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Unique Ways to Use Your Balms

Unique Ways to Use Your Balms

Most people use balms in a very traditional way. However, there are so many uses for balms that go beyond using it on your lips and body. Most of us use a body balm as a lotion substitute, because body balms are often made without synthetics and parabens.  And lots of use lip balms to keep our lips looking and feeling great! Before we get into this conversation though, what is a Balm? A Balm is a concentrate of ingredients. Most skin products are made with water, because of this, you often have to use a lot to feel hydrating affects. On the other hand, a balm does not contain any water, but instead more raw ingredients.  Because of this, when you use the substance, a little bit will go a long way. When you buy a body or lip balm, you want to make sure it is synthetic-free, paraben-free, nonGMO, and made with pure ingredients derived from the Earth. You want to avoid any balms that list “fragrance” as an ingredient. Often times body care companies that list this as an ingredient are using it as a way to hide synthetically produced fragrances and scents. Now that you know what to look for when purchasing a balm, check out some awesome unique uses for balms.

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Pomegranate Lemon Sugar Scrub

Pomegranate Lemon Sugar Scrub

Hey Everyone,

If you are looking for a nice refreshing body scrub you’ve got to try this Sugar Scrub! It’s super easy to make! Because this mixture is oily it is very hydrating. Why use a sugar scrub over a salt scrub? Because sugar is actually more hydrating to the skin than salt.

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 cup of Organic Unrefined Sugar
  • 1/2 cup of slightly melted/warmed Coconut Oil
  • 1/2 tsp. Lemon Essential Oil
  • 2-3 drops of Lemongrass Essential Oil
  • 1-3 drops of Rosemary Essential Oil
  • A quarter worth of Pomegranate Seeds

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