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Warm Vanilla Sugar Scrub

Please welcome my friend Melissa from No.2 Pencil.  Her talent amazes me and it looks like she loves sugar scrubs as much as I do! I made Peppermint Sugar Scrubs last year for Christmas and of course my Gardening hand Sugar Scrub. So easy! This Vanilla Sugar Scrub looks divine!  

 

Warm Vanilla Sugar Scrub by No.2 Pencil for Today's Creative Blog

Hello Today’s Creative Blog friends! I’m Melissa from No. 2 Pencil, and I am so honored to be here today. Over at No. 2 Pencil, I share creative recipes, crafts, and DIY projects. Today, I’m sharing this fun and easy recipe for warm vanilla sugar scrub. This skin scrub smells wonderful, and it leaves your skin feeling incredibly soft and smooth. For this scrub, I started with extra virgin coconut oil. It’s really the perfect ingredient because it is affordable and so great for your skin. I combined it with turbinado raw cane sugar and a splash of vanilla extract. I found my turbinado raw sugar cane in the baking aisle of my local grocery store. The sugar crystals are very large, which is ideal for a body scrub. It also has a lovely deep and warm scent that pairs wonderfully with vanilla. If you can’t find turbinado sugar, you can use brown sugar or granulated sugar. I used granulated sugar in my lemon sugar scrub, and it works beautifully!

Warm Vanilla Sugar Scrub 3   Warm Vanilla Sugar Scrub Ingredients 3 cups of turbinado raw cane sugar 1/2 cup of extra virgin coconut oil 1/2 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract, or a few drops of vanilla essential oil Directions Stir all ingredients together until well combined. To use, splash water on skin and gently scrub. Rinse and pat dry. Enjoy your super soft and silky skin! Note: If you are using this sugar scrub in the shower, take care. The coconut oil can make the shower floor slippery.   Homemade sugar scrubs make great gifts! I like to package mine in mason jars and use washi tape to make a cute label. A large popsicle stick or a small wooden spoon makes a great scoop for the scrub.           Warm Vanilla Sugar Scrub 2

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Warm Vanilla Sugar Scrub
 
Ingredients
  • 3 cups of turbinado raw cane sugar
  • ½ cup of extra virgin coconut oil
  • ½ teaspoon of pure vanilla extract, or a few drops of vanilla essential oil
Instructions
  1. Stir all ingredients together until well combined. To use, splash water on skin and gently scrub. Rinse and pat dry.
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Since 2007, Kim has been sharing tips and tutorials on how to live a creative life. Owner/Founder of Today's Creative Blog and InspirationDIY.com where inspiration happens everyday! From the Pacific Northwest, Kim is a busy mom who adores her teen son, her middle aged husband and is constantly wiping the muddy paws of her adorable Labradoodle Maybelline. In her spare time, she teaches fitness classes and loves to decorate with thrift store bargains. You can also find Kim once a month on Portland's AMNW Morning show as their "creative expert". Life is more fun when it's creative!
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