Summers are here and so are sweat and sun. It is the season when glow takes a backseat if you don’t take care of your skin. Your skin might be full of dead skin cells, tanning. Body acne and dull and dried skin. Using a body scrub to avoid all these conditions is a great idea. Body scrub should be done twice or thrice a week followed by a hydrating body wash and a moisturizer, preferably with an SPF.
Pro Tip: Use glycolic acid with your body wash on the loofah for that much needed toning.
While searching for quality bodycare you might fall in the trap of chemicals-filled, scenty products. These products do more harm to your skin than good. The aroma can be tempting but buying such products can be foolish. These chemical-based products can cause breakouts, dry skin, rashes, itches, or in some cases, even cancer. You should be careful about what goes in and on your body. Your body is your temple, and you should worship it.
So, when chemical products is out of the space, we have some exciting and fun DIY Body scrub recipes that work good on your skin, are fun to make, and are full of natural fragrances.
What will you need?
2. Cream based Moisturizer
3. Essential oil
2. Pomegranate seeds
4. Vitamin E capsules
All the secondary ingredients are added according to your conditions but what about essential oils? Why should you put essential oils in your body scrub? Where can you buy one?
Why use essential oils in your body scrub?
- While using your sugar scrub, essential oils can promote relaxation and provide a therapeutic scent.
- Aromatherapy oils have curative qualities that can treat skin conditions like eczema or acne.
- Essential oils increase circulation, inflammation, and cell rejuvenation.
- While some essential oils may even reduce wrinkles and fine lines, others may shield your skin from environmental toxins.
- Because so many essential oils have antiviral, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial properties, they make wonderful additions to any sugar scrub recipe.
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Which essential oils are suitable to use?
Depending on the kind of body scrub you are making and your personal preferences, there are different essential oils that work best. Generally speaking, floral and herbal oils like lavender, peppermint, rosemary, eucalyptus, cedarwood, patchouli, and orange work best in sugar scrubs.
These are our favorites:
Tea tree oil
Rose Essential Oils
HOW CAN SMELL BE ADDED TO BODY SUGAR SCRUBS?
The simplest way to flavor your body scrub is to incorporate essential oils. Highly concentrated plant extracts known as essential oils have both therapeutic and aromatherapy effects.
Lavender, peppermint, rosemary, eucalyptus, cedarwood, patchouli, and orange are a few of the best essential oils for body scrubs.
To personalize your body sugar scrub, you can either use pure essential oils or a combination of several different essential oils. Depending on the size of your recipe, you’ll need to add 1-2 drops of essential oil for every tablespoon of sugar.
For the best results, always use pure, high-quality essential oils. Enjoy!
ARE AROMATHERAPY OILS SUITABLE FOR SUGAR SCRUBS?
Aromatherapy oils can be used in sugar scrubs, yes. Highly concentrated plant extracts are used to make aromatherapy oils, which have therapeutic benefits.
The following essential oils work well in sugar scrubs: lavender, peppermint, rosemary, eucalyptus, cedarwood, patchouli, and orange.
While you enjoy the scrub, adding essential oils to your sugar scrub recipe can offer therapeutic advantages and a relaxing scent.
For best results, start with just a few drops per tablespoon of sugar. Start out slowly and add more aromatherapy oils as necessary.
Although it may seem tedious, body washing is time and effort well spent. It will hydrate your skin while thoroughly cleansing it. You will soon notice a difference if you exfoliate your skin using the steps mentioned above.
Scrubbing doesn’t irritate the skin. Excessive exfoliation could harm your skin. Be gentle with your skin, and if necessary, visit a spa for a revitalizing body scrub.