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Last Updated on February 20, 2021 by Diane Hoffmaster
My family just got back from a week in Saint Augustine, Florida and if I thought Georgia was hot in the summer...WOW! The heat and humidity was absolutely suffocating down there last week! I went through 4 containers of sunscreen, put a 2 hour beach limit on all of us, and our shower in the cottage was running almost constantly. Just walking through the historic district for a couple of hours had us soaking with sweat and slightly sun burnt! Needless to say, between the sunscreen, the frequent showers and the low level sunburn I had all week, my skin is not particularly happy with me right now. When I got home, the first thing I did was start looking for sugar scrub recipes to make for a bit of skin pampering this week.
While I as gone on vacation, my garden kept right on growing and I came home to a whole bunch of cucumbers and fresh basil. I decided that a cucumber basil sugar scrub was the perfect summer DIY beauty recipe for my dry summer skin. I removed the seeds from the cucumber and only used a couple leaves of basil since it is a very strong smell. Cucumbers have amazing health benefits. Check out HealthBeautyTips.net for great info about the health benefits of cucumbers!
Cucumber Basil Sugar Scrub
Diane is a professional blogger and nationally certified pharmacy technician at Good Pill Pharmacy. She has two college aged kids, one husband and more pets than she will admit to. She earned her BS in Microbiology at the University of New Hampshire but left her career in science to become a stay at home mom. Years of playing with LEGO and coloring with crayons had her craving a more grown up purpose to her life and she began blogging and freelance writing full time. You can learn more about her HERE.