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Sugar Scrubs

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Scrub InfoCarmin ClementsComment

I’ve decided to do a series on my scrubs, detailing their components and histories and how they make me feel. I love this stuff and I want to share it with those who may not have a clue why scrubbing is such an awesome experience. I’ve already done this a little bit with postings on the differences between sugar and salt, etc, but now I want to go into my products themselves. Sound like a plan? Not necessarily a good plan, but a plan nonetheless.

More Basics

Scrub InfoCarmin Clements

This time I think that it’s important to address another common question I get from people who stop by my booth. Ready for it?

“What is the difference between salt and sugar?”

Convinced the answer is either hideously complicated or an inane reason, this is asked with some reluctance. Though not inane and not too out there, the question is best answered in parts. Here we go.

Basics of The Scrub

Scrub InfoCarmin ClementsComment

I am always amazed at the number of people who have no idea what scrubbing is and what scrubs do. So maybe I should explain it here a little bit. At their very basic, scrubs are a means of exfoliating your skin. You could literally take a handful of sugar and rub it on your skin and it would, technically, be a scrub. You are using an abrasive substance to remove the dead skin