo for coconuts. As you can see there are tons of ways to use it. You found it funny I use it in my coffee but it's a blast of healthy fat. I wasn't using it in as many ways as you can, it ends up. Coffee. I know, it sounds like it would be good and makes me feel fuller, I'm in. Five different ways to use it in everyday life go to on Yahoo! Okay, we'll go next in the

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