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Thursday, April 25, 2013

Mint Grapefruit Body Scrub +Free Printable Label

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Hello dear friends!  I hope you are well.  Today I am sharing with you the last of the special body treats that I created for Mother's Day.....Mint Grapefruit Body Scrub. So far, I have shared Honey & Lavender Sugar Scrub, Mint Lime Foot Scrub, along with a Bath Gift Basket and a Gardening Gift Basket that was put together for under $10. We have been having lots of fun in April so far!

This is another easy gift to whip with just a few ingredients, a bowl & spoon and a few small canning jars. Anyone who can stir can make this adorable little gift for moms or teachers.

Mint Lime Body Scrub
{Makes 4~1/2 cup jars} 

2 cups coarse sugar crystals
2 tablespoons olive oil
zest of grapefruit
2 drops of mint essential oil
2 drops of grapefruit essential oil
1-2 drops of pink food colouring, optional

1. In medium bowl, mix together the sugar, olive oil, zest of grapefruit, and food colouring until blended well.
2. Pour sugar scrub into jars and decorate.
3. Add the FREE printable label that I made for this project.

Enjoy your sweet & fun homemade gift with those you love!

For other Mother's Day or Teacher Appreciation Gifts, here are more amazing ideas:

And these boards on Pinterest:
Fabulous Things In A Jar

Wishing you a lovely weekend!

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חתולי8 said...

Yes, definitely yes!! I will make this Body Scrub.
Thank you Angie for all those great ideas!!
Lior :)

Tennille said...

I wouldn't have thought of this combo but I have both of these oils! So going to make this flavour next.

TheMoonAndMe said...

Oh man...I love everything grapefruit! I didn't even know that you could get grapefruit essential oil. Thanks for sharing!
This is my next scrub for sure!

Carrie @ My Favorite Finds said...

I really enjoy making my own body scrub. I need to pin this to my Body Scrub board! Stopping by from GSC. I hope you'll come and share at Pinworthy Projects on Friday!

Deborah Owen said...

This sounds awesome....and new follower...found you on Wildly Original party. Would love for you to follow back.

Tim, Allyson, and kids said...

You just combined two of my favorite scent, in fact I often use Grapefruit essential oil as perfume. I pinned this to my gifts to make board, but I think I'll be making it for myself first :)

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Shel Z said...

Hey Ang,

Where did you find course sugar crystals? I've hunted at three grocery stores without luck. Thanks.

Christine said...

Angie, where did you get the coarse sugar crystals? I want to make some scrubs for my Mom :)

Karen said...

do you know what the shelf life is on this ?

Tim, Allyson, and kids said...

How do you print your labels? Are they formatted for a certain type of label paper or do you print on regular paper and glue them to the jars?

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