This beauty recipe is naturally high in vitamin C, which prevents premature ageing, lightens brown spots, helps balance oil production and fights acne. The citrusy scrub definitely deserves a place in your body-beautiful skincare routine.
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Yields: about 250 grams
You will need: mixing bowl, measuring cups, fork, and jar with a lid
Ingredients: 2 tablespoons poppy seeds
½ cup granulated sugar
¼ teaspoon cardamom, ground
Zest of ½ lemon
¼ cup grapeseed oil
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
Place the poppy seeds, sugar, cardamom and lemon zest in a medium mixing bowl.
Add the oil and mix together with a fork until the mixture reaches a uniform consistency. Add the lemon juice and stir well to combine.
To Store: To preserve the freshness of the scrub, keep water out of it.Store this natural scrub in a sealed container in the refrigerator and use up within a week.
To Use: Use the scrub as you would use your regular body wash in the shower or bath. Apply the scrub to damp skin in small, upward motions. Then, massage the scrub in small circular motions. At the end of your beauty routine, rinse well.