Next time you know you are going to be a marathon shopping diva, super-hero or just standing for long periods of time, mix up this Winter Solstice SugarFoot Scrub using Lavender, Peppermint and Rosemary essential oils. You may already have on hand the simple ingredients. Just like the rest of your skin, your feet need to be massaged and exfoliated and using this recipe, will easily be rejuvenated and refreshed at day’s end.
Lavender (Lavendula angustifolia) – Skin rejuvenator, antiseptic, uplifting – balances the psyche.
Peppermint (Mentha x. piperita) – Cooling, analgesic, sedative, anti-inflammatory.
Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) – Lifts exhaustion, but tonic for the nerves, relieves swelling, soothes tired, stiff and overworked muscles.
Winter Solstice SugarFoot Scrub
· 2 drops Peppermint Essential Oil · 2 drops Rosemary · 3 drops Lavender Essential Oil · ¼ cup Sugar (white or brown) · ¼ cup Sweet Almond Oil.
In a bowl mix together sugar and sweet almond oil. Add Peppermint essential oil and lavender essential oil and mix well. Use right away by soaking feet in a foot-bath, bath or shower. Gently massage the soles and toes in a circular motion, paying attention to sore or dry, rough areas. Relax and let the aromas envelope you. Gently polishes dry skin, leaving your skin hydrated and your feet silky smooth to the touch. If not using mixture right away, store in a tight container.