Coconut oil: Beauty’s natural wonder

Coconut oil has been used for thousands of years as a treatment of skin ailments due to its antimicrobial, antioxidant and antibacterial properties.  Beyond the skin, coconut oil has many other useful heath and beauty benefits.  No need to worry about its high saturated fat content though, studies have shown the overall health benefits of a regular dose coconut oil in your diet and beauty routine.

Read more to find out how Coconut Oil can help with Weight Loss, Digestion, Moisturizing Skin and Hair and Healing.

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Beauty Tip: Beer Shampoo & Conditioner

There is a ton of protein in the beer’s malt and hops. Using beer will add both shine and body to your hair.

To begin,  it is important that the beer be flat. So open one the night before, take a few sips and leave the rest to settle.

Beer Shampoo:

Add about a teaspoon of beer to a tablespoon of your favorite shampoo. Then shampoo away. If you are feeling a bit daring, you can add an egg yolk for an extra protein blast. (Use the egg white as a mask before or after your shower.)  After rinsing your creation from your hair, add a bit more beer to your hair. Let sit for about 5 minutes then rinse thoroughly and follow with your beer conditioner.

Beer Conditioner:

Mix one cup of flat beer and a teaspoon of jojoba oil. Gently work through your hair. Leave on for 10 minutes and rinse well.

It will take a bit of time but if your hair is looking dull and feeling lifeless, the results are worth it.


Beauty Tip: Shampoo Roots Only!

Beauty Tip: Save time and money by shampooing only the roots of your hair. Too much shampooing strips hair of natural oils.

Beauty Tip: Thin Shampoo & Conditioner

Beauty Tip: Thin out your shampoo & conditioner. Most are too heavy, thinning them is less stripping to your hair and saves money.

Beauty Tip: Coffee Uplifts Hair Too

Beauty Tip: Coffee is a perfect quick color refresher for dark hair. Caffeine also stimulates the scalp for volume.

Beauty Tip: Beer, Who Knew?

Beauty Tip: After shampooing, use beer (rich in vitamin B and natural sugars) for bouncy, shiny hair.

Beauty Tip: Second Day Hair

Beauty Tip: For oily, second day hair use your fingertips to massage some arrowroot powder into your roots.