Natural beauty-scrub with coffee grounds.

Jul 10, 2017 | 0 comments

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/ A few months back, I paid (as you may remember) Meraki a visit in their showlab with a lot of other Danish bloggers. I got one of their “Pure oils” with me in a goodiebag. This is organic and smells of orange and herbs. It’s a nice handy glass bottle (I especially give it a thumbs up for minimal plastic packaging!) with a glass of pipette inside. I have not really started using the oil before now, but after tidying carefully in my bathroom cabinets in connection with my “mission less and better waste” (especially less plastic waste) I have decided to really start using this oil in all the ways it is intended. I’m crazy about products that serve more than one purpose, which this oil is doing in particular. And it’s SO pretty at the same time! I really feel that it is a luxurious product even though it is so simple.

For nogle måneder tilbage var jeg (som I måske husker) oppe og besøge Meraki i deres showlab med en masse andre skønne bloggere. Med mig hjem fik jeg én af deres “Pure oils”. Denne er økologisk og dufter skønt af appelsin og urter. Det er en fin praktisk glasflaske (giver den især plus for minimal plastik emballage!) med en glas pipette indeni. Jeg har ikke for alvor fået taget hul på flasken før nu, men efter at have ryddet godt og grundigt ud i skabe og skuffer på badeværelset i forbindelse med min “mission mindre og bedre spild” (især mindre plastik spild) har jeg besluttet mig for virkelig at bruge denne olie på alle de måder den er tiltænkt. Jeg er vild med produkter der tjener mere end ét formål hvilket denne olie altså i særdeleshed gør. Og så er den jo SÅ pæn at se på! Jeg føler virkelig at det er et lækkert luksuriøst produkt, selvom det er så simpelt.

/ After having been ill for almost 4 days last week, I thought I would spoil myself with a bath followed by a face scrub. A month ago I emptied my conventional tube of face scrub and I decided not to go back to conventional scrubs again. Many of the products available on the market are filled with small grains in plastic that ends up in our drains and thus in nature – and I really don’t see a reason for that when there are natural alternatives that seem just as good! I just mix the Meraki oil with some coffee grounds from our espresso machine. Voila – I have my own homemade scrub! It can also be used for hands and feet. It could maybe also be used for the whole body, but in that case, I think I would mix in some water because otherwise you should use quite a lot of oil at once. The smell of orange from the oil blended with the coffee grounds smells really nice!

Efter at have ligget syg i næsten 4 dage sidste uge, så syntes jeg at jeg ville forkæle mig med et bad efterfulgt af en omgang ansigtsscrub. Jeg tømte for en måneds tid siden min konventionelle tube face scrub, og jeg har besluttet mig for ikke at gå tilbage til konventionelle scrubs igen. Mange af de produkter der findes på markedet fyldes med små korn i plastik, der ender i vores afløb og i naturen – og det ser jeg egentlig ikke nogen grund til, når der findes naturlige alternativer der virker ligeså godt! Jeg blander blot olien fra Meraki med lidt kaffegrums fra vores espresso maskine. Voila – så har jeg min egen hjemmelavede scrub! Den kan iøvrigt også bruges til hænder og fødder. Den kunne garanteret også bruges til hele kroppen, men i det tilfælde tror jeg, at jeg ville blande lidt vand i, da du nok ellers skal bruge ret meget olie på én gang. Duften af appelsin fra olien der blandes med kaffegrumsen dufter virkelig dejligt!

/ Other ways I’m going to use the oil (alone) are on my legs after shaving, lightly the tips of my hair when I have washed it and on dry nails. This means that I can keep my consumption of other beauty products at a minimum – especially those that are only available in plastic packaging. So I’m glad that this oil was in my goodiebag, because as it looks right now – this oil will stick to my beauty routines! I may add one without any scent to it after I’m finished with this one, but for now this is perfect.

Andre måder jeg har tænkt mig at bruge olien (alene) på er på mine ben efter barbering, i spidserne når jeg har vasket hår og på tørre neglebånd. Det gør, at jeg kan holde mit forbrug af andre skønhedsprodukter på et minimum – især de der kun kan fås i plastik emballage. Så jeg er glad for, at denne olie lå i min goodiebag, for som det ser ud lige nu – ja, så bliver den altså fast inventar her hos mig! Det kan være jeg køber én uden duft når denne er tom, men for nu er den helt perfekt.

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