BUZZWORD: Coconut!

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In the health and beauty world these days…. the big “buzz” word…. COCONUT. Good for everything that ails you and then some. This article was originally supposed to be about the health benefits of drinking coconut water (hence the photos). But then my daughter’s friend walked into my home…. and hold the presses! Jaina I think you know who I am talking about.
This fabulous little actress…. who normally has amazing skin…. walked into my home a couple of weeks ago with skin that was mind glowingly fabulous. When I say the word “GLOWING” that’s an understatement. I squealed with delight…. and begged for her secrets. No secrets here…. on a daily basis, Jaina is using dabs of coconut oil on her face and neck…. all while watching her skin go from fabulous…. to ridiculously fabulous!  I went and grabbed a jar so fast my head was spinning. I won’t bore you with details… Except that facts:

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  There you go My Most Beautiful Peeps…. Trust me on this one…. we all want skin like Jaina!!

P.S. The ingredients in coconut water are more effective at hydrating the human body…. than those of any sport or energy drink. During rigorous exercise or extended periods of physical activity…. the human body loses mineral-rich fluids. However, coconut water serves as an excellent replacement with 294 mg of potassium and 5 mg of natural sugar per glass…. unlike a sports drink that only contains half of the potassium content and five times the amount of processed sugar. In addition, the sodium count is only 25 mg, which is relatively low compared to the 41 and 20 mg found in sports drinks and energy drinks respectively!! 
                 My new favorite coconut water if I can’t get it straight from the coconut? Harmless Harvest
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  All my Love!!
Laura Dunn
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28 thoughts on BUZZWORD: Coconut!

  1. When the universe collides!! WOW, can I share with you that I just hired a masseuse and diet tech for my pooch, and can I tell you that one of the first things she added to her diet is a tablespoon of organic COcONUT oil on her food daily!!!
    There’s something magical about these coco-nuts!!! Lets do it!!

  2. I want to glow! I will be getting some coconut oil ASAP! I have tried the water straight from the coconut and I didn’t really like it, but am willing to try other kinds.

  3. Count me in! I have been plagued for years with acne ridden skin and this may just be the cure! I have tried everything with no luck so why not try coconut oil?!

  4. “Coconut oil” reminds me of sunbathing as teens, LOL! I didn’t know it was good for your skin. I will have to check this out and pick some up!

  5. I love to eat coconut, but never thought to put the oil on my skin. What a great (and natural) idea! I will definitely have to try this. I want to try coconut water as well!

  6. Hi Tara,

    The coconut oil actually kills bacteria…. so it’s the PERFECT choice for helping cure acne… making it perfect for you! It truly is a miraculous oil for all skin types!

    Best of luck and lots of love!!

    Laura

  7. I love to eat coconut, but never thought to put the oil on my skin. What a great (and natural) idea! I will definitely have to try this. I want to try coconut water as well!

  8. You had me at “Coconut”! This is something we use in my country and it’s good to see more and more people reaping the benefits!

  9. I have been using coconut oil for years. I absolutely love the results. And it doesn’t cause break-outs and makes your skin so soft and glowing! Huge benefits with cooking with coconut oil as well! Some thing so easy and so effective. I would recommend to everyone!

  10. I had the biggest sigh of relief after reading this. I have awful skin and have literally tried everything from natural to meds that had more side effects than results and I can’t tell you how excited I am to try something new and natural!

  11. I absolutely love the smell of coconut oil. I will definitely try this! Who doesn’t want RIDICULOUSLY FABULOUS skin!!???!!??

  12. Being a health-nut, this is right up my alley! With all the wonderful attributes this amazing fruit has how can I not use more?!

  13. What a great post! I just even like the word “coconut”! This is a very special item that we should all be using for a healthier lifestyle!

  14. After having triplets, I needed a miracle to help with the stretch marks and the only thing that made a difference was coconut oil! I am a fan for life!

  15. Coconut oil is great for SO many things! Dry skin, face moisturizer, for shaving, hair frizzies and even whitening teeth! We should call this a super nut/fruit!!

  16. My hairdresser swears by coconut oil for repairing damaged hair! I love that you taught me that it repairs skin too. Yay!!!!

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