Crazy for coconut oil?? You should be! Coconut oil is gaining popularity as more and more people realize that virgin, unrefined coconut oil is much different (and healthier!) than the hydrogenated coconut oil found in many packaged foods. While hydrogenated oils are void of nutrients, unrefined coconut oil is a saturated fat that contains a unique combination of short and medium chain fatty acids, including lauric and myristic acids, which offer a host of health-promoting properties.
From the Purely Elizabeth blog, this great explanation of why you should be eating coconut oil. Also, try the kabocha squash tot recipe at the end, SO good!
One of our co-founders, Tara, put together a DIY Deodorant Workshop hosted by the Detox Market in Toronto, Canada. She shared valuable information about what kind of ingredients make for great deodorants, and how those ingredients work so your armpits can do their thing.