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Home-made sugar scrub

The original recipe comes from the italian blog 'fotoefornelli' (http://fotoefornelli.com/2011/05/non-si-mangia-scrub-naturale-al-limone-e-lavanda/), but I've actually modified it and used the ingredients I had "chez moi"!


15 tbs of brown cane sugar

4 tbs of calendula infused sweet almond oil (previously obtained by following the suggestion of Anne-Marie from Bramble Berry https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q22G3CzwT3E)

10 drops of tangerine essential oil (cosmetic grade, skin safe) that I bought from The Soap Kitchen




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