For a couple of weeks now, I have been making my own body scrub and let me tell your it smells great, works great and is amazing to use. I have been very impressed with the great job my homemade cinnamon ginger body scrub has done with making my skin feel much softer and smooth while providing me with a nice and relaxing, but uplifting scent of cinnamon.
All you need to make this homemade cinnamon ginger body scrub is 1 cup of olive oil, 1/2 cup of vegetable oil, 1/2 of honey, 5 teaspoons of vanilla extract, 1/4 cup of ground cinnamon, 1/4 a cup of ground ginger, and a 1/4 a cup of baking soda. You probably have all these wonderful natural ingredient in your kitchen, but if you don't you can buy them at anyone of your local grocery stores for under thirty dollars. Once you have all these ingredients all your need to do is measure out each ingredient and pour them all it into a bowl, plastic bottle or container and combined all the ingredients together with a spoon or by shaking them up together in a plastic bottle. Your body scrub should be an easy pourable consistency, which means it shouldn't be to thick or to thin and the color of your body scrub will be a reddish brown color when all the ingredients are all combined together.
Now once you have your homemade cinnamon ginger body scrub made all you need to do is take it into the shower or bath with your and dampen your skin warm water and then pour some of the homemade cinnamon ginger body scrub all over a bathing sponge or cloth and begin applying the cinnamon ginger body scrub to your body in a circular massaging motion all over your body and skin until your feel like you have done enough scrubbing and washing. Then all you need to do is rinse off with warm water and pat your skin dry and apply your favorite body lotion and your skin with be soft and smooth all day.
You can also use the cinnamon ginger body scrub as a facial scrub. The way you would use it as a facial scrub is basically the same way you would as a body scrub. You would get your face nice and damp and apply the scrub to your face either with your finger tips or a wet cloth in a circular massaging motion, rinse off with warm water, and then pat your face dry with a dry cloth and apply your favorite SPF 15 facial cream. This cinnamon ginger scrub is great at riding acne and redness and really helps soften, tone, and fight the signs of aging such as age spots and wrinkles.
Basically, my homemade cinnamon ginger body scrub is suppose to remove dead skin cells from your skin and soften, soothe, and heal dry skin, but it also relaxes your mind, body, and spirit because of the wonderful uplifting scent of the cinnamon and ginger spice that is in it.
The health benefits you will get from using the cinnamon ginger scrub are amazing. The olive oil and vegetable oil in this wonderful homemade body scrub provide your skin with natural plant oils that soften your skin and they contain natural vitamins in it such as vitamin e, c, and a that help prompt skin healing and protect your skin from harmful environmental factors. The honey in the cinnamon ginger body scrub helps kill harmful bacteria that cause several types of serious skin infections and provides your skin with a healthy dose of many different types of b vitamins. The cinnamon and ginger spice in the body scrub help exfoliate dead flaky skin cells, relieve joint pain and body aches, soothes menstrual cramp pains, relieves sinus pressure, improves circulation in your body so you have better blood flow, and kills harmful bacteria growth that cause skin infections, viruses, and common illnesses. Then the baking soda is suppose to soften your skin and protect it as well and the vanilla extract is just a natural ingredient that make the body scrub smell that much more delightful.
I would recommend this body scrub to anyone out there who is looking for a homemade body scrub that really works when it comes to providing your with over all health and beauty benefits. The only ones I wouldn't recommend this homemade cinnamon and ginger body scrub to is anyone who is allergic to anyone of these ingredients. I hope this information has help some of you out there that are looking for a homemade body scrub recipe that really works and save you some money. I wish the very best to anyone who tries this wonderful cinnamon and ginger body scrub and I hope you end up liking it as much as I did!