If you’re looking for a natural way to exfoliate and rejuvenate your skin, peppermint tea sugar scrub is a great option.
This homemade scrub is made with simple ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen.
And it’s easy to make.
This blog post will show you how to make a peppermint tea sugar scrub for body exfoliation.
And we’ll also discuss the benefits of using peppermint on the skin.
How to make a peppermint tea sugar scrub
To make this mint body scrub, you need the following:
- 1 cup white sugar
- 1/8 organic coconut oil
- 2 peppermint tea bags – use green tea if you don’t have peppermint.
- 10 to 12 drops of peppermint essential oil
- 1/4 or less teaspoon of green mica powder
- A bowl and spoon to mix
- Measuring cups
- Measuring spoons
- Mason jar
Recommended DIY skincare ingredients
- Coconut oil
- Epsom salt
- Baking soda
- Glycerine soap base
- Castile melt and pour soap base.
- Liquid castile soap
- Mica powder
- Soap molds
- Essential oils
- Mason jars
- Candy thermometer
- Pyrex measuring cup
- Measuring cups and spoons
Instructions to make peppermint tea sugar scrub
- Toss the sugar, mica powder, and tea leaves in a clean, dry bowl.
- Then, mix until the dry ingredients are well combined.
- Next, add the coconut oil and peppermint essential oils and mix again.
- Then, scoop the mint sugar scrub into a clean container and place the lid.
How to store your mint sugar scrub
Your peppermint sugar scrub will stay fresh on the countertop or fridge for weeks.
But make sure the container is airtight to preserve the essential oil fragrance.
Peppermint sugar scrub video
How to use the peppermint body scrub
- First, put the scrub in a bowl and take it to the shower.
- Keep the remaining mint scrub in the fridge.
- Then shower with soap and exfoliating gloves or washcloth.
- Rinse your body with lukewarm water.
- Pat your body with a towel, but leave it damp.
- You need the dampness to help the scrub spread and stick to your skin easily.
- So you can exfoliate your body without the scrub falling everywhere.
- Exfoliate your skin gently.
- Leave it for several minutes and rinse with lukewarm water.
- Don’t use a towel; let the water dry on your body.
- Then apply some more coconut oil or a light moisturizer to your skin.
- And you’re ready to relax.
Peppermint Tea Sugar Scrub Benefits
This mint sugar scrub has several benefits for the skin and your well-being.
So let’s talk about them:
1. Peppermint has aromatherapy properties
Peppermint oil is known for its refreshing and invigorating scent.
Which boosts your mood and helps you relax.
When you use mint tea sugar scrub, you can enjoy the aromatherapy benefits while also giving your skin a healthy treatment.
2. Mint sugar scrub is a great exfoliant
One of the main benefits of using peppermint tea sugar scrub is exfoliation.
The sugar in the scrub removes dead skin cells, making your skin feel soft and smooth.
Peppermint oil is also known to have a cooling effect, which soothes irritated skin.
3. Peppermint improves blood circulation to the skin
Peppermint sugar scrub can also improve circulation in your skin.
When you massage the scrub onto your skin, the sugar granules help to increase blood flow.
Which nourishes your skin and gives it a healthy glow.
4. Exfoliation with mint body scrub hydrates your skin
Another benefit of using the peppermint tea sugar scrub is hydration.
The sugar in the scrub helps remove dead skin cells, making it easier for your skin to absorb moisture.
Also, peppermint oil has moisturizing properties, which help to keep your skin soft and supple.
- 1 cup 1 cup white sugar
- 1/8 cup 1/8 organic coconut oil
- 2 teabags peppermint tea bags – use green tea if you don’t have peppermint.
- 10 to 12 drops peppermint essential oil
- 1/4 teaspoon green mica powder
- mason jar
- measuring cups
- measuring spoons
Toss the sugar, mica powder, and tea leaves in a clean, dry bowl.
Then mix until the dry ingredients are well-combined.
Next, add the coconut oil and peppermint essential oils, and mix again.
Then scoop the mint sugar scrub into a clean container and place the lid.
Boom! Peppermint tea sugar scrub recipe
Peppermint sugar scrub is a natural and effective way to exfoliate and rejuvenate your skin.
It has many benefits, including exfoliation, improved circulation, hydration, and aromatherapy.
If you’re looking for a simple and affordable way to care for your skin, try making a peppermint tea sugar scrub today!
And if you’re looking for a handmade holiday gift idea, your friends will love this Christmas sugar scrub recipe.
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