Get Radian Skin with a DIY Almond Facial Scrub

Make a moisturizing facial scrub from almonds. Photo: iStock Photo. almond, almonds, facial scrub, face, skin, skincare, natural, green, eco-friendly, diy, do it yourself, homemade, photoEveryone wants gorgeous skin, but our skin isn't always so keen to cooperate. We use cleaners, moisturizers, and facial scrubs to try to give our skin what it needs to be radiant, often forgetting that many products contain chemicals that aren't good for the skin. Thankfully, nature provides us with a great alternative: Almonds.

Almonds, though often called nuts, are the seed of the almond tree. They're great for lowering cholesterol and keeping your cardiovascular system in tip-top shape, but they can also do wonders for your skin.

Almonds are packed with vitamin E, an antioxidant that is great for skin.

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By Cara Smusiak| October 20, 2009
Categories:  Live

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Cara Smusiak

Cara Smusiak

Cara believes using natural products and eliminating harsh or synthetic chemicals leads to a healthier, happier lifestyle. She grew up in a family that recycled just about everything, avoided harsh cleaners and heavily-scented products, and often turned to holistic medicine. Cara has degrees in art history and journalism, and has taken classes in environmental toxicology and environmental geology. She is passionate about healthy and natural living, environmental awareness and policy, and holistic health care.

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