Every gal can appreciate a great beauty product, but there are also great ways to nourish skin and treat hair with items right in your kitchen and in your fridge. We've told you about the benefits of olive oil, so get ready to add coconut oil to your grocery-shopping list.

If you find yourself getting caught up and confused in the skin and hair hype of the latest beauty products, organic coconut oil is a great go-to when you don't know which brand to turn to. This stuff has been used for centuries and there are several reasons why.

Coconut oil is a medium chain composition of triglycerides. Its chemical makeup makes it a unique natural fatty acid that works wonders in the beauty benefit department. For skin, applying coconut oil daily as a topical treatment not only helps to deliver hydration, but can also alleviate common skin problems.