The Scrub that’s got everyone talking!

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So yeah! a very happy sunday to you all! I am here to talk about a scrub that got quite a bit of attention over the past few weeks!

You see, much as I would love to say that after a 10 hour-full time job, after managing laundry and dishes, and a husband who demands all my attention, and a rabbit that gives me look when i give him spinach I just do not get time- truth is I am lazy. I just do not want to step out of the house on a Sunday unless this 28 year old kid I call husband takes me out on a date or drives me. I mean I don’t know how to drive because I always thought if I knew how to they’d make me drive relatives and friends and family around. For the longest time I avoided cooking too for the same reasons ๐Ÿ™‚

Look at me shameless and alright!

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So it all happened, this way, the scrub-

When ย I expressed my ardent displeasure in my jiggly thighs- the princess of Egypt AKA Eman Sayyed Fathy gave me a solution that she thinks is common science and I think is stolen from Cleopatra’s tomb! Coffee beans are natural skin exfoliator and work on cellulite like wonder. What’s best is – throw in some sugar and some olive oil and you have a body polishing scrub that work 3 ways-

a) reduce cellulite

b) hydrates your skin

c) Prevents body hair from coming back

What else would you need from a scrub? You tell me.

IMG_0898So here goes the recipe!

Coffee beans residue

Olive oil (I freeze and keep in cubes)

Cocoa powder (for a hint of smell and color)

Sugar (Brown/white)

IMG_0899Mix it all up and scrub your body thrice a week while bath.

When you see the difference- come and let me know!

update: this scrub actually is Eman’s German roomie’s beauty tip. Apparently, some Brazilian guy is also involved in making this scrub effective saying brazilian coffee works best. So yeah- authenticity is pending. The result though is unmatched!

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9 thoughts on “The Scrub that’s got everyone talking!

  1. Tell me more? I have a scrub that I love but it is expensive and I’d love to find an alternative. By coffee residue, do you mean grounds? Have you used it?

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    • Yes, grounds ๐Ÿ™‚ And yes I have used it- infact, I am using it almost everyday. It works like miracle and gives your skin this satiny soft feeling and a healthy glow! I am never using any store bought scrub again. If you have dry skin, this is something you would adore…give it a try!
      P.S: This blog was written on request…my colleagues at work wondered what’s behind my smooth, glowy skin. Lol…Very awkward to declare but its true.

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