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    Default coconut oil that doesn't smell like coconuts?

    I am the only person on earth who does not like the smell of coconuts, yes. Anyway, looking for a brand of coconut oil that doesn't smell like anything to use in the oil shampoo. Or, if not a brand, what it will be called: fractionated, pressed, etc.?
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    Default Re: coconut oil that doesn't smell like coconuts?

    Refined coconut oil has very little, if any, scent.

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    Default Re: coconut oil that doesn't smell like coconuts?

    Quote Originally Posted by spidermom View Post
    Refined coconut oil has very little, if any, scent.
    Will that work for oil shampoo method (i.e., does it have the lauric acid)?
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    Default Re: coconut oil that doesn't smell like coconuts?

    Yes, refined coconut oil has essentially the same fatty acid profile as unrefined. Fractionated had almost no fatty acids left.

    I always use refined. You can get refined in organic too if that is important to you.

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    Default Re: coconut oil that doesn't smell like coconuts?

    There's a refined brand(sorry can't remember the name- it starts with an 'L') that's in a white tub with a green lid that you can buy at walmart. It's pretty much scent less. HTH
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    Default Re: coconut oil that doesn't smell like coconuts?

    I always thought that pure coconut oil doesn't smell like coconuts? I never had coconut oil that smelled like coconut.. I use this one: http://www.purekokosolie.nl/media/ca...solie8_171.jpg
    It says cooking cream but the ingredients are 100% coconut oil

    Edit: I now realized that there are different ones that do smell like coconut.. *runs to the store* I LOVE THAT SMELL!
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    Default Re: coconut oil that doesn't smell like coconuts?

    Quote Originally Posted by oktobergoud View Post
    I always thought that pure coconut oil doesn't smell like coconuts? I never had coconut oil that smelled like coconut.. I use this one: http://www.purekokosolie.nl/media/ca...solie8_171.jpg
    It says cooking cream but the ingredients are 100% coconut oil

    Edit: I now realized that there are different ones that do smell like coconut.. *runs to the store* I LOVE THAT SMELL!
    See? Everyone loves that smell but me.

    Thanks for the help! Next time I go to WalMart I'll look for it. I got my smelly stuff at the fancy grocery store. I'm being silly, too, because it only smells while I'm doing the oil shampoo, and then it goes away.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lilli View Post
    See? Everyone loves that smell but me.

    Thanks for the help! Next time I go to WalMart I'll look for it. I got my smelly stuff at the fancy grocery store. I'm being silly, too, because it only smells while I'm doing the oil shampoo, and then it goes away.
    Not me! That's why I always use refined

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    I had to switch to refined because my fiance hates the smell - when I was using the unrefined stuff, it actually made him nauseous if I used it in our bedroom.
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    Default Re: coconut oil that doesn't smell like coconuts?

    LouAna brand at walmart has no smell, and its pretty cheap.
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