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Top 10 Uses of Coconut Oil for Skincare

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Here are our Top 10 skincare uses for coconut oil: Moisturizer – Rub a little coconut oil all over instead of your store bought lotion.  Put a lot on at night or a little in the morning to leave you smelling coco-nutty fresh with silky smooth skin.  Remember, a little will go a long way! Shaving “Cream” – Use in place of your shaving cream or gel.  You won’t even have to moisturize afterwards! Sunburn Relief – Coconut oil is great for sunburns, plus any other burn you get on your skin.It will relieve the burning and stop infection from occurring due […]

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DIY Hand Treatment

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Around the time of my engagement and wedding, I was all about taking care of my hands and nails since my ring finger was often the center of attention. Almost two years later, I have gotten lazy! My last manicure was probably 6 months ago, and the dry winter this year sure took its toll on my cuticles. So I whipped up this DIY hand-softening treatment to try to save some bucks (works GREAT on feet too!)   You will need: 1/2 cup Kelapo extra virgin coconut oil 1/2 cup granulated sugar Juice of 1 lemon   Mix all ingredients […]

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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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