Comment to WIN Coconut Oil!

Last month, we asked about your most-loved product at Vitacost.com. Many of you had the same answer, so we figured we’d give you a special treat for Valentine’s Day – free coconut oil!

Comment on this post below and tell us how YOU use coconut oil – you’ll be automatically entered to WIN a 54 oz. jar of Vitacost Coconut Oil. But hurry, because you only have until midnight EST tonight (2/14/13).

This giveaway is closed, but stay tuned for your chance to win more exciting prizes!

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182 comments on «Comment to WIN Coconut Oil!»

  1. Heather says:

    I use coconut oil for sooooo much, but the latest thing I started using it for is oil pulling.

  2. Amy Roberts says:

    I use it for SO much!! Diaper cream, eczema treatments, to cook EVERYTHING, especially grain free brownies…YUM!!!

  3. pamela says:

    I use it in my shakes every morning!

  4. Itzchell says:

    Love Love Love CoCo Oil <3

  5. Cali says:

    To fight candida.

    1. Sheila says:

      I saw where you commented about the coconut oil used for Candida. Have been thinking about using it for that, but I’m a chronic Candida person. Do you think this would help?

  6. Sarah says:

    For cooking and soap making!!

  7. Melissa says:

    I use coconut oil for cooking, baking, as a skin moisturizer, as a natural deodorant and in my coffee. I love it!

  8. sandy neves says:

    use as salad dressing, on desserts replacing the veg oil, and even as moisturizer for dry skin

  9. Kate says:

    Use it for everything!!! Eggs, fried rice, smoothies, on toast, on extra dry skin!! Love this stuff!!

  10. Leslie says:

    I use coconut oil as a skin moisturizer on my face, arms and legs everyday. It is wonderful. I’ve also used it in my hair, it works well there too!!!

  11. Lisa Pierna says:

    I like to use it on my skin especially on my face at night. Love the smell!

  12. Amanda Villalobos says:

    I use it in my coffee and in body scrubs!

  13. Kelly Britton says:

    I’ve never used it, but have been reading up on it’s benefits in losing weight. I would love to win so that I could use it to lose some weight.

  14. Aaron Dennis says:

    makes great popcorn!

  15. hminnesota says:

    to put in hair and on body.

  16. Fernando Rodriguez says:

    1 tbs. every morning; For sauteing; In hair, as conditioner; on skin, as a softener; For massaging; on burns, stings, and insect bites.

  17. Marlana says:

    I use coconut oil to add a little flavor and as a healthier choice when cooking. It is also fantastic when melted with some chocolate chips and poured over ice cream!

  18. Dawn says:

    Ooooo. I have one teaspoon left and need some more!!

  19. saskia says:

    moisturizer and cooking

  20. Karissa says:

    It helps stave off hunger while I’m on the ketogenic diet. A tablespoon of this is very satisfying.

  21. Ingrid says:

    I love using coconut oil to prepare my eggs, ham & spinach. Yummy!

  22. D'Andra Brown Jr says:

    I would first use it to cook. Then I would explore other ways of using it.

  23. Michelle says:

    I use it for everything!! Baking, frying, on my skin, for yeast infections.

  24. Sonia says:

    My 3 year old recently got a toddler version of “cradle cap”, dry scalp that is itchy and irritable. I put coconut oil directly on her scalp, washed it out of her hair about 30 minutes later, and it’s almost 100% improved!

  25. Wendy says:

    1 tablespoon in the morning and night for my 18 year old son with autism. It helps to get oxygen to the brain cells! And, I use it, 1 tablespoon/day for overall health. I also use it as body lotion and absolutely LOVE it!!! It is also beneficial for Alzheimer’s disease. Good stuff!

  26. I put on my skin, I make “fat bombs” and cook with it…LOVE the stuff! I have that jar in my cupboard right now :)

  27. Ashley Crockwell says:

    Baby diaper cream, skin moisturizer, cooking, toothpaste base!

  28. Hee Soon says:

    i use it as spread, cooking and sometimes eat it alone:)

  29. Rachel says:

    I use coconut oil for cooking and love it more than olive oil

  30. Nan Bixby says:

    I have not tried it but hear great things and would love to try.

  31. Lin says:

    I use Vitacost’s coconut oil for oil pulling and also for cooking. My husband is a country boy, and I can’t seem to get him to give up his fried foods. So to at least make them healthier, we fry in coconut oil. Makes the best fried fish you have ever tasted!

