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DIY Fozen Bug Bite Remedy

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Living in Florida for the past 14 years I have come to despise any kind of insect that bites! From mosquitoes to no-see-ums, all types of bites you get normally hurts! In the evenings, and sometimes during the day, I have learned it is best to wear some kind of insect repellent. I don’t like the store-bought, chemical infused sprays so I use my own that I make with coconut oil! It works so well and, depending on the essential oil that you use, makes you smell so good -a lot better than those you find at your local grocery […]

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Don’t Fry Day

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3.5 MILLION cases of skin cancer are diagnosed each year in the United States, according to The National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention. Just take a moment and think of that number – that HUGE number. Since I’m a very fair-skinned person, sunblock is always in my beach bag. But that’s not the only way to protect yourself from the harmful UV rays. In honor of Don’t Fry Day, I’m sharing the five best ways to enjoy the sun without the burn! Slather on the Sunscreen – I said it wasn’t the ONLY thing, but it is the most important […]

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Coconut Oil: A Beauty Review

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As I become more “vintage” (I overheard that once and LOVE it!), I find myself ditching the chemicals in my beauty routine. Similar to how I eat, if I can’t pronounce it, I try my best not to use it. As you’ve seen in my Skin Polish and Moisturizer blogs, I’m addicted to using Kelapo for my skin and have really noticed a difference in clarity and smoothness since cleaning out my vanity. We recently reached out to a Texas duo, Alex and Emily from the YouTube channel FromtheVanity, for their take on our organic coconut oil. Since they are […]

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