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How To Make Your Own Brightening Grapefruit Facial Scrub!

Feeling your skin change a little as the weather gets dryer? Exfoliation is key to combating dry, winter skin and as we enter fall, our hair and skin is going to feel the changes in ways we don’t like.

No matter how much you moisturize, use creams and lotions, they will not act as they are supposed to without exfoliation! We are here to help you hydrate your skin the right way!

Here’s why exfoliation is crucial: to rid our skin of that barrier of dead skin, build up of old makeup, dirt and sebum, so that our serums and moisturizers can now penetrate the way they are intended making our spending on them worthwhile.

We found this gentle facial DIY scrub to brighten dull skin and fight the fall & winter skin blues from helloglow.co – It’s tried tested and super effective to how much more effective our other skin care steps were!

Brightening Grapefruit Facial Scrub Recipe:

1 cup sugar (the finer the grit the better)
½ grapefruit
5 drops lavender essential oil
3 tablespoons avocado oil

Instructions:

Juice half a grapefruit, the strain any seeds or pulp.

Combine the juice and sugar into a bowl and then pour in the avocado oil.

Mix and add the lavender essential oil; stir to incorporate.

To clean skin, apply a half dollar size amount of scrub to the face, careful to avoid the delicate eye area.

Be sure to use light pressure with only your middle and ring fingers to spread the scrub in circular motions.

Spend extra time on your lips and rinse with warm water.

Follow with hydrating serum and/or moisturizer.

Scrub can be preserved in refrigerator for up to a week.

 

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