The best pick me ups are usually the ones centered around your physical being. Many of the time we look to various foods and caffeine to get the job done. But what about the pick-me-up that your skin needs? What do you do then? Check out these fabulous scrubs and masks that are great for reviving the skin!

Lemon Sugar Body Scrub

Ingredients:

  • 1 Cup of Sugar,
  • ? – ? Cup of Coconut Oil
  • Lemon essential oil
  • Yellow food coloring (optional)

Directions:

  • Mix coconut oil and the lemon oil together, if you like to add in food coloring do so within this step.
  • Once everything is well-mixed add the sugar. The mixture should have a thick honey- like consistency.

Ingredient Facts:

  • A lemon heals acne and removes blackheads from the skin. It is a clarifying agent and helps reduce the oiliness of your skin. Lemon oil is a great remedy for increasing the luster of dull skin. It is astringent and detoxifying in nature and rejuvenates sagging or tired-looking skin.
  • Coconut oil is great for moisturizing the skin. It helps heal the driest of skin also helps with conditions such as eczema, psoriasis and other skin infections.

 

Green Tea Body Exfoliator

Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp. of Green tea dried leaves
  • 2 tbsp. Raw Honey
  • 1 cup of brown or white sugar
  • ? cup of olive oil.

Directions:

  • Mince the 1 tbsp. tea leaves as much as possible then mix in with your preference of sugar.
  • Mix the 2 tbsp. of Raw honey with the ? cup of olive oil. Mix well.
  • Mix the all the ingredients together until a thick but yet loose consistency has formed. Then your Exfoliator is ready for use.

*Be sure to moisturize very well after use.

Ingredient Facts:

  • Green tea is great for the skin, it heals blemishes and scars and reduces inflammation, puffy eyes and gets rid of dark circles surrounding the eyes. * Life hack: refrigerate 2 green tea bags for 30min then place them on your eyelids for 15-20 min to reduce dark circles.
  • Raw Honey is a great antibacterial; it kills unwanted bacteria and fungus. It naturally contains hydrogen peroxide, an antiseptic.
  • Olive Oil is a natural moisturizer; although the consistency of olive oil is very thick it does not clog the pores of the skin. It enhances the exfoliation process because of the properties of the olive oil.

 

Coffee Sugar Body Scrub

Ingredients:

  • ? cup of coconut oil
  • ? cup coffee grounds,
  • ? cup brown sugar

Directions:

  • Mix the ? cup of coffee grounds and brown sugar together very well.
  • Then mix in the ? cup of coconut oil to the mixture.
  • Mix very well it will take the coconut oil a minute to fully mix because it needs to melt a bit before it can be evenly mixed.

Ingredient Facts:

  • Coffee when used on the skin exfoliates, tightens and brightens the skin. Leaving the skin feeling refreshed because it enhances blood circulation, which leads to the skin feeling refreshed. It also great for smoothing and brightening the skin due to the fact that coffee helps regulate cell re-growth which is great for single tissue repair that is needed after exfoliating.
  • Coconut oil is great for moisturizing the skin. It helps heal the driest of skin also helps with conditions such as eczema, psoriasis and other skin infections.

 

Salt Rimmed Margarita Body Scrub

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of sugar or sea salt
  • 1 juiced lime
  • ? cup of olive oil
  • 4 drops of lemon oil

Directions:

  • Mix the ? cup of olive oil, the 4 drops of lemon oil and 1 juiced lime.
  • Then mix in your choice of sugar or sea salt.
  • Mix well with a smooth consistency

Ingredient Facts:

  • A lemon heals acne and removes blackheads from the skin. It is a clarifying agent and helps reduce the oiliness of your skin. Lemon oil is a great remedy for increasing the luster of dull skin. It is astringent and detoxifying in nature and rejuvenates sagging or tired-looking skin.
  • Lime juice contains astringent properties that help tighten the skin.
  • Olive oil has a high level of antioxidants, which help against aging. Olive Oil is a natural moisturizer; although the consistency of olive oil is very thick it does not clog the pores of the skin. It enhances the exfoliation process because of the properties of the olive oil

 

Coffee Mask

Ingredients:

  • 1 teaspoon of coffee grounds (used coffee grounds is preferred)
  • 2 eyedroppers full of your favorite Facial oil.

Directions:

  • Mix facial oil with coffee grounds.

Ingredient Facts:

  • Coffee when used on the skin exfoliates, tightens and brightens the skin. Leaving the skin feeling refreshed because it enhances blood circulation, which leads to the skin feeling refreshed. It also great for smoothing and brightening the skin due to the fact that coffee helps regulate cell re-growth which is great for single tissue repair that is needed after exfoliating.

 

Lip Scrub

Ingredients:

  • 1Tbsp of Brown sugar
  • 1Tbsp of Olive oil
  • ? tsp. of honey

Directions:

  • Mix the ? tsp. of honey with the olive oil.
  • Then mix in the 1 tbsp. of brown sugar.
  • Apply to lips and rub in a circular motion.
  • Rinse off scrub with warm water and rub off any excess moisture with a towel.

Ingredient Facts:

  • Raw Honey is a great antibacterial; it kills unwanted bacteria and fungus. It naturally contains hydrogen peroxide, an antiseptic.
  • Olive oil has a high level of antioxidants, which help against aging. Olive Oil is a natural moisturizer; although the consistency of olive oil is very thick it does not clog the pores of the skin. It enhances the exfoliation process because of the properties of the olive oil.

Banana Honey Mask

Ingredients:

  • ? ripe banana
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 tsp. of honey
  • ? cup of cooked oatmeal

Directions:

  • Boil the ? cup of cooked oatmeal before you get started.
  • While the oatmeal is cooking mix the tsp. of honey and the egg white together.
  • In a separate bowl mash of the banana and mix in the oatmeal.
  • Then mix in the honey egg white mixture into the bowl.
  • Mix well so every ingredient is well distributed.
  • Wash your face thoroughly before applying the facemask.
  • Apply a thin layer of the mask and let it sit for 15-20 minutes.
  • Wash off with warm water, dry face, and apply your choice of moisturizer.

Ingredient Facts:

  • Raw Honey is a great antibacterial; it kills unwanted bacteria and fungus. It naturally contains hydrogen peroxide, an antiseptic.
  • Egg white help reduces the oiliness in the skin, it also tightens the skin and prevents the sagginess around the eyes and reduce the appearance of laugh lines. Egg whites also prevent acne and acne scars.