I’m a mama to four kids. I think it goes without saying that I rarely get any time for myself. I am ok with this. I know that eventually I’ll have a season in my life where I’ll have too much time to myself so it will all balance out eventually. That being said, I still need to find ways to do a few small things for myself so that I stay sane.

One way I can take a little mini break and get some “me time” in is with my beauty routine. Really it’s not a routine at all. I’m generally lucky to just brush my teeth before someone is begging for breakfast. However, every once in a while I have the opportunity to actually take my time getting ready. When I do find that time, I like to splurge with a nice sugar scrub.

This sugar scrub is a nice fine scrub so it’s great for the body or face. The lemon in it has skin brightening properties so it will leave your face looking fresh and can even help fade blemishes over time. The sugar helps lightly scrub away dead skin while the coconut oil moisturizes your skin so it feels great.

 

Skin Brightening Sugar Scrub

1/4 cup coconut oil (melted)
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup lemon juice
zest of 1 lemon
2-5 drops lemon essential oil (optional)

 

Directions: 
Mix all ingredients and pour into a jar for storing. I like to use glass jars like mason jars but anything will work. To use, rub the scrub lightly over face or body.

 

 

 

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