DIY home beauty treatments are a great way to save money and a great way to go all-natural. And let’s face it—what ‘s more cool these days than being frugal and green? Find some time this weekend to pamper yourself with these recipes, and watch your true beauty shine through!
FYI: test recipes on your forearm first and wait an hour or two to check for skin sensitivities.
Pomegranate Body Scrub
(Pomegranates are full of skin-preserving antioxidants, sugar dissolves and removes dead skin cells, and essential oils scent and nourish the skin.)
1/2 cup pomegranate seeds
1/2 cup white sugar
2 teaspoons vegetable, avocado, or sunflower oil
2 drops of your favorite dōTERRA essential oil (Geranium is fabulous!)
Combine sugar and pom. seeds in a small bowl and crush with a spoon. Add dōTERRA essential oil and mix. Massage gently on wet skin. Rinse off and relax!
Citrus Bliss Hand and Foot Scrub
(Citrus Bliss is a great source of natural fruit acids that dissolve dry skin, and sugar acts as an excellent exfoliator.)
1/2 cup white sguar
1/2 cup sunflower oil
Several drops of Citrus Bliss essential oil blend
Mix the sugar, sunflower oil, and several drops of Citrus Bliss in a small bowl. Stir, then rub mixture onto hands and feet, especially on dry spots. Rinse and follow with moisturizer.