The benefits of Lavender Sugar Scrub.
Let’s start with the first ingredient by weight and work down the list.
Organic cane sugar is an excellent exfoliant being gentle on skin compared to sand or other gritty additives. It’s a humectant, a substance that gathers moisture and helps it be absorbed by skin cells. Sugar also contains naturally occurring alpha hydroxy acid, a compound that encourages new skin cell growth.
Organic extra virgin olive oil (Il Fiorello) is high in squalene, an oil very close to the skins natural oil and is also a source of antioxidants that help repair environmentally damaged skin.
Organic Lavender essential oil (Girl on the Hill) is a natural anti microbial. It is also high in antioxidants and it’s aroma lens a general feeling of peace and wellbeing.
The addition of orange essential oil adds to the anti microbial properties as well as stimulating blood flow it areas of application aiding in both skin repair and the growth of new skin cells.