Credit is given to the ancient Egyptians for the practice of exfoliation. In the Middle Ages, wine was used as a chemical exfoliant, with tartaric acid as the active agent.In Asia, the practice of exfoliation started hundreds of years ago. The etymology of the word exfoliate comes from the Latin exfoliare (to strip off leaves). Both men and women used scrubs with perfumed oils to keep their skin supple and free of wrinkles from the dry desert heat.
Benefits of Coffee as used in Body Scrub
Caffeine helps tighten the skin, reducing cellulite. Applied around the eyes reduces puffiness because caffeine restricts blood vessels reducing swelling and inflammation. Also loaded with antioxidants to help fight premature skin aging i.e wrinkle, sun spots and fine lines.
Benefits of Oatmeal as used in Body Scrub
Oatmeal oats can effectively absorb and remove dirt and impurities from skin surface.
-Oatmeal is an emollient helping to soften and hydrate skin
-Helps treat acne, eczema, rosacea and rashes
-Can help relieve symptoms of aging