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My mom taught me to use a facial scrub once a week when I was in high school. We used one that had ground up apricot shells in it. Today, though, that’s a bit too harsh for my skin. My answer? Baking soda! It’s a gently exfoliant and since I make it myself, I know exactly what’s in it. For pennies a jar, it’s better for the pocket book too!

You’ll need:

2 Tbs Baking Soda
1 Tbs Organic Coconut Oil
5 drops Lavender
3 drops Frankincense

Mix all ingredients in a bowl and stir. Store in an airtight jar until ready to use. After wetting your face with warm water, take just a teaspoon of the scrub and gently run the face in circular motions. Rinse with warm water and pat try.

Let me know how you like it!

There are plenty of other DIY items you can make. Stock up on staple ingredients you’ll need to make your own by checking out The Top 10 Skincare Ingredients.

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