  32. Danielle Bouton says:

    Use In bread in place of other oils! Makes it taste so good and light!

  33. Rhonda says:

    I have been living such an unhealthy life and now at 55 I am trying to make some good changes. I have not used coconut oil yet but have heard so many good things about it…I would love to win it and give it a try…my tight budget would really appreciate a free jar…thanks

  34. Carole says:

    I use this for everything! Keeps my feet and elbows soft and smooth, puts a shine back in my hair & makes the tastiest fried eggs!

  35. Kate Steff says:

    I love it for moisturizing, make-up removal, cooking and I feed my bullmastiff a teaspoon every night. He sits and drools for it. He likes to be healthy, too. :)

  36. Mike O says:

    I use it to cook everything under the sun with. It cooks at a fairly high heat so it’s pretty versatile.

  37. Kelly Kriefall says:

    Popcorn and Candy, and lips!

  38. cristel green says:

    I use coconut oil for everything!!! I love it for baking, I use it on the ends of my hair especially after dying it, I have a patch of Eczema on my wrist so I put it on there and it looks good as new after. I could go on and on!! I love it :)

  39. I use coconut oil for baking and cooking. Also, as an all-over moisturizer for myself and baby following baths.

  40. Del says:

    I use coconut oil for cooking, furniture polish, leather treatment, aftershave, body lotion, add it to my smoothie, and many more. It is a great gift!
    P.S. we also add it to our dogs food.

  41. Jeane says:

    I use Vitacost’s Coconut Oil for my face and lips and night, oil pulling, conditioning my hair before washing, cooking my eggs, making granola and lots of baked goods, etc. <3 it !

  42. Erin says:

    Better healthy alternative

  43. Jena C. says:

    I use it for cooking and making homemade deodorant and lip balms! Great stuff!

  44. meena nichani says:

    I use it on my hair in winter when its uber dry. Also to soften elbows and knees and help with exzema as well!!

  45. I use it daily for Bullet-Proof Coffee! The anti-microbial properties and metabolism-revving effects make it a great way to start the day. I also use it in making almond flour/coconut flour pie crusts, scones, cookies, and other baked goods. Cutting the butter amount called for half and half with coconut oil gives baked goods a richer flavor and keeps them from getting stale.

  46. Tesser White says:

    I use it to speed up my metabolism; help my thyroid; on my face as a moisturizer; and it helps my dogs general health. My cat also LOVES it!

  47. sharon says:

    Use it for cooking, skin care, feed it to my pets, eat it plain (yum), on my hair…anything I use oil for…it’s great!!!

  48. Debi H. says:

    I use it in my body scrub, as a lotion, in dark chocolate, when frying foods….use it for a lot of things!

  49. Sandy N. says:

    I use it for cooking and as well as in my hair, just a little bit. (and not at the same time. lol)

  50. Lou Ann says:

    I use the coconut oil for frying eggs, baking, skin care and just eating with a spoon!

  51. Debbie says:

    Use as deep hair conditioner at least once a week.

  52. Carol Harlow says:

    I use it in my chocolate chip cookis, on my hair and skin.

  53. Michael Siam says:

    I put it in my protein shake!!!! Awesomeness

  54. Tara says:

    I use coconut oil for everything from cooking to conditioner, even my dogs love it!!!! <3

  55. Caroline says:

    Best for stovetop popcorn!

  56. Joshua says:

    As lotion and instead of butter on toast or when cooking.

  57. Michael says:

    I use it to fry eggs, to fry vegatables and throw some in my smoothie

  58. Aryanna says:

    I love coconut oil I put It in all my food also because I have a skin condition this doesn’t make me flare

  59. Christine jordan says:

    Iweight loss :-)

  60. Debra Pierce says:

    I would use it for my skin and to condition my hair :)

  61. Lan Young says:

    I have never used. Read all the comments and I saw that it has lots and lots of uses. Would like to win.

  62. Jeff Misener says:

    I use it to make my own home-made Organic Toothpaste!

  63. Sharon says:

    Could use this to make my soaps,love using coconut oil.

  64. oxana says:

    Use it in baking, in a liquid form – instead of oil, and solid form – instead of shortening.

  65. Kim says:

    I use it for cooking, oil pulling, skin, hair, you name it! Recently I found it makes an amazing toothpaste. I use a drop or two of peppermint oil for flavor.

