Chocolate is really a blissful treat for taste buds as it lifts up your mood, but have you ever wondered that this chocolate can also be put to use on the skin! Your skin goes gaga like your taste buds as chocolate is yummy for your skin as well. Chocolate prevents early signs of aging, such as fine lines, wrinkles etc. Besides, it also protects your skin from harsh UV rays and the damage caused by them to your skin. Coconut that is used in the scrub is antiseptic and anti-bacterial that emolliates skin and nourishes it while improving the texture and making skin glow all the time.
- 1 cup brown sugar
- ½ cup coconut oil
- 1/3 cup almond oil
- 2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
- 5 drops coconut extract or any essential oil
About the Ingredients
It exfoliates gently and removes dead skin cells on the skin’s uppermost layer. Besides, it improves the overall tonality and texture of skin.
2. Coconut Oil
It is a powerful emollient and a great antiseptic that nourishes and conditions skin and takes care of its well being. Besides, it creates a radiant glow on the skin by uplifting it.
3. Almond Oil
It cleanses skin and moisturizes it deeply. It effectively cures dryness and soothes irritation or other skin conditions.
4. Cocoa Powder
Benefits of chocolate (cocoa) have been discussed above.
5. Essential Oil
For added aroma and zest, essential oil or coconut extract is used.
Method of Preparation
Mix together all the ingredients in a large bowl until they get blended completely into each other.
Use back of a spoon to mix together all the ingredients. Make sure that no chunks or lumps are formed while mixing and it should mix like a smooth mix with gritty sugar granules and nothing else.
Use it once or twice a week as per your needs and desires. DIY homemade chocolate coconut scrub is ready