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The Many Uses of Coconuts: Beauty, Health & Food

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Coconuts are the most versatile fruit used. Grown in over 80 countries worldwide, it’s no surprise that the recent popularity and trend of coconut oil and water is still constantly blooming. With the extreme health and beauty benefits of using coconuts in food or on the skin, it’s no wonder that more and more people everyday are reaching for this scrumptious tropical fruit. Everyone’s going …

Organic September Day 26: SW Basics of Brooklyn Body Cream & Body Scrub

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S. W. Basics of Brooklyn Organic Credentials S. W. Basics of Brooklyn are all about keeping things simple. All their formula utilise five or less organic ingredients. The cream is made with shea butter, coconut oil and olive oil. The body scrub also has three ingredients: sugar, coconut oil and shredded coconut. S. W. Basics of Brooklyn is USDA certified organic. Rebecca’s Review When I …

Natural Sunscreen Recipe – Sun Protection, Naturally!

Natural Sun Protection Recipe

I first shared my natural sunscreen / sun protection recipe in the July 2011 issue of Simply Beautiful. Many people have been surprised by natural ingredients having such high Sun Protection Factors (SPFs). Coconut oil has SPF10, hazelnut oil SPF 15, Red Raspberry Seed Oil has an astonishing SPF of between 28 and 50! When considering lotions, SPF is the first thing everybody looks at, but many people …

Lavera After Sun Lotion

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As soon as I put this lotion on my fingertips to apply I could feel the creaminess of it – which surprised me as the main ingredient is water.  It does however have a lot of skin nourishing and soothing ingredients – coconut oil, jojoba oil, sweet almond oil, aloe vera gel, lavender and rose water. The lotion went in to the skin fairly well.  Skin …