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Homemade Cocoa Body Scrub and Body Butter
Posted By Brandy Ferguson On October 23, 2012 @ 3:00 am In Frugality,Homemade,Homemade skincare and beauty,Natural living | Comments Disabled
Written by Brandy , Contributing Writer
It’s getting to be that time of year again when I sometimes like to smell a little bit festive. Ya know…aside from the ordinary scent of oatmeal, honey, and whatever my toddler ate for lunch.
As the gift-giving season approaches, too, I’m glad to have these two fantastic recipes for making the most delicious-smelling body scrub and body butter ever!
I’ve already made my own batch, of course, and I need to go get some more half-pint mason jars  so that I can give these as gifts to some sisters and friends. If you do the same, make sure the person you’re giving to likes chocolate first. (Who doesn’t? I know.) But seriously. Make sure they do like the smell of chocolate because this stuff is potent!
I love the way the scrub gently exfoliates my dry arms and hands with such a fun scent. And the body butter! It melts instantly and soaks right into the skin, leaving it re-hydrated, soft, and shining. And of course, it does this with all natural, wonderful ingredients, many of which are found right inside your pantry!
One really neat thing about these two recipes is that they are really easy to customize. Want to add a fruity scent to go along with the chocolate? Add sweet orange essential oil. Looking for more of a spice? Go for adding just a hint of cinnamon – about 1/4 teaspoon. Raspberry extract sounds divine! Experiment and find your favorites.
Click here  to see where to find products for these recipes.
Interested in more body scrub tutorials? Check out Keeper of the Home contributor Stacy Karen’s eBook, Simple Scrubs to Make and Give !
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