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The Care Behind the Coconut—30 Days of Beneficial Beauty Products

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Jan. 28 2015, Updated 2:10 p.m. ET

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The famous piece of produce known for its ability to be made into a sturdy bra does more for your beauty routine than you might think. Push aside the piña colada and enjoy this 30-day roundup of products with that very caring ingredient.

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Nourish Organic Coconut & Argan Body Lotion

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November 1st

Keeping your legs looking sleek and sexy during the winter isn't the easiest of tasks—um, half the reasons we wear tights. Get the lowdown on the power of coconut with this organic hydrating lotion!

Nourish Organic Coconut & Argan Body Lotion, $10, target.com

Elemis Frangipani Monoi Body Oil

Coconut

November 2nd

If you're able to use it on your nails, skin, and hair, it's worth investigating. The oil, known for resulting in a desirable sheen, is a combo of Frangipani flowers and coconut oil. Spa @home? Yep, sounds about right. Which hashtag should we use?

Frangipani Monoi Body Oil, $50, timetospa.com

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Aveeno Smart Essentials Daily Detoxifying Scrub

Aveeno

November 3rd

There's a few things you need to do every single day: brush your teeth and help unclog your pours. A scrub wins with the latter. This one focuses on washing away built-up debris and has coconut pulp in it!

Aveeno Smart Essentials Daily Detoxifying Scrub, $8, ulta.com

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Neutrogena Purifying Cleanser

Neutrogena

November 4th

With the brand's new cover girls (Kerry Washington and Julie Bowen) Neutrogena has your attention. But this cleanser has a few stars of its own, including coconut, corn, willow bark, and guar bean!

Neutrogena Purifying Cleanser, $7, target.com

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Burt’s Bees Coconut Foot Cream

Burts bees

November 5th

Attempting to make coconuts into slippers to solve your dry feet problems? Stop. This lotion contains the sought-after oil as well as rosemary and peppermint!

Burt’s Bees Coconut Foot Cream, $9, Target Stores

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Alba Botanica Drink It Up Coconut Milk Leave in Conditioning Mist

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November 6th

This leave-in conditioner helps to detangle those major knots and shields your soft strands from the harsh effects of heat styling.

Alba Botanica Drink It Up Coconut Milk Leave in Conditioning Mist, $9, albabotanica.com

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Coconut Frosting Shampoo, Body Wash, and Bubble Bath

Coconut

November 7th

What's better than a relaxing bubble bath? One that smells like dessert! Bathe in the aroma of a cupcake topped with creamy coconut frosting!

Philosophy Coconut Frosting Shampoo, Body Wash, and Bubble Bath, $16.50, nordstrom.com

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Coconut Pineapple Lip Balm

Coconut

November 8th

With 74% of its ingredients considered organic and comforting aloe that will heal your chapped lip problems, this is a must-have for your pout.

Kiss My Face Coconut Pineapple Lip Balm, $3.49, Whole Foods Stores

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Organix Nourishing Coconut Milk Conditioner

Coconut

November 9th

You condition your hair to moisturize and repair, right? Well then why wouldn't we treat our locks to a coconut concoction that does just that?!

Organix Nourishing Coconut Milk Conditioner, Target Stores for pricing and availability.

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Nature’s Gate Papaya Body Wash

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November 10th

This bottle of body wash may say Papaya, but it actually includes coconut-based cleansers in the get-clean formula. A hidden treasure, huh?

Nature’s Gate Papaya Body Wash, $8, natures-gate.com

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Coconut Body Scrub

Coco

November 11th

We've heard a lot about coconut oils, but the exterior of the tropical fruit does some good as well. This scrub includes bits of the ground shell for major exfoliating action.

The Body Shop Coconut Body Scrub, $12, thebodyshop-usa.com

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Laura Mercier Almond Coconut Milk Bath & Body Duet

Coconut

Novemeber 12th

It's time to draw that bath! Grab your magazine, put on that relaxing playlist, and enjoy the aroma of these almond coconut-scented bath salts and this luxe body crème. You deserve it.

Laura Mercier Almond Coconut Milk Bath & Body Duet, $48, nordstrom.com

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Stila Cosmetics Coconut Crush Lip & Cheek Stain

Stila

November 13th

The Dynamic Duo: The taste of coconut extract and that much-needed lip gloss shine.

