From the Kitchen Pantry- Various tips

12:01 PM Posted by jo

In honor of the World Health Day I just wanted to share some quick and easy beauty tips you can make from things in the kitchen pantry.

Oriental Scrub
Mix a handful each of Epsom salt and sea salt with two tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil and one tablespoon of  ground ground black pepper. Add a cup of warm water when you are ready to use it. The black pepper stimulates and energizes. The salt removes old  skin cells and makes the skin soft.

Fresh Strawberry Scrub
Mash 1/2 cup of fresh strawberries, one tablespoon of olive oil and 1 teaspoon salt into a paste. Use on a damp skin.

Sugar Scrub
Mix one cup granulated sugar with one teaspoon citrus juice of choice, 1/3 - 1/2 cup of olive oil or sweet almond oil, and 1/2 teaspoon fresh citrus zest. Apply to moist body.

Once a Month Hair Rinse to Get Rid of Hair Product Residue.
Mix together half  a cup of white wine vinegar, half a cup of soda water and two tablespoons of lemon juice. Comb through the hair with the solution and leave it for ten minutes and wash the hair as normal.

Dry Hands
Mix one teaspoon of honey with little vegetable, almond or olive oil and massage into the hands. Leave on for as long as possible before rinsing off.
Blend granulated sugar with a little oil and rub over your hands to exfoliate. 

As always, be creative and experiment! Add essential oils or switch out ingredients for things you have at home. The salt and sugar scrubs can be changed endlessly with ingredients at home.

Thanks for visiting!


Johanna is an aromatherapist and she is passionate about educating people about health, essential oils, real food, natural remedies, and nutrition so they make healthier choices in their lives. 

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