A smooth, vibrant body is essential to feel good and this easy lavender and vanilla sugar scrub is perfect to remove dead skin and exfoliate the skin.
Easy Lavender and Vanilla Sugar Scrub Video
What are the Benefits of using Lavender Essential Oil?
Lavender Essential Oil is one of the most popular oils. I love the different benefits of Lavender Essential Oil and the beautiful floral fragrance is my favorite. Lavender is very relaxing and calming, and I use it everywhere including my bath soak and on my dryer balls.
Lavender clears the air and the mind with it gorgeous scent. Using lavender will keep the mind calm and the heart happy while providing a tranquil environment.
Many Benefits of using Vanilla Essential Oil!
Vanilla Essential Oil is a delicious and loved scent by many. I like to diffuse Vanilla Essential Oil in the Spring because it is sweet and is a naturally calming oil. Also, diffusing vanilla essential oil triggers happy memories and pleasant thoughts from your past. Creating balance for the mind and body vanilla essential oil is perfect to add to this body sugar scrub.
How to Choose the Right Carrier Oil?
Carrier Oils are a staple in my home and have not only many benefits but have tons of uses. Some carrier oils you can use for cooking, beauty, cosmetics, health to name a few!
Here is the break down of each carrier oil I enjoy:
Carrier Oils Found in your Bathroom
Almond Oil~ This oil is very popular and used often by many. This oil is a soft yellow and rich in protein. Almond oil can soothe, sooth, hydrate skin and great for all skin types. I love to use Almond Oil in scrubs, lotions, etc. because it helps with dry, itchy skin and inflammation.
Argan Oil~ Argan oil is perfect for hair care but many other beauty remedies as well. This oil can be used for so much more because it is very absorbent. Argan Oil can soften your body, face and of course hair because it hydrates and smooths.
Jojoba Oil~ Jojoba oil is yellow in color and is great for an astringent. I love using Jojoba Oil for most of my beauty regimen. I love using this oil to remove makeup because it moisturizes my eyes and eye area.
Castor Oil~ Castor oil can help with growth and renew of hair, skin, and nails.
Carrier Oils Found in your Kitchen
Avocado Oil~ Avocado oil is perfect for not only cooking but, essential for dry cracked skin during the winter months.
Fractionated Coconut Oil~ Fractionated Coconut Oil is a melted version of the coconut oil you use for cooking. You will not have to worry with fractionated coconut oil when using it in beauty care of it melting because it is already broken down to a liquid form. Regular Coconut Oil is great for cooking and perfect for much more. Fractionated Coconut Oil is great for skin care cause it gains moisture however, it can be greasy if you do not give it time to absorb.
Grapeseed Oil~ Grapeseed Oil is another oil that you may cook with and is great for beauty as well especially if you have sensitive skin. If you suffer from skin allergies grapeseed oil maybe a oil worth looking into. This oil is colorless and filled with tons of minerals.
Olive Oil~ Olive oil then it is loved and used by many. Many homes across America have Olive Oil in their kitchens. Olive Oil is green in color and great for rheumatic conditions. This oil is a staple when cooking helps soothe burns, sprains and many injuries. I love using this oil for many beauty items I make to help with aging and dry skin.
What are the Best Carrier Oils to Use for a Sugar Scrub
- Fractionated Coconut Oil
- Almond Oil
- Grapeseed Oil
- Jojoba Oil
- Avocado Oil
***These carrier oils are ones that are optional and just ones I like to use during the Winter Months and great for DIY Sugar Scrubs using Essential Oils.
How to Use an Easy Lavender and Vanilla Sugar Scrub
Body Scrubs should be used on wet skin while taking a shower or bath. I recommend using body scrubs before shaving and not after. When using a body scrub avoid sensitive areas because of irritations. The goal of a body scrub is to exfoliated and remove dead skin cells. Removing dead skin cells will encourage new growth and tighten skin avoiding wrinkles and become firm. After using a body scrub will be soft and vibrant. Brightening the skin by using a body scrub will make skin look less dull.
Use this easy lavender and vanilla sugar scrub on your back, arms, legs and feet. Remove the scrub with a small spoon of your fingers about a tablespoon and work into your skin in a circular motion until desire area is covered. Rinse well and continue until your particular body parts are exfoliated.
This lavender and vanilla sugar scrub is made with hundred percent natural ingredients and storing properly is essential. First, make sure no other product enters the container of the scrub. Next, be mindful water does not enter the container of the scrub and seal after each use. Store scrub in a cool, dry place until you use again.
Easy Lavender and Vanilla Sugar Scrub Recipe
This Sugar Scrub is very easy to make and makes a wonderful gift for yourself or others. Using minimum ingredients; this body sugar scrub can be use it in your shower or bath but, avoid your eyes and arm pits or any sensitive area.
- 1 cup of organic raw sugar
- 1/3 cup of Fractionated Coconut Oil
- 10 drops of vanilla essential oil
- 15 drops of lavender Essential Oil
In a glass bowl mix sugar, coconut oil really well. Next, add vanilla and lavender essential oil and stir.
With a spoon place the sugar scrub in a jar and decorate if you choose to gift it. Label and use in the shower or in the bath two-three times a week.