Different Ways to Use Vanilla for Skin Care – Vanilla is one of the most beloved flavors worldwide used in cakes, ice creams, custards and other desserts. But vanilla comes packed with several beauty benefits as well. Vanilla plays a vital role in our skin care as it improves the texture of our skin and helps treating various skin woes. The natural antibacterial properties of vanilla makes it an excellent anti acne treatment. Vanilla is a rich source of anti oxidants that helps to slow down skin aging. Apart from that, vanilla contains high amount of B vitamins which are essential to maintain healthy and beautiful skin. Below we have discussed few Different Ways to Use Vanilla for Skin Care, check them out quickly 🙂
Different Ways to Use Vanilla for Skin Care
Vanilla Body Scrub
Take 8 cups of brown sugar and 2 cups of olive oil. Stir together, but be careful so that the sugar doesn’t get dissolved. Add in 8 drops of vanilla essential oil and give it a good mix. Your vanilla body scrub is ready for use. You can transfer the body scrub in an air tight container and store it in the fridge. Use this vanilla body scrub twice or thrice a week in the shower. Vanilla is rich in anti oxidants known as ‘vanillin’ which helps the body to repair the skin damage and maintain healthy and beautiful skin. The sugar granules provide excellent exfoliation and allow all the goodness of the anti oxidants to be absorbed by the skin.
Vanilla and Honey Face Mask
Mix equal amount of organic honey and vanilla extract and massage it onto the face. Let it sit there for some time and then wash off. Both, vanilla and honey is rich in anti oxidants and can treat several skin issues such as acne, pimple, blemishes etc. Regular application of this vanilla face mask results in softer, smoother skin.
Vanilla Body Wash
We all know that vanilla scent elevates our mood, so why not make a homemade vanilla body wash to reduce stress and leaving your body and mind feeling relaxed. Mix together half cup each of sweet almond oil, honey and liquid soap or any body wash and 1-2 tbsp of vanilla extract. Transfer the vanilla body wash into a pump bottle. Shake well before use. Pour a few drops onto a loofah and start to smell delicious 🙂
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Vanilla Lip Scrub
In a mixing bowl, take 1 tsp each of honey and olive oil and mix well. Then 2 tsp brown sugar and finally add 1/4th tsp of vanilla extract. Combine everything but make sure the sugar granules don’t get dissolved. Your vanilla lip scrub is ready. Store it in small container. Apply a small amount onto the lips and gently scrub for few seconds. Rinse off and you can immediately see how soft your lips are feeling!
Also read How to Get Rid of Wrinkles on the Lips
These were some simple ways to use Vanilla for skin care. I hope you liked the post, can’t wait to hear your feed back 🙂
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