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Coconut Oil Masks for Natural Beauty

Yesterday I shared with you three ways to coconut oil in your natural beauty routine. And today, I want to share a few natural beauty recipes you can use with the coconut oil. If you suffer from a lot of blackheads like me, this recipe will be good for you. Facial Masks Coconut Oil  & Baking Soda Mask For Blackheads This face mask acts as a cleanser, getting rid of dirt and dead skin cells from your pores while helping to brighten your skin instantly. Ingredients: 1 tbsp. coconut oil 1 tsp. baking soda Directions: 1.  Mix coconut oil with 1 baking soda to form a paste. 2.  Apply directly to your skin focusing on areas where blackheads are more common – nose, chin etc. 3.  Rub gently with your fingers in a circular motion for 5-10 minutes. 4.  Wash the mask off with cold water and pat your face…

3 Ways to Use Coconut Oil in Your Natural Beauty Routine

Coconut oil is a great remedy for beauty, particularly with dry air from the cold winter months. Yes, coconut oil really is great for many things in everyday life, from dry scalps to cooking in the kitchen. As far as beauty is concerned, it definitely has a place for your skin and hair. Replenish Moisture in Your Hair Coconut oil is great as a natural beauty product for your hair. It’s a wonderful natural oil that will cleanse your scalp and soften your hair, without making it oily or greasy. There are a few different ways you can use it. Your first option is to use the coconut oil as a pre-wash mask aka pre-poo. What you would do is add coconut oil to your hair while it is dry, let it sit for an hour or so, or even overnight, then wash your hair as you normally would. This…

How to Transition Your Skincare Routine for Winter

Even though it is officially Fall on the East Coast, the weather is constantly changing. We wake up to 40-degree weather and by the afternoon it’s in the low 70s. In addition to making changes in my wardrobe, with layers that I can remove throughout the day, I’ve also switched up my skincare routine to accommodate the cooler temperature. Check out these seven tips to transition your skincare for winter. Protect with SPF Your skin is still vulnerable to UV damage during the fall too. Even though UVB rays are not as strong in autumn, they can still cause skin cancer and premature wrinkles. It’s vital to use protection on your face, neck and any exposed chest area to help shield from direct sunlight. In the winter time, the sun can reflect off the snow and lead to sunburn and additional harm to exposed skin. Heavier Moisturizer A lightweight moisturizer is…