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Homemade Exfoliating Body Scrubs

I love all those natural pampering bath products, like soaps, body scrubs, lotions, oils… They smell like heaven in the shower when I use them and they make my skin feel great, but they are all so expensive.

So I decided to see if I could create my own.

After a little experimental trial & error, I finally came up with two DIY exfoliating body scrubs that are similar to store bought products, but are from ingredients on hand in most kitchens.

DIY Sugar Body Scrub

Ingredients:
1/2 Cup White Sugar
1/2 Cup Brown Sugar
3/4 Cup (or so) Olive Oil
1 Tablespoon Vanilla or Almond Extract

sugar scrub

Step 1: Add the 2 sugars to a containter, mixing until well combined.
mix sugars

Step 2: Pour in most of the olive oil. Let it bubble down to the bottom, then pour in a little more. Mix with a spoon, if needed, until you have a nice sticky scrub.
add olive oil
mixing sugar scrub
mixing sugar scrub

Step 3: Mix in vanilla.
add vanilla

Step 4: Add a cute ribbon & this indulging exfoliating scrub makes the perfect gift.
sugar scrub gift

DIY Citrus Salt Body Scrub

Ingredients:
3/4 Cup Sea Salt
1/2 Cup Olive Oil
2 Slices of Lemon
2 Slices of Orange

citrus scrub

Step 1: Add olive oil & sea salt to blender.
Add salt
add olive oil

Step 2: Slice your fruit.
sliced lemon

Step 3: Add fruit with the peel to the blender & mix.
lemon in blender

Step 4: Once completely mixed, so the fruit peel is itty bitty, transfer scrub mixture to a container.
transfer to container

Step 5: Add a cute ribbon & this summery exfoliating scrub also makes the perfect gift.
citrus scrub gift

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About Natarsha Pickens

Natarsha Pickens
I am a proud wife and mother of 3 beautiful children. My inspiration for creating this blog is to bring awareness to the natural, cleaner and safer alternatives this world has to offer. Many choices are presented daily, and it is up to us to choose wisely!

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