In some circles, a general rule is: If you can't eat it, don't use it. And with more and more weird chemicals being used in everything we buy (and weird illnesses cropping up) -- including cosmetics and beauty products -- it's with good reason. Natural is good. We know what we're getting. There aren't any deceptive surprises.
So, in the spirit of "you are what you eat", here are five delicious foods that also make fantastic beauty products.
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We may not look like coconut oil fan Miranda Kerr after using (and eating) the stuff, but it's definitely one of nature's most beautifying ingredients. Substitute coconut oil for vegetable oil in recipes; eat a teaspoonful a day; slather it all over your body and hair for a super moisturizing experience -- coconut oil does it all.