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canstockphoto9437250Whether you’re looking for gift ideas for family and friends, or just need a treat for yourself, these yummy body scrubs can be made in minutes.  They smell great, are all natural and cost very little to make.  Be creative in how you present them – hermetic jars with chalkboard labels and a lovely ribbon will turn them into a beautiful and personal gift.

 

 

Ginger Lime Brown Sugar Scrub

  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup turbinado sugar
  • 1/2 cup fractionated coconut oil
  • 10 drops lime essential oil
  • 5 drops ginger essential oil

Combine brown sugar, turbinado sugar, fractionated coconut oil and essential oils in a bowl.  Stir until well combined, store in an airtight container.

Coconut Salt Scrub

  • 1 cup pink Himalayan salt
  • 1 cup virgin coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup fractionated coconut oil
  • 15 drops of your favorite essential oil (I like lavender, geranium or lemongrass)

Melt coconut oil over double boiler.  Remove from heat.  Add pink Himalayan salt and fractionated coconut oil.  Let mixture settle until solidified, stirring every 10 minutes.  Once cool, add essential oil. Stir until well combined and store in airtight container.

Candy Cane Scrub

  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup fractionated coconut oil
  • 12 drops peppermint essential oil
  • Skin-safe food coloring

Combine sugar and fractionated coconut oil in a bowl.  Once combined, divide equally in two bowls.  In one bowl, add red food coloring until desired color is achieved.  Layer red and white scrub to create a candy cane effect.

Festive Fall Scrub

  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup fractionated coconut oil
  • 4 drops cassia essential oil
  • 4 drops clove essential oil
  • 4 drops ginger essential oil

Combine sugar and fractionated coconut oil in a bowl.  Add essential oils.  Stir until mixture is the consistency of a slushy.  Store in an air-tight container.

I love easy DIY holiday gift ideas.  There’s something very personal about creating something for someone else rather than just buying something.  For me though, it needs to be fairly fast and simple to make, so these scrubs are perfect!