coconut oil skincare

Best Winter Skincare Ingredient

Whether you have been experiencing the massive amounts of snow, or dealing with the mid 40’s in warmer states, we are all probably suffering with the same problem – dry skin. Winter has always brought the worst of my dry skin out and that’s not something I’m proud saying. From cuticles (I can feel them as I type), to my nose, the dryness is everywhere! If I could have one product with me at all times during the winter months it would be coconut oil. Coconut oil is the miracle worker for my dry problem areas and let me tell […]

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Five Ways to Eat for Better Skin

We all know coconut oil is a great moisturizer, make-up remover and even makes an awesome body scrub. But did you know eating coconut oil can also help your skin? Jennifer Irvine, founder of The Pure Package and Balance Box and a London-based health food guru, shared her five tips on what to, and what NOT to, eat for better skin with Marie Claire UK. 1. Don’t Be Afraid of (Good) Fats Even I’ve had a hard time with this concept. But more and more research shows just how good quality fats can be for our diets. Don’t be afraid […]

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Save Your Spray Tan with Coconut Oil

Last weekend, I competed in the NPC Florida State Championships, taking 5th place in the bikini division of bodybuilding. For those of you who may not be familiar with this sport, my goal was to achieve the best “beach body” on stage. In order to best highlight the lines and definition of muscular development, a dark spray tan is required. This isn’t your normal “I have a special event” spray tan – this tan is meant to look extremely dark to match the stage lighting. After my competition is over, I make sure to wash my skin with mild soap to […]

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