Milk for your feet? Avocado on your face? It might be time to move the fridge into the bathroom ...
Not just for: pouring cream over
They can also be used for: your teeth
Come again? No, we’re not talking about when you get those pesky seeds stuck between them. It might sound strange but advocates say that smearing the berries over your teeth will turn them into pearly whites. We're not convinced, tbh.
Not just for: soaking your cereal in
They can also be used for: your feet
Come again? Lactic acid found in milk is said to be a natural skin softener so for an at-home pedicure, soak your feet in a small basin of milk – any temperature you like. Or not. Your call.
Not just for: your guacamole
They can also be used for: your face
Come again? Well, Victoria Beckham swears by an avocado face mask. We still think we'd rather just mash it up with some salt, pepper and a squirt of lemon juice.
Not just for: your Friday night tipple
Can also be used for: a bath
Come again? Goodbye bubbles and smelly salts, the latest bizarre anti-ageing fix on the beauty scene is filling your bath with red wine. According to some beauty therapists, the suggestion is that some antioxidants found in vino tinto could be more effective at preventing wrinkles than vitamin E. Not sure our white towels would be up for that beauty try-out.
Not just for: scrambling on the weekend
They can also be used for: your hair
Come again? The fat and protein in eggs are good for moisturising your tresses – eggcellent news
Not just for: adding to your granola
They can also be used for: that pesky pimple
Come again? The story goes that the lactic acid and zinc found in live yoghurt can reduce redness and cool spotty skin
Not just for: cooking your veggies in
They can also be used for: removing that stubborn waterproof makeup
Come again? Using oil-based products to remove makeup is nothing new and coconut oil is no different. Pop a little on a cotton ball and wipe away the grime of the day