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Cold Weather Skin Survival Tips

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

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Let's face it, if you live in a cold weather area, you already know that winter weather can be cruel to your skin. I live in Michigan, and right around the month of November, I can literally feel the moisture escaping my skin the minute I walk out the front door. That cold wind is whipping at my face and hands.....and it's no joke!



I'm always looking for new ways to keep my skin hydrated and healthy looking. After hearing from a few friends who have tried the new Jergens Wet Skin Moisturizer with great reviews, I headed over to Walmart to take a peek at the available scents.



The skin care aisle can sometimes be overwhelming with so many products, so I was happy to see a Jergens Wet Skin Moisturizer special display set up right in the middle of the shelf showcasing scents I love! 

After reading more about the product and learning that you apply it while your skin is still wet? Ummm, yea, I was all about it.

Not only is this product a wet skin moisturizer, it hydrates your skin for up to 24 hours! 
You apply the moisturizer right in the shower while your skin is still wet, and pat dry as normal.  
It immediately absorbs without that sticky or greasy feeling. 
Winter....."win win" for me!

I picked up both the Coconut Oil  and Monoi Oil scents. I love anything that smells like coconut, so I immediately knew it would be the perfect addition to my regular winter skin care routine.




Coconut Lime Salt Scrub

1 cup of coarse salt
1/2 cup coconut oil
1 tsp coconut extract
2 limes
1 tsp lime juice

  1. Zest one lime using a planer removing just the green skin of the lime.
  2. Combine coarse salt, coconut oil, coconut extract and 1 tsp of lime juice. 
  3. Gently stir in lime zest to mix.
  4. Transfer the salt scrub mixture to an airtight jar.


I use this hand planer to scrape the zest from the lime. Once you see the green skin removed and the white part of the lime showing.......stop zesting. You do not want to include the white pith of the lime. 




Combine all ingredients into a medium size bowl and mix with a whisk or large spoon. The green color is so pretty and the mixture smells soooo amazing full of  the best lime citrus scent ever! I love the smell of fresh limes, do you?



I spooned the salt scrub mixture into pretty air tight mason jars. These jars sit on my bathroom counter as decorative pieces, but they would also be a perfect DIY gift to make for Valentine's Day too!



Step 1: Apply a tablespoon of the salt scrub mixture to a loofah. Using a circular motion, scrub rough areas of your skin until smooth and rinse.
Step 2: While your skin is still wet, apply the Jergens Wet Skin Moisturizer and pat dry. You don't need to rinse it off...how much easier could it be?

This skin care routine is not only fast to use everyday, but it's super effective on keeping my winter skin nourished. These two products pair beautifully, and thanks to them? My winter skin is now looking like "Michigan in August".



4 comments:

  1. Thanks for the recipe....this looks good enough to eat and I can only imagine how awesome it smells. I'm going to share it on my FB page.

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    1. You're very welcome! I use this scrub at least five times a week!
      Thanks so much for stopping by:)

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  2. That almost sounds like I want to eat it!!

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