As Autumn approaches and the air gets cooler and dryer, your skin will be calling out for more moisture. Why not combine your exfoliation and moisturising with this homemade coffee scrub? This scrub is zero-waste, contains all-natural ingredients, and is extremely moisturising. And best of all, it only contains two ingredients and takes a couple of minutes to whip up!
If you’re interested, here’s how to make it!
You’re going to need:
1) A carrier oil
I use 100% pure, unrefined shea butter as I find it the most nourishing and moisturising, and because you can buy it plastic-free! I bought mine from Seeds of Abraham on eBay, and they sent it in completely paper packaging!
You can also use coconut oil, and olive oil, both of which are very moisturising.
2) Coffee grounds
Recycle your coffee grounds in this all-natural scrub! You will generally want 2 parts coffee to 1 part oil.
If you’re all out of coffee, you can use brown sugar instead.
And that's it!
1) If your oil is solid at room temperature, heat it on a low heat in the microwave until it is liquid.
2) Add your coffee grounds to your oil and mix it to combine, until you have a thick paste.
3) All done! Now scrub away!
I recommend scrubbing in the shower so then you can rinse off the scrub and wash your skin if you don't like feeling too oily.
Enjoy your new soft skin!
Bye for now,
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