How to make a sugar foot-scrub
When summer time is approaching cosmetic means for feet care are becoming more urgent. So to be able to wear open toe shoes feet skin should be in a perfect state. But not only regular pedicure and beauty salon procedures are capable of making your feet even and smooth. Time-tested, reliable, handmade means such as sugar scrub for heels, also rather quickly bring coarsened feet skin whip into shape. It is very quickly and easily made, and the result will give you pleasure even after first use.
- Sugar – 2 tbsp
- Ground coffee – 1 tbsp
- Ground cinnamon – 1 tbsp
- Ground ginger – 1 tbsp
- Coconut oil – 2 tbsp
For making the foot-scrub you need to have rather large abrasive particles, which will be able to deal with coarsened skin of heels. So it is better to grind cinnamon and coffee at home by yourself while shopbought grind will be too fine.
Sugar in this scrub will be the main abrasive component. The coffee, due to its caffeine in the consistence, improves blood microcirculation, tones your skin up, increasing its flexibility. Cinnamon, along with coffee and sugar also stands as abrasive component. Besides, it improves blood flow possessing a light grating action. Ginger has powerful antibacterial properties, tones up the skin and stimulates its regeneration.
Coconut oil softens actively, nourishes and moisturizes feet skin, makes it more elastic and soft. Thanks to coconut oil abrasive particles slide over the skin easier and clean it.
We melt coconut oil on a water bath and add it to the rest ingredients.
Mix everything up and put the scrub into a little jar with wide neck. If the scrub turned out to be too friable, you may add a bit more oil into it, if too liquid – then sugar.
A small amount of scrub is smeared on a flat pumice or grinding pedicure file. With careful circular movements you should rub previously steamed heel skin with a scrub, after which rinse them with warm water. You don’t need to rub feet more than 2-3 minutes, as there is a danger to damage deep skin layers.
- If you have cracks on your heels, you should pay special attention to them. Only timely removal of roughened edges of cracks allows the skin to regenerate quicker, as processes of regeneration are active only in deep skin layers.
- After using sugar scrub you should better soften and moisturize heel skin with help of any fatty cream.
- You should remember that high-quality and comfortable shoes play non-least important role in keeping leg skin beautiful and healthy as well.
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