Most people know that the skin sheds daily, with every move a person makes. One vital resource that enhances the health and glow of the skin is plenty of water and hydration. Increasing your water intake will reap benefits of healthy beautiful skin.
However, to help polish up dull dry skin; you might consider doing a body scrub. One popular scrub is a sea salt scrub. Sea salt is a great way to exfoliate and get the blood circulating to the skin, which enhances its natural glow.
Sea salt scrub, especially the popular Dead Sea salt, can run pricey. So you could enjoy saving a few bucks and making your own scrub with a few of your own personal touches.
You will need:
• A medium sized bowl for mixing
• A mason jar or glass container with a tight lid for storage
• 1c Sea Salt (any brand that you prefer)
• Essential oil (this will fragrance it) optional
• Oil base (avocado, grape seed, olive)
• Epsom salt, optional (for a relaxing scrub)
Now, combine 1c Sea salt and a little Epsom salt if you choose to the bowl. Add about 1/4c oil for your base and stir add a little more or less of oil or salt to make the consistency you like. Here comes the fragrant part. Add a few drops of your favorite essential oil to add your own touch to the fragrance of your scrub or chose not to at all, if you are allergic. Store it a glass jar with a tight lid.
This scrub can make a wonderful personalized gift. You will enjoy the pampering benefits of a relaxing scrub, exfoliated skin, increased blood flow, and a feeling of newness.