Winter time is SO harsh on your skin. (So is summer for that matter) That’s why we always have a batch of this chocolate peppermint homemade body scrub whipped up. Plus it’s fun to learn how to make homemade body scrubs. Body scrubs are great for your feet, and whole body, and the tingly peppermint leaves your tootsies feeling refreshed and renewed.
The cool thing about this body scrub recipe is that you can make it with salt or sugar. The most important thing is to just make sure it’s a granular sugar or salt to make this a exfoliating body scrub. Otherwise you want get rid of all the dead skin cells that tend to cling during winter time, or the rough patches thanks to summertime flip flops.
Other than that the secret ingredients in this exfoliating body scrub recipe are Rodelle Baking chocolate and Young Living essential oils. Chocolate is filled with antioxidants, and it just gives this scrub a spa like feel. The refreshing tingle of peppermint helps awaken you, and make you feel revived!
This homemade body scrub is so easy you probably have most of the ingredients already in your pantry. If not, you find the best places to buy essential oils here. The Rodelle chocolate powder can be found here, and most health food stores sell bulk salts and sugar! Here’s how to make this awesome scrub.
Chocolate Peppermint Homemade Body Scrub
- Prep Time: 5 mins
- Cook Time: 5 mins
- Total Time: 10 minutes
- Yield: 1
- 2 Cups Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil (Another favorite of mine is coconut oil, but grapeseed oil will work too)
- 1 Cup Granulated Sugar or Salt
- 1 Tsp Rodelle Baking Chocolate
- 10 Drops Young Living Peppermint Essential Oil
- In a large bowl combine the oil and sugar/salt.
- Add baking chocolate, and essential oils. Blend with a large spoon.
- Place in a large air tight container, and use while in the bath or shower.
Essential oils and homemade body scrubs have really changed my life. Because of these homemade salts and scrubs, I’m better rested and less stressed. Make sure to check out these other homemade bath salts and scrubs.
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