Summer is upon us and a long with summer, a whole lot of sweat and dirt from playing. Use this body scrub to refresh and exfoliate your skin with any of our olive oils! Lemon juice is an excellent ingredient that is a natural bleaching agent, which also contains anti-bacterial properties, making it ideal for complete skin care. Olive oil is a natural moisturizer, while sugar is an amazing exfoliant. The vanilla extract adds that fragrant aroma that keeps your skin smelling fresh and enticing. Body scrub
- In a clean bowl, mix together 3 cups of raw sugar, three quarters of a cup of olive oil, the juice of 1 lemon, the zest of 2 lemons, and 2 tablespoons of vanilla extract. Mix all of the ingredients well and slather this on your entire body, using your fingertips to massage it into your skin. Do this
The Earth has given us everything we could possibly need to nourish our mind, body, and soul along with products to make sure our external is just as fabulous! Try these beauty hacks with any Extra Virgin Olive Oil that High Country Offers and do a little pampering for yourself. Stay lovely y'all.
1) Olive oil bathSophia Loren, gorgeous italian actress, once shared her beauty secret – she loves taking olive oil baths. To prepare the olive oil bath, just add 5 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil into your bathtub and you are done! (You can add more if you like). This simple, yet amazing beauty secret can make your skin soft and very smooth. Here is another variation of the olive oil beauty bath: massage your body with the extra virgin olive oil before hopping into your bathtub, after you finish taking your bath, pat
I bet you thought this was going to be a food recipe again eh?? Trying to keep you on your toes! Olive oil has so many health benefits, both by ingesting and using on your body for beautification! For all you new soap makers out there, see the tips below. (Any of our Extra Virgin Olive Oils will do just fine.)
- It’s SO easy. Don’t bother with the Cold Processed Method where you have to heat several bowls and take the temperature of both the lye and the oils. Room Temperature Method is THE WAY to make soaps for busy Mamas. No temperature issues. Less clean up. And it takes about 1 hour or less to make a whole batch, including prepping the molds to cleaning up. This process works for soaps with lye, oil, and butters only. Check out these links: