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Saturday, August 13, 2011
I have a couple of homemade scrubs I wanted to share with all of you. It's nice because you know what you are putting on your skin and the ingredients 'should' be ready at hand.
The first scrub is an idea I got from a good friend. She posted this on Facebook and I knew I had to make it not just for me but for my neighbors. It's a peppermint scrub!
1cup of sugar
1/3 cup of mineral oil (I just used hypoallergenic baby oil)
2 T of corn syrup
1/2 tsp of peppermint extract
1 drop of green food coloring
Just mix this all together until all the sugar is moistened. I actually added a little bit more baby oil to mine. I put mine in some cute little half pint jars. For gifts just tie a cute ribbon around your jar. If your skin is super sensitive to breakouts try the scrub twice and if your skin breaks out stop using. You should exfoliate your face at least once a week...twice if you can to help keep dead skin from building up and getting into your pores. :)
The other scrub is even easier! Cut a lemon in half and put some sugar on it. Put it on your face and scrub away. Lemon helps with getting rid of age spots, light blemish scar coloring, and freckles(if you want them gone...though I love freckles). You could also put some lemon juice onto a cotton ball along with sugar and that should work fine too.
I hope you all have fun with your homemade scrubs!! Keep coming back for more beauty tips, tricks, and tutorials!
This post was written by ~ Heather :)
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