1 Cup Sugar
1/4 Cup Coconut Oil (melted)
1/2 tsp lemon juice or zest. (I did a little of both.)
Mixing bowl & Spoon
Small Jar with a lid
How to make your own Sugar Scrub:
Pour sugar into a mixing bowl. Add coconut oil a little at a time, mixing thoroughly with the sugar as you go. Once mixed completely and evenly add the lemon juice/zest to the sugar mixture and stir. Place into jar (I doubled this recipe and put it in a pint jar), seal with lid and add ribbon for gift giving...or keep for yourself and enjoy!
How to use your Sugar Scrub:
After washing your body in the shower apply scrub where desired. I love to use this on my elbows, knees, and especially my heels and feet. Scrub in a circular motion. Rinse clean. You could also simply fill up a small tub of warm/hot water and ask your sweet hubby to give you relaxing foot massage with your sugar scrub! Rinse clean and pat dry with a towel when done. Follow up with your favorite moisturizing lotion.
Benefits of a Sugar Scrub:
-exfoliate and remove dead skin
-softens dry skin
-gives you a healthy youthful glow
Make this scrub to your liking.
Use Sea Salt for a more coarse scrub
Use olive oil, vegetable oil, or almond oil
Add in some orange zest along with the lemon
Add in some coconut shavings
This scrub works wonderfully! It is very exfoliating and leaves my skin feeling so soft and smooth. I love it! Then add in the fact that I know all of the ingredients that are in it and it is cheap to make...this really is a win, win, win!!!
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