Are you struggling to recover from this miserable winter? Well you are not alone! With wedding season right around the corner its time to get our skin glowing and hair shining. Josie Feria, Director of Operations at Lapis Spa at Fontainebleau Miami Beach gives us her expert advice on how to rejuvenate and restore your body and hair by utilizing coconut oil. Follow Josie’s 11 expert tips and you will be ready for Spring in no time.

1. Intensive treatment for dry hair: work into wet hair, cover with a shower cap and leave on for up to 30 minutes; rinse and shampoo as usual
2. Stimulate hair growth: massage into scalp
3. Fight frizz: use a small amount in your hair for instant control
4. Face: use as makeup remover, including eyes
5. Lips: use in place of lip balm
6. Cuticles: massage into cuticles to eliminate dryness and stimulate nail growth
7. Body moisturizer: use as you would a normal body lotion for overall treatment, focusing especially on dry elbows
8. Body scrub: mix with sea or rock salt and exfoliate (mix with sugar for sensitive skin)
9. Prevent stretch marks: apply to skin daily to avoid scarring during pregnancy
10. Soothing balm: apply to skin irritated by poison ivy, oak or sumac
11. Feet: rub on feet to hydrate and condition skin; fights athlete’s foot and low level fungus