Exfoliating is the best way to keep your skin clear and beautiful. In addition to making your face feel clean and renewed, a good facial scrub can prevent breakouts and exfoliate dry skin. Those expensive sugar scrubs you see in department stores and spas cost pennies to make! Sugar scrubs are a simple beauty recipe with countless variations, and they can be incredibly moisturizing and exfoliating to the skin. Here’s how you could make your very own natural sugar scrubs:
OLIVE OIL SUGAR SCRUB
Things you need: You need ½ cup organic brown sugar and ½ cup olive oil
Method: Mix all ingredients and store in an air tight jar. Use 1 tablespoon as needed. Scrub skin with the mixture and rinse will. It will leave your skin feeling like silk.
ANTIOXIDANT COFFEE SUGAR SCRUB
Things you need: You need 1 Cup ground organic coffee, 1 Cup organic sugar or salt, ½ Cup organic coconut oil, ½ Tablespoon cinnamon (optional) and 1 Tablespoon vanilla (optional).
Method: Melt coconut oil and allow it to cool but not solidify. Mix all ingredients together and store in an airtight container or mason jar. Use 1-2 times a week (or every day if you like).
CHOCOLATE SUGAR SCRUB
Things you need: 1 cup loosely packed brown sugar, 1/2 cup coconut oil (in solid form), 1/3 cup sweet almond oil and 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder.
Method: Add all ingredients together in a large bowl and mix until combined. To use the scrub, simply rub it over your skin and wash off! As long as you are using this once a week or every other, it should stay fine at room temperature.