skin care

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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Coconut Oil Shaving Cream

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  As I got out of the shower this morning and looked at myself in the mirror for the first time today, I saw my five o’clock shadow had turned into a scraggly mess. As I hit my shaving cream dispenser, nothing happened, I hit it again, and still nothing, every man knows the subtle panic of not having any more shaving cream, suddenly an inconvenient but generally uneventful part of your morning routine becomes an uncomfortable chore. I frantically searched for other options, I could shave dry, I could use soap and water, or I could try using coconut […]

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Coconut Oil After-Sun Body Lotion

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We would like to welcome Jennifer, author of Hybrid Rasta Mama, to WeAreCoconuts.com! She will bring you holistic remedies, recipes, and the many benefits of coconut oil from now until December. Summer is here and with that comes long days spent outdoors! Who doesn’t enjoy soaking up some Vitamin D while reading a good book by the pool? While getting some sun exposure is actually good for your entire body, too much sun can lead to irritated skin or worse, a sun burn. If you soaked up a few too many rays, grab your jar of coconut oil and head […]

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