Let’s Talk Skin: Raw Honey and Brown Sugar Scrub
by Dominique Goosby Harris – All Things O’Natural
Oooo la la..this is going to be a royal treat for your skin. The Raw Honey and Brown Sugar Scrub. Not only is it a tasty facial scrub for your face, it is excellent to use on your lips and those rough areas on your body, such as elbows, knees and feet. For a wonderful scrub that you can use once or twice per week, here is all that you need to do:
Honey and Brown Sugar Facial Scrub:
What You’ll Need:
- Raw honey: The use of raw honey gently exfoliates the skin and stimulates circulation without causing irritation and dryness. Raw honey is a humectantwhich has the quality of attracting and retaining moisture, so it balances the skin moisture to give a soft glowing complexion. Another one of the amazing raw honey benefits for skin is its protection against sunburns.
- Brown Sugar: Exfoliating the skin with a brown sugar scrub cleans and tightens pores giving the skin a more even uniform appearance; pores look smaller, skin tone more even. It can also diminish the damage to the skin caused by acne and other skin conditions.Using a brown sugar scrub improves your skin’s ability to retain its natural moisture balance.
- Essential Oil (optional)..I add 2 drops of tea tree oil
- Wash Cloth
- Mix 1 TBSP Raw Honey to 1 TBSP of Brown Sugar. Add 2 drops of an essential oil geared towards acne control (peppermint, tea tree, rosemary). Apply the mixture to a clean face in upward circular motions for 3-5 minutes. Take your damp warm wash cloth and gently wipe the mixture off of your face. Repeat until the scrub is completely removed. Follow with a cool water rinse. Tone. Moisturize.
Oh my Goodness, your face is going to faithfully thank you for this one. Your skin is going to feel extremely smooth as the facial removes excess oil and dead skin cells through exfoliation. We all can agree that acne is the ‘devil’ so this scrub works overtime to keep the enemy at bay. And really, who doesn’t want healthy, smooth, hydrated skin?
I try to do this facial scrub at least two times per week. I have combination acne prone skin, so taking care of my skin is an absolute priority in keeping my little acne enemies on lock down. And I must say, this scrub has worked wonders. Give it a try before you spend your money on chemical peels, commercial facial scrubs, etc. And many of the ingredients are right in your kitchen cabinet. Also, use it in the shower as a body scrub, your body will thank you for it.
Posted on August 3, 2012, in Fab Got Style and tagged beauty, brown sugar, facial, health, healthy-living, natural beauty, raw honey, style. Bookmark the permalink. 5 Comments.
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