Toxin Free Beauty: DIY Sugar Scrub

by Catherine on October 13, 2011

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Sucre blanc cassonade complet rapadura Toxin Free Beauty: DIY Sugar Scrub

(By the way, the sugar on the bottom right hand side is the REAL stuff!)

Ladies, are you needing some do it yourself luxury? I know I could always use some! My sister sent me this recipe for a DIY sugar scrub, and I can’t WAIT to try it, so I thought I’d pass it on to you! I know my heels sure could use some right now! icon wink Toxin Free Beauty: DIY Sugar Scrub

(This recipe is taken from Michelle Phan, a beauty guru, at www.MichellePhan.com)

I’ll be making a batch this weekend, so let me know if you try it too! I’m also envisioning some pretty Christmas gifts for my Mommy friends. icon wink Toxin Free Beauty: DIY Sugar Scrub

Sugar Olive Oil Scrub (Recipe by Michelle Phan)

You Need:

  • Three tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • Two tablespoons organic honey (does not have to be organic, regular honey is fine, too)
  • One half cup organic sugar (does not have to be organic, regular sugar is fine too, but no Splenda)
  • Measuring utensils
  • One chopstick or stirring stick
  • One clean container

Steps:

  • Add the extra virgin olive oil to your container.
  • Next, add the honey. * NOTE: Adding in this order will help to get all the honey out of the measuring utensil
  • Add the sugar to the mixture.
  • Stir well with the chopstick or stirring stick.

Tips:

  • These amounts don’t have to be exact, and you can adjust the proportions as needed.
  • Do not store in the fridge.

To Apply:

  • Wash your face and make sure your makeup is completely removed before applying the scrub.
  • Use a tiny spatula to scoop one little scoopful, and apply all over your face.
  • Scrub in a broad, circular motion (avoid your eye area!).
  • After about 60 seconds, rinse off the mixture.
  • Pat dry your face.

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Shirlee February 20, 2013 at 6:20 pm

Hey Catherine! How long does this scrub last after it’s made?

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Catherine February 25, 2013 at 9:40 pm

Hi Shirlee! I’d use it right away, or store in the fridge for a week or so :)

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Shirlee January 11, 2013 at 7:32 pm

Can you use brown sugar? or does is it have to be white sugar?

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Catherine January 11, 2013 at 8:44 pm

Hi Shirlee!! I don’t EVER have white sugar in my house, so yes you can definitely use a brown sugar like Rapadura!

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