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Tis that time of the year....when you could use some exfoilation! :)
So here is an awesome scrub recipe..

You will need:
2 1/2 to 3 cups sugar
1/2 cup olive oil (can use coconut oil or almond oil)
1 to 2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon orange zest

Step 1:

Mix sugar and oil in a bowl - Add a bit of oil at a time, you may not need all that is called for.
Just enough to make it moist but not runny.
(Unfortunately i mixed mine in the jar and it was a little difficult :) but can be done..)
Does this help with acne any? I really need something to help with acne ?
<p>Hi,</p><p>try vitamin C serum..my sons face is as clear as can be. DIY vitamin C crystals and distilled water, a little glycerin, must be in brown bottle and kept in refrigerator...also great for fading age spots</p>
<p>hi, this worked very well but I was wondering if you had to keep it in the fridge and if it ever expires?</p>
This is so cool!! I spent a long time trying to find a scrub that I could make with stuff I had at home. After I started making it I realized I didn't have any lemons or oranges. Should have looked before I started... Anyway, I substituted the oranges and lemons for vanilla and cinnamon and it smells awesome and works super well!! Thanks so much for making this!!!!!
Opps i forgot to add in orange zest and use it on my body does it make a lot of difference if without orange zest?
No problem, its mostly for the smell so your good!!
Smells good enough to sell at a &quot;lemonade stand&quot; :). Try this, just a little more work, but worth it in my opinion. Before beginning, blend your sugar (dry) in your blender (make sure blender is completely clean and dry). This gives you &quot;superfine&quot; sugar, which feels nicer on your skin. Another extra step is that you could simmer on low, your citrus and oil, before mixing with your sugar, to get a more compete infusion of the oils, then add vitamin E capsule to your oil mixture after simmering, but before mixing with the sugar. Thanks for your &quot;body yummy&quot; instructable.
<p>I've just had a go at making this and I can't smell the lemon. My mixture is getting bigger because when I add more lemon juice I have to add sugar to stop it being too runny. Don't understand why I can't smell the lemon :(</p>
<p>You could add lemon essential oil. Just make sure you use a type that is safe to use on your skin.</p>
<p>I used solid coconut oil. I blended it with a potato masher. This kept it thick, not liquid. I also added DoTerra Lemon essential oil. Smells and feels great!</p>
My scrub turned out runny what do I do
You can add a capsule of Vitamin E oil. Just snip the casing or prick with needle and squeeze the Vitamin E out. Vitamin E is a natural preservative. Will definitely give a longer shelf life.
Does this need to be refrigerated, used immediately, or can it stay in the bathroom for a week or so?
It'll be fine in the bathroom for a week, or longer!... You can refrigerate it if you want to..it will defiantly last for quite a while in the fridge.
I think I might do this next time - I always make sugar scrubs but have never thought to add lemon :D
yea, you should try it... the lemon makes it smell good :)

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