Scrubs are so simple to make and great for beginner DIY-ers! I bet you have most, if not all, of the ingredients in your pantry right now. This Coconut & Lime Scrub recipe is so versatile, feel free to use whatever citrus fruit you have, substituting the lime for lemon, grapefruit, orange etc. I have made the move away from commercial gifts (where possible) and will often make a scrub like this, package it in a pretty jar, and gift it to someone I love.
Coconut & Lime Scrub
Makes: 170 g | 6 oz Prep time: < 5 min.
125 g | 4.4 oz sugar
30 g | 1.1 oz coconut oil (the type that solidifies)
10 g | 0.4 oz coconut (desiccated)
1 lime – zest only (finely chopped and dehydrated)
10 drops of essential oils
My choice of essential oils…
1. Add all ingredients to a bowl and mix until combined.
2. Transfer into
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