Sugar Scrubs and Cookie Facials



Why buy sugar scrubs and facials when the possibilities in your kitchen and health food store are endless and oh-so satisfying!

Whether you have dry skin, oily skin, combination skin, and/or acne, it's simple to tailor your skin care to your skin type. See Skin Type to find which ingredients would work best with your skin type.

Here are some fun sugar scrubs and cookie facials that we've made up in our kitchen and are happy to share. I hope they inspire you to be creative with your skin care - your skin will thank you!

Enjoy!

Chocolate Mocha Mint Cellulite Buster

Great for thighs, butt and upper arm, but yummy for anywhere!

  • 1/2 C Coffee Grounds
  • 1/2 C Sugar
  • 1 T Cocoa Powder
  • 6 drops Peppermint oil
  • 1/4 C olive oil

Mix dry ingredients first, then the olive oil andpeppermint oil.

*Coffee grounds won't dissolve in the shower or bath, so you will have to rinse them down the drain!

Snickerdoodle Face & Body

Smells like sugar cookies with cinnamon, leaves skin smooth and lightly scented

  • 1/2 C white sugar
  • 1 T ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 C jojoba oil
  • 1 t vanilla extract

Mix sugar and cinnamon well. Add jojoba oil and vanilla extract and blend evenly.

Gingersnap

Spicy body scrub - use for all over exfoliating and enjoy the smell!

  • 1 C brown sugar
  • 1 t ground cloves
  • 1 t ground ginger
  • 2 t cinnamon
  • 1 T Molasses
  • 1/4 C cold-pressed extra virgin olive oil

Mix dry ingredients together well. Add jojoba oil and mix evenly.

Lemondrop Facial Scrub

MMMMMMM!

  • 1/4 C white sugar
  • 1 t vanilla
  • 5 drops lemon oil or 1 t fresh squeezed lemon
  • 2 T jojoba oil

Peanut Butter Fudgie Facial

Soothing and moisturizing for dry skin

  • 1/4 C quick-cook oats
  • 1 t cocoa powder
  • 1 T creamy peanut butter
  • 2 T yogurt (or 1 for only half the recipe)

Grind oats finely in the food processor or blender. Pour into a large bowl. Add cocoa powder and mix well. Add peanut butter and mix well with fingers until it once again looks like a "dry"mixture.

Mix dry ingredients with yogurt and spread mixture on face. Let set 10-20 minutes and rinse!





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