Shower Spa Bags are excellent gifts for those who do not like to take a bath but still enjoy the aromatherapy effects for a nice skin treatment . They are super simpleFill a cloth bag such as cheesecloth handkerchiefs or muslin
Herbal Exfoliating Elbow Scrub
2 teaspoons lavender buds
1/8 cup olive oil
4 teaspoons almond oil
1 teaspoon lemon oil
5 drops lavender essential oil
1 vitamin E capsule
• Mix lavender buds with the oils and vitamin E capsule; add enough sugar to make a paste.
• Apply scrub to skin and gently rub, using the sugar to slough dry skin while allowing the oils to nourish and moisturize. Rinse off scrub and pat dry.
• Keep unused portion sealed airtight and in the refrigerator.
Peppermint & Cocoa Sugar Body Scrub
4 tbsp white sugar
2 tbsp brown sugar
2 tbsp salt
1 tbsp cocoa butter, melted
2 tbsp turkey red oil
10 drops peppermint essential oil
Use your hands to blend the sugars and salt together, and then work in the oils and essential oils. Move to a 120mL/4oz plastic jar, but don’t pack it down or you’ll have a hard time getting it out.
To use, take a small amount of the scrub in your hand and scrub down assorted appendages. Rinse off the sugar
Peach Body Scrub
2 ripe peaches, mashed
3 tsp seaweed
2/3 c. brown sugar
2/3 c. white sugar...
2/3 c. grapeseed oi
Mix ingredients until combined. , use scrub generously over your skin and let sit for a minute. Rinse off again. And that’s it.
Lavender Rosemary Sugar Scrub
1 cup Sugar
1 cup Sea Salt ...
1/2 cup Coconut Oil
2 tbsp Fresh or Dried Lavender
2 tbsp Chopped Rosemary
1 tsp Lavender Oil
1 tsp Sweet Almond Oil
Nice Summer Body Scrub:
1 cup Pink Himalayan Salt
1/2 cup Raw Sugar
1/2 cup Coconut oil
10 drops Sweet Orange essential oil......
10 drops Grapefruit
5 drops Lemon
Bridal Gift Scrub Recipe:
•12 oz. Sugar
•3 oz. Avocado Butter
•1 oz. Potassium Cocoate
•3 tbsp. Forest Green Jojoba Beads
•6 mL Optiphen ND
•3 mL Cucumber & Kiwi Fragrance Oil
Tools & Packaging:
•3 Four Ounce Bail Jars
•Microwave Safe Container
ONE: In a microwave-safe container, melt down the Avocado Butter on 30 second bursts. Once fully melted, add the Potassium Cocoate and stir.
TWO: Add the sugar and stir to fully incorporate it with the liquid oils.
Add the Cucumber & Kiwi Fragrance Oil and Optiphen ND and stir well.
Add the Forest Green Jojoba Beads and stir. Immediately scoop scrub into your packaging. Your sugar scrub is ready to use!
Coffee & Brown Sugar Scrub
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup white sugar
3 TBS fresh coffee grounds ...
5 tsp almond oil
5 tsp jojoba oil
2 tsp honey
1 tsp vitamin E
1 tsp vanilla
Delicious Brown Sugar Scrub
1 cup light brown sugar
1/3 cup sea salt
1/2 cup organic coconut oil
2-3 tablespoons Emu oil...
1 tablespoon vitamin e
add each ingredient and blend them together then add the essential oil if desired
Lemon & Sugar Face & Body Scrub
Juice of 1/2 fresh lemon
1/2 cup of sugar [brown works well]...
1 Tbsp of olive oil
1 Tbsp of organic honey [optional]
1 bowl with lid for storage
Add lemon juice and olive oil in to a bowl and mix together. Add the honey and whisk or stir quickly until the ingredients bind together into a medium thick consistency. Add in the sugar and mix. If you sense that there is not enough sugar to get the scrubbing done, add a bit more.
How to Use
As a face scrub: Cleanse face prior to application (remove makeup etc). Apply to entire face with gentle circular motions. Leave on for about 10 minutes and rinse with cool water. Moisturize with your favorite moisturizer.
This scrub is ideal for people who suffer from breakouts and acne as all of the ingredients are highly beneficial to acne prone skin. Lemon tightens pores and evens out the skin tone, sugar removes dead skin cells and cleans pores, olive oil heals acne scaring, and honey prevents future breakouts.
*Be cautious of using on open wounds as the lemon may sting.
As a body scrub: Apply to body, paying extra close attention to elbows, knees, feet and hands (nails and cuticles especially) and rub in circular motions for 3 to 5 minutes. Rinse. Enjoy the silky softness of your impossibly smooth skin********************
Avocado and Lime Body Scrub
Applications This smoothing scrub can be applied to most skin types during bath.
1. 4 tbsp sugar
2. 2 tsp poppy seeds
3. 2 tbsp avocado oil ...
4. 20 drops lime essential oil
Instructions 1. Mix all the ingredients thoroughly
Store in a clean container
1. Cold Pressed Lime essential oil is phototoxic. Users should avoid direct sunlight after application
Ingredients: Makes approx. 16 ozs.
1 1/2 cups fine white sugar
1/2 cup fine sea salt
1/2 - 3/4 cup Virgin Coconut Oil ...
1 tblsp. Pineapple Fragrance Oil
16 oz jar or container
Mix all the ingredients in a bowl and add more or less of the Virgin Coconut Oil to your suit your preference. The mixture may seem dry at first, but wait a few hours and then add more of the coconut oil if necessary. Scrub should be moist, and not too much of the oil should be floating on top. You can also make an all sugar or all salt scrub if you prefer one over the other or change the ratio of sugar to salt. Spoon mixture into jar/s and finish
Use this scrub on any part of your body except the face. Rub it in with a pair of exfoliating bath gloves. It will leave you feeling fantastically smooth and the scent will make you feel like your really in the tropics!
1 cup fine sugar
¼ cup grapeseed carrier oil
5-10 drops of orange essential oil
2 tablespoons jojoba oil
2 tablespoons liquefied coconut oil (or buy fractioned coconut oil
Combine all of the ingredients in a bowl and then transfer to a cute container
Add herbs or spoon in scrubs
Make drawstring pouches out of cheesecloth, organza or muslin, enough to hold anywhere from 1/4 cup to 1/2 cup of a favorite herbal mix or scoop any scrub you have made to use in the shower.
Tie them tightly shut so the loose ingredients won’t float out. After use the contents can be emptied, the pouches rinsed out then washed to be refilled and reused.
How about some nice teas or scrubs? These amounts will make a batch at a time to be stored in an airtight container until needed. Then fill the bags as needed For convenience, fill up drawstring pouches then store.
1 1/2 cup powdered milk
1/2 cup Epsom salt
1/8 cup baking soda
2 TBS cornstarch
Bonus Idea: Also add 1/2 cup of honey to the tub while the water is running. Or mix the starter with honey.
Prefer something for the shower? Start the day with a pampered feeling by filling a cloth pouch with the ingredients below then use them to scrub and exfoliate.
The fabric can be muslin, handkerchiefs, cheesecloth, or even strips of nylon pantyhose cut to size then knotted at both ends (good for repurposing ruined nylons).