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Homemade Mint Sugar Scrub

Here’s a simple homemade mint sugar scrub that you can make in five minutes or less with ingredients from your grocery store. It’s exfoliating, moisturizing, and so easy to make!

I’ll warn you that the smell of this scrub is intoxicating. This mint sugar scrub smells so good that you’re going to want to eat it. The good news is that it’s totally edible, so you’re welcome to give it a try.

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Homemade Mint Sugar Scrub

Yields: 1/2 cup of homemade mint sugar scrub (I usually store my scrubs in 4oz glass jelly jars.)

Ingredients

2 tablespoons minced fresh mint (about 20 mint leaves)
1/2 cup organic extra virgin coconut oil
1/4 cup granulated white sugar

Directions

Combine all ingredients. (Unlike my coconut oil lotions, I do not recommend heating the coconut oil prior to mixing because you don’t want it to dissolve the sugar.)

To Use

On your hands – Massage into your hands and fingernails for 30 seconds. Rinse and pat dry.
On your legs and feet – Massage into your legs and feet while in the bath or sitting on the side of the bathtub. Rinse and pat dry. (Never use on your feet in the shower because the coconut oil is slippery and you risk falling.)

Source: newleafwellness

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