The average person walks about 115,000 miles in their lifetime, and even though we all come from different walks of life, taking care of our feet should be considered a necessity. Pampering your feet with an enticing foot scrub will take your self-care regimen to new heights.
While a foot massage or a trip to the spa might help you take care of your feet, treating yourself with a nice foot scrub will make you feel like you’re at the spa without putting a burden on your wallet.
If saving money isn’t a good enough reason, giving yourself a foot scrub on a consistent basis proposes a variety of benefits that you and your feet will be sure to appreciate.
What’s So Special About Foot Scrubs Anyway?
Foot scrubs have become pretty popular lately among wellness enthusiasts and self-care gurus alike. Reason being is because they are easy to make and the finishing product is worth the effort and patience.
For those who aren’t familiar, foot scrubs are a concoction composed of sugar or salt and a carrier oil with other natural ingredients. It can be added to a massage or used to exfoliate and soften your feet.
Along with making your feet as soft as a baby’s bottom, using a foot scrub promises a plethora of benefits including the following:
- Remove dead skin
- Promote overall relaxation
- Improve flexibility
- Soothe pain and discomfort
- Expel toxins
- Reduce inflammation
Now that we have your attention, gather around as we share this invigorating foot scrub made of strawberries, rosemary and roses.
Sugar Scrub Recipe
This decadent strawberry scrub has such a calming aroma that’ll make you feel like you’re at the spa. You’ll also be excited to know that the ingredients in this recipe offer benefits that are sure to serve as a refreshing delight for your twinkle toes.
The strawberries in this recipe propose anti-aging benefits, prevent cracks, soften the skin and provide UV protection. The rose petals present in this recipe add a pleasant and aromatic moisturizer that also soften the bottom of your feet.
Even more, the revitalizing rosemary supports healthy skin while soothing aching feet, the sugar gently exfoliates and the Himalayan pink salt draws out toxins out of your skin.
You have more than 250,000 sweat glands in your feet! Along with giving yourself a relaxing foot scrub, you are also giving yourself a complete detox by using this scrub to help you expel toxins, so give this recipe a try.
What you will need:
- 2-3 strawberries (sliced)
- 2-3 fresh roses (diced)
- 1-2 rosemary sprigs (minced)
- 1/2 cup of raw sugar
- 1 tablespoon of rose water
- 1/2 cup of Himalayan pink salt
- Argan oil
- With a mortar and pestle, pound together the rose petals, rosemary and strawberries.
- Pour mixture into a large bowl and add enough Argan oil to form a paste.
- Stir in a half cup of sugar or add enough to get your desired consistency.
- Add in rose water and mix in a half cup of Himalayan pink salt or enough to get your desired consistency.
Gently rub this mixture onto your feet and relax for 15 to 20 minutes. Rinse your feet off afterward and apply your favorite moisturizer. But, most importantly, enjoy your baby soft feet.
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