The gingerbread sugar scrub is one of the most powerful and natural beauty products you have ever met. The best thing about it is the fact that you have the opportunity to prepare this scrub at home, without the need of spending your time and money for buying the ingredients needed, because it is most likely that you have all of the items required for this scrub in your kitchen. The truth is that gingerbread-based scrubs are so good that you could even eat them!
What is gingerbread used for?
Gingerbread is a popular spice especially during the Christmas period, but a lot of people don`t know that it has so powerful health benefits that it could be implemented in everyday life all year long. If you have immune boosting properties, make sure that you won`t leave it out from your next grocery list!
It is true that ginger seems to be too spicy when eaten and this is the reason why some people are afraid to use it in the form of beauty product (scrubs, more precisely) and apply it on the skin. If you believe the same thing, you are in a misperception: gingerbread actually has powerful anti-inflammatory properties, but it also works great as an antioxidant and antiseptic agent. Furthermore, whenever you have problems with your mood, a little bit of ginger will perfectly boost it up! This means that for this cold winter, you should prepare your homemade gingerbread sugar scrub recipe and apply it on your skin to improve it.
How to prepare your homemade gingerbread sugar scrub?
Here are the ingredients that you will need for preparing this fantastic homemade gingerbread sugar scrub. From the listed amounts of items, you will obtain 2 ½ cups of body scrub:
- 1 cup of sugar;
- 1 cup of brown sugar;
- ½ cup of coconut oil (or any other essential oil);
- ¼ cup of almond;
- ½ teaspoon of vanilla extract;
- ½ teaspoon of cinnamon;
- ½ of teaspoon of all spices;
- ½ teaspoon of ginger;
- ½ teaspoon of nutmeg
- and a lid or mason-style jar.
If you`ve made sure that you have all of the ingredients, you can start with the first step: place all of the ingredients listed above (except the oil) in a medium-sized bowl. You will only gradually add the coconut (or other chosen) oil in the mixture, until you achieve a consistent mixture. Here, you can use slightly less or slightly more of the indicated amount of oil. The last thing you need to do is to scoop your prepared gingerbread scrub into the lid or mason jar.
How to use your prepared gingerbread scrub?
Using the prepared gingerbread is easy; all you have to do is wet you skin and then gently apply the scrub on it. Make sure that you focus on rough areas and dry patches of your skin. Once applied, gently apply the scrub on your skin, by performing leisure circular movements. When you are ready and feel that the gingerbread scrub took its desired effect, you will simply rinse it down from your skin with warm water.