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Secrets to Effortless Island Beauty

From her home in the Bahamas, entrepreneur and former model India Hicks shares her tips for looking good.

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Secret to Natural Beauty
Colleen Duffley

Secret to Natural Beauty

Q. Have you picked up any beauty tricks in the Bahamas?

A. “The island’s older generation would use the coir fibers on the outside of a coconut shell to exfoliate. I love using the fine pink sand for a good body scrub. I mix a bit of sand with coconut oil and add a few drops of peppermint oil.”

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The Cove Beach, Cape May, New Jersey