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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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Coconut Oil and Aloe Vera: Summer Must-Haves

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Today officially marks the first day of summer! Living in Florida and dealing with 90 degree heat for the past two months, it’s felt like summer for me A LONG time ago. My house is located about five minutes away from the beach, so that’s one place you will find me on the weekends. When I was younger, I can’t tell you the numerous times I would bake in the sun. Now that I’m older, I have learned my lesson and try to protect myself as much as possible. Of course there will be times a sun burn may occur […]

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