Scrub Your Way To Summer Skin


Delhicious black tea body scrub

You might be ready for summer, but how about your skin? Unveiling after months undercover can be a bit daunting, to say the least.

One thing you can do is to start a proper skin maintenance routine, and by that I mean have a good scrub. I love a good body scrub product and it’s no secret that I exfoliate all year round. However, when summer comes, it’s time to step it up a notch and get your skin prepped ready for those days when you just want, or need to wear less.

For most of us, super smooth skin doesn’t happen by itself, nor is it an overnight occurrence but it’s not too late to start. Sloughing off all those nasty dead skin cells and rough pimply bits we seem to acquire throughout the winter months leaves us glowing. For this, you’ll need a rather dense formula to your exfoliator, in other words – lots of particles. If you’re a self-tan addict (like me), you’ll need your skin in tip-top tanning condition for a better and longer-lasting result from your chosen tanning products.

“The Delhicious idea came about when husband and wife team Zak and Zara were expecting their first baby in 2016. After battling with skin changes, stretch marks and extremely dry skin. Zara wanted an all-natural product which would help”

 

Delhicious black tea body scrub

With a beauty regime heavily influenced by her cultural roots, Zara dug out her ancestry recipe book and came up with her own skincare solution – an all-natural Black Tea body scrub”

Of course, there is any number of flavoursome scrubs available, but not all are the same. I avoid microbeads, or those with ‘more liquid than particles’, and prefer to choose a natural option these days. Aside from the gorgeous ingredients, you’ll get the added benefit of the wonderful aromas which you might expect. Recently, I tried an organic coffee scrub, but today I’m sharing my thoughts on an aromatic Black Tea body scrub.

Introducing the UK’s first Black Tea Scrub

I won’t lie, using this caffeine-based scrub is a messy business, but its uplifting scent compensates somewhat and awakens the senses. With an array of gorgeous natural ingredients including Himalayan pink salt, sweet almond oil and other skin-loving essential oils, it’s definitely pleasurable to use. Plus, if you take your tea with brown sugar – you’ll find plenty of that inside too. For me, the scent Is predominantly citrus, but the Assam tea does come through –  I liken it to a lemon tea and there’s plenty in the pouch to keep you going.

The texture is a little harder and more granular than others I’ve tried, so I would advise to proceed with caution until you fInd a level of pressure which works for your skin. To use – I prefer to scoop out enough to scrub a limb at a time in gentle, circular motions and then finish with the rest of my body, this way I’m not overusing it, plus, I can contain some of the messy residue. On a side note, you’ll end up with that odd sensation on your palms, almost a numb feeling which goes hand-in-hand with a very granular scrub like this but don’t worry it they’ll soon return to normal.

 

Delhicious black tea body scrub

 

Personally, I have a new-found love of natural exfoliating products, I’m drawn to the cruelty-free, ethical and natural ingredients, along with the skin benefits which far out-weigh your standard high street scrub. What about you? Would you prefer to use a healthier option?

Why not give it a go – use my code SPYGLASS at checkout to receive 20% off your first order!

 

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18 Comments

  1. franklyflawless
    May 9, 2018 / 7:26 pm

    This sounds amazing. Love the sound of it being natural and despite the mess, the smell sounds invigorating. x

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    • Samantha
      Author
      May 9, 2018 / 9:02 pm

      It really is! Very refreshing too x

  2. May 9, 2018 / 8:05 pm

    I’m a big fan of scrubs too, it sounds like this one has some lovely ingredients. I’m using The Organic Pharmacy’s Cleopatra body scrub at the moment which also leaves the bathtub in a bit of a mess!
    Julia x
    https://freshbeautyfix.com/

    • Samantha
      Author
      May 9, 2018 / 10:08 pm

      Aside from the mess, they’re so good aren’t they, I’m addicted! I haven’t heard of the one you mention. I might have to check it out. x

  3. May 9, 2018 / 9:08 pm

    This sounds like it smells bloomin’ gorgeous! I agree that they are messy, but I kind of enjoy it. I love Scrub Love’s scrubs at the moment but I like the idea of the ingredient if this tea one. Fab post as always x

    • Samantha
      Author
      May 9, 2018 / 10:13 pm

      It does! Like a jar of Lipton’s lemon tea. I don’t mind the mess either! I don’t think I’ve heard of Love Scrubs, though I may have had one in a beauty box back along. (shocking memory)! x

  4. May 9, 2018 / 9:39 pm

    This sounds amazing and I love a heavy duty body scrub. The scent of this one sounds amazing, I am all over anything citrus, especially in the mornings. Great review, looks like a product Id enjoy x

    • Samantha
      Author
      May 9, 2018 / 10:10 pm

      You’d really enjoy it, Perfect in the morning to really wake you up! I love citrus scents too. Thanks lovely! x

  5. May 9, 2018 / 9:44 pm

    This sounds amazing! I’ve never really tried a scrub like that before but I’m very intrigued x

    • Samantha
      Author
      May 9, 2018 / 10:15 pm

      You’re missing out! Really worth trying one lovely. Thanks for reading x

    • Samantha
      Author
      May 11, 2018 / 10:11 pm

      I’ve really been enjoying it!

  6. May 15, 2018 / 11:02 am

    Ohh I’m a big fan of scrubs, this one sounds amazing, I’ll definitely check this out! x

    • Samantha
      Author
      May 15, 2018 / 1:46 pm

      Thank you lovely. Definitely worth having a look. Especially if you like natural body products. x

  7. May 15, 2018 / 2:12 pm

    I really have to start using a scrub cause my skin is in terrible condition. I bought some from NIVEA to try on my face, but I have yet to find something for the rest of my body – not to mention my feet, which are in one of the worst conditions ever. Thanks for reminding me I should start taking care of it also!
    Dorota
    http://www.fetchcandle.wordpress.com

    • Samantha
      Author
      May 18, 2018 / 10:39 pm

      You’re welcome lovely. I know we can forget about our body sometimes when we’re busy taking care of our face! I would really recommend this kind of scrub as you’ll see results much quicker than using a drug store product which may be full of nasty ingredients. This is relatively inexpensive, plus you can use my 20% off code! Thanks for stopping by x

  8. May 18, 2018 / 12:46 pm

    Who wouldn’t want to try a nice product like this right? It is very essential to have a healthy and good looking skin during summer. I am sure this would help a lot.

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    • Samantha
      Author
      May 18, 2018 / 10:34 pm

      I Totally! This really does help get the skin lovely and smooth, definitely helps x

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