April 2014

Month Archives

GMOs: What You Need to Know!

GMO; an acronym tossed around more than a football on a Sunday. It’s no secret that GMOs are present in most of our food, yet how much do we really know about GMOs? Am I the only one whose wondered: What the heck are GMOs? Which of our favorite processed foods (+ home grown) foods […]

15 Reasons You NEED Probiotics!

Ahh probiotics… Have you incorporated them into your diet yet? If not, I highly recommend that you do and after taking them myself, I see that there are so many reasons you need probiotics in your diet. A few years back I had these awful, sharp stomach pains that would occur like clockwork, right after I […]

Ban Bad Breath for Good!

Bad breath: we’ve all been there. With the amount of stuff we put into our mouths on a daily basis, it’s no wonder our pie holes begin to stink after a while! So, what exactly IS bad breath? Well folks, bad breath happens when bacteria builds up in your mouth and creates a foul odor. This […]

Eat This….But Not With That!

As if maintaining a healthy diet in a busy, junk food-filled society wasn’t enough, but it turns out there are actually certain foods that should NOT be eaten together. Yup, there are different foods, that when eaten together can actually do more harm than good. That fatigued feeling after a meal or the stomach ache […]

5 Ways to Jumpstart Your Morning

Ever have those mornings where you feel like you just can’t WAKE UP?? Let’s be honest folks; getting through the day tired and groggy with droopy eyelids is unbearable, especially when you have be on your toes! I definitely have those days where I’m tired but need to stay on point! Jumpstart Your Morning So, […]

Oat & Honey Mask

It’s no secret that honey is one of our favorite mask ingredients here at Brown & Coconut. We’ve shared nearly all of the honey-driven masks we’ve tried:  the Cranberry & Honey Mask, the Honey Cinnamon Mask, and the all-time fave, the Honey & Epsom Salt Mask. The one honey mask we have yet to mention […]

The Dangers Lurking in Your Makeup

Did you know that women absorb several pounds of chemicals per year as a result of cosmetics and other products they use on their bodies? Think about it, from the time you wake up, to when you head to sleep at night, how many products/chemicals do you expose yourself to? toothpaste mouthwash soap face wash […]

The Truth about Salt

Our world is changing. More and more of our food has become prepackaged; vacuumed sealed, stickered-up, and labelled with its nutritional facts. As a society, we have also grown increasingly concerned over the exact nutritional content of the foods we eat: calories, carbs, sugar, protein — the list goes on! We almost HAVE to become […]

The Dandruff Dilemma: 6 DIY Remedies

If you have ever suffered from a dry, flaky scalp (eek!), then you know just how irritating it can be. It seems like no matter how much you do OR don’t wash your hair, the pesky dandruff keeps on returning! Does this sound like you? If so, keep reading to discover a few interesting ways […]