Homemade Hand Scrub

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)!

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