Back then, people who didn't really know how powerful a sugar scrub was would actually spend a good bit of money on expensive sugar scrub products. Though there's nothing wrong with buying a sugar scrub when when that particular sugar scrub that you love so much it cannot be replicated by yourself. By all means buy it and have fun with it! Keep in mind however if you're in a crunch and still want a great sugar scrub without spending the arm and leg that you want to put the sugar scrub on, making a sugar scrub is just as easy as busting open a bag of sugar and popping a top of our oil of choice, Balancing the two to your consistency and BOOM! In 5 minutes or less you have a sugar scrub that will get you through the day of beautifully soft skin! Sugar Scrub Hub's "How to make Sugar scrub"
will give you just a bit more detail in what it's like to make a simple easy sugar scrub!
There are many types of sugar scrubs out there. some are specific to areas of the body, such as a sugar body scrub, where it may be a bit more dense, to really get into those areas of the body that need it, such as the knees and elbows and maybe the shoulders...maybe? Then there are sugar face scrubs, Not as harsh as your body scrub. Just delicate enough to exfoliate your face and give you a great, beautiful, refreshing glow!, There are sugar hand scrubs for a quick application of super soft skin when you have free time and a trip to the bathroom! Then...there's sugar foot scrubs! Your feet carry your body, So imagine how much work they have to do each day! Many have trouble with the skin underneath their feet! Having a good exfoliation power and fantastic scent of a sugar foot scrub won't make having dry cracked feet too much of a bother, especially when you want to do it everyday now that you have an amazing reason to do so!
Many sugar scrub loves have taking their ability to make a sugar scrub to astronomical levels by taking what are most common in our beloved kitchens such as fruits and veggies and combining them with natures greatness that many wouldn't really think would actually work into creating a most fascinating sugar scrub! Of course you have your common blends like Brown sugar scrub, coconut sugar scrub, peppermint, sugar scrub, lemon, lime, and cinnamon sugar scrubs just to name a few. But Then. there's pumpkin-lemon-lime sugar scrub, spearmint-blackberry sugar scrub, and cherry-whiskey-cheesecake sugar scrub! (O.M.G) So it is imperative to try new things when learning how to make a sugar scrub. You never know what may happen! If you think that it will work, try it, if you think that it won't...try it anyway! Some sugar scrub ideas that you think may not work may spark some sort of awesomeness that will!
Sugar scrubs are by far the best mixture to ever make to exfoliate your skin using only what nature gave us! Having a sugar scrub in your bathroom at all times should become “second nature” to anyone who has ever experienced what a sugar scrub can do and how it is beneficial not only to your health on the outside but your health on the inside as well! Don't understand how that's possible? What better time to learn than the present!
1. "What is a sugar scrub?"
A sugar scrub is quite simply your blend of sugar, natural oils or flavors all swimming in a soothing concoction of skin exfoliating greatness! Sugar scrubs come in many shapes, sizes, flavors, and types. Some sugar scrubs are made to accompany certain seasons, such as a citrus sugar scrub for those beautiful bright spring and summer days, or a warm vanilla brown sugar scrub for the fall and winter months! No doubt however all sugar scrubs no matter the time of year can be used at anytime! Everyday smooth skin knows no season!
2."What exactly is in a sugar scrub?"
Although the most basic two ingredients of almost all sugar scrubs are a granulated or coarse sugar of your choice, of which most would be either white sugar or your variation of brown sugar, and your favorite basic oil to accompany your sugar. What exactly is in a sugar scrub is either what you yourself put in it or what you've bought from a store or a friend who makes amazing sugar scrubs for you! Although buying a sugar scrub from anywhere is a great step towards beautiful skin, it's always best to make it yourself! Therefore you know for sure what goodness is inside!
3. "What type of oil should I use?"
You “can” use whatever oil that you want! (motor oil maybe a bit “unique” but whatever floats your boat!) Most sugar scrubs use olive oil for it's not only healthier and more pleasant to use than any of the most commonly used oils that you cook with, but it's more accessible. You can get olive oil at your local grocery store for little to nothing! Many have taken it a step further however and have noticed that using coconut oil although just as accessible, is just as healthy if not more healthier to use than olive oil, only difference is which type of coconut oil that you buy! Some coconut oil is in fact oily like olive oil so there's not much difference in between the two as far as consistency but some also come in a rather pasty form, meaning that you have to melt it down to the consistency that you want. There are other types of oil that you can use to get that deep exfoliation that you desire. Don't be afraid to explore!
