self-care sunday|| diy face scrub

I posted this a couple months after having my second son over a year ago and I still stick to this routine every Sunday.

With all the skincare products out now it’s pretty hard to choose just one and stick with it.

I aim to use all natural organic products on my skin and the boys.  If I can’t eat it then I will not use it on my body. My skin regimen now includes dry brushing (a beneficial technique not just for skin), exfoliating and moisturizing with natural body scrubs and butters.

Changing how I wash my face helped mostly. I now wash with an activated charcoal cleanser, I’ll share that recipe soon, or vegetable soap at night with just a few splashes of water in the morning, spritz of rose water for toner and a cotton ball with grapeseed coconut oil to moisturize.

The compliments are rolling in and it’s nothing short of a confidence booster to say the least.

I love the occasional visits to spas for facials. Iwi Fresh Garden Spa in Atlanta is my fav although I haven’t been in awhile.  They use fresh veggies and fruits in their spa services. In between visits, however long it may be, I like to keep up the daily care.

I’ve been using all natural body scrubs for over 7+ years now and it has done wonders from a sun kissed glow to a moisturizing and refreshing feel.  My coworkers even wanted me to make them some.  My favorite body scrub is the Citrus Sea Salt Scrub.

Using a citrus scrub helps to prevent skin acne, blemishes or a dull complexion. The acidic properties of lemon juice removes dead skin cells and leads to smoother skin. It works wonders as a hand and foot scrub to remove too. The results, pure magic. My skin is soft and not greasy like and it lasts for hours.

The best part, there are only four natural ingredients

1 c coarse sea salt

5-7 drops lemongrass oil

2-3 drops sweet orange oil

2/3c grapeseed oil

I exfoliate once a week although I do use scrubs on my feet daily.  Too much exfoliation can cause extreme dryness, inflammation and even broken blood vessels if done too harshly.

What’s your skincare routine?

****the opinions expressed on LCC are just that, MY two cents!****


2 Replies to “self-care sunday|| diy face scrub”

  1. No wonder it takes so long for women to get out of the bathroom. My next house will have double sinks and tubs!! 😜


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