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coconut oil

5 More Foods To Help Balance Your Hormones

When your hormones are out of balance, you know it. Stress takes over, weight creeps on for seemingly no reason at all, a full night of sleep is a...

Traci D. Mitchell
December 23 2015

Is Avocado Oil The New Coconut Oil? I Tested 9 Uses & Here's What I Found

Avocados: It was really only a matter of time before the ubiquitous superfood made its way into beauty cabinets everywhere. And though some of us have...

Allie White
November 11 2015

5 All-Natural (And Totally Affordable) Beauty Secrets From South America

Growing up in Guyana, my grandmother would slather my skin and hair with coconut oil for an at-home beauty ritual. This light oil seemed to be the...

Karen Young
August 28 2015

Why You Should Be Double Cleansing + How To Do It

Sure, you know washing your face is important, but do you realize that your cleansers, creams and serums may not be functioning at their optimal...

Katy Hull
August 20 2015

Can Coconut Oil Really Deliver? I Tested 14 Uses & Here's What I Found

To separate the "too good to be true" claims from the "wow, this is actually legit," I dove headfirst into the wild world of coconut oil as personal...

Allie White
July 29 2015

6 All-Natural Ways To Get Clear, Radiant Skin This Summer

Heat, sun burns, humidity, dry weather, air conditioning ... all of these things can wreak havoc on our skin during summer months. It's crucial to...

Shiva Rose
July 2 2015
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5 Foods To Add More Healthy Fats To Your Diet

My diet is 40-60 percent fat depending on my energy requirements for the day. This may sound shocking coming from someone who’s known for guzzling...

Amanda Chantal Bacon
June 29 2015
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Shredded Coconut Kale Salad

This is our ideal summer take on the kale salad. The creamy sweetness of the thick coconut yogurt (we’re using siggi’s because of its low sugar...

Christina Liva
June 19 2015

An Exfoliating & Moisturizing DIY Treatment For A Dry Scalp

A healthy scalp encourages strong hair growth for years. But when your scalp is unhealthy, it can be dry, itchy and bad for the health of your hair....

Josh Rosebrook
May 27 2015

3 Foods You Should Be Eating For A Bloat-Free Belly

There are many reasons we gain weight, one of which is inflammation. Though it's a natural, healthy response our bodies use for protection (think...

Becky Litwicki
May 20 2015

Ditch The Chemicals! 5 Head-To-Toe DIY Beauty Treatments

A few years ago, I tried to purge my bathroom of all lotions and potions containing scary toxins, hormone disruptors and chemicals I couldn’t...

Emily Feinstein
May 14 2015

A DIY Treatment For Smoother, Happier Feet

After hiding our feet in thick socks and boots all the winter, our heels and toes probably aren't looking their best right about now. Scratchy, dry...

6 Reasons To Start Using Coconut Oil As Toothpaste

Coconut oil is one of those foods that seems to have endless uses. One use you may be unaware of is that it's a fantastic base for toothpaste. Often,...

Nathan Wiebe
April 12 2015

Vegan Triple Coconut Cookies

These cookies are half cookie and half macaroon. They're also vegan, gluten-free, nut-free and dairy-free. They are delicious with a cup of tea, or...

Shanna Rochon
February 15 2015

DIY: Ultra-Moisturizing Chia-Coconut Face Mask

Give that exquisite epidermis of yours a makeover using your favorite foods au naturel. Try this DIY skin treatment that will make your skin glow on...

Rebecca Leffler
January 27 2015

Superfood Hot Chocolate With Coconut Oil, Maca + Turmeric

If you're anything like me, you love a good hot chocolate but are not interested in any of the store-bought, sugar-laiden, dairy-added options out...

Katie Hussong
January 26 2015

36 Ways To Use Nontoxic Household Products In Your Beauty Routine

Do you ever wonder how much money you spend on beauty products? Do you ever wonder if you really need all the bottles and jars in your medicine...

Allie White
December 31 2014

A Guide To DIY Coconut Oil Beauty Products (Infographic)

By now, we should all be well aware of the fact that coconut oil is a serious "jack of all trades" when it comes to skin and hair care. We here at MBG...

December 17 2014