I love a good hand scrub. I haven’t used any for a while, and I had this jar hanging around, so I thought it would be a fun project I could do on my own. I found these basic recipes and mixed up my own batch, using mostly things I had on hand. (I did buy a bottle of grapeseed oil – you can use olive oil, but it might smell too strong.)
So here is my recipe:
- 3/4 cup granulated sugar
- 1 1/4 cups Epsom salt
- 1 cup grapeseed oil
- 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
Mix all ingredients in a bowl until well blended. Transfer into a jar.
The great thing about this is that it’s so versatile. You can use more sugar (for a finer scrub), or brown sugar, or kosher salt, or whatever you want/have. I used vanilla because it smells nice and I have some, but you could use any essential oil, lemon, etc.
It works great, and my hands feel so soft (but not greasy)!