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Saturday, 18 January 2014

She Scrubs Up Well!

Morning Peaches...

I love a good scrub, it feels so satisfying to polish away dry, dead skin cells to reveal a healthy, glowing face. I've tried and tested many a facial exfoliator in my time and I prefer the sugar or salt scrubs that are out there - very gritty and powerful!

For those of you who know about my love of jars, you wont be surprised to learn that I often make homemade beauty/food gifts, shove them in a sparkly clean jar and present them to my nearest and dearest! They are always met with smiling faces and a compliments aplenty. Never one to hand out an untested potion, I used and fell in love with this scrub that I made for a friend a couple of years ago. It's really simple and quick to make and the results are amazing!

All you need :

* 3 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
* 2 tablespoons of honey
* 100g of sugar
* Bowl
* Spoon
* Jar

Step 1 - Put all the ingredients into the bowl and stir them up.

Easy so far!

Step 2 - Spoon it into your jar and attach an attractive label and ribbon to it.

Slightly more tricky!

Step 3 - Give it to your friend or use it yourself!


* This scrub will last for about 2 - 3 months as long as you keep the lid tightly closed.*

I recommend that you apply this skin treat to a make up free and clean face. Use a teaspoon amount and massage in circular motions all over your skin and neck. Do this for about 60 seconds - if you spend too long on it you might not have any skin left! Rinse off with warm water and pat dry. I apply my moisturiser now because I have quite dry skin, but if you feel as though the olive oil in this scrub has moisturised you enough then your done - now go to bed!

Hope that you liked this DIY beauty idea and will maybe give it a go!

Em xx


  1. This is a lovely idea! :) I have also nominated you for a Liebster award (I did try and send you a Tweet but my account is currently suspended :( ) Look on my blog for info on the nomination xx

    1. Thank you! I'll have a look on your blog because I didn't see that tweet.

      Em xx

  2. Loved this post Em :-) Thanks for sharing. Not sure it'll last us 2-3 months though - looks too good.

    x Roch & Tash x

    1. Haha yeh I doubt it would last too long with my scrubbing ways actually! Glad you liked it girls!

      Em xx

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    1. Defs! If you do make sure you let me know how you get on with it.

      Em xx

  4. I've nominated you for 'The Liebster Award'!