It seems that the release of latte pumpkin spice have marked the beginning of autumn. In my area, the summer is still in full force. With temperatures still pushing 90 degrees, I can not bring myself to drink a steaming hot pumpkin nothing! However, I’m ready for a change. It’s time to shed some skin damaged dry summer and get it ready for the colder weather.
- 1/2 cup brown sugar (or turbinado sugar )
- 1/2 organic coconut oil (buy here )
- 2-3 drops of essential oil of cinnamon (buy here )
skin benefits and Cinnamon Sugar:
I know what your are thinking, sugar? Sugar is terrible for your teeth and health, why the hell would I put on my skin? The fact is that sugar is a natural moisturizer. This means that the humidity of the environment on the skin is removed. When applied on the skin, moisturize and keep moisture inside. In addition, sugar is a natural source of glycolic acid (an alpha hydroxy acid (AHA)). AHA penetrates the skin and the “glue” that binds skin cells breaks. This in turn stimulates cell renewal and make your skin look fresher (younger). Finally, sugar making excellent topical exfoliant. sugar particles are small and are effective in helping to remove dead cells from the skin surface and reveal glowing skin, healthy appearance below.
Most of us know the amazing power of oil coconut skin, but you probably do not know how big cinnamon skin too. Yes, it’s a great smell of spices, but cinnamons antiseptic and antifungal properties makes it perfect for treating acne, ringworm, eczema and other skin infections. Cinnamon helps stimulate blood vessels and bring blood to the surface of the skin, resulting in plumper skin search. If you are ready to repair your skin from skin damage summer, prepare this easy scrub.
Ensure that coconut oil is at room temperature. This will make the mixture easier. Add 2-3 drops of essential oil of cinnamon to coconut oil. Mix well. cinnamon powders vary in strength, depending on where they came from and how long the salt has been sitting in their closets. Essential oils are oils that have the most powerful healing compounds of a plant in a single highly concentrated oil.
Add brown sugar to the mixture of coconut oil and cinnamon.
Mix well. You may have small clumps of coconut oil in the mix, but do not worry, that melts when applied to the skin.
rub the scrub into your palms to warm up slightly. Apply it to your face and body with gentle circular movements. Keep the mixture eyes away. A note of caution: if you are using this in your shower and bath, their surfaces will become slippery. Be careful to wash surfaces with soap when finished to avoid a possible fall.
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