Summer Citrus Scrub

Summertime is just around the corner, especially here in sunny Florida! When spring starts, I always transition my scents to floral and citrus to go with the season. I have always been obsessed with body scrubs and anything that can make my skin soft, smooth, and moisturized. A little while back, we made a DIY body scrub that was absolutely amazing. I have found that using the coconut oil scrub has helped keep my skin feeling silky…I LOVE it! With all the cardio and hours in the gym that I do on a weekly basis, my feet actually tend to […]

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Camping with Coconut Oil

Camping? Me? Well, no, I’m really more of an “indoorsy” kind of girl. When Victor and I have children, he can take them camping. Mama will have a nice spa weekend with her friends, mosquito-free, thank you very much.   However, I absolutely love finding new uses for household products. So when we started brainstorming all the ways you can use coconut oil in the wilderness, a camping post seemed perfect for summer!   Some great ideas from the Kelapo team and beyond:   –          Use Coconut oil as a natural skin moisturizer. To turn it into an exfoiliant, mix […]

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Lavender and Rose Mother’s Day Foot Scrub

  Part 2 of our homemade Mother’s Day gift is a Lavender and Rose Foot Scrub made with one of our more unique coconut oil recipes. Moms love to be pampered and what better way to pamper your mom than making her homemade foot scrub to use after a long, hard day (scrubbing your mom’s feet is optional)!               Ingredients: 1 cup coarse kosher salt or sugar (we used coconut sugar) 1/2 cup Kelapo coconut oil (heat to a liquid consistency) 10 drops Lavender Essential Oil 10 drops Rose Absolute Oil Optional: 2-3 teaspoons Vitamin E Oil […]