Skin Care | DIY Cinnamon Sugar Scrub

Health & Fitness, Lifestyle, Uncategorized

 

IMG_3165editWho doesn’t love some good DIY fun? Especially when it caters to our pampering and relaxation needs! Have you ever noticed those expensive sugar scrubs that are used in those fancy spas? You could probably even find them in your local department or beauty supply stores, but one thing is for certain, they definitely do wonders for your skin.  Natural homemade sugar scrubs are becoming a trend among beauty bloggers and this special recipe will surely convince you too. This recipe is a perfect remedy for that dry, itchy winter skin that we all dread so much and it also has natural anti-aging ingredients as well.

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Cinnamon Sugar Scrub Ingredients 

1/2 Cup Natural Brown Sugar Acts as an exfoliant to remove dirt and dead skin 

2 Tbsp Coconut Oil | Natural moisturizer with antibacterial and anti-fungal agents

1 Tbsp Olive Oil Fights wrinkles and helps soothe itchy, inflamed or damaged skin

2 Tbsp Cinnamon Mild acne and blemish treatment for sensitive skin and also helps restore suppleness and elasticity to the skin 

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After using this awesome easy DIY Cinnamon Sugar Scrub your skin is left feeling soft and silky smooth! You can even store your scrub in an air tight mason jar for up to five days. I absolutely loved making this affordable sweet scrub and it isn’t just for your face, you can use it in the shower to exfoliate your body and feet as well.

If you liked this DIY post try it, send me pics and tell me what you think! And don’t forget to like and share this blog with your friends. 

 

 

The Daily Post | Pamper

Health & Fitness, Lifestyle, The Daily Post

 

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After a long week juggling our busy schedules, balancing work and school, we definitely need to wind down! Of course visiting a spa would be ideal but sometimes, on a college budget, we just can’t afford the frills! This DIY list of ‘at home spa’ essentials will soothe and comfort your craving for relaxation.

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Scented candles are an absolute must have when creating your at home spa. Lavender, vanilla, lemongrass, rosemary and mint are a few of the most recommended fragrances for aroma therapy that helps with calming and relaxation, but of course you can use any fragrance that comforts your senses.

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Although scented candles are great for large rooms and creating mood lighting, essential oils last longer, are cost effective and chemical free.

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You definitely can’t go wrong with a nice warm bubble bath. The warmer the water the better the relief. Hot baths are known to relieve tension and soothe aching muscles while the steam moisturizes the nasal passages and acts as a natural decongestant to relieve cold symptoms.

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Some of the benefits of bath salts, when used in their purest, most natural form helps keep your skin smooth and soft. A warm epsom salt bath can also relieve muscle cramps, pain and inflammation.

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Red wine? White wine? While soaking in your warm bath, why not enjoy your favorite drink. Release your inhibitions with some good ole wine or keep it pg-13 with some apple cider or indulge yourself in a hot cup of cocoa on those cold winter days.

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You can never go wrong with a good old fashioned at home pedicure. You’ve been busy on your feet all week and they deserve a treat. Pick out your favorite color and let the therapeutic magic flow.

Never be afraid to pamper yourself! Its always good to reward your mind a body with some spa therapy.

 

The Daily Post | Pamper