Peppermint Sugar Body Scrub
This invigorating Peppermint Sugar Scrub is a wonderful way to wake up and ring in the holidays! It is inexpensive to make and it only contains 3 ingredients! You could go buy a ready made one from the store but it takes less effort to make this recipe than it does to get in your car and buckle up your seat belt, and far cheaper than store bought.
You are in charge of the ingredients that go into this scrub so you needn’t worry about what harsh chemicals are in it. Peppermint oil has many qualities that are wonderful for your skin; it has a slight numbing effect which aids in reducing skin irritations and itchiness, and it is thought to be great for relieving headaches.
Research has shown that peppermint oil is effective in remedying; depression, and anxiety. Sugar is a natural exfoliant and will leave your skin soft and glowing. The coconut oil is a great moisturizer for your skin, it contains antioxidant’s and is thought to reduce acne. Make 3 or 4 batches and gift some to friends, take one as a hostess gift to your holiday parties, or send one to the teacher.
You will need:
1 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup coconut oil
peppermint oil– add a few drops to your desired strength
Combine all ingredients thoroughly and place in an airtight container.
Store for up to 4 weeks, if you are gifting, make right before.