coconut oil and dry skin

Top 5 Winter Skin Care Tips

The season is rapidly changing, which means your skin care regime should as well. Living in Florida, we go through humid heat for the majority of the year, but do start to experience some colder weather during the December and January months. From head to toe, my skin starts to severely dry out, which leads to redness and itchiness. My go-to moisturizer for the last year has been coconut oil, especially during the winter months. Let’s take a look at my favorite skin uses for coconut oil: Cuticles – Come November, my cuticles start to really dry out and hangnails […]


World Psoriasis Day Awareness

Today is World Psoriasis Day, which is very dear to my heart. World Psoriasis Day was established in 2004 by members and non-members of psoriasis associations around the world in order to help raise awareness of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Now you may be thinking, what exactly is psoriasis? According to the International Federation of Psoriasis Associations, psoriasis is a common, chronic, relapsing, immune-mediated, inflammatory disorder with primary involvement of the skin and a strong genetic predisposition. This can leave skin to be red, dry, scaly, and even to the point of bleeding from dry cracks. Some individuals even suffer […]

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Top 5 Homeopathic Uses for Coconut Oil

I’ve really been getting into finding natural ways to soothe aches, pains, skin problems and even the common cold. With doing some research and even trying out these homeopathic ways myself, I’m absolutely in love with using coconut oil for just about everything! The main use of coconut oil is a substitute for butter or other oils when cooking and baking, but there are many health and wellness uses that have been found as well. Coconut oil contains lauric acid, which is a natural anti-bacterial and anti-fungal fighting property. Going beyond lauric acid- antioxidants, medium chain triglycerides, caprylic acide and […]

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