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The Science of Beauty in the Bath — Application of Body Scrubs and Soaps

Using specially developed body scrubs and soaps is one way to deal with several skin and body conditions. Be sure to stay away from scrubs bottled and jarred packaged goods and soaps which contain harsh chemicals, acids or nutrient oil (also called parafin) as these can be drying out and even damaging to your skin.

Making your own scrubs and soaps is another option which doesn’t have to be complicated or difficult. I’ve included some terrific, simple recipes here for you to try. A little extra TLC and time in the bath can not only increase the look and health of your skin, it can also help to reduce stress and improve your current health.

Body scrubs and special soaps can be used for:

  1. Goosebumps
  2. Pimples
  3. Skin that needs stimulating
  4. Addressing problems such as dry skin or fatty tissue

The process is straightforward and choices are available to improve the look and feel of your anatomy’s skin.

a. Polish down with soap and water using the bath mitt, loofah or brush.

b. Apply all over with sea salt as you stand in the bath.

c. Apply all over with sugar using your soap lather.

d. Fill a muslin bag with ground oats/bran from a health super market and polish with that.

The use of a loofah, hemp baseball glove, long-backed bristle brush is effective at all times, but is very piso wifi pause time important is the person is on a strict diet or undertaking an easy. Under these circumstances the body is throwing off toxic compounds rapidly, and these need to be scoured off the skin.

The use of Soap

Even medical professionals can’t reach agreement on as to whether soap is positively good or harmful to the skin. The theory that it is bad is based on the fact that skin is naturally slightly acid, while soap is mostly alkaline. Hence the soap briefly kills the skins’ acid mantle. However, as the balance is reconditioned in one to three hours, the damage is not permanent.

The anti-soap brigade claims that the drying out effect of soap is cumulative; years of washing will take their toll in the form of skin that is prematurely dried or damaged. Certainly, students will feel the drying out effect of soap on their skin; it is this very feeling that makes some women say that they feel clean, but often this means that soap has been left on the skin which is not adequately rinsed and dried off.

You should know that although nowadays most soaps contain moisturizers such as cold cream to mitigate the drying out effect, this does not alter their alkalinity. Most people will cause little harm to their skin by using soap. It is only those who have particularly dry or sensitive skin who should use the special acid-balanced soaps, which are not strictly soaps at all, they are more aptly called skin cleansers.

Natural Body Cleanser, Polish and Soap Recipes

Homemade Sea Salt Exfoliator

Mix 1/8 cup of Essential olive oil and 1 heaping tablespoon of sea salt

Use on joints and elbows in the shower and rinse off. Dab dry with a soft towel.

Honey Polish

To create a good exfoliating polish, mix a tsp. of warm runny honey with 1 tbsp. milk. Add sugar unless you get it to a grainy consistency.

Use immediately.

Liquid Lavender Soap

Put 6 tbsp. of grated castile Soap and some water in a heatproof bowl and place over a saucepan of cooking water. When the Soap has melted, awaken in 5 tbsp glycerin. Remove from heat and awaken in 4 falls of Lavender oil.

If desired, awaken in a few falls of natural food coloring to color the Soap. When cool, put into clean containers and close with corks.

Cool Shower Gel


1/2 cup herbal shampoo or conditioner (look for one that is detergent-free; avoid labels that list any variation of “sodium lauryl Sulfate”)
1/4 to 3/4 cup water
3/4 teaspoon salt
8 falls Peppermint Fat
2 tablespoons Aloe Notara gel
Blend all the ingredients thoroughly, modifying the amount of water to get the desired consistency.
Put into a bottle or vessel.
Place a dab of this cooling gel in your hand to use instead of Soap.
Useful tips:

Formula may be doubled or tripled to make extra for gifts.

And please be sure to use pure Peppermint Fat, not a perfume oil.

Oats Bath Gel

To create a frothy bath gel, mix 1/4 cup dry oats and 1 tsp. honey with enough milk to make it a substance. Put in the microwave for a few seconds to loosen up and then use.

Almond Mayonnaise Polish

(for very dry skin)

1/4 cup almonds
1/8 teaspoon mayonnaise
Slow almonds in blender until they form dinner. Whirl in mayonnaise. Vinegar-Rinse your skin. Apply in Polish gently and thoroughly. Leave on skin approximately 10 minutes. Rinse off and follow with Vinegar Rinse.

Basic Body Butter Lotion Bar


1 Part Beeswax
1 Part Hot chocolate OR Shea Butter
1 Part Carrier Oil
1 Part Skin-Safe Perfume or Fat

  • Do not use both Hot chocolate Butter & Shea. Hot chocolate Butter will make a slightly harder bar, Shea Butter will make a slightly softer bar.
  • Add Beeswax, Carrier Oil of choice and Butter of choice to a microwave safe container. A Pyrex Measuring Glass is most effective for clean-up purposes. Thaw in 20 second increments until all is melted. Awaken well. Add Perfume of Fat, and awaken well. Put in a Thaw & Put Soap mold, Push Up Stick, or Deodorant Container and let solidify overnight.
  • This recipke can also be used for Top Balm, by using a Skin-Safe Flavor Oil rather than the Perfume of Fat.

Easy Sugar Scrubs

You’ll need a small to medium vessel, white or brown sugar to fill it near the top, and enough oil to add so the mixture is humid. You can use olive, sweet Almond, or organic oil. At this point you can add a 1/2 tsp. of an Fat or blend of oils. Lavender, Rose Geranium, or Rose combined with Rosemary, Orange or Orange is nice.

If you mix oils they should all total about 1/2 tsp. -not a 1/2 tsp. each. Mix all with a table spoon in the vessel, cover with the motorcycle and invite to sit at least overnight. The mixture should look “oily” and moistened. If it doesn’t, add more oil.

To use: Scoop a small amount on to your hand and apply your hands and fingers gently with the polish, not too hard. Rinse with trouble and dab dry. This leaves both hands soft, and is great after gardening!

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