Were you aware that our skin weighs 20 pounds? Our skin is the largest organ of our body and its four primary functions are to protect our body from environmental stressors, regulate our temperature, detect different sensations of heat, and promote endocrine function.
Considering all that our skin does for us on a daily basis, it only seems right for us to take care of our skin and keep it looking at its best. Something as simple as making your own body scrub will help keep your skin exfoliated and moisturized throughout the day.
DIY Body Scrubs
From treating dry skin to rejuvenating dull-looking skin, there are body scrubs for all kinds of skin needs. Here are 5 scrubs you should try that’ll help promote healthy-looking skin:
1. Green Tea Body Scrub
This beautiful green tea scrub helps remove impurities and dirt from your skin, leaving a more healthy and refined glow. Green tea is an amazing anti-inflammatory that helps soothes scars and blemishes. The edamame beans contain vitamin C that helps reduce the appearance of the scars and blemishes.
What You Will Need:
- 2 Green tea bags
- 1 cup of white sugar
- 1/4 cup tea tree oil
- 1/2 cup of melted organic coconut oil
- Ground freeze dried edamame beans
- Empty the contents of the green tea bags.
- Mix all the ingredients and enjoy your very own body scrub or bath treatment.