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DIY Acne Remedy

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Many people have the issue of battling with acne. I know that no matter what I do to help clear it up, it always seems to come back. I decided to experiment with coconut oil, yes it is an oil but with a secret weapon. The lauric acid is recognized as an acne fighter thanks to its anti-microbial properties. I have used coconut oil before as a moisturizer, shaving cream and even a make-up remover, which has worked amazingly! My skin is very sensitive so I was happy that the coconut oil didn’t irritate it at all. I planned to experiment […]

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Three Ingredient Moisturizer

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I’ve been fighting my 30s ever since I realized I was no longer in my early 20s. Luckily, I have my mother’s skin; however, for a few critical years I took this genetic gene pool benefit for granted. One day I woke up and realized I had wrinkles! So I did what every sane 28-year-old woman does and began searching for grays. Thankfully I color my hair every six weeks so those, whether I had them or not, were nowhere to be found. My next line of defense was putting a better moisturizer on my skin and stop buying the […]

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Super Models Love Coconut Oil

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By now we all know that Victoria’s Secret models Miranda Kerr and Gisele Bundchen are huge coconut oil fans. But did you know that there are tons of other models singing the praises of virgin coconut oil as part of their beauty routines? Check it out:   Tyra Banks’ beauty website, typeF.com, has lots of great suggestions for using coconut oil, everything from “Virgin Coconut Oil for Scars” http://www.typef.com/article/virgin-coconut-oil-scars/  to “Olive Oil vs Coconut Oil as a Face Lotion” http://www.typef.com/article/olive-oil-vs-coconut-oil-face-lotion/   Valentina Zelyaeva (better known as the face of Ralph Lauren) includes coconut oil in her Simple Beauty Regime blog: […]

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