Recipe : Natural Body Scrub

This week we continue our summer-themed posts with a natural body scrub! Next week we’ll tell you all about our favourite natural tanners, so what better way to start than with a natural buff of the skin!

This DIY recipe is super quick and super easy to make – just 5 minutes and 5 ingredients! We like to keep it in the shower, so it warms up with the heat of the water. Use all over the body, great before applying your favourite natural self-tanner. 😉

Ingredients:

  • Coconut Oil (for example, we like Lucy Bee and Biona – but any natural brand which is 100% coconut oil)
  • Demerara Sugar
  • A natural oil, such as jojoba (you can get this at a natural health food store like Whole Foods, Planet Organic or Revital)
  • If you like an essential oil for their aromatherapy effect and to fill the bathroom with fragrance you can add a few drops of essential oils.  We are big fans of Florame.
  • Jar for mixing and storage (glass is best!)

Instructions:

  • Half fill the jar with coconut oil. If it’s too solid, you can heat it up or keep it in a warm place until it melts a bit.
  • Add the sugar to the oil, tablespoon at a time and mix with a spoon until you get your desired consistency. If it gets too grainy, add more coconut oil.
  • Stir in 1/2-1 teaspoons (depending on the size of your jar) of your oil and mix thorough.