Olive Oil: Coconut's Often Overlooked, But Equally Awesome Cousin

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By now we can pretty much list the benefits of coconut in our sleep. But, this isn't the only oil in our pantry that we should be taking note of. As a matter of fact, PopSugar Beauty has the scoop on 12 unexpected uses for olive oil. And, we guarantee there's a few on this list that even the most oil-savvy beauty nerd may not know.

Aside from being a great pre-shampoo treatment and lip scrub, olive oil is actually great for your ear wax. Yep — if you've been noticing a buildup of wax in your ears, olive oil can help flush the stuff out. The article suggests squeezing a few drops of the oil into your ears before bed for about three or four days. The texture of the olive oil will help loosen the excess wax, keeping your ear canal totally free.

Not clogged in the ears? No worries — there's 11 more out-of-the-box beauty uses for everyone's new favorite oil. Click through to read 'em all. (PopSugar Beauty)



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