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Spring is here sooner than we thought, flowers are starting to peak through, squirrels, birds and cute little creatures are showing us signs that spring is here and we are fortunate to be able to share and enjoy each day!

I am a [Link Removed] and now it seems that they have been a part of me forever...I personally love them because they make me feel good and special every time I use them, even on off days...there's nothing better jumping in the shower, and scrubbing off dead rough skin(or a bad day), and replacing it with new soft skin (a bright new day!)

In my web travels I came across Kim DeLeary, a writer that loves to write about Natural Bath and Body products for Suite101.com and in 2007 she wrote the following article on how to use [Link Removed] and I thought it was perfect, because it gives you options on how to use the body scrub depending on your preference!

So I decided it to share with you all...specially now that we all need to get out “new bright skin” ready for Spring!
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Wet and Dry Application by Kim DeLeary
You can use a body scrub on dry or wet skin. Either way leaves your skin soft and smooth. Learn about both methods of using a body scrub to decide which is best for you.

Body Scrubs For Cleansing And Massage Action
Body scrubs can give you a Spa experience right in your own home. Scrub mixtures can soften, exfoliate, revitalize, tone and moisturize your skin. There are two main ways to use a scrub. You can either use the scrub dry before you get into the shower or you can use the [Link Removed]after you have already cleansed yourself and shampooed at usual and are still in the shower. The residue is rinsed off as the product is used. The skin is patted dry afterwards to allow any protective's oils remaining to seal in the moisture.
Some people prefer to use the body scrub then use a cleanser and shampoo to remove any body scrub residue. The idea is that the massaging action works the oil into the skin and how you prefer to treat the skin before or after doing the body scrub is up to you.

Leave Your Face And Neck Out Of It
It is not necessary to use a scrub on your face and neck area, as these areas are too tender and usually do not need an abrasive or exfoliating product. Scrubs are very effective as a mini home spa for hands, feet, elbows, ankles and knees, particularly in the winter. You will be pleased at the appearance of the freshly revealed skin.

Self Tanners And Special Events
If you use a self-tanner, the product will go on more evenly if you use a scrub before putting it on. If you are using a [Link Removed] revitalize your skin's appearance before any special event.

Use A Natural [Link Removed] In Wet Or Dry Conditions

A body [Link Removed]great effects from the ingredients and massaging action. Use circular motions with your hand surface to effect a massaging action. Use a consistent pressure as you cover each area evenly. Do not press so that the scrubbing action is uncomfortable as you could irritate the skin. You must be gentle because the scrub ingredients will provide the scrubbing action and your efforts must be concentrated on doing a thorough job so all areas are done in a consistent way. This prevents you from finding a dry patch later on that was missed.
The scrub material cleanses the skin, the oil soothes, softens and provides nutrients to the skin. The massage action will revitalize the skin by stimulating circulation and the toning the skin. These benefits result from either the dry or wet scrub.

*Newspapers For The Dry [Link Removed]They are not listed here in order of preference. The first method, the dry scrub, can be messy so lay newspaper down in a wide area on the bathroom floor before starting. You will begin from below your neck down, arms first, working your way down your trunk and limbs.
Do not use the scrub on the bottom of your feet, as your feet will then be slippery when you get into the shower. Give the product a few minutes to sink in before showering. Get into the shower, wash, and shampoo as usual.

Scrub A Dub Dub In The Shower
The second method of using a [Link Removed] to shower and shower as usual before using the scrub afterwards while still in the shower. If you need to, hairpin your hair out of the way securely. Cover if necessary (any kind of turban, towel or otherwise. will do). Use it until the scrub is dissolved. Rinse off and pat yourself dry. Both the dry and wet scrub methods leave the skin glowing, moisturized and incredibly soft.

Read more: “Using Body Scrubs Effectively: Wet and Dry Application” - [Link Removed] rest assured that with either method you will end up with beautiful soft skin ready for SPRING!

Happy Spring - Enjoy each day!  


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