Chocolate Face Scrub

April 14, 2020

Featuring Quinoa & Cacao Nibs

This delicious face scrub is perfect for age spots & scarring.

 

Quinoa is packed full of Vitamin B which may help to reduce the dark melanin deposits that lead to age spots and other skin pigment-related conditions. According to a 2015 study, quinoa contains tyrosinase inhibitors, which are enzymes that decrease pigmentation therefore brightening the skin.

 

Cacao is another super skin ingredient. The high levels of antioxidants in cacao nibs protect and repair the skin from environmental damage and premature ageing.

 

INGREDIENTS:

 

· 100g Quinoa

· 5g Cacao Nibs

· 50g Muscavado Sugar

· 1 tsp Cinnamon

· 100ml Coco

 

nut Oil (melted)

· 5-10 drops of essential oil (funnily enough, not essential!)

 

 

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Add the dry ingredients to a blender and blend until extra fine. (NB: you can also use a coffee grinder)

  2. Add the dry ingredients to a bowl pour in the coconut oil a little at a time.

  3. Continue adding the oil until you achieve the desired consistency.

  4. Now add 5-10 drops of your favourite essential oil.

  5. Give it a stir and spoon it into a clean jar.

Store out of direct sunlight and use within a fortnight.

 

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