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Top 5 Winter Skin Care Tips

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The season is rapidly changing, which means your skin care regime should as well. Living in Florida, we go through humid heat for the majority of the year, but do start to experience some colder weather during the December and January months. From head to toe, my skin starts to severely dry out, which leads to redness and itchiness. My go-to moisturizer for the last year has been coconut oil, especially during the winter months. Let’s take a look at my favorite skin uses for coconut oil: Cuticles – Come November, my cuticles start to really dry out and hangnails […]

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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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DIY: Coconut Oil Body Scrub

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Let’s face it we all have dry, dead skin that we want to get rid of, but I hate spending money on expensive skin treatments filled with ingredients I’ve never heard of, so I decided to make my own. It was surprisingly easy and only took a few minutes to make.  However, be careful not to use this scrub more than once a week or you could end up irritating your skin. Ingredients: ¼ cup Kelapo Extra Virgin Coconut Oil, room temperature ½ cup sugar (I used white sugar, but you can use brown sugar) 1 tsp. peppermint extract (optional) […]

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