Spring is a great time to do exfoliating treatments. You will want to get rid of dry winter build up on your skin. Now is a great time as weather gets warmer and more moisture returns to the air. We recommend our Exfoliating Cleanser for daily use. We had to share our favorite spring time exfoliating treatment with you. It will help you take your at home skin care ritual to the next level.
This type of treatment can do wonders for your skin. As you can imagine, exfoliation clears away dead skin cells. The act of cleaning up the dead cells lessens the chance of breakouts or skin flare ups. No matter what type of skin issue you have exfoliation can help. Whether your skin is oily or dry exfoliation can help get your skin back in working order. Occasional exfoliation will help your skin age better. During exfoliation, you stimulate your skin’s outer layer. The process gets the blood flowing in your skin, promoting health and beauty.
Why not treat your skin with this easy DIY recipe? You might already have all the ingredients you need at home right now. This mask will exfoliate, hydrate and brighten your skin. Did you know that oatmeal is great for the skin? It has soothing anti-inflammatory properties for starters. Plus it gives the skin a deep cleanse with its natural saponins. Oatmeal is non-drying because of its natural fatty acid content.
Baking soda exfoliates and it has many skin supporting properties. It also has antibacterial and skin brightening properties. Sea buckthorn seed oil has natural vitamin E and antioxidants. It’s nourishing to the skin with its perfect balance of omegas 3, 6 & 9. It too has skin soothing properties. You probably already know how amazing coconut oil is. It too has a range of natural fatty acids as well as antibacterial properties. Even though we are just using it as a carrier oil for this recipe, it is loaded with skin nourishing benefits.
1 cup of Rolled or Instant Oats
Tablespoon Baking Soda
One Full Dropper of Seed Oil
3 tablespoons coconut oil (or more if needed)
Take one cup of oatmeal and add it to a blender. Blend until the oatmeal has a course texture. Don’t blend too much. If it becomes a powder because you will lose too much exfoliation power.
Add oatmeal to a bowl with the baking soda and mix to distribute the baking soda evenly.
Add the oils into the bowl and stir. If you need to add a bit more oil to saturate the dry ingredients that’s okay.
Wash and dry your face and hands. Scoop the mixture out of the bowl with your hands and massage onto your face. Rinse the face with warm water.
Face Mask Option
After exfoliating the entire face, you have the option of doing a mask. Take all the remaining mixture and spread it evenly across your face. Leave the mixture on your face until it dries, then wash it off with warm water.