*Insert Caribbean accent here*
Red red wine, you make me feel so fine
You keep me rockin' all of the time
Red red wine, you make me feel so grand
I feel a million dollar when you're just in my hand.....
OK, OK...Let's thank UB40 and the lovely 80's for that introduction and segway into what I am about to share with you!
First let me say, I love red wine and it loves me back... As you get to know me, you will know this without a shadow of doubt. Who doesn't love a good medium to full bodied red wine? Long day?... Red wine please. In your kitchen searing a beautifully cut porterhouse to perfection with your favorite songs playing on the speaker? ... Red wine please. But, did you know that red wine can be used for so much more than just a libation?
Red wine is great for your skin as well and can be applied topically! Wine comprises several antioxidants like flavonoids, resveratrol and tannins that have the ability to soak up free radicals and restore collagen thereby preventing premature ageing. In addition, the wine will also improve blood circulation. Now, I could be very late to the table on this...but now that I know it is my self appointed mission to tell everyone that I meet! I love upcycling my red wine bottles and even corks (fun stuff for another blog...so let's stay focused!) but now I can use my leftover wine to make this great Red Wine Body Scrub that does wonders for your skin!
Step 1: Using a large mixing bowl, combine all ingredients and mix together. If the sugar scrub is too wet, simply add more turbinado sugar until you reach a consistency that you like. Sugar scrub textures are very personal!
Step 2: Pour mixture into a Ball or Mason jar- they are rustic, great for storing and functional.
Step 3: Pour a glass (a heavy pour) of your red wine. Go take a nice, long shower or bath. Be gentle when using sugar scrubs like this. Turbinado sugar is very coarse – which is great for exfoliation purposes – and you should always use caution when scrubbing your skin. Don’t forget to show love to the rough spots like the bottom of your feet and your elbows. You will smell delicious when you get out and your skin will be silky smooth!
Please enjoy... We need to take care of ourselves so that we can take care of others! Muuuahh!
Hello & Welcome!
I am Deedra!!
I am a genuine people person who is on a constant search for new BFFs, great times, great food and great wine! Let's connect! ... There are so many great places to visit and explore in our beautiful city of Annapolis. Please also join me for our monthly Girls' Night Out!! I can't wait to meet you!