Make Your Own Awesome Anti-Aging Sugar Scrub

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Awesome Anti-Aging Sugar Scrub

Ingredients:

  • .6 Ounce of grapeseed oil
  • .5 Ounce of argan oil
  • .25 Ounce of cocoa butter
  • .25 Ounce of rosehip seed oil
  • .25 Ounce of sesame seed oil
  • 1 Ounce of shea butter
  • 1 Ounce of emulsifying wax
  • 1 Milliliter of rosemary extract
  • 1 Ounce of aloe vera gel (find out aloe vera benefits)
  • .5 Ounce of distilled water
  • 1.5 Milliliter of a paraben free preservative, such as Optiphen Plus
  • 8 Ounces (1 cup) of white sugar

 

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Instructions:

  • Using your digital kitchen scale, weigh out all the waxes and butters.
  • Heat these in a double boiler until melted.
  • Add your oils.
  • Stir in the rosemary extract and mix well.
  • Remove from heat and let cool for just a few minutes.
  • When this mixture has thickened to a gel like consistency, add your water, aloe vera, and mix well.
  • Now add the preservative and mix it well.
  • Measure the sugar and put it into a bowl.
  • Add the melted wax mixture into the sugar and use a fork to mix everything together.
  • Scoop into glass jars with tight fitting lids.
  • Enjoy!

References:

Thedermreview.com

Huffingtonpost.com

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