Woman gets stuck in bathtub after using too much coconut oil

Coconut oil is the king of all oils. It's a multifaceted super-product that has proven incredibly beneficial for all aspects of life. From cooking to skin care, coconut oil can do it all.

It also can trap you in a bathtub for an unwanted amount of time, as an Imgur user recently learned.

Denshan wanted to relieve her chest infection by relaxing in a warm bath, surrounded by candles and filled with coconut oil. Except she filled the tub with too much oil and ended up getting stranded in the tub after she drained the water.

She posted her dilemma to the internet, soliciting advice and help from Imgur.

I am currently stuck in a bath

"Went to get out after pulling the plug and I just slide around like a giant greased up potato in a roasting dish. There is no traction. No grip. Just me and my fat body slipping around covered in oil. F*** home beauty remedies. SOS," she wrote.

The internet quickly came to her aid, suggesting that she refill the bathtub with water and washout the oil so it's less slippery. Many users then commented on the function of tub mats.

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After taking a dip in the pool or ocean, mist your strands with this electrolyte-packed potion. It’s made from young green coconuts, which will make your hair smell like vacation while adding tons of hydration and shine.

OGX Coconut Water Weightless Hydration Oil ($8)

Yes, even your CC cream can be infused with coconut water. This skin perfecter relies on coconut water since it’s made of cytokinins, an antiaging phytohormone that regulates cell division, increases the skin’s elasticity, and prevents sagging. Bonus points: it also includes antioxidant-rich kelp and detoxifying ginseng.

Pacifica Ultra CC Cream Radiant Foundation ($16)

Throw this travel skin-saver in your bag before a Summer weekend getaway, and then use it after a day spent in the sun. The coconut water and shea butter concoction will help soothe any sunburns and add hydration back into your pores, so you can go out for the night with a glow.

H&M Facial Mask Coconut Water Moisture Mask ($3)

Even if you can’t make it somewhere tropical to drink a real piña colada, you can still take an island getaway in your shower. This rum-cocktail-inspired body wash is composed of young green coconuts along with pineapple, orange, and musky scents. Yum!

Primal Elements Coconut Water Hydrating Body Wash Pineapple Rum ($14)

Prep your skin for the day with certified fair-trade coconut water to keep your mug balanced and hydrated. Then, spritz it on anytime you need to freshen up at work.

Smallflower Alaffia Coconut Water Face Toner ($9)

Give your hair an ocean-texture makeover with this vegan formula. Not only is it Thai coconut scented, but it also contains coconut oil, Mediterranean sea salt, H2O, aloe vera gel, and grapefruit seed extract.

The Gnarly Whale Beach Waves Hair Spray ($12)

Tender green coconut water is found in both of these antiaging products. The Lift-Up Day Gel will help you wake up thanks to a cooling sensation. Expect it to de-puff your under eyes and hide dark circles. At night, rely on the Firm and Tone Night Cream to tackle those crow’s feet while you sleep. Bonus: you can use these goodies on your lips, too!

Joey New York Young Coconut Water Complex Gel and Night Cream Eye Duo ($44)

Even your dude can get in on the coconut fun. These guy-friendly soap bars contain a refreshing combination of coconut water and bamboo leaf extract.

Dial Glycerin Soap Bar Coconut Water ($3)


And one cleverly wrote, "You didn't chose the Tub life, the Tub life chose you."

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