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Make your own moisturizing body scrub!
This body scrub has the exfoliating power of sea salt and it is ultra moisturizing. You can also use it as a bath salt. When stored in pretty jars, it makes a great gift!

Posted by jojobeandesigns from Wayne, New Jersey, United States • Published See jojobeandesigns's 48 projects »
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  • Step 1

    Pour 2 cups of your salts (you can use coarse sea salt or Epsom, do not use table salt!) into a large bowl. Add 1/2 cup of oil (I like sweet almond oil, but you can use anything, baby oil, palm, avocado, even olive oil). Add a few drops of essential oil for scent or food coloring if desired and mix well.

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grace k.
grace k.
what jars did u use? i want to make them..a lot for this school prep thing and i dont want them to be in little plastic bags
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Lesley B.
Lesley B.
Great idea making some today!!
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jojobeandesigns
jojobeandesigns · Wayne, New Jersey, US · 53 projects
To answer some of your queestions (sorry, it took me ages to see some of the comments!):
1. You can find little jars anywhere: thrift shops, gift shops, etc. I got these at my grocery store

2. Most oils will not effect the scent as they are pretty neutral. Almond oil has a light fragrance which works well with many essential oils like lavender or anything floral or sweet. You can always use a really neutral oil like veggie oil if you are worried about the smell conflicting with your essential oils.

3. You can keep these practically forever. I've had some for over a year before.

And yeah, they make an awesome and inexpensive gift!
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Crafty Girl
Crafty Girl · La Cañada Flintridge, California, US
this is a totally awsome gift idea thanks for the idea ! Happy
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Happy-Go-Lucky
Happy-Go-Lucky · Nawur, Bamiyan, AF · 8 projects
where can you get those jars?
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jessicabear
jessicabear · 4 projects
Hi,
these are so cute !
i'm definately going to make them Happy
but, does the almond oil (or other oils) effect the smell at all?
or will it just smell of the essential oils?
thanks x
(^.^)
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Nancy P.
Nancy P.
Hi! Love your idea of a gift. But can you let me know approximately how long we can keep the salt in the jar? Thank you!
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jojobeandesigns
jojobeandesigns · Wayne, New Jersey, US · 53 projects
Patsy B: Table salt is far too fine, and it will just turn to mush when you blend it with oil. It also lacks the real exfoliating quality that the bigger grains of kosher or epsom salts have.
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Patsy B.
Patsy B.
Why not table salt?
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Gabby.
Gabby. · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 19 projects
im soo going to make some!!!
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