The Dirty Truth Blog — dry skin

All You Need To Know About Your Skin, Coconut Oil, and Lauric Acid

Posted by Brigid McHugh

It seems like everyone uses coconut oil for everything these days... Frizzy hair? Coconut Oil. Cavities? Coconut Oil. Ran out of lube? Coconut Oil. The list goes on and on. So what's all the fuss about, and why is coconut oil so amazing?

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Dry Skin, Causes & Care

Posted by Brigid McHugh

Dry skin can cause unsightly patches of flaking skin, irritations, peeling, itching, and more. The best place to start when dealing with dry skin is the way you hydrate your body. It is essential to your health and well-being to keep yourself well hydrated from the inside out. This means drinking water, and a decent amount of it. An easy rule to follow is the 8 x 8 rule, which suggests that you should drink at least eight 8 oz. glasses of water every day.

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Identifying Your Skin Type

Posted by Brigid McHugh

Identifying your personal skin type is the first step in properly caring for your skin, as well as a determining factor in which types of products are best for you. Keep in mind that skin type can change not only over time, but also day to day. Fluctuations in hormones, climate, and diet can all contribute to skin type (think things like your menstrual cycle, vacation climates, eating foods high in sugar or salt).

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