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Constant hand washing, dry weather and day-to-day wear and tear all take their toll on your hands. Nurture the sensitive skin on your hands with a jar of this natural lemon scrub. Formulated with pure citrus juice and oils, this mix will exfoliate, clean and moisturize. Because all ingredients are natural and perishable, this product should be used within 4-6 weeks.
- 2 small jars (mason or other, 6-oz. works best) from a local craft store
- 2 – 2 1/2 cups of Imperial Sugar Extra Fine Granuated or Light Brown Sugar (use granulated sugar for a gentle scrub and brown sugar for a stronger scrub)
- 1/2 cup olive, coconut or canola oil
- 4 - 5 tablespoons lemon juice plus the zest of one lemon (optional)
- Vanilla extract
Directions for making two 6-oz. jars:
- Measure 2 – 2 1/2 cups of sugar into a large mixing bowl.
- Mix in olive oil.
- Add lemon juice plus the zest of one lemon.
- Add a few drops of vanilla extract to sweeten the scent.
- Divide the mixture evenly between the jars.
- Add a label, some ribbon for decoration, and a small wooden spoon for an added touch.
- Print a customizable Sugar Scrub label if giving as a gift.
- Store in an airtight container and use within a month.
Download these customized Lemon and Brown Sugar Scrub labels to personalize your scrub. Just print on full-sized labels/stickers.
Immerse yourself in a mountain of aromatic bubbles with this Homemade Bubble Bath soap. This easy recipe only has 4 ingredients and only takes 4 steps to complete. Make it for yourself or give as a gift to someone special.
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