This body scrub can be used on your body, face or lips and is made with three simple ingredients. Sugar scrubs are great exfoliators as they help to remove dead skin cells, lift away dirt and excess oil as well as stimulating circulation. However, you shouldn’t exfoliate every day. Coconut oil is moisturising and conditioning. Brown sugar is not abrasive and is an inexpensive ingredient.
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How to use a body scrub
This body scrub is not difficult to make and leaves you feeling soft and smooth🍑
Shower: At the end of showering, lightly pat your skin with a towel, leaving a little moisture and apply the scrub in a circular motion to your entire body. When using a sugar scrub on your face, gently apply the sugar scrub in a circular motion. 🚿
Bath: To get the best results it helps to have a nice soak in the tub first, at least 20 minutes. This will help soften the outer layers of skin and make it easier to exfoliate. 🛁
Because of the oil, the shower or bath could be a bit slippery, so be careful.
Face: Apply to the skin in gentle circles and rinse the scrub with lukewarm water. 💆
You will need:
- 1/2 cup base oil; coconut oil, jojoba oil, grapeseed oil, almond oil, or olive oil 1 tablespoon
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 1/2 cup white sugar
- a few drops of your favourite essential oils, if desired. I used lavender oil.
- spoons for mixing
- mixing bowl
- measuring spoons
- sealed container
Add the brown sugar, white sugar and coconut oil to a mixing bowl and rub together using your hands. Add a few drops of your favourite essential oil and mix with a spoon.
Add the body scrub to a sealed container.
Get creative! You can personalise your container. These would make lovely gifts. 💕🧵🎁