Silky Smooth Skin the Natural Way- for under £10!

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If you want silky, smooth, glowing skin for under £10 make sure you read this post! As i mentioned on my Instagram, I have very sensitive skin and so can’t use most shower gels, I have even tried some natural soaps like olive oil soap which brings me up in little patches of dry skin that look like psoriasis… not great! I also have a thing for having really soft skin, touch is definitely one of the most intense senses so I like to try to have silky smooth skin at all times. Having struggled to purchase anything that suits my skin and also coupled with becoming more aware of what I am putting in and onto my body as I learn more about holistic therapies, I decided to make something myself. This scrub is 100% natural and left my skin so soft even after the first use. The best thing about it is that you don’t need to moisturise after you get out of the shower, the oil stay on your skin but not enough for it to feel greasy.     Here is the little recipe I used and why I used each ingredient, portions don’t matter too much so this is just a rough estimate: 4 tablespoons ground coffee The caffeine in coffee fights free radicals, which are responsible for premature skin ageing, helping reduce the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines and loss of elasticity. The antioxidants attack the free radicals and eliminate them improving the appearance of your skin. It is also anti-inflammatory reducing the redness of the skin and so improving skin tone. The caffeine also dehydrates fatty cells which reduces the appearance of cellulite. 4 tablespoons Himalayan sea salt Beside from the exfoliation qualities of sea salt, Himalayan pink salt is renowned for its detoxifying qualities. It draws out metals and toxins from the body. This means it drives out the grime, dirt, pollution and bacteria that build up in your pores enabling the skin to remain clean and pure which can help to prevents breakouts. Sea [...]