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Aromatic blend for December | Christmas Cleansing balm scrub

December 6th, 2019

Christmas is the festive season of the year, but this busy period and the cold weather can put stress on your skin.

Therefore, if you are concerned about skin dryness and fatigue but don’t have the time for a robust skin routine, a cleansing scrub would be the best solution. This time-saving “special care” removes dullness and keeps your skin moist and glowing, while also removing makeup and dirt.

This is not only a cleansing balm but also exfoliates the skin at the same time. It will not only remove makeup and dirt, but also take away rough skin, smoothing the skin while helping to eliminate dullness.

Use it once or twice a week instead of your usual makeup remover. You can experience the sweet scent reminiscent of the traditional British “Christmas pudding”!

Cleansing balm

Aromatic blend for December | Christmas Cleansing balm scrub

Ingredients 

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  • Walnut oil (15ml)
  • Shea butter (5ml)
  • Beeswax (2ml)
  • Coconut sugar (20ml)
  • Vanilla essential oil (2 drops)
  • Lavender essential oil (2 drops)
  • Orange essential oil (2 drops)

1.Melt walnut oil, shea butter and beeswax altogether in a bowl of heated water.

2.Put coconut sugar in a container.

3.Add the completely dissolved and mixed oil mix to the coconut sugar, and mix together well. Add the essential oils and stir further.

4. Set it to dry

how to make cleansing balm

How to use:

Use a spatula to place a bean-sized amount of the mix in the palm of your hand, and spread it over both hands.

Apply to your entire face, using your fingertips and palms.

Take some lukewarm water and gently swirl and massage into your skin. The fine grains of sugar will gradually dissolve into your skin, and will remove age-inducing keratin and cleanse at the same time.

Wipe off with a steamed/hot towel.

Use once or twice a week.

It can also be used in other places where you might have issues with keratin, such as elbows and heels.

 

The coconut sugar has a fine texture, and feels better than normal sugar for scrubbing the face.

By adding beeswax to make the base material into an ointment, the scrubbing particles are hardened, making it easier to carry and store.

The amount of liquid oil (walnut oil) is slightly greater than that of solid oil (shea butter), so it can be easily applied to the skin and will spread well.

For our theme of “Christmas scent”, we selected scents reminiscent of fruit cakes and chocolates.

I think that using lavender in addition to vanilla and orange gives more sweetness.
You can expect them to have anti-inflammatory effects on the skin, and to improve the skin tone.

In addition, walnut oil is used to make it closer to the ingredients of Christmas pudding.
Linoleic acid, the main component of walnut oil, is excellent for preventing drying of the skin, and aiding recovery from skin damage.