  66. Elizabeth Jorgenson says:

    Coconut oil has been a wonderful addition to our household . . . cooking, baking, conditioner, and hand cream!

  67. Cheryl says:

    I use coconut oil for so many things…cooking, baking, salad dressing, on my skin…it’s a staple in my household. Love it!

  68. Yasmin Robinson says:

    Coconut oil has changed my life! I use it as a moisturizer, I mix it with honey and baking soda to make an awesome facial scrub. I apply it to my skin to stop rashes. & I eat it for weight loss.

  69. Virginia says:

    Cooking and home beauty regimen

  70. Emily H. says:

    I use it all the time in baked goods, and my two year old loves to eat it by the spoonful!

  71. Debby says:

    I love it! I use it for everything!

  72. Lynne says:

    I have been using Vitacost coconut oil for over a year now. It is so awesome!! I use it as a makeup remover, moisturizer, for frying and baking, and I give some to my dogs (they love it!) It’s so healthy for you and really does have a ton of uses! Thanks Vitacost!! :-)

  73. JEan says:

    Coconut freak here! Not a fanatic (I don’t eat it night and day) but I would add a little to peanut butter! I am wondering how it would taste to pop popcorn in it? Never had anything but coconut milk so really hoping I win so I can try it!

  74. I use it to moisturize my face and hands. Also for cooking.

  75. Lany says:

    I use coconut oil for frying, baking, and for skin moisturizing

  76. Natalie says:

    Baking and cooking.

  77. Tiffany M says:

    I use coconut oil for many things but every day I use a spoonful to cook my scrambled eggs with. We absolutley love the flavor! Also the stuff is great for dry, chapped lips! I love this stuff!

  78. JENN BEELER says:

    We use coconut oil for skin care, cooking & baking!! And for teeth!

  79. Chari says:

    I have only used it for my dogs daily for a couple of months and cooked with it once. I am very much looking forward to using it for several of the reasons others have mentioned here. Love the wide mouth jar and convenient size. Please pick me ;)

  80. Kirsten H. says:

    I use it for -everything-. Body and face moisturizer, to pop popcorn, I fried sweet and sour chicken in it… delicious!

  81. Elissa says:

    Love coconut oil! Use it for so many things. & would love to win because I’m just about needing some more :)

  82. Wendy says:

    Awesome for cooking popcorn and eggs.
    Great mixed with corn starch and baking soda for homemade deodorant.
    Great as a face moisturizer.

  83. Johanna W says:

    I use it to cook breakfast every day!

  84. Michael Spain says:

    I don’t use it for anything yet because I’ve never tried it…but would love to!

  85. Jill Fraizer says:

    Everything! Body oil after each shower, 1-2 tbl in my protein smoothie, and in cooking…from baked goods to sautes. Love it, it’s always added to each Vitacost order!

  86. Teri says:

    Just ran out of this stuff, we use it for everything. Sure would love to win and save the money!

  87. Adam Amaya says:

    For its health benefits!

  88. madeline says:

    I use CC oil for cooking, making my shakes, my drinks and of course my skin, it is awesoem and has a great flavor let alone how healthy it is

  89. Kara Haakenson says:

    Coconut oil is my new found favorite … After the birth of our third baby, I discovered so many wonderful things I could do with coconut oil! From skin cream for my mommy tummy to diaper cream for our little boy to a soothing bath for both babe and mom to coconut oil cinnamon rice for a delicious breakfast and lastly the piece de la resistance … Almond joy coconut oil chocolate melt aways safe for candida sufferers! I love coconut oil!

  90. Jonathan says:

    would love to win

  91. joan says:

    part of custom blend for massage oils…….if we absorb 65% of everything we put on our bodies, you better make sure all the ingredients are edible!

  92. Allison S. says:

    I have used it in cooking and as a body lotion. Love it!

  93. loyri halliburton says:

    I use coconut oil daily. I use it on my hair, skin, and cooking.

  94. mark says:

    i use it to sautee veges, as well as on my skin.

  95. mark says:

    i use it to cook with

  96. Shannon says:

    I use it more sparingly than I would like, because of the cost. But, I have been using it for homemade toothpaste, hair detangler, moisturizer, and I love it for scrambled eggs.

  97. Linda says:

    I use vita cost coconut oil to make soap, on hot spots on my dog, all cooking and baking, as a conditioner for my own hair, mosquito repellant, control ants….everything! Love it..and to think for years the told us it was bad for us! not!

