I have seen countless recipes for homemade scrubs and finally decided to give one a try. Now I’m hooked! On of my favorite blogs, Centsational Girl, recently posted her recipe for Lavender Sea Salt Scrub. I was surprised at the simple ingredients:
18 oz course sea salt
18 oz fine sea salt
4 fluid oz grapeseed oil
1/2 fluid oz essential oil
dried lavender buds
That is it! I had all of these products at home except for the essential oil which I bought at the Good Earth Market for $12. The salt I already had purchased from Wal-Mart and I used the Natural Grapeseed Oil from Wildtree.
The final result was 32 ounces of lovely sea salt scrub. I used four half-pint canning jars for the containers so the cost per container was $3. If I were to purchase all the ingredients, I would estimate the cost at about $6 a container. It sure is much cheaper than buying salt scrub from a boutique and what a wonderful gift idea!
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