A really nice homemade exfoliating salt scrub to make is a lemon lime exfoliating salt scrub. It is cleansing, exfoliating, and nourishing and leaves the skin looking glowing and beautiful. It even contains vitamin C in it which helps nourish the skin and rebuild collagen underneath it to keep it younger looking.
The ingredients that are needed to make the lemon lime exfoliating salt scrub are ½ cup of sea salt, ¼ cup each of freshly squeezed lemon and lime juice, and ¼ teaspoon of almond oil. All of these ingredients can be found at a local grocery store.
The reason these ingredients are used to make an exfoliating scrub is because they naturally help exfoliate the dead layers of skin on your face and body. The salt adds grittiness to the exfoliating scrub giving it the ability to remove layers of dead skin and allowing the new healthy layer of skin underneath to shine through and glow. Sea salt also helps remove dirt, oils, makeup, black and white heads, and toxins from your pores giving the skin a smoother even texture and appearance. The lemon and lime juice contains high amounts of natural vitamin C, antioxidants, antibiotics, and disinfectants in it which help prevent and heal up acne, blemishes, sores, acne scars, and skin rashes. Lemon and lime juice also contain a natural acid in them which helps remove the dead layer of skin from the face and body as well. The almond oil in this exfoliating scrub help light moisturize the new layer of skin underneath the old and helps reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
The way to make the homemade lemon lime exfoliating salt scrub is by placing the ½ cup of sea salt, ¼ cup each of freshly squeezed lemon and lime juice, and ¼ teaspoon of almond oil into a small mixing bowl. Then combine the ingredients together until there is a light yellowish gritty thick mixture. If the mixture is to thick add some more oil or juice, and if the mixture is to runny add more salt. Once the homemade lemon lime exfoliating salt scrub is made it can be stored in a container for up to 2 weeks in the refrigerator, but it is always best to use it right away because this is when the vitamins and antioxidants are the most potent.
The way to use the homemade lemon lime exfoliating salt scrub is by getting the skin wet with warm water for a couple of minutes. After take several tablespoons of the scrub and rub the scrub in a circular motion using your hands fingers all over the air of skin that need exfoliating. Once the skin is exfoliated rinse the scrub off with warm water and splash your face with cool water to tighten the pores back up. Then your skin will look clean, exfoliated, fresh, and glowing. Exfoliating should be done at least once a week to keep it looking and feeling its best.