How many of you love that feeling of freshly exfoliated skin? I know I love using products that contain those little exfoliating beads but they do tend to get expensive not to mention my skin is super sensitive and reacts to lots of different products. So I thought that I would try my hand at a DIY brown sugar body scrub that smells good and is completely natural. I don’t suggest using this on your face or on your lady parts as I did add some peppermint essential oils and it is coconut oil based which could clog the pores in your face but everything else is fair game.
I also wanted to mention that if I could throw this together in 15 minutes with all 5 kids playing around in the living room, then anyone can do this. Also, the other great thing about this scrub is that you can add any essential oil you love. I happened to only have peppermint here but I will be trying some other DIY creations when I get the other oils I have ordered. I have a great idea for an epsom salt bath soak with lavender which I think will be amazing.
Anyway you need 3 ingredients to make this wonderful body scrub:
2 cups 100% natural raw sugar (I got mine at the dollar store)
1/2 cup coconut oil
6 drops peppermint essential oil
Mix together and then put into airtight jars. I got my jars at the dollar store as well and they are mini mason jars.
This was such a super simple thing to put together and I love how it smells and how it makes my skin feel. This brown sugar body scrub may just well become a staple in my house after this, especially as the possibilities can be endless with different oils. I also love the fact that it’s all natural and if my kids do by chance get into it, I am not worried that they will ingest something that could hurt them as all 3 ingredients are edible including the DoTerra Peppermint essential oil I used.
Have you ever made your own body scrubs or beauty items?