Recipe: 1. In a small sauce pan over low heat, mix the coconut oil with the ginger pieces. Heat for 8-10 minutes (you should be able to smell the ginger & the coconut oil should be completely melted).2. Remove from heat and pour liquid through a fine mesh sie
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Difficulty: 3/10
Shelf Life: Two Months
Keep Cold: No
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Recipe By: on Apr 21st '15
This homemade ginger sugar scrub is stimulating, warming and moisturizing! Perfect for skin disorders or sensitive skin.

Ingredients:

-1 cup granulated or turbinado sugar
-¼ cup coconut oil
-¼ sunflower oil or safflower oil
-1 tbsp ginger (coarsely chopped)
-5-10 drops essential oil (optional…lemon grass or eucalyptus is very nice)

Directions:

1. In a small sauce pan over low heat, mix the coconut oil with the ginger pieces. Heat for 8-10 minutes (you should be able to smell the ginger & the coconut oil should be completely melted).
2. Remove from heat and pour liquid through a fine mesh sieve or a coffee filter (to remove the ginger pieces) into a glass container.
3. With the oil still warm, pour in the sunflower oil and stir to combine. Allow mixture to cool to room temperature.
4. Stir in sugar, and scent with essential oils (if desired).

How to Use:

Massage into damp skin and allow to penetrate for 2-4 minutes. Wipe away with a washcloth. Can be used on body and face.

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