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Homemade Body Scrub Recipes

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Pamper Yourself at Home - Learn To Make Your Own Body Scrub

Homemade Body Scrub Recipes

Homemade Body Scrub

Who says that spa like pampering has to cost a ridiculous amount of money!? Give yourself the ultimate pampering treatment at home by creating your own body scrubs, at a fraction of the price. Soft and supple skin is in demand all year long, and here are several recipes to give you amazing, glowing, and soft skin anytime you want it. 

Citrus Sea Salt Body Scrub

2 Cups Coarse Sea Salt

1 Cup Oil (Olive, Coconut, Almond, and Grapeseed are best to choose from)

1 Orange Zest (using 1 whole orange, 'zest' i.e. grate the outside/rind of the orange)

2 Tablespoons Honey

Combine all ingredients in a bowl until everything is well mixed together. Put mixture in an airtight container and leave in a cool, dry untill ready to use!

Invigorating Coffee Body Scrub

2 Cups Coarse Ground Coffee

1/2 Cup Oil (Almond is best, but vegetable or olive oil will do just fine)

1/2 Cup Raw Sugar or Coarse Brown Sugar

1/4 Teaspoon fresh grated Cinnamon or Nutmeg

1/2 Tablespoon Vanilla Extract

Combine all ingredients in a bowl until everything is well mixed together. If the mixture is too dry, add more oil. Put mixture in an airtight container and leave in a cool, dry until ready to use!

Coconut Sugar Body Scrub

2 Cups Raw Sugar or Coarse Brown Sugar

1/2 Cup Coconut Oil

1/2 Cup Shaved Coconut

1/4 Cup Unscented Body Lotion

2 Tablespoons Honey

Combine all ingredients in a bowl until everything is well mixed together. If the mixture is too dry, add more oil. Put mixture in an airtight container and leave in a cool, dry until ready to use!

Oatmeal Body Scrub

1 Cup Steel Cut Oatmeal 

1 Cup Ground Almonds

1 Cup Almond Oil

2 Tablespoons Honey

1/4 Cup Raw Sugar or Coarse Brown Sugar

1/4 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract

Combine all ingredients in a bowl until everything is well mixed together. If the mixture is too dry, add more oil. Put mixture in an airtight container and leave in a cool, dry until ready to use!

Refreshing Mint Body Scrub

2 Cups Coarse Sea Salt

1 Cup finely chopped fresh Mint Leaves

1/2 Cup Olive Oil (vegetable will do as a substitute)

1 Lime Zest (using 1 whole lime, 'zest' i.e. grate the outside/rind of the lime)

1 Lime Juice (using the lime after zesting, use the remainder of the juice from the lime)

1 Tablespoon Tiger Balm

Combine all ingredients in a bowl until everything is well mixed together. If the mixture is too dry, add more oil. Put mixture in an airtight container and leave in a cool, dry until ready to use!

 

These recipes also make great gifts or additions to gift baskets. A nice looking container also makes the body scrub seem more special, regardless if it is a gift or for yourself. The Bormioli Fido Clear Square Canning Jar 1 Liter

 is a great example of a clear, airtight container that would work perfectly for your body scrubs. 
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Comments

Jan 27, 2012 11:28pm
eileen
These sound like some great ideas that might be worth giving a try. Also good gift ideas for birthdays or Christmas.
May 3, 2012 12:53am
am301986
Good one! Really looking for it. Thanks for sharing.
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