Homemade Sugar Scrub: Pumpkin & Peppermint



I was feeling thrifty this Christmas and was looking for a low-cost way to make my friends some gifts. I went to the local dollar store and looked around to see if it would conjure up any ideas, I went down the glass aisle. I ended up finding some adorable "jam" jars and bought six or so.
My sugar scrub I use in the shower came to mind. It is so yummy smelling and makes my skin feel sooooo smooth. The jars would be perfect for some!

The Pumpkin/Peppermint combo may sound a bit crazy, but I swear it is delightful.
 
Bath and Body Works
Cashmere Glow
Body Scrub

What You'll Need: 
  • 1/3 Cup Some kind of  no- fragrance oil (such as coconut oil , grape seed oil, almond oil) NOTE: I made a batch with olive oil and there was a strong scent of the olive oil, so using it is not the best choice)
  • 2 Cups Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup White Sugar
  • 1/2 T Sea Salt (large Grain) 
  • 1 Teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1 Teaspoon Pumpkin Spice
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Nutmeg
  • Peppermint Essential Oil (amount depending on for desired smell 5-20 drops)
To Do: 
  • Mix together dry ingredients in a bowl
  • Slowly add oil while stirring. If it appears to be too dry, add a little more oil. Keep in ind you don't want a liquid mixture. Think: moist sand (sorry for having to use the ugly M-word)
  • Add drops of Peppermint as desired
  • Pour into containers.
  • Store for up to 2 months.



Merry Christmas!!
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3 comments:

  1. this looks yummy
    and perfect for a spa day at home

    would love for you to share
    at Fridays Unfolded this week!

    Alison
    Nancherrow

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    1. Sure, I'd love to. How do I go about doing that?
      xx

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