coconut oil skin care

Five Ways to Eat for Better Skin

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We all know coconut oil is a great moisturizer, make-up remover and even makes an awesome body scrub. But did you know eating coconut oil can also help your skin? Jennifer Irvine, founder of The Pure Package and Balance Box and a London-based health food guru, shared her five tips on what to, and what NOT to, eat for better skin with Marie Claire UK. 1. Don’t Be Afraid of (Good) Fats Even I’ve had a hard time with this concept. But more and more research shows just how good quality fats can be for our diets. Don’t be afraid […]

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DIY Holiday Gifts

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The holidays are fast approaching and in a tight economy many people are trying to figure out how to budget for this year’s gift buying season. It really is a shame that people feel forced to feed into the big box retailer mentality of purchasing every gift for every person on their list. Once upon a time, people used to MAKE each other heartfelt gifts. Today I would like to provide you some really wonderful recipes which will allow you to create some amazing personal care items which can be given to all of the special people in your life. […]

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DIY Razor Burn Relief

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Let’s just start by saying, I hate shaving. My skin is so sensitive and I almost always get razor burn. The problem was made worse when I, by VERY last resort, had to use a single blade razor. (I blame Dave for buying them because they were on sale) I immediately regretted that decision. Thankfully, my jar of coconut oil was right next to my vanity and I started lathering it on my legs. The lauric acid in coconut oil is anti-bacterial, which means it can prevent any of those annoying bumps from becoming infected. Unfortunately, even the best razors […]

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