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A Spring Sugar Scrub- Pink Grapefruit {A How To}

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It’s time for me to think about spring- our spring offerings in the shop and our Etsy shop. Our new scents and colors have arrived and given me a bit of inspiration.

Scents like maple sugar, ginger, grapefruit, lemon verbena and coconut; new colors named valentine red, baby boy blue, mango, pink punch have me dreaming of far away vacation destinations.

But for now a quick simple sugar scrub recipe to tide me over, thought I would share it with you.

Grapefruit Sugar Scrub

1/2 cup white sugar

1/2 cup raw sugar

up to 1/4 cup Sweet Almond oil

3-4 drops Grapefruit essential oil

1 drop of food coloring or drop of raspberry juice, beet juice or other natural colorant

2-3 drops of  vitamin E (optional)

Directions:  Mix the sugars together and slowly add the almond oil until you reach the consistency you like.  I like my scrubs less oily so I use a little less than a 1/4 cup.  Add Grapefruit essential oil, food coloring and vitamin E.  Mix well and store in an airtight container.  Good for up to 3 months if kept clean to avoid bacteria. One easy way is to scoop out your sugar scrub with a clean spoon vs your fingers.

To use:  Rub a little bit of the scrub on your body or between your hands with a little bit of water.  Rinse with warm water to remove excess oils.  It will give your skin a nice exfoliation and leave your skin feeling soft and smooth and smelling fresh and clean.  Great for use in the shower or bath before bed time.

Be sure to stop on over our Etsy shop http://LLFarm.Etsy.com for the latest offerings and use our limited time coupon code FREESHIPPING

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