Herbal Face Scrub For Glowing Skin
Why Exfoliate? It removes the dead skin cells that build up on the surface of our skin. Without consistent exfoliation, our skin starts to thicken as the old cells build up, which causes crevices and fine lines.
No thanks!! Bring on the exfoliation!
But not just anything gritty will do! Studies on exfoliation have taken a close look at skin before and after exfoliation with cheap ingredients like ground apricot pits or walnut shells. The sharp edges of these ingredients look like broken glass under a microscope, and they leave tiny lesions on the surface of our skin - allowing bacteria and preservatives to get into the layers of our skin. So instead, let’s make an organic custom blended exfoliator, specific to your skin type.
Your scrub formula should contain only the things from our formula that you need, because we all know, everyone’s skin is different. I’ll review a short list of highly effective exfoliants, and...
This funny pic was taken in one of my classes on herbal skincare. Sorry I couldn’t smile - I didn’t want my facemask to crack!
We were experimenting with the differences between Red, White, and Sea Clay (Green French) Bentonite, Charcoals, Spirulina, and different types of refining and drawing compounds.
The picture of me and a few of the students shows our Sea Clay base, also called French green, known for its ability to clean and tighten pores. We blended that with spirulina for its ability to eliminate toxins, reduce inflammation, and prevent acne. Spirulina is highly alkaline so after using it on your skin, be sure to neutralize your skin’s pH.
We added a few more specialized clay and dried ingredients, but the most exciting part of the mask was using Kombucha to moisten the clay, rather than water. The American Academy of Dermatology research states that probiotic liquid on the skin is antimicrobial and antibiotic, preventing and healing acne with a...
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