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Nourishing Facial Scrub Formula

Nourishing Facial Scrub Formula

Dead skin cells can make our complexions look so drab and lusterless. But just because we want to shed those tired old cells doesn’t mean we want to use harsh scrubs that leave our faces blotchy and raw. If you’d rather soothe and nourish your skin while gently exfoliating dead skin cells, this formula is a must-try! It uses a secret ingredient that gives deep nourishment to the complexion, leaving your skin feeling smooth and revitalized.

Here’s a hint: the secret ingredient is something we usually throw away (or compost). Find out what it is, and how to reveal healthy fresh new skin with this super formula, here.


2 tablespoons ground flaxseeds (so rich in beneficial Omega-3 oils)
1/2 banana, mashed
1/2 avocado peel

1. Combine flaxseeds and banana in a small bowl.

2. Using the avocado skin as a scoop, scoop up some of the flaxseed mixture and gently, using circular motions, massage it into your clean, damp skin. Be sure to allow contact between the soft inside of the avocado peel and your skin.

3. Rinse thoroughly with warm water, followed by a splash of cool water.

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By Cait Johnson, Assistant Producer, Care2 Healthy Living Content.

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Cait Johnson

Cait Johnson, MFA, is the author of six books, including Earth, Water, Fire, and Air: Essential Ways of Connecting to Spirit, Witch in the Kitchen, Celebrating the Great Mother and Tarot Games. She has been a counselor for more than 20 years, and teaches workshops on seasonal elemental approaches to self-healing, conscious eating, and soul-nurturing creativity.


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4:55PM PDT on May 4, 2013

Thank you :)

2:29PM PDT on Mar 31, 2013

Nice & interesting info. Thank you very much!! :)

5:15AM PST on Mar 6, 2013

Thank you Cait, for Sharing this!

12:43AM PST on Mar 4, 2013


2:13PM PST on Mar 2, 2013

Love it.

8:27AM PDT on Aug 12, 2012

I'll have to try this out , thank you!

2:52PM PDT on Aug 11, 2012


11:07AM PDT on Aug 11, 2012

Love the idea!

3:07PM PDT on Aug 10, 2012

Avo is also good for the skin eaten internally.

3:28AM PDT on Jun 12, 2012

Thanks for the info.

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