Easy & Simple Homemade Honey Coconut Sugar Scrub made with cane sugar for gentle exfoliation. Perfectly safe to use on lips and hands.
Looking for an All-Natural way to help get rid of dry cracked lips? Have dry hands from the cold winter? Our Homemade Organic Raw Honey Coconut Sugar scrub is sure to help with the winter weather damage on your lips and hands. Gentle enough for sensitive skins and with only 3 ingredients you can’t go wrong! For added bonus try adding in peppermint or lavender essential oils to make this your own piece of heaven.
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What is Raw Honey?
Honey is a sweet, thick liquid made by honeybees. Raw honey is as it exists in the beehive or as obtained by extraction, settling, or straining, without adding heat (although some honey that has been “minimally processed” is often labeled as raw honey). Raw honey contains some pollen and may contain small particles of wax.
Benefits From Raw Honey
Raw honey in its most natural form is a good source of antioxidants. According to Healthline, “Research has shown that raw honey can kill unwanted bacteria and fungus. It naturally contains hydrogen peroxide, an antiseptic.” Manuka honey has been known to treat wounds and help tissues regenerate. Other health benefits of using raw honey are soothing sore throats and aid in digestive issues.
Honey for chronic skin conditions can be treated with a paste, spot-treated, or with a face mask that you can leave on for several minutes. To get the effectiveness of the honey, it must be unpasteurized so that it still contains healthy bacteria to activate your immune system. This will help with inflammation and redness, and heal blemishes.
Reason To Exfoliate With Sugar Scrub
Taking care of your skin is very important for your skin health! According to Healthline, “Exfoliation plays a key role in skincare. The process helps by getting rid of dead skin cells and cleaning your pores while reducing the appearance of acne, fine lines, and wrinkles.” If you are asking yourself, what is a sugar scrub, we have the answer. A sugar scrub consists of large sugar crystals. The idea is to massage these granules into your skin to remove debris and dead skin cells. Sugar Scrub is the best use for extremely dry, rough patches of skins such as:
Tip: Only exfoliate your skin two to three times a week. Excessing exfoliating will dry or irritate your skin.
Benefits of Coconut Oil For Skin
Coconut oil is a highly saturated oil that is traditionally made by extracting the oil from raw coconuts or dried coconut kernels (3). You can use coconut oil in cooking, direct skin and hair application. Did you know that the medium-chain fatty acids in coconut oil have antimicrobial properties? Yep! It can improve your skin health such as acne, cellulitis, folliculitis, and athlete’s foot caused by bacteria or fungi as mentioned by Healthline. Aside from fighting bacterias, coconut oil can moisturize dry skin.