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I'm not very crafty or do it yourself, but I have a body scrub addiction and it was starting to cost too much..so I looked into doing it myself and it was so easy! I use good ol' white sugar (you can also use salt or brown sugar for varying textures - I like it rough) and I mixed it with lime infused olive oil. I had that as a gift and am unsure of how much it would cost to buy, but you could use plain olive oil also and then just add some essential oils for yummy scents.

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I put the sugar in first and then add oil to the desired consistency. My skin is so soft and I feel good that all my ingredients are natural and there is no packaging waste.
- Submitted by SHANDIEGO 8/16/2011 in Saving Money | 4 Comments
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SWITALAINC 9/13/2011 5:46:00 PM

    I want to try, could you put together a recipe for me?
***DEBRA*** 8/20/2011 10:14:00 AM

    I have been making my own body and facial scrubs for a couple of years now. Depending on the texture I want I can switch them up using sugar or Kosher salt or table salt.
Olive oil works great.
I've seen these scrubs in stores for as much as $75!
SHANDIEGO 8/17/2011 1:43:00 PM

    oh good idea. thanks!
BOOKWORM2011 8/17/2011 11:56:00 AM

    I love making my own body scrub. You can turn it into a mild facial scrub/mask too, by using honey instead of oil.

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