Archive for January, 2013

Go Egg Your Face…It’s a Good Thing!

by Brown & Coconut • January 31, 2013 • 0 Comments

There are hundreds of DIY masks that you make that provide many benefits for your skin. One very beneficial mask that is growing in popularity is the egg mask. The benefits? This egg mask can shrink your pores, tighten skin, minimize scarring, reduce oil, and brighten skin. The BEST part is there are only 2…

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Tips for a Perfect Manicure

by Brown & Coconut • January 30, 2013 • 0 Comments

Taking care of my own nails at home is fun and a great way to save money! Here are my top 7 tips for a perfect at home manicure: 1. Look for an acetone-free polish remover. Although it may remove the nail polish faster, the acetone can dry out the nails and cause breakage. 2….

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Don’t Forget to Wash Your Hands!

by Brown & Coconut • January 29, 2013 • 0 Comments

Hand washing is an important part of good health. A regularly washing your hands reduces the chance of illness. Unfortunately, like many products on the market, hand soaps are often filled with parabens, sulfates, phthalates, and many other harsh chemicals.  Another issue with hand soap is the cost. Companies know they can sell these hand…

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Get your Z’s before you get GOT!

by Brown & Coconut • January 28, 2013 • 3 Comments

Okay so maybe the title of this blog post is a little ridiculous, but the message is clear, get enough sleep before you do harm to yourself. I’m sure we’ve all heard at one point in our lives about the importance of sleep. When we are young we have a bed time, we have nap…

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Super Moist Pumpkin Oatmeal Muffins!

by Brown & Coconut • January 21, 2013 • 1 Comment

Pumpkin Oatmeal Muffins are really quick and easy to make and can be a healthier alternative to other desserts! This recipe was absolutely delicious and produced very tasty and moist pumpkin oatmeal muffins. I made a few revisions such as adding 1 cup of coconut flakes to help maintain the moisture in the muffins. Here…

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“Nutrition Facts” Label Explained

by Brown & Coconut • January 20, 2013 • 0 Comments

Nutrition labels are on nearly every food we eat, whether it is a carton of eggs or a bottle of our favorite juice. These labels hold valuable information, but how well do we know what it all means? Here are the daily suggested requirements of macronutrients (carbohydrates, proteins and fats): ·   Only 7% of calories should be saturated fat…

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