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Don’t Fry Day

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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Sunburn Relief with Coconut Oil

    It’s summertime!  That means school’s out, everyone is boating or at the beach, and for those of us who are blessed with fair skin, lots of sunburns!  I had my first bad sunburn of the summer a couple weeks ago.  It burned like crazy and aloe and lotions were not relieving the pain.  So I decided to try out coconut oil!  I already use it as a moisturizer and to relieve cooking burns, so why not try it for sunburns.   Good news!  It worked like a charm.  My skin was so dry it immediately absorbed it all.  […]


Happy Memorial Day!

Happy Memorial Day!  We want to take a moment to thank all of the men and women who have risked their lives to fight for our freedom.  Thank you for everything you do!   -JR              

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