Make Your Own All-Natural Snickerdoodle Body Scrub
Making a homemade body scrub is very simple. This snickerdoodle scrub recipe not only smells delicious but has so many amazing benefits for your skin.
The only time you will ever see granulated sugar in my cupboard is if I’m making a body scrub. As much as I despise the stuff, I can’t deny that it makes a really fabulous scrub to keep your skin soft and smooth all year round.
Why should you make your own?
Store bought sugar scrubs are not only expensive but often contain nasty chemicals and harmful ingredients.
Your typical scrub is made from all sorts of complicated-sounding things as you can see...
I mean what even is isopropyl palmitate, or annatto or “fragrance”.
I think I'll pass, thank you.
The good news is that making your own scrub is REALLY easy and you only need 4 ingredients, including coconut oil, which is fabulous for hydrating the skin. You can also sub your base oil for almond oil, or Vitamin E oil, which also have fantastic skin benefits.
I personally love the sweet, warming smell of cinnamon spices, but I know that’s certainly not the scent for everyone so feel free to sub out cinnamon essential oil for your oil of choice, or even skip altogether! Other great essential oils to sub in this recipe include lavender and sweet orange.
Summer's in full force and the pressure’s on to have smooth and beautiful skin… look no further.
Snickerdoodle Body Scrub
½ cup of organic sugar (brown or white)
½ cup organic coconut oil
½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract
15 drops of pure grade cinnamon essential oil
1) To make your scrub, mix your sugar, oil of choice, vanilla extract and cinnamon essential oils together in a bowl. Store in an airtight container.
2) To use, gather a small handful of the sugar scrub in your palm and massage into your skin. I tend to do full body scrubs. Rinse off in the bath or shower. Your skin will be left feeling silky smooth.
P.S. This scrub can make a fabulous gift. So rather than running to the mall for your bestie’s next birthday present, why not make her a non-toxic, delicious smelling scrub and package it up in a cute little mason jar?
Isabella Grace is a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner focusing on toxin-free, natural living to its fullest extent. Her mission is to provide personalized integrative health solutions to create sustainable, lifelong change and enable you to live, love, and serve at your fullest health potential.
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