In this week’s blog we talked about how our everyday environments are damaging our health because exposure to chemicals and toxins affect our ability to absorb, store and use what nutrients we do get from our food.
In particular, we looked at hormone imbalances and Oestrogen Dominance in both men and women.
It’s impossible to avoid every environmental toxin in our modern world. We do however, have an inbuilt detoxification system to help us process this; our livers. The problem lies with the level of toxic load and nutrient deficiencies our livers are dealing with. Throughout history many traditional cultures have used specific therapies to assist with the detoxification of environmental toxins and chemicals. One of these therapies is body brushing using a dry brush or a scrub made from natural ingredients.
This is our recipe for an indulgent, luxurious body scrub that will help your body clear toxins, help you relax and it will leave your skin amazingly smooth.
This sugar scrub combines some of our favourite natural beauty ingredients:
This simple scrub smells like a rich mocha, but is incredibly simple and inexpensive to make.
Take note: This scrub is delicious for your skin, but can be a little messy in your shower or or bath. Simply apply some baking soda and vinegar to wash off any residue.
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