Coco for Coco-nuts!

There are many, many benefits to incorporating coconut oil into your daily routine.  Let’s take a minute to talk about the easiest ways to enjoy the benefits of coconut oil. 
First and foremost, let’s talk hair.  I know many women, myself included, who struggle with their hair ~ it’s not as silky as is used to be, it’s not as thick as it once was, and it lacks the bounce and shine that it once had.  I’ve tried numerous products, both internal and topical and have found that coconut oil consistently and repeatedly came to the rescue. Check out the advice of Dr. Axe, he’s got some terrific suggestions.
A couple more reasons to add coconut oil into your life is for skin care:  According to  this study on effects of plant oils on the skin, coconut oil has been found to have anti-aging, antioxidant, wound healing, and anti-inflammatory properties. It has been successfully used to prevent dry, flaky skin.  It helps speed up wound healing. The active component of monolaurin in coconut oil renders it anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and antiviral.  Coconut oil reduces the severity of eczema and psoriasis.  One more notable use…Drumroll, please…. it promotes Agelessness by delaying the appearance of wrinkles and sagging skin!  Lastly, there’s no chance of any adverse side effects from the application of this oil to your skin.  
If this article spoke to you, and you are at all concerned with the products that you put on your face and/or body, we encourage you to check out Beautycounter.  This company intentionally bans and rigorously screens ALL ingredients used in their products.  You’ll be delighted to know that not only are you NOT harming your body, the products actually work. So fantastic.  Speaking of multi-tasking oils, Beautycounter offers some fantastic facial oils that brighten, plump or balance your skin depending on your needs.  The No. 1 Brightening Facial Oil won the “Best of Beauty” Award from Allure magazine in 2017, brings out your “glow”,  No. 2 Plumping Oil is terrific for fine lines and wrinkles (yes, I’ll take two please!), and No. 3 Balancing Oil is great for calming and balancing your face.
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Stay tuned for Coco for Coconuts, Part 2!!
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Yours in Health,
Nora Egan-Green