4. "What's the difference between white sugar and brown sugar in a sugar scrub?"
When choosing which sugar to use for making all kinds of great sugar scrubs, it usually boils down to the “feel” of the sugar scrub, how strong would you like for your sugar scrub to be. White granulated sugar tends to be the contender in this element. With white sugar, You can make your sugar scrub according to how “abrasive” you want it to be. Less sugar for more sensitive and gentle skin, or more for a true exfoliation treatment! Brown sugar can be used in this fashion as well but due to the moisture of the molasses that makes brown sugar it's name, it tends to have more of a delicate touch than white sugar!
The next is the scent. If you want your sugar scrub to incorporate a particular scent, in which for most would be the sweet molasses like aroma, then using a brown sugar would be your best friend! Brown sugar is commonly used to play host to a more sweet-like types of sugar scrubs such as cinnamon vanilla coconut brown sugar scrub...sweet bliss of calm all over your skin!. Brown sugar scrubs give a more humbling feel and are more gentle to use than white sugar. Using brown sugar gives that certain “One-up” in making a sugar scrub that smells just wonderful!
5."What are essential oils? How much of my essential oil should I use?"
Essential oils are natural oils that are a concentrate derived from natural plants or other flavors. Aromatic and super potent, using essential oils is a third and most commonly used scent play-maker in making awesome smelling sugar scrubs! There are literally thousands of different types of essential oils of the world...who knows, they're so many essential oils that it wouldn't be surprising that there may even be an essential oil for air! Essential oils make a huge contribution to thousands of unique sugar scrub blends! If you explore deep enough, you yourself could make a new rare sugar scrub using essential oils!
Most essential oils come in super small bottles, mostly because they're so potent that you only need a few drops to enjoy its fantastic aroma, Depending on the essential oil in use and how much of your sugar scrub that you're making, on average most sugar scrubs use anywhere from 5 to 10 drops...DROPS! Yes! Essential oils, they're that strong!
6."How much sugar scrub should I use? How often should I use sugar scrubs?"
How much sugar scrub you should use only depends on what part of the body you plan on using it! You definitely want to be careful not to use highly abrasive sugar scrubs on sensitive places such as your face or bikini area. Area's like those require a more gentle sugar scrub! If you have a high strength sugar scrub but wish to make it more suitable for your face, it's just as easy as adding more oil! It's usually a good idea to make a sugar scrub that you can use all over your body so as to avoid such a dilemma but it is completely understandable when you really don't have much choice but to deal with a particular part of your body a different way!
You can use sugar scrubs as often as your skin allows! Achieving smooth skin using the exfoliating power of sugar scrubs is extremely easy. Once you have it, Maintain it! Don't get too carried away, you may experience some rather unexpected results! Using sugar scrubs in the morning right when you get out of bed is usually best, it's when you shower it all off is when you notice the “o-so-smooth” super soft skin feeling of how well your sugar scrub worked! Words can describe it...but the feeling...the feeling...the FEELING...is even better!
May your passion, or your new found passion for sugar scrubs take you on a journey to soft skin loving superiority! There are a lot of places online where you can look up nice simple sugar scrub recipes! Literally millions of people all over the world are eager to show you their version of a simple sugar scrub, or even make a blog on all of their amazing sugar scrubs! May you find an abundance of sugar scrubs that's right for you!
Still interested in wanting to learn how to make a sugar scrub? Here's just a few areas that could help you out with that!
"How to make Sugar scrub"
- For the foundation of all sugar scrubs ever made! May be a little different for some, but for the most part, This is it!
"Homemade Sugar scrub"
- Almost all great sugar scrubs today are made in the comfort of one's home! Now it's your turn! love how to make a homemade sugar scrub right here!
"Sugar Scrub Recipes"
- Still need a little something to spark that light bulb of yours, Sugar Scrub recipes is sure to get you going!
"DIY Sugar scrub"
- The best Sugar scrub for you is the one that you do yourself! Ever spent money on something that didn't work for you but you can't return, You wont have that problem with a DIY Sugar scrub, Make your sugar scrub how you want and it will always turn out splendid!
So, if you ever have a day off of work with nothing to do, Think about all of the cool fun you can have with making a sugar scrub and mess it up with your ideas! Before you know it, you may have friends and colleagues wondering what's the next sugar scrub flavor of the week...and you'll be the star of the show! Have fun!