It’s the largest organ on the body and arguably the organ that goes through the most stresses in a day. Yet the skin has this beautiful way of balancing and replenishing itself time and time again. So sometimes it’s ok to give it some help a little boost if you will help your skin along in its journey of keeping you protected , looking and feeling good.
Exfoliation is the process of aiding your skin in getting rid of those pesky dead skin cells. Consistent exfoliation can also help to improve the production of collagen which is the active ingredient that helps to make your skin strong and glow. There are a multitude of ways to exfoliate but one of the easiest and most cost effective ways is to use a body scrub. Body scrubs are easy to make and often just require as little as 3 ingredients all that can easily be found right in your kitchen! We always want your skin to be glowing so we’ve put together these 3 ingredients easy, inexpensive and natural body scrubs that you can make right at home, with ingredients from your kitchen!
Keep It Sweet – The Sugar Scrub
This scrub will utilise 3 simple ingredients and will take skin to smooth hydration instantly. All you’ll need is brown sugar, coconut oil and rose oil. You’ll need a plastic bowl and spoon, a set of measuring spoons, a set of measuring cups and your ingredients.
This scrub will utilize 3 simple ingredients and will take skin to smooth hydration instantly. All you’ll need is brown sugar, coconut oil and rose oil. You’ll need a plastic bowl and spoon, a set of measuring spoons, a set of measuring cups and your ingredients.
The Recipe :
- 1 Cup Brown Sugar
- ½ Cup Coconut Oil
- 3-5 Drops of Rose Essential Oil
In your bowl mix the brown sugar and coconut oil together. Once these two are mixed add 3-5 drops of your rose essential oil. Store your scrub in a mason jar. Rose oil helps to improve your mood and reduce anxiety. We suggest using this scrub in the morning as you meet the day with smooth hydrated skin, and a positive attitude ready to combat whatever life has to throw at you.
A Pinch Of Salt – The Salt Scrub
While brown sugar scrubs are great and offer a good exfoliation, salt scrubs bring a more gentle exfoliation to the skin as a result of the fine quality of the salt grains.. This makes them great for those of us with sensitive skin. Our salt scrub recipe utilizes three simple ingredients and you are good to go! You’ll need is salt , olive oil and lavender essential oil. You’ll also need need a plastic bowl and spoon, and a set of measuring cups.
The Recipe :
- 1 Cup Salt
- ½ Cup Olive Oil
- 3-5 Drops of Lavender Essential Oil
In your bowl mix the salt and olive oil together. Once these two are mixed add 3-5 drops of your Lavender essential oil. Store your scrub in a mason jar. After a long day of living life, coming home and partaking in a little self-care is always a good idea. Hop in the shower and use this 3 ingredient scrub. The salt will offer your skin a gentle exfoliation and help to get rid of the day. While the lavender essential oil will help you to decompress and releasing the stressors of the day.
Exfoliation is a great way to help your skin growing , glowing, happy and healthy on its journey of protecting you. Your skin naturally sheds away dead skin cells for new cells roughly every 30 days. Dead skin cells can leave the skin feeling rough, dry and looking dull and with a lack of luminosity. These scrubs are a great way to aid your skin in that process. Take the time to make them and your skin will thank you! Don’t be afraid to get creative either mix and match other oils and essential oils to create your own personalised scrubs, have fun and remember a little self care is always a good idea.