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sugar essential oil facial scrubThis is a facial scrub but it can be used for body scrub. If your skin is sensitive rub very gently.


Combine: 1/2 cup olive oil, wheat germ or coconut oil
1 cup of fine sugar
Add 5 or 6 drops of your favorite essential oil.


Pick oils from these for your skin type:

    Normal skin: lavender, neroli, orange, cedarwood, geranium, jasmine, geranium, roman chamomile, rose, rosewood, Ylang-ylang, melaleuca alternifolia (tea tree)


    Combination skin: Geranium, rosewood, Ylang-ylang, rose, geranium, neroli


    Dry skin: cedarwood, carrot seed, clary sage, jasmine, geranium, lavender, orange, neroli, sandalwood, rosewood, rose, vetiver, ylang ylang


    Oily skin: cedarwood, geranium, clary sage, lavender, ylang ylang, peppermint, cypress, frankincense, patchouli, Roman chamomile, German chamomile, sandalwood, juniper, melissa, coriander, grapefruit, lemon, rose, rosemary, eucalyptus, myrtle, neroli


    Sensitive skin: rose, helichrysum, neroli, rosewood, jasmine, Roman chamomile, German chamomile, neroli

Preparation: Mix all ingredients well in a glass or stainless steel bowl, mug or cup. (DO NOT USE PLASTIC or Foam cups or containers, the oils will ingest it).


The sugar scrubs work best on dry skin so apply the mixture before washing face or showering. If you are using it as a body scrub, you may want to use a loofah mitt.


Using small amounts of your facial scrub in your hands, rub the mixture over your face or body in a circular motion.
Using a clean washcloth, (little or no soap) wash your face, removing the dead skin cells. Rinse well then with a towel, pat yourself dry.


Follow up with a nice moisturizer.