Cucumber and mint in this sugar scrub recipe will help restore the skin on your face to its original glow. Cucumber has been long recognized for its soothing and anti-aging benefits for the skin thanks to its high water content, vitamin C, and other antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compounds. Mint, on the other, has antimicrobial properties capable of clearing up skin breakouts, while its menthol creates a cooling sensation on the skin, leaving your face feeling fresh and clean.
- Place the cucumber and mint in a food processor and blend until finely chopped and somewhat liquidy.(2 minutes)
- Transfer into a mixing bowl, add the sugar, coconut oil, and essential oi. Mix well.(1 minute)
- Transfer the scrub into an air-tight container and store in the refrigerator.
Apply this cucumber mint scrub to wet face while taking a shower or a bath. Gently rub it on the skin in a circular motion, leave for a few minutes, then rinse with warm water. You may also use it on the rest of your body. It is best to use it within a week.