In this recipe, I pick the Brown Sugar because it is a wonderful natural exfoliant that works for all skin types. Not only is slathering sugar and oil all over your body is wickedly pleasant, the exfoliating factor leaves the skin refreshed, and vibrant.
Benefits of the Ingredients:
Honey has been used in beauty regimes since the time of Cleopatra and is just as popular today. Honey is a natural humectant, which means it attracts and retains moisture. It’s also an anti-irritant, making it suitable for sensitive-skin and baby products. The sweetness of honey will also gives a sweet and pleasant smell and flavor to this body scrub.
The lemon is rich in fruit acids and it’s all natural beautifying properties have been relied upon by many throughout the ages. The Egyptians, the Greeks, Romans and the people of Asia enjoyed the benefits of the lemon long before its use in the America. Lemon is prominent among nature’s beauty ingredients. In this recipe, the lemon will help smooth your body, gently remove dead skin cells, make your skin look fresher and younger and invigorate your spirit.
The sweet almond oil in this mixture will help protect the surface of the skin, acting as an emollient, skin soother and softener, while conditioning the skin and promoting a clear young looking complexion. It also helps to relieve muscular aches and pains. Almond oil is suitable for all skin types, but is especially good for dry or irritated skin.
To delight yourself with this honey lemon sugar scrub, you will need the following ingredients and instructions.
What you’ll need:
1/2 cups of brown sugar
2 tablespoons of sweet almond oil
5 drops of honey
3 to 5 drops of lemon essential oil
Combine the sugar and sweet almond oil in a large bowl and stir well to combine. Add the lemon juice and stir again. Finally, add the honey and lemon essential oil and stir again to mix. You should have a grainy paste which can last a few weeks if fresh ingredients were used and it is kept in an airtight container.
Use the scrub all over the body and rinse well with warm water.
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