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Shower Scrub for Silky Soft Skin

Shower Scrub for Silky Soft Skin

When you start scratching a dog, have you noticed how they start swooning and wriggling to get more and more? With this lustrous scrub cream you’ll feel like that pet. The experience on your skin is softly abrasive and it satisfies all the itches while at the same time brings your skin to its cleanest, most healthy beauty.

In India, bathing was always pure pleasure. There is a saying, “You can eat and regret; but not bathe and regret.”

Soft Shower Scrub
First massage yourself with a fruit or nut oil of your choice. While this step is optional, it provides a nice surface for the real scrub, and can give your skin much-needed lubrication, especially in the winter. Choose your oil with your personal needs in mind; older skin loves avocado oil, for example, whereas olive oil is better for younger skin. For more about the right oil for you, see Choose the Best Cosmetic Oils for Your Skin.

Second, place about 1 cup of plain white yogurt into a bowl and add enough chickpea flour to make a paste. (Chickpea flour is available in the natural food stores and sections of supermarkets.) Stir until well-mixed. Scoop some of the paste into your hand and massage into your skin, all over your body.

Rub it on repeatedly, if you want, so it sort of crumbles off your skin, taking away all the deep-down dirt with it. This sounds painful but it isn’t. Sometimes you can scrub extra hard with the help of dried fibers of a gourd, or a loofah, which cleans especially well.

Shower and rinse thoroughly.

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Adapted from Almond Eyes, Lotus Feet, by Sharada Dwivedi et al (Collins, 2007).

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Annie B. Bond

Annie is a renowned expert in non-toxic and green living. She was named one of the top 20 environmental leaders by Body and Soul Magazine and "the foremost expert on green living." - Body & Soul Magazine, 2009. Learn Annie's latest eco-friendly news on anniebbond.com, a website dedicated to healthy and green living.

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5:41AM PDT on Mar 21, 2013

Thank you for sharing.

4:20AM PST on Nov 27, 2012

thanks

2:44AM PST on Nov 27, 2012

thanks for sharing

1:26AM PST on Nov 13, 2012

Thank you :)

10:08AM PDT on Oct 7, 2012

will try this natural option, i buy scrubs from the stores.

4:56AM PDT on Jun 21, 2012

Thanks for the info.

3:29PM PDT on Jun 9, 2012

thanks

8:10PM PDT on Nov 5, 2011

thanks

5:05PM PDT on Aug 10, 2011

Thanks for the great info.

6:54AM PDT on Jul 24, 2011

thanks

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