Winter weather can make your skin dull, dehydrated and lifeless. Worry no more because you can make this quick and easy homemade green tea coconut oil scrub.
Your skin will thank you for this. The benefits of every ingredient in this scrub is amazing.
Coconut oil is loaded with vitamin E, essential fatty acids and proteins which are all important to healthy beautiful skin. The best asset of coconut oil is its skin and moisturizing softening benefits.
Green tea has been known to help in reducing sun damage, by quenching free radicals and reducing inflammation. With these antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties green tea can help reduce wrinkles, reduce rosacea, improve collagen and provide some serious hydration. The green tea’s cleansing and moisturizing benefits make it a great addition to your skincare regimen.
Sugar and Salt
Salt and sugar are perfect exfoliating agents. It is great for wiping out dead skin cells, which gives your skin a shiny, smooth and silky feed. Most importantly these items are easily available and affordable.
Green Tea with Coconut Oil Scrub:
1 green tea bag
1 cup coconut oil
½ cup salt of sugar
¼ cup filtered water
¼ tsp matcha powder
1. Brew the cup of green tea using the tea bag and water.
2. Refrigerate or cool to room temperature.
3. Combine the sugar, oil and matcha in a bowl.
4. Stir well to combine.
5. Add 1/8 cup of the cooled green tea and mix well. If you are not using the matcha powder, add the remaining 1/8 cup of green tea.
6. Place in an airtight container and use in the shower for exfoliating your skin.
Coconut scent is fragrant and light, which makes it perfect in applying topically. Depending on your skin type, you can try using to salt and sugar to increase its exfoliating power.
Just remember that sugar is gentler on your face. While salt is more abrasive and should be used for your body.