11 reasons why virgin coconut oil should be on your travel packing essentials list
Since discovering the natural miracle (repeat, miracle) that is raw organic virgin coconut oil, my life has changed for the better. I’ve thrown away more than half of the health and beauty products that once sat on my bathroom shelves, and my hair and skin have never felt or looked better.
As well as becoming an irreplaceable part of my daily nutrition (coconut oil blended into freshly brewed coffee or drizzled over oatmeal makes for a very good morning), baking, cooking, and ‘beauty’ routine, a small bottle of coconut oil has irrevocably formed an essential and permanent part of my travel kit.
Coconut oil is incredibly versatile, with multiple practical and nutritional uses. I have seriously saved enormous amounts of time, luggage space, pain, and money by packing coconut oil instead of buying a bunch of unnecessary toiletries abroad.
If I’m checking luggage in, I usually pack a medium-sized bottle of coconut oil. If I’m backpacking or using carry-on bags, I decant coconut oil into a 100ml bottle and buy more when I reach my destination. In Southeast Asia especially, coconut oil is easy to find and typically quite cheap. READ MORE…