  98. Tammy H says:

    I love coconut oil and we use it for everything from cooking to moisturizing.

  99. Bev A. says:

    I use it for fried eggs, saute, popcorn, spread on toast. I love it.

  100. Joanne Strobel says:

    VitaCost has the best prices on Coconut Oil!
    I use coconut oil for many uses, love it!

  101. Joanna Alders says:

    Cooking, body moisturizer, diaper cream, breastmilk production, and more. Love this stuff!

  102. Pamela E. says:

    I add some to my oatmeal, and also use it for baking, seasoning my cast iron pans, rub it into my hair…and the list goes on! :) I love it!

  103. johnst_jb@yahoo.com says:

    I use it to bake and lotion, lip balm list can go on and on.

  104. cindy b says:

    i use it as a moisturizer!

  105. Rebecca says:

    I use coconut oil for all my asian cooking. We love it, it’s healthy and so many benefits…My husband uses it for his hair…

  106. Sara m says:

    We use it for cooking and body care

  107. J. Scot says:

    I use it in cookie recipes and for stir fry’s.

  108. Jason England says:

    I love to bake with it or use it in my oatmeal, and I’m all out.

  109. irene says:

    Moisturizer, esp on lips & cuticles, and baking!!

  110. Leon G. says:

    I’m NUTS about this Coconut Oil! Me when I’ve run out of Coconut Oil :(
    ….Me when I have a 54oz. jar of Coconut Oil :)

  111. Heidi Freitas says:

    I use coconut oil as a moisturizer, treatment for my daughters kerotosis Polaris, shaving, cooking, hair conditioner

  112. Cassandra Eastman says:

    I use Coconut Oil as a face moisturizer, to cook/bake with, and to take straight because it’s so healthy!

  113. peter chao says:

    Great for baking desserts and cooking

  114. Em says:

    I use coconut oil for cooking and to moisturize my hair in between washes.

  115. Elke McLeroy says:

    I use it for cooking, baking and on my skin. Love it!

  116. Tracy Stricklin says:

    Love that coconut oil! Healthy in every way!

  117. Aida says:

    I use it mainly for beauty purposes. I take off my eye makeup with it and sometimes I use it in place of my moisturizer.

  118. bethanny says:

    This is so healthy for cooking. I use it for eggs, tacos, everything. YUM!!

  119. Goldhara McKay says:

    I use this coconut oil to make my home made granola super healthy

  120. Beth says:

    Even my horses LOVE their VitaCost coconut oil…..We use it to top dress their grain for healthy weight and shine, and in a spray we make with other oils and essential oils to keep their sheen dirt-free and healthy!!

  121. Beth says:

    Even my horses LOVE their Vitacost coconut oil in their feed, and in the spray we make to keep their coats a gorgeous, healthy sheen!

  122. Jeannette Muller says:

    Smoothies! So tasty with this coconut oil!

  123. Robyn Plantz says:

    I love coconut oil!

  124. Jeannette Muller says:

    Smoothies!

  125. Julie says:

    I haven’t used this yet, but I think I would try it on my skin, hair and cooking!

  126. Aurora says:

    I can’t wait to use this Coconut oil for make-up removal and my age spots!

  127. James says:

    It makes plain old boring oatmeal taste GREAT! Love to cook veggies with this Vitacost Coconut oil as well. :D

  128. Andre says:

    add to my whey protein shakes

  129. Ginny Sowinski says:

    Works wonders for my dry hair!

  130. James says:

    It’s great to add in oatmeal and to add to veggies too.

  131. Melanie says:

    I switched to coconut oil after Dr Oz recommended it on his show

    1. sheila says:

      A moisturizer for hair and skin, on toast instead of butter, melt with chocolate chips for an incredible ‘magic shell’…..so many more ways to use it I’m only discovering!

  132. Toni Short says:

    I love love love it for gluten free cooking and baking and use it to condition my dogs and my own hair also great as a moisturizer!

  133. Lori says:

    I use coconut oil for everything…from split ends to sauteing food in it!

  134. Candy says:

    Love this stuff.

  135. Deanna Pemberton says:

    Coconut oil is so excellent for you! I’ve replaced shortening in our home with it and cook with it all the time. Great for you face, and excellent for oil pulling too!

  136. Christine L. says:

    Coconut oil is fantastic for your hair and nails

  137. Pylona Young says:

    I absolutely love coconut oil! I use it in all of my home-made beauty products and I cook with it! Great stuff!!!

