Vanilla Sugar Body Scrub

You love getting in your kitchen to make food-related gifts for the holidays, but you’ve been warned by family and friends to forgo the baked goods because they are watching their weight. You don’t have to scrap your love of making gifts, simply turn your favorite ingredients into calorie-free beauty treatments. This vanilla sugar body scrub is one of our favorite DIY beauty recipes.
You love getting in your kitchen to make food-related gifts for the holidays, but you’ve been warned by family and friends to forgo the baked goods because they are watching their weight. You don’t have to scrap your love of making gifts, simply turn your favorite ingredients into calorie-free beauty treatments. This vanilla sugar body scrub is one of our favorite DIY beauty recipes.

Vanilla Sugar Body Scrub

Makes 1 cup

Ingredients:

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  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
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  • Juice of 1 lemon
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  • 1 vanilla bean, split lengthwise
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  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
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  • 1/4 packed brown sugar
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  • Pinch of sea salt

Directions:

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  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together oil and lemon juice.
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  3. Scrape vanilla seeds out of vanilla bean into oil mixture.
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  5. Add sugars and salt. Mix very well.
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  7. Bury vanilla bean in sugar mixture. Cover bowl tightly.
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  9. To use, apply scrub to your skin and rub gently for 5 minutes to exfoliate dead skin cells and stimulate circulation. Rinse well. Your skin will be silky smooth.

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