Strawberry Skin


This time of year, strawberries are in abundance. They’re cheap and if you grow your own, they should be sprouting fruit about now.

I created a strawberry facial scrub a few years ago because they seemed like a nice thing to put on your skin and it’s a great way to use up the berries that may be a bit overripe.

The acidity of the berries and their little seeds seem to polish your skin leaving it with a dewy glow. the scrub also leaves you with a faint strawberry scent… great preparation for date night!

You can make the scrub in advance, however I find it provides the best results if you make it fresh each time.

Instructions after the jump…

Strawberry skin polish. Photography by Eclectic Kate

Tool Kit:

1 strawberry makes enough scrub for you face, use 4 if you’d like to use over your whole body.

½ teaspoon of olive oil

Pinch of rock salt

Blender

Method:

  1. Throw strawberries, olive oil and salt into the blender and whizz it up until well blended
  2. Transfer blended mix into a small bowl and over a sink rub mix into your skin being careful not to get it into your eyes
  3. Leave on for 5 minutes and then wash off
  4. Follow with a rich moisturiser such as rose hip oil
  5. Ensure you wash your sink thoroughly and wash any towels immediately otherwise the strawberry may stain.

Tip: Blended strawberry is also a good teeth whitener. Blend strawberry on it’s own and brush it onto your teeth. Rinse thoroughly

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6 thoughts on “Strawberry Skin

  1. Simply Feli says:

    Great tip, will definitely give this a try 🙂

  2. […] step by step instructions for the strawberry scrub here’s a link to the original post […]

  3. Simply Feli says:

    Hey Eclectic Kate, I gave it a try and wrote about it too! 🙂

  4. […] gorgeous Simply Feli tried my Strawberry scrub with her own twist! Genius… check her […]

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