  138. Tammy P says:

    I use it for absolutely everything… it’s my cooking oil of choice, it’s my moisturizer, I use it for oil pulling every single day & oh so many other things too! =D

  139. Michelle says:

    For cooking, baking and for my skin. I love it!

  140. Betty Soto says:

    Love cocount oil. Use it in my hot tea every morning <3 Cook and bake <3 Use it at my skin every day, the results are that my acne scars are almost gone, my face looks clearer, brighter and younger. Also used at toes fungus..and its cured. <3 Almost forgot,, also use is every morning as "oil pulling" the results are AMAZING! Even my dentist asked me what i have been doing. Simply Love it and cant live without coconut oil <3 <3 <3

  141. Jodi says:

    Creative with coconut oil! It tastes so good in and on everything! A few favorites, on toast with Strawberry Jam, added to green drinks every morning, frozen coconut Banana icecream, I use it in place of butter in recipies, it is the main ingredient in my toothpaste recipe! LOVE it! There are lots of fun ways to use coconut oil, I am sure you can think of a few, after all it is valentines day, use your imagination. :-)

  142. Billie P says:

    For moisturizing my dreads and tattoos!

  143. Catherine Shaw says:

    Homemade salt scrub with coconut oil

    1. Catherine, you were randomly selected as the WINNER!!!! We’ll be contacting you via email soon :)

  144. Arminda Lane says:

    Love coconut oil

  145. Jessica says:

    I use it to cook everything. Curried coconut chicken comes out yummy.

  146. Jessica says:

    I like making curried coconut chicken. Mmmmmmmmm wish I had some now. Please pick me!

  147. Regina Morris says:

    I love coconut oil. It is always part of my pantry.

  148. Elena Vo says:

    Would love to win to make my own coconut body moisturizer and deodorant!

  149. Amy says:

    I use CO on my sons bum (we cloth diaper) also for dry skin and in my homemade vapor rub and of course for cooking…I love it for everything

  150. Dee says:

    This coconut oil is the best! I use this as a body moisturizer, to cook with and in smoothies.

  151. mourninglory says:

    Never used it, but my sister loves it. would love to win!

  152. Debbie says:

    I use coconut oil for cooking, as a lotion, in my smoothies, etc

  153. Linda says:

    We’ve been using coconut oil for our dry skin problems this winter. It’s been working great.

  154. Shawna O. says:

    I use coconut oil for healthier cooking especially for frying and baking! Tastes delicious!!

  155. Jackie Davis says:

    I shared the post. I use it in smoothies, coffee, cooking, and tonight I used it to grease the baking dish for grainfree brownies. Mmmm

  156. Jameson McKinney says:

    Cooking, showering, everything!

  157. Donna Kozar says:

    I like to use it in my baking.

  158. Maryse says:

    I absolutely love coconut oil! I use it on my body, my hair and also cook with it,

  159. Ambra says:

    I use it for cooking, baking, boo-boos, diaper rash, to remove eye make-up, dry skin, in green smoothies, in oatmeal… the list goes on!

  160. Anna says:

    I put tsp.in my coffee each morn. Yummy.

  161. Mary Hogge says:

    so many uses for this stuff, its great!

  162. Brian says:

    I would use it for cooking.

  163. Brenna says:

    I would use it for my skin. I live on the frozen tundra, Fargo, North Dakota, so it gets really dry in the winter, which is about half the year here. :)

  164. Nilosmom says:

    so many uses and it is so good for you

  165. natasha says:

    I LOVE coconut oil for; homemade toothpaste, body lotion, hair treatment, a carrier for essential oils, homemade antiperspirant, diaper rash, baking, cooking, frying, making vegan chocolate… basically everything. Yours is my new favorite for quality and price.

  166. Shannon S. says:

    I am a fan of Vitacost, regular customer every month ordering, recommend to all my friends-LOVE VITACOST!!

  167. Teresa Salerno says:

    I use it after a shower It makes me smell awesome and soft

  168. Donna says:

    I use Extra Virgin Coconut Oil To help prevent Alzheimer Disease. I saw what my Grandfather went through and I’m going to try my best to prevent it. I use it in so much of my cooking, making chocolate Delight, and sometimes while I’m cooking I’ll just bend right over and put it all over my legs. lol I saw someone said they use it in their coffee, I’ll have to try that tomorrow.

  169. Louise says:

    I also give it to my cockapoo she loves it and she doesn’t scratch as much

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