By Macaela Mackenzie
Too much of a good thing…
When it comes to coconut oil, we usually can’t get enough (seriously, it smells so good). But as this woman’s hilarious cautionary tale proves, there really can be too much of a good thing.
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As Refinery29 reports, Imgur user denshan found herself in a slippery situation after taking a bath laced with a generous amount of coconut oil. “Here is a funny and current story. I am stuck in a bath. I can’t actually get out of my bathtub,” she wrote in her post.
It seems that after coming home sick, she decided to treat herself to a nice relaxing soak. Candles, bath salts, coconut oil—the works. But she may have gone a little overboard with the oil—she says she added 400 ml of it (which translates to one and two thirds cups!). “Went to get out after pulling the plug and I just slide around like a giant greased up potato in a roasting dish,” she said. “There is no traction. No grip.”
Don’t worry, she’s not still stuck there: denshan says she was able to get herself out of the bath by refilling it with water and cleaning the bath with “closest soap like product.”
Let this be a lesson to all of us.
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This article was originally published on www.womenshealthmag.com