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Now as the years went on and I got into making my own skincare products, I was introduced to lavender again…only this time I was introduced to the real deal… Apparently most of the lavender I had been exposed to in my early years was the fake stuff.
Real lavender smells a bit different and doesn’t overwhelm my senses like the fake stuff does. So now I find that I actually do enjoy lavender.
Lavender is known for it’s relaxing properties. It’s the first choice for most people when it comes to calming down and sleeping. However, lavender does much more than that or rather should I say that just like it can calm down your mind, it can also calm down your skin. Because lavender is anti-inflammatory it can help soothe and calm your skin which is great for anyone dealing with irritated or red skin. Lavender can also help dry skin become softer which naturally is perfect with you are making an exfoliating DIY lavender sugar scrub!
In addition to lavender, I like to use jojoba oil for this scrub. Jojoba oil mimics your skin’s collagen and it’s one of the closest oils to your own skin’s natural oils (sebum). It’s a natural pick for any and all skin types and just like lavender, it’s also an anti-inflammatory!
Certified organic jojoba oil is a wonderful team player in that while it is wonderfully moisturizing (great for those with dry skin), it is also helpful for those with oily skin because it can trick our skin into thinking its produced enough sebum and thus less oil on our skin. Jojoba Oil is a pretty impressive oil for all skin types!
Grab Pronounce Skincare certified organic jojoba oil here!
This DIY lavender sugar scrub is very simple to make. (I love simple, don’t you?) You only need 4 ingredients and a few stirs. Transfer it to a clean jar and you are all set for a nice calming scrub. Tie a pretty ribbon around it and suddenly you have the perfect little gift to give!
DIY LAVENDER SUGAR SCRUB RECIPE
- 1 cup sugar (certified organic, raw sugar)
1/2 cup jojoba oil (certified organic, unrefined jojoba oil)
1 tbs dried lavender (certified organic lavender flowers)
12 drops lavender essential oil (certified organic lavender essential oil)
- Glass jar(s) – Find containers in the Pronounce Skincare Shop
- Spoon, mixing bowl
- In a small bowl, stir together the sugar and jojoba oil.
- Add in dried lavender and lavender essential oils.
- Transfer to an air tight jar.
More Ways To Use Lavender!
I enjoy lavender so much that I now include it in many DIY products like herbal bath teas, herbal face steams, lavender laundry soap, lavender vinegar hair rinses, and now this lavender sugar scrub. There really are so many uses for lavender!
Not feeling particularly DIYish?
Simply not enough hours in the day? Pinning more than you could ever tackle these days? No worries. I have got you covered.
Please, head on over to my Pronounce Skincare Shop where I sell various Pronounce salt and sugar scrubs.
While you are there, please look around at all of my other skincare creations. I love making them for my family and for you!