Easy DIY Body Scrubs to Enhance Your Medical Spa Treatments

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As we grow older, the natural exfoliation process of the body slows down, leading to a buildup of dead skin cells. It may also lead to dryness and flakiness of the skin, as well as potential pore blockage. Body scrubs are physical exfoliants that use natural abrasives such as salt, sugar, or coffee grains. These tools are designed to gently exfoliate the skin, promoting the growth of new cells and enhancing blood flow. When paired with top-notch anti-aging medical spa treatments, body scrubs can effectively maintain the freshness of your skin and enhance its youthful radiance.

Exfoliating Coffee Scrub

Coffee scrubs have gained significant popularity as a natural skincare option due to their abundance of antioxidants. Additionally, coffee contains caffeic acid, which has been found to promote collagen production and provide protection for the skin. 

For a simple and gentle exfoliating coffee scrub, just combine coffee grounds in equal proportions with your preferred oil, like coconut oil or almond oil. Gently massage the scrub onto your moist skin using circular motions, then rinse it off with warm water.

Nourishing Sugar Scrub

Sugar has a remarkable ability to attract moisture to your skin, resulting in a well-hydrated complexion. Sugar is a natural source of glycolic acid, which effectively breaks down dead skin cells and helps to create a smoother surface for the skin. 

When it comes to exfoliating, sugar scrubs are a great choice for those with sensitive skin. For a delightful sugar scrub, combine 1 cup of sugar with 1/4 cup of your preferred oil, like coconut, olive, or avocado oil. Various types of sugar can be used in your scrub, including regular granulated sugar, brown sugar, or organic sugar. Brown sugar is the smoothest option, while organic sugar has a slightly more granular texture.

Incorporating Body Scrubs and Medical Spa Treatments into Your Routine

Body scrubs are a great way to help prep your skin before certain medical spa treatments. Lotions, creams, and other skincare products can also be applied more effectively after exfoliating because the skin is better able to absorb their nutrients. However, it’s important to note that body scrubs are not meant to be used daily. Try to only use these once or twice a week at most to prevent your skin from getting irritated or dried out.

For the best skincare tips and treatments to add to your beauty routine, contact The Aurora DeJuliis, MD European Medical Spa in Montclair, NJ, at (973) 338-6300 to schedule an appointment.

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