Scrub is a cosmetic product, which helps to remove dead skin cells, thereby improving blood circulation, and as a consequence, enriching the skin with oxygen, vitamins, making it clean and elastic.
Scrubbing is known from ancient times. Ancient Roman civilization invented it and widely used as a skin peeling mask, which is known today as scrub. The main components of such product are honey, powdered antlers, crushed bulbs of narcissus or purified sand. This mixture of ancient Roman cosmetic gave beauty and young, healthy look to the skin of Roman women. The history of ancient Egypt also talks about the use of scrub. Cleopatra was very afraid of losing her beauty, that is why she regularly used scrubs with olive oil.
Scrub itself consists of two parts - the abrasive particles, that may be either natural or artificial and the foundation, which may act as a cream or gel.
When applied to the skin they clean it from dead skin cells, remove impurities and the remains of make-up. In addition, the abrasive particles prepare the skin for the application of other cosmetic products for body care. Scrub foundation protects the skin from adverse factors and inflammation. If peeling performed correctly, the skin gets a healthy radiant and smooth surface. Scrub helps to reduce the wrinkles.
In spite of the advantages of this tool, it is not recommended to use it very often (maximum 1-2 times a week). Improper conduct may be the cause of microtrauma and ingrown hairs.
- Very sensitive skin.
- Allergy to one of the components of the scrub.
- The proximity to the surface of the skin capillaries.
- Open wounds (sores, micro cracks), or inflammation.
In our salon there are several scrubs options. Depending on your needs and the condition of the skin the right one can be chosen.
Salt scrub, which is composed of crystals of sea salt and essential oils, intensely smoothes the epidermis and cleanses the skin of impurities and toxins. If you have a sensitive skin it is recommended to use soft silicon scrubs, which include natural extracts and minerals that help your skin to be not only clean, but also velvety, fresh and pleasant to the touch.