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Winter Skin and Hair Relief

I'm not sure where February went, but I know I was cold most of the time!  I have been trying to nourish my hair and skin, since it is so dry up in this Polar Vortex, but really I'm just looking forward to warm weather.  Until I can complain about the harsh heat and humidity of the summer, here's how I'm keeping myself feeling human!

Limit hot showers.  Though pruning myself under a steamy spray is the only thing I want to do at any point during the day or night, all that hot water sucks the natural oils right out of skin and hair.  Trust me and skip a day or two as often as you can manage.Lube up, not smell up.  When skin is dry, thirsty, chapped or chafed, the last thing you want to do is rub that sweet-winter-pumpkin-spice lotion into it!  I have been devoted to my organic coconut oil...it is so hydrating and there is no stinging or stinking.  Also in my current stable is Josie Maran's Whipped Argan Oil ultra-hydrating body butter.  So moisturizing and has a real…