Want All The Amazing Benefits Of Coconut Oil? Then Make Sure You Buy The RIGHT Kind. Here’s What You Need To Know

Since I was a child, my mother has always been telling me that certain foods can keep my skin clear and glowing; that they can make my eyes piercingly white; that they can soften dry spots on my elbows, knees; that they can make my hair shinier, thicker. And the lists goes on.

With this idea in mind, it’s kind of funny to think there are so many expensive products on the market that promise to do such things, while I’ve been under the assumption that food can be the cure-all.

Not All Coconut Oil is Created Equally

So when coconut oil came into the picture in recent years, touted for a never-ending list of beauty benefits, internal health benefits, and its ability to promote wellness in a variety of other ways, I really wasn’t surprised, but I was certainly elated.

So, I went to the store and picked up the first jar of coconut oil I spotted, and got to using it. However, I soon learned that not all coconut oil is created equal.

Whether I’m putting a dollop in my coffee to promote a healthy metabolism, placing it on a cotton boll to remove makeup, moisturizing my skin with it, using it as my cooking oil of choice, and so much more, I make sure to use the right kind.

How to Pick the “Right Kind” of Coconut Oil

Not sure what the “right” kind is? Let’s break it down.

There are two main types of coconut oil: virgin and refined.

Here are some of the main differences:

(Nutvia Organic Virgin Coconut Oil)

  • Coconut scent and flavor
  • Heat up to 350 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Made from fresh coconuts
  • Unrefined
  • Certified organic and non-GMO

(Nutvia Organic Refined Coconut Oil)

  • Neutral scent and flavor
  • Heat up to 400 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Made from dried coconuts
  • Steam refined, no chemicals used
  • Certified organic and non-GMO

And here’s how it’s made:


  • Made from fresh coconut meat that’s been cold pressed.
  • Just the oil is left behind.
  • It results in pure coconut flavor.


  • Made using dried coconut meat.
  • The oil is gently steam refined to achieve a neutral flavor.
    • NOTE: Not all companies are created equal, and some use harsh chemicals.

It Depends on HOW You Will Use it…

As I’ve already loudly hinted at, coconut oil can be used in so many ways, from baking and cooking to body and hair care. Virgin and refined coconut oil can be used interchangeably. It’s merely all about your personal preference based on the taste and smell you desire.

If you’re using it to cook, for instance, you might want to pick up the refined varietal, since it has a higher smoke point of 400 degrees. It also has a neutral flavor.

As far as which type is better for you, they share the same nutritional profile, boasting a 63 percent medium chain triglycerides, including 50 percent lauric acid.

What to Look For When Shopping for Coconut Oil

When you’re at the store, just make sure you look for some key characteristics:

  • Certified organic
  • Verified non-GMO
  • Make sure that virgin coconut oil is:
    • Cold-pressed
    • Made without hexane
    • Never deodorized or bleached
  • Make sure that refined coconut oil:
    • Has never been refined using harsh chemicals
    • Be sure to check that it is steam-refined


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