Ingredients: Castor Sugar, Vegetable Oil, Essential Oils of Choice
Method: Add required amount of sugar to a bowl
Cover with vegetable oil and stir.
Add essential oils, 2 drops to a teaspoon
1 drop each of Lavender and Peppermint essential oils per teaspoon of sugar scrub.
Super refreshing for those hot sweaty days
Don't use Lavender or Peppermint during pregnancy, don't use Peppermint for sensitive skin
1 drop each of Benzoin, Chamomile Roman and Grapefruit essential oils to a teaspoon and a half (7.5mls) of sugar scrub.
Calming and soothing, great for stressed or anxious clients
Don't use Chamomile during pregnancy, don't use Grapefruit within 48 hours before going out in bright sunlight or using a sunbed.
1 drop each of Orange, Grapefruit, Lemon and Cypress essential oils to 2 teaspoons (10ml) of sugar scrub
Citrus oils are "happy" and give a lovely lift to the spirits
Don't use Chamomile during pregnancy, don't use Orange, Grapefruit or Lemon within 48 hours before going out in bright sunlight or using a sunbed.
Olive oil is anti inflammatory and balances sebum
Castor oil is very moisturising and also anti bacterial, antiviral and antifungal
Avocado oil is deeply moisturising
Coconut oil (non fractionated, solid) is very moisturising and anti bacterial, antiviral and antifungal.
Sugar scrubs are wonderful as part of your skin care routine, they make beautiful gifts and can be used as enhancements for your massage or reflexology treatments.
Here's one example of how to use a sugar scrub to enhance a treatment.
Another easy option is a hand scrub treatment.
Full body scrubs are very popular but you'll need plastic sheeting for the floor, extra towels and a cosy blanket to wrap around the clients while the product is absorbed.
Suggested Essential Oil Blends