Sugar is a natural humectant and as such retains moisture and keeps the skin hydrated. Because it melts when mixed with water, it is ideal for delicate and sensitive skin. Sugar is also known to be a pure, natural source of Glycolic Acid, also known as an AHA, which helps to break down dead, flaky skin and help support cell turnover. When combined with nourishing oils, sugar scrubs can be used before or during bathing for a thorough exfoliating treatment that leaves skin smooth, soft and supple. When skin is exfoliated it helps your skin care product work more effectively due to the pores being unclogged.
Red palm oil is rich in antioxidants such as vitamin A and its high concentrations of vitamin E protects skin cells and improve overall health. Studies have found red palm oil to contains vitamins D and K, which are not present in other oils. Organic red palm oil contains natural antibacterials that fight acne bacteria. It can help your skin maintain moisture. Vitamins A and E are free radical neutralizers and they fight free radicals, which help to protect and preserve your cells, the result is healthier hair and skin.
Orange essential oil benefits can be attributed to its properties as an anti-inflammatory, antidepressant, antispasmodic, antiseptic and aphrodisiac.