Stila Cosmetics Coconut Crush Lip & Cheek Stain, $24, stilacosmetics.com

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Alterna Cleanse Extend Translucent Dry Shampoo in Mango Coconut

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November 14th

Does the scent of your dry shampoo make you want to take a shower and wash it all out? Stop reversing the point of the product and try Alterna's coconut-scented spray.

Alterna Cleanse Extend Translucent Dry Shampoo in Mango Coconut, $22, sephora.com

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Coconut Demeter Cologne

Demeter

November 15th

Spritz a little on your wrists for a subtle tropical scent that will stick with you all day!

Coconut Demeter Cologne, $20, demeterfragrance.com

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Bumble and Bumble Creme de Coco Masque

Creme

November 16th

About the time you're giving yourself that at-home facial, coat your hair with a strengthening mask that also enhances sheen. Because who doesn't say yes to shiny hair?

Bumble and Bumble Creme de Coco Masque, $27, bumbleandbumble.com

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Kiehl's Lip Balm #1 in Coconut

Coco

November 17th

Breaking out the heavy duty lip protectants might not seem too glamorous, but with this rich coconut scent, you'll feel like you have the VIP suite at an island getaway.

Kiehl's Lip Balm #1 in Coconut, $9, bloomingdales.com

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LEMON SUGAR SCRUB

Lipscrub

November 18th

Give yourself a sweet treat BEFORE using his delish-smelling organic body scrub. This one is just for your skin. The exfoliate made with real sugar also includes a soothing coconut oil.

Lemon Sugar Scrub, $30, ajne.com

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Badger Balm Organic Coconut Oil Moisturizer

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Two elements make this moisturizer in a tin shine. It's considered USDA organic and the virgin coconut oil was cold-pressed within an hour of it being harvested, in an effort to save all those must-have, skin-happy antioxidants.

Badger Balm Organic Coconut Oil Moisturizer, $13, badgerbalm.com

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Krigler Sparkling Diamond Perfume

Perfume

November 20th

When you want just a hint of the most luxe coconut smell, spritz on this stuff. Krigler's Sparkling Diamond perfume takes 1.5 years to make. Along with coconut, the star ingredient is nectar of champagne.

Krigler Sparkling Diamond Perfume, $335, krigler.com

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Jergens Crema Hydrating Coconut Milk Body Cream

Jergens

November 21st

Keep this in your bathroom for skincare TLC.

Jergens Crema Hydrating Coconut Milk Body Cream, $6, target.com

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St. Ives Naturally Indulgent Body Lotion Coconut Milk & Orchid Extract

Stives

November 22nd

This lotion is made with natural moisturizers and our beloved coconut milk—a super plus!

St. Ives Naturally Indulgent Body Lotion Coconut Milk & Orchid Extract, $5.29, walgreens.com

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Josie Maran Coconut Watercolor Cheek Gelée

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November 23rd

You don't have to rely on powder for a rosy cheek. This creamy substance adds a blush to your cheeks and includes coconut water as a major ingredient.

Josie Maran Coconut Watercolor Cheek Gelée, $22, sephora.com

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Victoria's Secret Coconut Passion Ultra Moisturizing Hand and Body Cream

Victoria

November 24th

This coconut-scented lotion from Victoria's Secret is enhanced with avocados and honey! Yum!

Victoria's Secret Coconut Passion Ultra Moisturizing Hand and Body Cream, $12, victoriassecret.com

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Kai Bathing Bubbles

Kai

November 25th

If you're a fan of Kai's pampering hand cream, why wouldn't their bubble bath spark your interest? This formula includes a hint of coconut derivatives. Yep, just another reason to stock up on Kai products!

Kai Bathing Bubbles, $29, barneys.com

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Aveda Caribbean Therapy Body Scrub

Aveda

November 26th

This is a 3-in-1 miracle scrub. The ingredients are sectioned off into thirds to moisturize, exfoliate, and to give you a bit of aromatherapy. The coconut, of course, falls into the moisturizing genre along with avocado.

Aveda Caribbean Therapy Body Scrub, $41, aveda.com

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L'OCCITANE Ultra Rich Shower Cream

Shower cream

November 27th

Looking for a new shower cream? Try this one with a foaming concentration made from coconut base.

L'OCCITANE Ultra Rich Shower Cream, $22, usa.loccitane.com

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Cantu Shea Butter Coconut Curling Cream

Cantu

November 28th

This product will give your curls the pampering they deserve.

Cantu Coconut Curling Cream, $8, walgreens.com

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