How to Make Brown Sugar Body Scrub

Give yourself a spa treatment at home and pamper yourself with a brown sugar scrub.

Instructions

  • : Sugar scrubs are not recommended for the face.
  • Step 1: Combine ingredients Combine all of the ingredients in a large bowl and mix them with a spatula until everything is thoroughly blended.
  • TIP: You can also add 3 tablespoons fresh coffee grounds for an added exfoliant.
  • Step 2: Apply Gently apply the scrub to wet skin using a circular motion. Concentrate on dry or rough patches of skin, avoiding sensitive or irritated areas, and cut or sunburned spots.
  • Step 3: Rinse Rinse your skin thoroughly with warm water and pat dry with a soft towel.
  • Step 4: Experiment Experiment by adding different essential oils and fragrances from specialty markets to find your favorite mix.
  • Step 5: Store Store the leftover scrub in an airtight container, or make more and put it into small jars to give as gifts.
  • FACT: Contrary to popular belief, brown sugar isn't any healthier than raw or white sugar.

You Will Need

  • 1/4 c. packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 c. white sugar
  • 5 tbsp. almond oil
  • 5 tbsp. jojoba oil
  • 2 tsp. honey
  • 1 tsp. vitamin E
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • Airtight container
  • 3 tbsp. fresh coffee grounds (optional)
  • Other essential oils (optional)

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