Lemon Lavender Sugar Scrub

Lemon Lavender Sugar Scrub

Have your skin feeling silky smooth in the next 10 minutes…

OK, that 10 minutes only counts if you have these ingredients on hand. If you love making handmade natural bath products like me, then you most likely do. 

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Sugar scrubs are quite exfoliating and moisturizing to the skin. Scrubs can be applied to most areas of the body and are especially beneficial to the hands and feet. Use 1 tablespoon as needed. To smooth rough areas gently press the sugar granules in the body scrub in a circular motion and rinse.

Related: Indulge in an Enriching Mint Lavender Mineral Bath

Related: Odor Eliminating Lavender Carpet Refresh Powder 

 Supply List for Homemade Lemon Lavender Sugar Scrub:

4 oz mason jars (or other airtight containers)

1 1/2 cup granulated sugar

1/2 cup olive or coconut oil

1 teaspoon vitamin E oil

8 drops lavender essential oil

1 lemon, zest from

1 teaspoon lavender buds

 

Lemon Lavender Sugar Scrub

 

How to make Lemon Lavender Sugar Scrub:

In a small bowl mix the olive oil, vitamin E oil, and sugar together. Blend in 8 drops of lavender essential oil.

Next, zest the lemon rind until only white it remaining on the outside of the lemon. Add the zest to the sugar and oil mixture.

Roll the lemon firmly on a cutting board to burst the juice capsules. Cut the lemon in half and squeeze over the mixture. Stir to combine. Add lavender buds and use a fork or spatula to blend and mash to create a body scrub.

Place the lid and jar and seal. Store scrub in an airtight container for up to one month.

Yields: 8 oz

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