DIY: Lemon, Sugar, Honey, & Olive Oil Scrub!
There is nothing better than an inexpensive homemade beauty product that keeps your skin beautiful.
This concoction of all natural ingredients can be used on both the body and face. It is ideally useful for rough skin due to its exfoliating and moisturizing components.
Individuals with acne prone skin and dark spots can benefit greatly from this scrub. It will leave your skin smooth and soft.
Get ready to pamper yourself ladies! It can also be presented as an awesome gift.
Benefits of the ingredients:
Lemon: Citrus fruit rich in vitamin C and citric acid. Provides potent antioxidant protection and boost healthy collagen protein. Lemon is very effective in treating acne, fading dark spots, and helps brighten skin over time.
Sugar: A natural source of Glycolic Acid, which evens out skin tone. Perfect exfoliator to remove dead/dull surface skin cells for healthier skin to be revealed.
Honey: Naturally antibacterial which aids in the prevention of acne. Abundant in antioxidants to keep the skin looking younger. Full of moisture to keep the skin well hydrated and soft.
Olive Oil: Full of vitamin E, which heals and helps protect the skin from premature aging. Natural moisturizer.
What you’ll need:
1 fresh lemon
1-½ cups of granulated sugar (can substitute w/ brown sugar)
3 tbsp. of organic honey
2 tbsp. of extra virgin olive oil (can substitute w/ coconut or almond oil)
1 medium sized bowl with a lid (for storage)
A mixing utensil
Add squeezed lemon juice and olive oil into bowl. Mix until both liquids are blended evenly. Add the honey and mix with the other two ingredients already in the bowl. Based on personal preference, gradually add the sugar to the mixture until you get the consistency you desire for the scrub. Then enjoy the scrub!
For body, after regular shower apply scrub to body (focus on rough skin) and rub in circular motion for 5 minutes. Rinse. Pat dry.
For face: Apply scrub to clean skin, gently rub in circular motion for 5-10 minutes. Rinse. Pat dry.
*Only store scrub for one-month use. Create a new batch monthly to ensure fresh ingredients. *