DIY Body Scrub ... get that summer glow!

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Coming up next week, I am headed to Mexico for vacation! So, not only am I beach bound, but summer is upon us, which means skirt season...and bare legs. After all those months of winter, my skin needs some serious nourishment!

 I love body scrubs, but I feel like I never find the scent I am looking for - if it's too pepperminty then I feel like I smell like a man, or if it is floral then it comes across as too chemically ... not to mention that body scrubs can cost a pretty penny!

So, this year, I decided to embark on making my own body scrub!

Hope this DIY inspires you too! 

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What you will need: 

1 cup coarse salt

1/2 cup pure sunflower seed oil

The zest of one lemon

2 teaspoons fresh rosemary, leaves stripped from the stems **

** you can create whatever scent you want, just go to WholeFoods or a scent shop and pick up a little bottle of essential oil.  

 

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I chopped up the Rosemary into small pieces so it would blend in nicely.

I chopped up the Rosemary into small pieces so it would blend in nicely.

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Grate the lemon zest in.

Grate the lemon zest in.

I added a bit more oil at the end cause it felt to dry, go with your gut when you make yours.

I added a bit more oil at the end cause it felt to dry, go with your gut when you make yours.

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Time for the label! Any card stock paper will do. 

Time for the label! Any card stock paper will do. 

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Some twine to tie the labe on, a hole punch and a cute glass jar (Sur La Table has some good ones)!

Some twine to tie the labe on, a hole punch and a cute glass jar (Sur La Table has some good ones)!

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.... Enjoy! 

Thank you to Adit from TwoToasters for being my camera man!