Body Scrub: Mocha Java Body Sugar Scrub
Body Scrub: Mocha Java Body Sugar Scrub
A sugar scrub to wake up and invigorate your skin with a delightful blend of Coffee and Chocolate that smells amazing and helps stimulate dull, lifeless skin and slough away bumps and flakes to promote healthy, glowing skin that is soft, smooth, and moisturized.
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A scrumptious blend of organic Coffee and organic Dark Chocolate that smells amazing and promotes healthy, glowing skin that is soft, smooth, and moisturized.
Our whipped coffee scrub is a nourishing mixture of butters and oils and the perfect amount of coffee grounds and chocolate to smooth away dead, dry skin and reveal new healthy skin.
Coffee and dark chocolate are loaded with natural antioxidants which are oil-soluble and beneficial to the skin.
They also contain a lot of caffeine. Although research is limited as to how much caffeine is actually transferred into an infused oil, anecdotal accounts claim that coffee-infused oil offers good toning, firming, and cellulite-fighting properties when applied topically. The topical application of caffeine helps remove excess water from the tissues which firms and tones the skin.
Also a great scrub for rough, dry hands!
Sugar scrubs exfoliate in two ways: the physical "scrubbiness" of the sugar plus the chemical composition of the sugar's AHAs (Alpha hydroxy acids). AHAs loosen the glue-like substances that hold surface skin cells to each other, allowing the dead cells to slough off more easily.
I have actually used the Mocha Java to help temporarily decrease puffiness from under my eyes. I do NOT use it as a scrub in that delicate area, I just gently dot a tiny bit of scrub on the puffy area (like applying eye cream), allow it to sit for a few minutes, and then gently rinse (no rubbing!)
Our Cocoa & Espresso Clay Mask can be used in the same manner to help with undereye puffiness.
How To Use
Use in bath or shower. Scoop out a bit of scrub into wet hands and massage in small circular motions on wet skin. Pay special attention to rough areas like knees and elbows while avoiding any sensitive areas. Allow the moisturizing scrub to sit on skin for a minute or two for deeper hydration. Rinse with warm water and pat dry.
Since our Pumpkin Sugar Scrub is loaded with moisturizing ingredients you probably will not need to apply a moisturizer. But know your own skin!
- Tub or shower may be slippery after use, use caution
- If you have very sensitive skin or are simply trying a new product for the first time, we always recommend doing a patch test.
- For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes. Discontinue use if irritation occurs.
- Best if used within 6 months of opening.
This is a preservative FREE product. Do not get water in the container. Please use a small spoon or craft stick to remove the scrub from the jar. Try our bamboo spoon or bamboo spatula for scooping out the scrub!
Effective, Feel Good Ingredients
The goal is simple: to Harness the Power & Simplicity of Nature® to cleanse, soothe, heal, and protect your skin and hair!
Our unique formulas rely on moisturizing oils and butters, healing botanicals, and pure essential oils. We choose every ingredient with one end-result in mind….the BEST possible natural skin care for YOU!
Organic Cocoa Powder*
All of our sugars are organic, fair trade, and vegan (bone-char free).
*Ingredient is Fair Trade Certified
Frequently Asked Questions
Are Chagrin Valley Ingredients & Products USDA Certified Organic?
Chagrin Valley Soap & Salve is a USDA Certified Organic Company
The most important consideration in any business is its customers. Today's world of misleading claims, false advertising, and simple deception, often leaves consumers trying to discover the truth about personal products and their ingredients.
- We want our customers to know that we are committed to transparency in everything we do.
- We want our customers to know that when we say "organic," we mean it.
- We believe that in becoming a USDA Certified Organic company, our customers do not have to wonder if we really use certified organic ingredients or if our organic products are truly organic.
- So we choose to be a certified organic company and abide by the strict standards required for organic certification.
Some of my favorite products are made with ingredients that just do not exist as certified organic. Why? At this time there are no standards created for ingredients specifically used in the personal care product industry. Organic certification of personal care products is based on the organic food standards set by the National Organic Program of the USDA.
But since we are a certified organic company, we are required to submit documentation that even our "non-organic ingredients" were produced without the use of toxic pesticides, genetically modified organisms (GMOs), sewage sludge, or irradiation.
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I Have Allergies What Natural Skincare Products Are Safe For Me?
Help! I Have Allergies
Trying to choose the right natural soaps or skincare products can be a bit overwhelming especially when you have allergies and/or skin sensitivities.
Since we proudly list every ingredient in all of our products, reading the ingredient list will help to eliminate ingredients that may cause you problems.
We always recommend doing a patch test before using any new products especially if you have sensitive skin or allergies.
We receive so many emails asking for help with allergies, we created categories in our “Help Me Choose” section to provide information for those with allergies or sensitivities to nuts, coconut, shea butter and gluten.
If you are allergic or sensitive to any of the ingredients in our products, they may cause skin irritation. Even natural ingredients may cause sensitivities.
People with severe allergies--please note: If you have severe anaphylactic-type reactions to ANY of the ingredients in ANY of our products, please do not buy our products. We have dedicated soap rooms and product rooms that are kept meticulously clean, but we cannot guarantee against possible cross-contamination of individual ingredients.
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What If My Natural Skincare Product Melts in Warm Weather?
Why Do Some Products Melt in Warm Weather?
We do not use synthetic stabilizers or waxes, so our delicate natural products packaged in glass jars and metal tins are sensitive to temperature changes.
While shipping during warm weather seasons presents a real challenge to our natural skin care company, we accept the challenge in order to maintain our standard of natural and nourishing skin care. We hope you agree.
During warm weather, products may soften or even melt as they sit in warm mail trucks, mailboxes, or on front porches.
The quality and healing properties of our products are not affected by melting.
On very sunny or warm days, BEFORE opening the jars or tins, place the items in your refrigerator for a few hours to allow them to harden, just in case they have melted in transit. If you open items, especially those in tins, to check if melting has occurred, they may spill and make a mess!
What To Do About Melting
If you think that your balm-like deodorant is melted or runny, BEFORE opening the jar, pop it in the freezer for 10 - 15 minutes. As it begins to harden give it a stir (so that the solids do not sink to the bottom) and place it back in the freezer until firm!
Sometimes a cream deodorant can melt during warm transit and then slowly re-solidify before you receive it. This melting and slow cooling can result in a grainy feeling. If your deodorant feels grainy, simply melt it, mix thoroughly, and place it in the refrigerator until solid.
Since the stick deodorant are made with more beeswax, they are less sensitive to an increase in outside temperature.
Whipped Body Butters
Place a melted body butter in the refrigerator until firm.
Our hand-whipped process adds tiny air bubbles that increase the volume, just like whipping cream. If a whipped product melts, the air bubbles collapse and the volume is decreased.
So, although the jar was filled to the top initially, there will be less volume in the container (since it has deflated) and the container may actually look half full.
After cooling a melted Whipped Butter will be the consistency of our body balm and is still a great moisturizer.
If a Sugar Scrub melts, the oil may separate out a bit. Give it a good mix and place it in the refrigerator for about 10 to 15 minutes. As it begins to harden up give it another stir to disperse the sugars and place it back in the refrigerator. Once it's solidified and mixed it will be great to use! Again because it is a whipped product, the container may have less volume when the whipped butters melt.
Read more about melting products and what to do in our blog "Natural Skin Care Products Melt In Hot Weather."
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