The Checkup: 14 Awesome Beauty Hacks with Coconut Oil

It's good for everything! Let me count the ways.

• The coconut craze has officially left the kitchen and moved into your makeup bag, ladies. Turns out, oil made from the hairy, tropical fruit is not only great to cook with, it’s also terrific for your beauty routine. Here, 14 ways to use coconut oil for whitening your teeth, removing your makeup, conditioning your hair and more. [Well + Good NYC]

• Why food addiction is real—and really, really scary. [Greatist]

• Introducing the do-nothing, sit-around-on-your-butt diet, which actually managed to help some women in a study lose weight. Let me explain … []

• If most of your workdays start off with a good dose of road rage, click through. HuffPo has six ways to cut commuting stress (and trust me, you need it). [Huffington Post]

• When Darth Vader runs through the desert on a 129-degree day, this is what he looks like. [Runner’s World]

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