DIY Peppermint Sugar Face Scrub

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posted by Aimee Whistler

Making beauty products as Christmas gifts can seem like something reserved for the seasoned pro. We all know one them – that enviable person that makes ‘upcycling’ and creating their own boutique jams on the fly seem like child’s play. Well, get ready to impress with our simple, disaster proof sugar scrub recipe that will have your lucky recipients squealing with delight! The perfect DIY Xmas present, this easy and cheap sugar scrub is infused with the yuletide scent of peppermint and can be made in a matter of minutes.

½ cup of coconut oil
2 cups of sugar
1 tablespoon of peppermint extract
1 drop of green food colouring

1. Place the coconut oil in a bowl and microwave for 15-25 seconds until softened.
2. Add the sugar to the oil, along with the peppermint extract and green food colouring. Mix until the food colouring is evenly distributed.
3. Spoon scrub into your air-tight containers (such as a mason jar) and decorate with twine or ribbon.