- Estimated Time4 Minutes
- YieldAbout 3/4 cup
- Form of UseTopical
- 1/2 cup of White Sugar (brown sugar or panela)
- 1/2 cup of Coconut oil
- 15 Orange (drops of essential oil + 1 TBSP of zest)
This orange sugar scrub is not only effective, but also delightful on the skin. With some of the highest contents of vitamin C of all fruits and high amounts of carotenoids, orange is an excellent antioxidant agent, particularly precious in skin care. When used topically, the fruit has been found to rejuvenate the skin, lighten age spots, reduce acne, and relieve eczema. Combined with soothing and moisturizing properties of coconut, this orange sugar scrub for dark spots will be your own beauty secret.
- Place the sugar, coconut oil, and orange zest in a bowl and give it a good mix. (You may use any sugar variety you have on hand.)(2 minutes)
- Add the essential oil drops and mix then in. Then transfer to a jar and store in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight.(2 minutes)
Use while taking a shower or bathing by gently rubbing it into wet skin in a circular motion. Pat dry your skin and apply an anti-aging orange mango butter cream, skin-softening milk and honey lotion with oats, or nourishing lavender carrot lotion with apricot oil.