Regular exfoliation is a must if you want healthy, glowing skin—but limit it to once a week. Over-exfoliating can cause your skin to become dry, irritated and damaged.
Making body scrubs at home is ridiculously easy, fast and they’ll save you lots of money. This ones made with ginger, epsom salt and lemon juice followed by a ginger detox bath.
Ginger has notable anti-oxidant properties and has been incorporated in the cosmetic and skin care industry as a result of its use to protect against aging. Ginger has historically been used for hyper-pigmentation and evening out skin tones.
Ginger body scrub1 tablespoon fresh ginger grated
1/2 cup epsom salt
1 tablespoon lemon juice
Ginger detox bath2 cups epsom salt
1/4 cup grated fresh ginger
1/4 cup baking soda
1/4 cup mustard powder
Ginger body scrub
Combine roughly chopped ginger and 1/2 cup epsom salt in a food processor. Pulse a few times until the ginger is ground and combined. Remove to a small bowl and add lemon juice. Put down a towel and apply scrub before your detox bath.
Ginger detox bath
Run a bath of hot water and add bath detox recipe. Submerge body for 30 minutes to an hour.
Before you start scrubbing, start filling the bath with hot water. The heat and the ginger will make you sweat! Sweating is how the body eliminates toxins, plus it also helps unclog your pores and relax the muscles.
You can drink ginger tea before bathing to enhance the detox effect.
Exfoliate then sit back and enjoy!