Body scrub is a means of cleansing, toning and rejuvenating the skin. Scrubs for weight loss can be purchased at the store, and it is better to prepare their homes on the basis of coffee grounds, sea salt, essential oils, etc. Scrub is a cosmetic product that has in its composition solid particles exfoliating dead skin cells, improving blood circulation and enriching it with oxygen . In English, the word scrub means "scrub, scrape, wash." Regularly cleansing the skin with such a means, you can increase its elasticity and elasticity, and together with healing baths and wraps reduce body volume, that is, lose weight.
The history of the cosmetic composition called scrub, counts more than one thousand years. According to legend, the ancient Roman beauties prolonged their youth and beauty with scrubs, cooked on the basis of honey, crushed reindeer antlers, milk and purified sand. The famous beauty Cleopatra also regularly used scrubs with the addition of olive oil. Today on sale it is possible to find cosmetics of such spectrum of action from the most different manufacturers and intended for a face skin, a body, legs, hands, etc. In addition, they differ not only in the place of application, but also in skin type.
Owners of dry and sensitive skin are recommended to apply scrubs with a gentle consistency with fine abrasive particles. Women with combination and oily skin can choose the means with the addition of clay, apricot kernels and other large abrasive particles. The smallest particles are part of the facial scrub. You can cleanse the body by means of sea salt, sugar, raspberry stones, strawberries, etc. The coffee grounds, apricot bones, citrus essential oils, oat flakes, sugar, etc. will provide a weight loss effect.
Salt smooths the skin and smooths the surface of the epidermis. Sugar has a more gentle effect and is suitable for sensitive skin.
It must be remembered that you can not use the scrub in case of inflammation and various rashes on the skin, wounds, cuts, etc. To reduce the body's volume, the skin needs to be steamed before processing with such a composition. Apply the product in a circular motion, gently massaging the skin for 5 minutes. After that, rub into it any nourishing or moisturizing cream, and it is better to make a wrap, for example, with seaweed or chocolate.
There are a lot of recipes for making slimming scrubs. The most popular is this composition: half of the grapefruit is peeled of the films, crushed and mixed with 5 tablespoons of sea salt and 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Do not throw out the rind of fruit, but grate it and add it to the mixture. Treat the body with massage movements until redness appears and rinse with warm water.
It is necessary to remember that it is not possible to solve the problem of excess weight by some scrubs, it is necessary to revise one's diet and increase physical activity.
Mix 2 tablespoons of coffee grounds, 1 a tablespoon of honey and a few drops of essential oils of citrus – lemon, grapefruit and orange. Use as directed. In winter, it is recommended to use such a tool: mix 2 tablespoons of cocoa powder with 100 g of sugar, add 1-2 tablespoons of peach oil and a few drops of jojoba oil. This product is good for the skin and stimulates the burning of fat.