The holidays can wreak havoc on our complexion. With all the heavy holiday food, stressful shopping, harsh weather, and general lack of spare time for self-care, our skin can take a beating. We bet you and your family are yearning for quality natural beauty products in your stockings this year. Why not make this dream a reality by making DIY natural products with essential oils and herbs that are perfect stocking stuffers or can be saved for New Year self-care?
How to Make a Natural DIY Face Scrub
The face gets the most exposure during the harsh winter season. Give your loved-ones the gift of silky, smooth skin with this luxurious natural face scrub recipe.
Basic Facial Scrub Recipe
- Oatmeal: ½ cup
- Cornmeal: ⅛-¼ cup
- Liquid Honey: about 2 tablespoons or just enough to make a thick dough
Blend the oatmeal and cornmeal together in a blender on pulse or food processor until very fine but not a powder, pour into a bowl, and add honey to the thick dough mixture. Place the mixture in a wide-mouth jar, scoop from the jar with a spoon or spatula or scoop and place in the palm of your hand, add water, and use to gently scrub face; then rinse.