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Why the Weather is Giving You Bad Hair Days

Ever wonder why your hair seems to be gorgeous one day and a complete wreck the next? Or why your hair is fine when the weather is a gorgeous 70 degrees with a humidity level of perfect, but every other day of the year it’s too frizzy, too flat, to dry, too poofy, too shrinkage-prone, […]

Banish Ingrown Hairs for Good

Ingrown hair is not as inevitable as one would think. Yet some of us have just grown to expect it: “Just shaved? Be on the look out for those pesky ingrown hairs!” (Has no one ever been told that?…Okay, me neither!) When they do show up, you are probably inclined to feel super irritated (physically and […]

Simple Tricks for Fuller, Thicker Eyebrows

Fuller, thicker eyebrows sound like a dream come true. Okay, I can’t be the only one that dreams about these things! Anyone?! A lot of us eyebrow-doers (that’s a word, for now) have the tendency to take advantage of the brows we were born with. Most of us have had at least one moment in our lives when we fell victim […]

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 […]

Lifeless Curls: My DIY Fix

Happy Friday Coconuts! We hope everyone is having a fantastic Holiday season! As you may have noticed, we have concluded our Favorite Ingredient Friday series. With a new year approaching, Brown & Coconut is saying: “Out with the old and in with the new!” We will no longer limit our fantastic recipes to just Friday’s, […]

Beauty Find: Rosehip Oil

Once again, Brown & Coconut was on the look out for another fabulous natural product that will do wonders for the body without breaking the bank or be chalk full of chemicals (yuck!). So word on the natural streets (yes, I know that’s not a real phrase but we can make it one?…) is one […]

Shampoo Bars!

So, I have heard the words shampoo bar being thrown around on many natural hair care forums, but never gave it much thought until Zeena and I were browsing a local naturally based food & body care shop. Of course when we entered the shop, we B-lined it for the hair-care section like the true […]

Oh, the Weather Outside is Frightful!…

…but the humidifier’s so delightful!   If you’ve ever lived in a cold/dry climate you certainly know how harsh winter-like weather or dry climates can be on our bodies inside and out. Whether it be a region that is always cold and dry, or a region that experiences winter seasonally, when that chill hits, you […]

5 Reasons You NEED Rosemary

Herbs just don’t get all the wonderful credit they deserve, huh?. Take Rosemary, for example. Rosemary is a fragrant and flavorful  herb that is native to the Mediterranean region. Although it is typically used in cooking, it has so many other benefits! So many that you just may find yourself using Rosemary more often then you think… 1.Skin […]

5 Beauty Must-Haves for the Fall

Fall is finally here! This is one of my favorite seasons: the food, the holidays, the clothes! I mean, how can you not love the fall?! Well, not only has the season changed, but so has my beauty regimen! Keeping my regimen fresh means hair, skin and nails that are moisturized and happy. Check out my […]

5 Homemade Hair Masks for Luxurious Hair

You know that saying ‘abs are made in the kitchen’? Well, I think luxurious hair is made in the kitchen, too! Okay, well sometimes! Most of my favorite hair masks can be made with ingredients I eat on a daily basis. I don’t need all the fancy & expensive conditioners and hair masks to achieve shiny, […]

Honey Deep Conditioner

Deep conditioning is the most important part of the day! Okay, not really–but deep conditioning our hair on a weekly (or biweekly) basis is super important for maintaining the health and beauty of our tresses. I have been making my own deep conditioner regularly for the past few months because I simply haven’t bought one […]

Shape Up Those Brows

Thanks to biology, our eyebrows serve as our eyes’ protection from sweat and debris, but culturally they have evolved to also serve as an important part of facial aesthetics. Eyebrows really do frame the face. They can make a huge difference in how a face looks. A thick prominent uni-brow can give the feel of […]

Top Summer Beauty Products

Summer in a nutshell: sweaty, dry and sunburned skin. Okay, that’s a bit of an exaggeration. I love the summer! I love spending time enjoying the beautiful weather, but sometimes the sun’s heavy duty rays can wreak havoc on my skin! If you’re like me, have no fear! I have been religiously using 4 products […]

You had me at CURLS & COCONUT!

I’m always picking up new hair products from natural beauty stores. I, I KNOW I have a problem, but I don’t care! 🙂   My most recent purchase was Dessert Essence Coconut Soft Curls Hair Cream. Two things that sold me on trying this product: Coconut! I love anything coconut so I jumped when […]