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How To Properly Apply Tanning Oil

Before using a tanning oil, it’s important you know tanning oils usually don’t contain sunscreen, and they won’t prevent sunburn. (This is true for our Cocco Tanning Oil.) With those two facts in mind, use caution when tanning by limiting the amount of time you are exposed to the sun, or tanning beds, as repeated […]

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Is it a Soap or a Detergent bar?

We’re all used to grabbing a bar of soap at the grocery store without thinking too much. We use them in our daily cleansing, shower our kids with them and even use them on our pets without hesitation. Marketing research says consumers tend to go for the soaps that smell nice first, lather more, have […]

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Natural Fragrance Oil (?)

In the cosmetic and skin care industry, as in many other industries due to the lack of ethics and regulations, phony made-up words are regularly used as marketing tactics to describe synthetic products or ingredients in an attempt to make them “look” more natural than they really are. “Natural Fragrance Oil” is one of them. […]

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Transfered Bacteria – The Importance of Packaging

There are a number of cosmetic companies making fabulous skin products with minimalist or nonexistence packaging readily available for the masses to buy at malls and department stores. For many this is a way to “save the planet” from garbage, but is it really that simple? Could we be harming ourselves more than we think? Studies […]

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The Key to Healthy Skin

Healthy radiant skin starts from the inside out, and I know a little about it. I’m 42 years old and don’t look my age at all! my secret? these simple rules: Eat plenty of fresh vegetables, fruits, chicken & fish and avoid red meat. The nutrients in fresh veggies & fruits are essential for good […]

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Create your own spa at home

If you are tired of paying hundreds of dollars for an hour at your Spa, and want an affordable, simple solution then keep reading! Spas are  great don’t get me wrong! but the expenses can add up in these difficult times and if you are like me and have a stressful business you’ll need a […]

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How to spot a true soap from a fake one

If you shop for “soap” at your grocery store or department store you will notice none of the commercial soaps you will find have the written word “Soap” on the label or packaging. This is because by law a soap that is not truly a “soap” can’t use the word SOAP on the label. That […]