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Top 5 Ways for Preventing and Treating Sunburn with Coconut Oil

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Did you know that coconut oil may help when your out in the sun? The anti-inflammatory properties may even help to relieve sunburns! Everyone knows the sun can be a dangerous thing if you are exposed to it too much. Whether you are young or old you should always take the right precautions to keep yourself protected. Did you know the sun is the brightest between the hours of 10AM and 3PM? I try to keep myself out of the sun as much as possible during those hours! Being a mommy..I really try to keep my little guy protected as well! […]

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Did You Get A Sunburn This Summer?

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It’s summertime and everyone is at the beach, pool, or on their boat.  The majority of those people are coming home after a long day in the sun with sunburns (like me).  So we decided to get an experts opinion on natural remedies, like coconut oil, for prevention, relief, and healing of sunburns. Dr Khongruk Wongkittiroch is a senior dermatology resident finishing up her last year of residency. She is currently working with Bay Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery. They are a large dermatology group with 7 offices that span 3 different counties, including Pinellas and Hillsborough in Florida.  On the […]

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Camping with Coconut Oil

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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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