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How to make "sweet lover's" hand scrub

I love using what I have on-hand in my kitchen to whip up a wonderful new beauty product!

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Gather supplies. I like grapeseed oil and these tea leaves because I gave up using oil in my cooking and didn't care for this flavor of tea!

Gather supplies. I like grapeseed oil and these tea leaves because I gave up using oil in my cooking and didn't care for this flavor of tea!

Cut tea bags open and use leaves from 2-3 bags. Can use the leaves from the cup you steeped for breakfast, if you wish!

Cut tea bags open and use leaves from 2-3 bags. Can use the leaves from the cup you steeped for breakfast, if you wish!

Don't do much sugar anymore except as hummingbird food so love having another use for this white sugar.

Don't do much sugar anymore except as hummingbird food so love having another use for this white sugar.

Mix together.

Mix together.

Add oil one spoonful at a time just until moist.

Add oil one spoonful at a time just until moist.

You can use your sugar scrub now or add these additional ingredients.

You can use your sugar scrub now or add these additional ingredients.

I like a little soap as it helps keep my skin from  feeling too oily after I rinse.

I like a little soap as it helps keep my skin from feeling too oily after I rinse.

Makes it smell good but not needed to make a good hand scrub.

Makes it smell good but not needed to make a good hand scrub.

Perfect!

Perfect!

Use a scant spoonful and massage into hands, especially the backs and between each finger. Rinse with cool water and dry. Exfoliate with this recipe 1-3 times a week.

Use a scant spoonful and massage into hands, especially the backs and between each finger. Rinse with cool water and dry. Exfoliate with this recipe 1-3 times a week.

Some containers I've recycled for just such a DIY project.

Some containers I've recycled for just such a DIY project.

2013 k. ylitalo

2013 k. ylitalo

  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 2-3 Tablespoons oil
  • 3 tea bags
  • 1 Tablespoon liquid soap (optional )
  • Several drops essential oil (optional)
  • Recycled small container with tight- fitting lid