DIY Coconut Avocado Sugar Scrub via @the_WildSeed

Yesterday while talking about my skincare regimen, one of my tweeps @The_WildSeed chimed in commenting that she makes her own exfoliant and was kind enough to allow me to share her recipe.  I like to exfoliate my skin (face included) one to two times a week. Such a small gesture can have wonderful effects on your skin.

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@The_WildSeed’s Coconut Avocado Sugar Scrub

What You’ll Need:

  • glass jar with lid
  • coconut oil
  • avocado oil
  • essential oil
  • sugar

Mix equal parts of coconut oil and avocado oil with a few drops of essential oil (I like lavender) set aside.  Place sugar into glass jar then add the oil and mix. As a rule, you want just enough oil to coat all the sugar, you still want the exfoliating properties of the sugar.  Add a couple drops of tea tree oil if you suffer from severe skin issues (eczema).

Haley’s Notes: When I make a scrub I use about a 1:1 ratio of liquid to exfoliant.  Start with 1/2 cup which should be enough for a few applications. You can use any kind of sugar. I suggest using a fine grain if using on your face or a coarser grain for feet/elbows.  You can use any type of oil you like or have laying around. Exfoliate your skin by massaging the scrub in small circles for several minutes then wash and rinse as normal.

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