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6 Great Uses for Coconut Oil On Your Body 

6 Uses for Coconut Oil On Your Body Image of blond women facing away holding a coconut in her left hand

In our daily skincare and haircare routines, we often encounter persistent issues that can be quite frustrating. From dry skin that begs for hydration to hair that seems to have a mind of its own, these everyday challenges can leave us searching for effective and natural remedies. One solution is a versatile and all-natural elixir … Read more

How to Make Lotion at Home

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Nowadays, it’s becoming a trend to customize your own skincare routine. One way is by creating your own lotion at home. Many people are searching online to learn how to do it because it helps with specific issues. For instance, there are times when the lotions available in stores contain ingredients that don’t really suit … Read more

What is the Best Essential Oil for Menstrual Cramps?

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It’s that time in the month again. Yep, the monthly arrival of menstrual cramps is a familiar discomfort for most women. Even though traditional pain relief options exist, an increasing number of individuals are turning to natural remedies for relief during their menstrual cycle. Essential oils have gained recognition for their potential to provide comfort … Read more

Is Coconut Oil a Natural Sunscreen?

Is Coconut Oil a Natural Sunscreen? Coconut oil in a glass jar with spoon and cloth

Sun protection is not a joke and with the increasing rate of awareness against natural sun protection, many people are now concerned about sun protection products and methods. It is not enough to think that you do not burn and therefore do not require sunscreen. In light of ongoing research it is consistently proven that … Read more

11 Benefits of Coconut Oil Pulling

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When I hear the word pulling, I think of rope and boat sails or strings to pull up the blinds. But the fact is, this word defines a great many activities. The literal definition of pulling is to “exert a force on someone or something”, and in the case of coconut oil pulling, this force … Read more

7 Benefits of Coconut Oil In Coffee: Natural Flavor For A Healthier You

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Coconut oil has a long history in many cultures and for good reason. For thousands of years, people have been extracting this lipid from brown palm tree seeds and taking advantages of its health benefits. Coffee has benefits of its own, depending on the quantity you consume, and the two together can create several beneficial … Read more

Castor Oil Benefits for Eyelashes

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Everybody wants to look their best and be healthy while doing so, and one of the best ways to support your natural beauty is with natural ingredients. Avoid harsh chemicals that play havoc with your skin and hair. Instead, look for nutrient-packed alternatives to help support a more radiant you. Castor oil has been a … Read more

Avocado Oil Benefits and Usage: A Health Supplement Guide

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It goes without saying that the last few decades have seen an increase in more holistic approaches to health and beauty supplements. This interest is driven by those who are looking to reduce and remove man-made and chemical products from their daily exposure- influencing many major brands to begin exploring alternative ways to manufacture their … Read more

Everything You Need to Know About the Benefits and Uses of Castor Oil

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The castor oil plant is one of the most fascinating gifts that Mother Nature has offered us so far. Extracted from castor beans, this oil has so much utility, it’s used across multiple industries. Yet these same magical beans contain ricin, a toxin that could be deadly. Deadly toxins in such a healthy and useful … Read more

Castor Oil Benefits for Skin

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Long before the popular brands that dominate the beauty industry were born, women (and men) found ways to enhance their appearance and for both beauty and health. These remedies have increasingly found their way into modern skin care routines in recent years as more natural, rather than synthetic, approaches have grown in popularity. A well-known … Read more

Benefits of Coconut Oil for Hair

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Coconut oil has grown in popularity over the last few decades as a supplemental product with health benefits. It has a long list of beneficial uses for both internal and external means- and can be found in many household cupboards and bathroom cabinets. The benefits of coconut oil for hair are overwhelmingly positive in nature, … Read more

MCT Oil Benefits And Uses: A Health Supplement Guide

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You may have heard your favorite health-conscious friend talk about MCT oil and the benefits of its use. And if you are anything like me, probably nodded your head as they talked and then went off to research what the heck this oil is. Luckily, MCT’s aren’t exactly difficult to understand as it is most … Read more