Day 5: Homemade Peppermint Sugar Scrub

Happy Monday, whose skin feels dry after this cold weekend? Well, we have something to help! Treat Yo’ Self and your loved one, help yourself relax and enjoy a pampering treat with this simple Homemade Peppermint Sugar Scrub.

It gently exfoliates dry winter skin and leaves behind soft glowing skin that smells lightly of the refreshing scent of peppermint. Sugar scrubs are one of the simplest DIY beauty recipes, and you will LOVE how it makes you feel!


Ingredients/Supplies:

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 2 tsp. rosehip or almond oil-optional
  • 8-10 drops peppermint essential oil
  • 8-10 peppermints
  • Food Processor or Coffee Grinder
  • Mason Jars

Directions:

Place the mints in a mini food processor or coffee grinder. Pulverize until they are dust. Then, combine sugar, oils, and peppermint dust in a large bowl.

Add peppermint essential oil to scent to your desired strength.

Stir well to combine ingredients thoroughly.

Transfer the sugar scrub to a pint mason jar and keep in a dry place.

**Suggestion, DO NOT placing a glass jar anywhere in your bathroom. If you plan to keep it there, use a plastic jar to avoid breakage!


For use: Scoop out a generous amount of scrub and vigorously scrub onto wet skin in bath or shower, rinse skin well and pat dry with a towel. Rinse shower floor out well, as it can make it slippery.


BY: KAM HARDY

 

Sources: Coupon and Freebies Mom and Food Recipes 

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