Here's a super easy face scrub that I've been using for the past month or so. I decided to try to make some of my everyday face lotions and potions after realizing that I spend a crazy amount of money at Shoppers Drugmart. Before I was really into St. Ives apricot scrub but I'd go through it pretty quickly. This though, I can whip up whenever as I have all of the ingredients just lying around anyway, score!
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 tbsp honey
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1 tbsp sweet almond oil (if you don't have sweet almond, you can just use more olive oil)
- 6 drops essential oil (I use grapefruit)
- splash of water (optional)
To make it just mix everything in a mason jar until it's a nice paste. I found that I like to add a splash of water to it to loosen it just a bit. Play around with the ingredients, if it's too rough, add more oil, or if it's too oily just add more sugar. I was a bit put off by how oily it felt at first, but once you dry your face off with a towel it removes most of the oil, leaving your face nice and moisturized.
I really like the idea of making some of my everyday beauty products, especially when you read about all the terrible stuff that's in most things. I went to a talk last year (by this lovely lady) where she talked about all the crap that's in your beauty products, and it was a big eye opener!