Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Homemade Beauty Products: Part II

Part II: Body Scrub

I was especially excited about trying out this part of the homemade beauty products as I love to have my skin feeling soft and smooth.  I used to buy over the counter body scrubs religiously but since becoming a mother, sort of forgot about this part of my beauty routine.  Anyways, below is how it's done!

  • 1 cup fine sea salt 
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil (I used apricot oil)
  • 2 rosemary sprigs
  • chop rosemary leaves, then stir rest of ingredients together  
  • massage the mixture into your skin using circular motions starting from your feet moving upward towards your heart
  • rinse
The sea salt is an excellent way to exfoliate your skin while the oil moisturizes. The rosemary is a natural anti-inflammatory therefore soothing your skin after scrubbing with the sea salt.

You will have a ton left over, so put the extras into a safe container and store it near your shower for other uses.  Also, a strong advisory note...be sure to clean your tub after you use the mixture as the oil will make it slippery!!!  We would hate to see anyone slip in the tub!


~Mommy Bridget


  1. i think i will try it -- and to make it even greener i can jsut go pick the rosemary from my garden! : )

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