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Personalize Your Own Gentle Exfoliating Scrub
Welcome to my Apothecary! The below format is what you would expect in my Mala workshop- ALL Ingredients are Monika approved Organic/Wildcrafted and sourced through my ethical sustainable community of earth loving and caring humans :)
Please have a look through the ingredients before getting started, keeping in mind your skins special needs and what your end product will look, smell and feel like.
I have included hopefully enough information for you, since you will only have a virtual sense of each ingredient. ~ if you need ANY help, please contact me here: CONTACT.
START by choosing your Theme: based on what type of exfoliant you want to create, seasonal preferences and pairing ingredients that compliment each other.
This is a powder blend, so also keep in mind intended liquid ingredients that will mix well. (honey, yogurt, avocado, your mala cleanser, hydrosol, oil cleanse or spring water?)
1. Choose 1 Base: this is your foundation that makes up 50-80% of your blend- all blends are suitable for any skin type
Mala Blend: Ground Oatstraw, Almond Meal, Seaweed Extract, Golden Jojoba Seed Oil, Veg Glycerine, with Ground herbs of Rosebuds, Comfrey Root Powder, Calendula Blossoms, Red Clover, Marshmallow Root, & Lavender Flowers
Brown Rice Powder: This can be a nice base on its own for very sensitive skins. It offers the gentlest ‘exfoliating’ properties without any scrubbing type feel.
Moon juice Adaptogenic Powder - brown rice protein, maca root extract, powders of cacao, shatavari root, ashwagandha root and leaf and cinnamon
2. Choose up to 3 Active Botanicals: these are your star ingredients that activate and what make your product “theme” ie; pineapple scrub, detox, vitamin C, etc.
Pineapple: contains antioxidant enzymes, offering a gentle yet very effective sloughing of debris and dead skin cells that encourages cell recovery (turnover), optimizing absorption + regeneration
Australian Kakadu Plum Powder (Gubinge): holds the #1 spot as the purest and highest amount of Vitamin C on the planet. Another amazing exfoliant and skin revitalizer. A wonderful addition for exfoliating skin that has been through the elements of summers sun and fun.
Concord Grape Powder - anti‐inflammatory and astringent benefits, as well as expectorant and emollient qualities. Rich in Vitamin A, B, C; potent alpha-hydroxy acid (tartaric acid), rich in resveratrol antioxidant; powerful antioxidant, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory benefits, promotes skin rejuvenation.
Mangosteen - ‘queen of all fruits’ yields polyhydroxy-xanthone derivatives, which are more abundant in the mangosteen than in any other fruit, may have a positive effect on skin cells that have been damaged by free radicals.
Activated charcoal - a fine black detoxification powder which has benefits for those suffering with acne and other inflammatory skin conditions
Green Sea Clay- high in mineral content and helps draw out impurities from pores while restoring and replenishing the skin with essential minerals and vitamins (detox)
Made with: Green Clay, Laminaria Digitata Powder (Laminaria digitata), Spirulina Powder (Arthrospira platensis), Lithothamnium Calcareum Powder (Lithothamnium calcareum), Horsetail Leaf Powder
Green Tea - antioxidant, anti-inflammatory (gentle for all skin types)
MSM (methylsulfonylmethane) a naturally occurring sulphur-vital in the production of collagen and elastin, anti-inflammatory, detoxification, rehydratiing to skin cells
Honey Powder (coming soon)
3. Choose 1-3 Functional Ingredients - Extras that perform a physical function
Coconut Milk Powder- offers a creaminess and density to your blends; helps maintain elasticity and flexibility of skin (added hydration)
Cacao Powder -very high in anti-aging compounds and essential for making spa-quality chocolate products.
Geranium+Rose Flowers and leaves- add a soft floral scent to your blend
Blue Butterfly Pea Flowers - (anti-oxidant) adds a beautiful blue hue when mixed with a water base.
Kaolin (white) Clay -also high in minerals, adds thickness to your exfoliant with mild detoxing effects.
Jojoba beads- spherical wax beads made from jojoba seed oil, adds safe and effective exfoliating ‘scrubbing’ properties.
After you select ‘Your Custom Exfoliating Scrub’ into your cart, a pop-up form will appear with easy to use checkboxes of all the above categories and ingredients ~Happy Blending!
HOW TO Use Your Fabulous New Exfoliant: 1-2x a week
Apply 2 teaspoons of powder into your palm and add in your favorite cleansing ingredient(s), hydrosol and/or cleanser, massage into dry skin using circular motions. Rinse well with tepid water and moisturize.
Gentle exfoliation sloughs off dead skin, dirt and debris to encourage cell turnover and revitalized the skin for optimal absorption.
1.69 oz / 50 ml
This is a seasonal item for Autumn & Winter 2018
FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY.
Please use common sense caution- If any irritation should occur, rinse product off immediately and discontinue use.
Organic products are meant to be used and not stored on a shelf. Because all of our products are made FRESH (we never use synthetic preservatives) we package everything in smaller quantities to ensure full efficacy and recommend using within 6 months after opening.
To ensure Freshness and Potency:
Always use Spatula
Keep fingers out of jars to avoid moisture and bacteria
Store all products in cool dry place
Avoid exposure to heat and direct sunlight