handmade christmas: diy scented sugar scrubs

Christmas is just around the corner, and if you’re like me, you’re only just starting to think about Christmas shopping. Here at Rhythm & Green, we believe that consumerism for the sake of it is… well… what’s the point? Every year I find myself buying random things that people don’t really want just for the sake of gifting them a Christmas present. This year I asked myself why. This year, more than ever, it’s important that we support small, local businesses. Here’s the mantra: SHOP SMALL, SHOP LOCAL, SHOP HANDMADE. That’s what we should be telling ourselves when we step out the door, or open out computers to get the Christmas shop done. But what if we take this one step further, and handmake our gifts ourselves? This year I have been INVESTING in homemade. It is our belief that nothing is better than homemade, and that applies to Christmas gifts too. As part of our handmade christmas series, we are sharing with you a simple recipe for DIY Scented Sugar Body Scrubs, that you can make and gift to your loved ones this Christmas. What a special way to celebrate the holidays?! So without further ado, let’s spread some happiness with a simple self care sugar scrub.

DISCLAIMER: these DIY Scented Sugar Scrubs are for external bodily use ONLY. Under no circumstances should this product be consumed/eaten, or used on delicate/sensitive skin or face.

YOU WILL NEED:

  • 100g granulated sugar
  • 220g coconut oil
  • Scents of your choice e.g. vanilla extract, almond extract, peppermint oil, lemon zest

TO MAKE THE SCRUB:

  1. In a large bowl, cream together the granulated sugar and coconut oil, until smooth and well combined.
  2. Add in your scent of choice to the bowl, little by little until you reach your desired level of scent. Stir all the ingredients together until everything is well combined.
  3. Transfer the body scrub to an airtight container or jar and keep stored in a cool, dry place, out of reach of children.
  4. To use, scoop some of the scrub out of the jar using your fingers and rub it gently onto your arms, legs, or torso to exfoliate.

Voila! The perfect little handmade christmas present to give to your friends and family this Christmas.

WE RECOMMEND THAT YOU USE THIS PRODUCT NO MORE THAN ONCE A WEEK

DO NOT EAT. THESE SUGAR SCRUBS ARE FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY!!!

DO NOT USE ON FACE, DELICATE AREAS, OR SENSITIVE SKIN

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Thank you so much for taking the time to find out more about our latest ebook. Hop on down to our Etsy shop to get your very own copy of ‘A Simple Christmas’ whilst its still on offer! We hope you love our recipes as much as we do and we look forward to hearing from you soon!

If you make these DIY Scented Sugar Body Scrubs, make sure you leave a like and a comment down below! I absolutely love hearing from you guys and you can be sure that I will try my best to get back to you soon! And of course, if you do make this recipe, don’t forget to tag me on Instagram @rhythmandgreen

I love seeing the photos of recipes you’ve all made! Have a beautiful Christmas and a safe and warm winter! I look forward to hearing from you soon!

Love and light,

Katherine x

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