Friday, April 26, 2013

Lavender Salt Scrub

As spring (and eventually summer) creeps up on us, it dares us to bare more skin.  And I don't know about you, but my skin is so sad after winter.  We have quite a bit of moisture during the winter in Vancouver but it's still not pretty.  So I'll be sharing a few different scrubs with you to help polish and brighten your wear winter skin!

Lavender Salt Scrub
1/2 cup epsom salts
2 Tbls dried lavender flowers
2 Tbl glycerin
1 Tbl olive oil
generous drops of lavender essential oil
splash of sweet almond oil

Okey dokey.  So fill up the container you want to store the scrub in with salt.  Toss that into a good sized cereal bowl.  

Then sprinkle in your lavender flowers.  I'm already in love!

Then add in your oils; glycerin, olive oil, and almond oil.  These are going to help keep the product moist and protect your skin from the drying elements of the salt :)  Salt is a great natural exfoliant because it will dissolve in water in the shower, protecting your skin from super abrasive-ness and it's a natural skin brightener!  

Give the scrub a good stir with a spoon and then add in your essential oil.  I'm a sucker for lavender so I put a generous amount in!  Stir it all up and transfer it back to your air tight container.  Because of the anti bacterial properties of lavender this should store for 2 weeks up to a month.  When in doubt, smell it!

Stay tuned for a couple other scrubs to perk up your skin and prep it for summer!

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1 comment:

Katy @ Lolly Linens said...

Love this! Thank you for sharing.