• Brittany Conroy

We all know they exist, but many of us don't take the time to use them.

Ok, so we all know that we want smooth soft skin, especially in the summer months when we expose more of it. But did you know that your body is covered in a layer of dead cells that can cause dry dull looking skin? Let's talk about what we can do get rid of that pesky dry flaky skin and replace it with that youthful, glowing skin that every woman wants.

Let’s start with a few facts that might make exfoliating with ATiR’s Sugar and Shea butter scrub a no-brainer for your summer routine…

One of the major benefits of sugar for your skin is that it maintains the oil balance. Sugar contains two important components, glycolic acid and alpha-hydroxy acid. These components help to maintain perfect oil balance in the skin. They will not allow your skin to become too dry or too oily. So all you are left with is a healthy and radiant glow.

Sugar also protects against toxins and has a natural anti-ageing effect on the skin. Sugar scrubs cleanse your skin and do not allow toxins to attack your cells. This in the long run slows down the ageing process and helps to keep your skin youthful much beyond your years.

Now let’s move to Shea butter…

Shea butter, which is extracted from the nut of the African shea tree, is a rich substance that has a natural soothing and moisturizing property. Jody Levine, M.D., clinical instructor of dermatology at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City says "The moisturizers present in shea butter are some of the same moisturizers that the bodys natural glands produce". Shea butter is full of nutrients, including vitamin A, which has many healing properties and has been known to aid in treating blemishes, wrinkles, eczema, dermatitis, as well as burns and even stretch marks.

So, whether you love the scent of fruit, nuts or sweet sugar, there is an exfoliating body scrub for you. We all know they exist, but many of us don't take the time to use them. I could go on about why it's good for your skin, but I highly recommend that you stop by an ATiR today and try it for yourself!