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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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Top Coconut Oil Swaps in Your Vanity

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I’m not sure why spring makes me want to clean everything. Pair that with the fact we just moved, and it means I’m purging the unused and unwanted items. This includes my vanity. I’m a product hoarder; I’ll try any gimmick, I’m sad to say. But I have gotten better at this pitfall by replacing a lot of my expensive creams, gels, and lotions with coconut oil! So if you’re ready to take the plunge and purge your chemicals from your vanity – here are my top swaps. Moisturizer: I love coconut oil as my moisturizer. It’s light and has […]

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Five Foods for Fabulous Skin

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It doesn’t matter how wonderful your skin is (thanks mom!), you should never take it for granted. Once I really started paying attention to my moisturizer and using the right cleansers, there was a huge difference. But there’s more to taking care of your skin than just what you put ON it, it’s also really important to focus on what we put IN our bodies. There’s more than just the old wives tales of chocolate and greasy foods. Here are five real foods Candice Kumai, former model and host of Lifetime’s “Cook Yourself Thin”, says will naturally perk up your skin. […]

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