Body scrubs are great! They leave skin feeling fresh and smooth as well as healthy and glowing by exfoliating off old layers of dead skin. (They are also a must before applying sunless tanner or getting a spray tan.) However, sometimes you just don’t have the money to buy one or just don’t have one on hand to use when you need a good scrub. No worries…you can make your own body scrub using ingredients that you most likely already have stashed in your kitchen pantry.You can scale this recipe up or down this scrub is perfect as a little treat for yourself, or even as a gift . Just fill up a pretty jar and add a tag with a bit of twine and you’re set to go!
- 3 cups of sugar
- 3/4 cup of olive oil
- Juice from one lemon
- Zest from two lemons
- 2 tablespoons of vanilla extract
- Combine all ingredients (oil last); mix well
- Apply to body and massage into skin