Hey Foodies! I have a special treat for you today & a switch-up from our usual recipes this week! Are you ready for it…I will be sharing a very special secret recipe with you today that will have all your friends begging for the recipe and this is a gift that keeps on giving! This beauty scrub answers the question I get asked sooo often & complimented frequently by friends and strangers alike. You have beautiful skin? What is your secret? Are you wearing makeup & if so what is it? Make this for yourself or as a gift for mom, sister, daughter or friends! They will be so impressed!
Be prepared for these questions and more ladies because they will be coming your way! I feel this scrub is one part of the puzzle to the proverbial fountain of youth! Lol! It’s like a facial, Botox and makeover all in one and really wakes you up! At a time when taking an hour & a half to do a face full of a million and one products to slay your face! I believe who needs all that when you can have beautiful radiant skin using all natural products right at home…Thats right folks….im launching the all-natural beauty challenge ladies & will be showcasing some of my favorite homemade beauty solutions so stay tuned for that feature in upcoming posts! So let me show you how to make this one! It features caffeinated coffee, pure coconut oil & brown sugar & I love to add-in activated charcoal, vanilla bean & essential oils from time to time to make it extra luxurious! So treat your skin to this scrub every 2 to 3 days weekly and watch how luminous your skin will look and soft it will feel! Perfect for sensitive skin like mine & can be used on your face, body & lips for all your exfoliation needs!
Caffeinated coffee is amazing in scrubs because it’s fine texture offers gentle yet effective exfoliation, the caffeine tightens & firms your skin and gives your skin an intense wakeup call!
Brown Sugar is used again for its fine yet soft texture that offers gentle exfoliation even on delicate areas like your lips and really brightens & softens your skin and removes dead skin cells.
Raw unrefined virgin Coconut Oil is the perfect base for this scrub & is antimicrobial & antibacterial while intensely moisturizing which cleanses the skin without stripping it of moisture!
Makes about 2 cups and you only need about a tablespoon or quarter sized amount per facial application
- 1 cup organic virgin Coconut Oil, softened or grated
- 1/2 cup light brown sugar or cane sugar
- 1/3 cup caffeinated ground coffee
- 1 to 2 capsules of activated charcoal
- 2 to 3 drops pure essential oils like lavender, tea tree or calendula
- 1 tablespoon pure vanilla bean, scraped
In a medium bowl mix all the ingredients until well incorporated into the coconut oil and fully blended. Store in an air-tight container, mason jar or Ziploc bag and use at least 2 to 3 times per week as a facial & body treatment. Wet your face and gently cleanse with your favorite cleanser if desired. Use a quarter size amount and gently rub into your face, lips and neck in a circular motion and continue until deeply exfoliated. Do not apply to eye area because this area is very delicate! Rinse well with warm water. Apply your favorite toner and a quality moisturizer for the complete facial experience!
Enjoy this short video I made showcasing my scrub in a 8mm style! Remember you are beautiful naturally Foodies! Let me know in the comments if you tried this scrub or your best DIY foodie/ beauty creations! Lol