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Okay, I think it’s safe to say that winter is officially here! Though I love thick, snuggly cashmere sweaters and cute ear muffs, what I am not looking forward to is the dull, flaky, dry skin that comes with the season. It’s time to create a yummy potion to rescue your skin that is soon to have the winter blues.

The natural combination of lemon and sugar is not only good to your taste buds, it also supports hydration of the skin and gives you that dewy summer glow that you love.Ingredients

  • 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • Water
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Directions

  1.  Slice lemon and squeeze two halves into a bowl (remove seeds).
  2. Add sugar and honey.
  3. Stir well to form a medium-thick consistency.
  4. Massage a tablespoon of olive oil into your skin to protect from the sugar exfoliant.
  5. Apply the complete mixture to your face in circular motions. Be gentle and steer clear of your eyes.
  6. Let sit for about 5 minutes.
  7. Rinse skin with cool water, pat dry and apply a thick moisturizer for an extra glow.
  8. If you have leftovers, feel free to use it on your hands and feet for a quick buff and glow!

Skin & Tonic: Lemonade Facial Scrub was originally published on blackdoctor.org

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