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Coconut Sugar Scrub

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Coconut Sugar Scrub

I found this great recipe for sugar scrub. This is really simple and so easy to make. In just five minutes, you’ll create an all-natural exfoliant and moisturizer for dry skin. It is gentle enough for chapped lips.

Coconut Sugar Scrub
1 tablespoon of coconut oil (olive oil works too)
1 tablespoon of honey
3 tablespoons of sugar
(Optional: a few drops of vanilla extract)
+ a small jar

Mix the coconut oil and honey until they are fully combined. Then add the sugar and stir until the mixture is thick and gritty. I added sugar incrementally until the consistency seemed just right, but in general, I’d recommend around 3 parts sugar to 2 parts coconut oil + honey. At this point, you can also add a few drops of vanilla extract to make the scrub smell even more delicious. Then transfer the mixture to your jar. The proportions above are generous; save what doesn’t fit in your jar in the refrigerator. And speaking of refrigerators, coconut oil solidifies at cooler temperatures, so if that happens, just stick the jar in a bowl of very warm water. It will regain its original consistency.

Have you ever made your own sugar scrub? Let me know what ingredients you used!

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A certified and gifted body-worker, Susan practices holistic massage. She has been practicing in the health and wellness industry for 15 years in Classic Deep Tissue Massage, Prenatal Massage, and Lymphatic Drainage. Susan is passionate about alternative health and the healing arts. She believes that the benefits of natural healing work alongside traditional scientific approaches. Drawing from her expertise in several modalities, Susan provides an intuitive, comforting and customized treatment with each massage. Her sessions not only stimulates the muscles and lymphatic system, but also create positive effects to the heart and mind that last long after the treatments are over.
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