I enjoy making body scrubs and facial… stuff for my skin in general. One thing I like to do at least every other week is a moisturizing body rub using Lipton Green Tea. I do a lot to take care of my face but the rest of my body needs the same tender love and care. Honestly, I love having soft smooth skin. Today, I’m going to show you what I do and how to make this moisturizing body scrub.
What you’ll Need:
5 Pure Green Tea bags
Aloe Vera Gel
Organic Virgin Coconut Oil
Pure Green Tea helps promote healthy skin and reduces inflammation.
Aloe Vera Gel is hands down the best thing for curing scars and blemishes on your skin. Not just you face, it can be used all over your body.
Organic Virgin Coconut Oil is great for just about everything. Its a natural moisturizer. It helps lock moisture in your skin.
To start… use 5 tea bags to make a pitcher of green tea to enjoy later.
Once your tea is finish brewing, cut open the tea bags scooping the tea leaves into a bowl.
Add a 1/2 cup of aloe vera gel and a 1/2 cup of coconut oil. Stir.
I like to place the mix in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes. Then apply the cool moisturizing rub all over my body. Let it sit for at least 15 minutes (to as long as you would like). To remove, I get in the shower and rinse everything off and air dry my newly moisturized skin.
Try it… Share your thoughts…
Body scrubs are my favorite thing about my skin care routine. I use body scrubs on a weekly basis to make sure my skin stays soft and silky. Because I love products so much, I’m not limited to one specific brand or type.
Lately, I have been interested in this new trend of Coffee Body Scrubs. These are my top three:
Coffee Body Scrub from World Market, priced at $9.99
This product is meant for invigorating, exfoliating and smoothing. The product is a dry scrub, which could be harmful to sensitive skin if rubbed to hard. The scent of the coffee and mint scrub is not the best refreshing scent I would like, but it’s fresh. https://www.worldmarket.com/product/coffee-and-mint-body-scrub.do?sortby=ourPicks&from=Search
Energizing Coffee Body Scrub by ULTABeauty, priced at $18.50
This product is made with vitamin E, Sweet Almond oil and Coconut oil. Unlike the Coffee and Mint Body Scrub this scrub is not dry, it’s formulated with oils. This scrub is caffeined to energize the skin, infused with natural oils to soothe and nourish the skin, and the vitamin E fights off free radicals. The scent smiles more like the fresh coffee beans.
Cup O’Coffee Face and Body Mask from LUSH, priced at $11.95
This product is to kick-start your day with a stimulating blend of fresh ground coffee, kaolin and agave syrup. This product is creamy and calming. I love that these products are freshly hand made by actual people. This product is creamy and thick, unlike the others.
I recommend all three of these items products to you. It’s interesting that they all do the same thing, in three different unique forms. Please see the links above but further details of each item.