Blackberry can be a delicious aid in maintaining beautiful skin. It is packed with multiple nutrients like vitamin C, vitamin E and other potent antioxidants. The vitamin E present in blackberry helps in maintaining the health of skin fats and prevents the skin from wrinkles. Apart from protecting the skin from oxidative damage, the vitamin C is also responsible for the formation and strengthening of collagen strengthening of collagen structure which is the basis of connective tissue and aids in keeping skin toned and tightened.
Lemon is a natural source of vitamin C which is an ingredient commonly used to lighten sun and age spots to even out skin tone. It is also a natural astringent that helps tighten pores and brighten the complexion.
You can use this scrub for your face and body.
1/2 cup blackberries pureed
1 1/2 cups of fine granulated sugar (you can use salt for a deeper more intense scrub)
juice from one lemon (you can add zest as well)
1/2 cup safflower oil (if you don't have replace with olive oil, avocado oil or coconut oil)
Add sugar, safflower oil, lemon juice and zest and mix well.
Scoop into a jar and store in your refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.