The Matcha Green Tea Sugar Scrub can be used from head to foot, brightening, exfoliating, and moisturizing the skin. It does this using a three-sugar blend, grapeseed oil, jojoba oil, shea butter, grapefruit essential oil, and beautiful matcha powder.
High in antioxidants and antibacterial properties, Matcha has been consumed for hundreds of years as part of the traditional Japanese tea ceremony. Currently, matcha has gained popularity for its health benefits, antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties.
The Science Behind the Ingredients:
~ Sugar helps the skin retain moisture
~ Raw sugar provides beneficial minerals
~ Shea butter has anti-inflammatory properties, antioxidant properties, and is high in triterpenes which may encourage repair of the skin barrier.
~ Grape seed oil promotes wound healing, and has both antibacterial and antioxidant effects
~ Jojoba oil promotes repair of the skin barrier, wound healing, skin aging, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects, and may have an antibacterial effect.
~ Grapefruit essential oil has antimicrobial properties, including against the bacteria P.acnes