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Top Summertime Skin Care Tips

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Whether it’s winter or summer, my skin is always dry and in need of extra moisture. The dryness of the winter months and the added sun exposure during summer both don’t help my complexion. I have been a fan of coconut oil for cooking for years now, but now swear by using this versatile oil for my skincare as well. Coconut oil contains anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties, which may be beneficial for acne as well. The moisturizing aspects of coconut oil are amazing and I love that your skin doesn’t feel greasy or weighed down after each application. I wanted […]

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UV Safety Month – Summer Sun Tips

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Summer is here and I have officially been spending my Sundays lounging on the beach and enjoying the beautiful Florida weather. When I was younger, I use to bake under the bright sunrays as if it was nothing and definitely experienced my fair share of sunburns. Now as I’m getting older and understand the importance of proper skin care, I make sure to give myself time in between being under the umbrella and tanning. In order to protect ourselves against skin cancer, there are necessary precautions that should take place each time we step out into the sun for long […]

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How to: Protect Your Skin During Changing Seasons

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It’s the countdown to fall, which brings cooler weather to our overly humid climate here in Florida. This is personally on of my favorite seasons of the year. Honestly, I feel like this season comes so fast which can make the weather change in an instant. One day it can be beach weather and the next day it can be cool and dry. So, how do you protect your skin during the changing seasons? My secret for all things skin is coconut oil! Whether I have a sunburn or am visiting a drier climate and my skin is flaky, I […]

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