Candy Cane Sugar Scrub

Want a great gift for any time of the year?  Body scrub.   Not only does it sound yummy it feels absolutely amazing – it is and its for your body!  There are so many benefits of body scrubbing.  The benefits of body scrubbing falls in line with body brushing.  Like body brushing, using a body scrub is another form of detox.  Body scrubs exfoliate your skin, remove dead skin cells while promoting the growth of new skin cells.  Body brushing and/or the use of  scrubs will leave your skin with a natural glow, smooth, and supple.  When done on a regular basis, some people notice a reduction of cellulite and stretch marks.

What you Need: 3/4 cup white sugar (you can also use brown sugar or sea salt)

1/2 cup Fractionated Coconut Oil (you could also use almond oil, grapeseed oil, or olive oil).

12 drops Peppermint essential oil

Skin safe food coloring or juice from a beet.

Directions: 1. Combine sugar and Fractionated Coconut Oil into bowl and divide equally into two bowls.

In one bowl, add red food coloring until you get your desired color -or use the juice from a few beets.DSC_0759

Layer the red and white scrub to create a ‘candy cane’ effect.

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Tie a cute ribbon and tag on the container and you’re done!

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