Coffee Body Scrub Tutorial

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Coffee Body Scrub Tutorial

Mother’s Day is right around the corner and I was thinking about something that my mom loves most…coffee! This coffee body scrub is the perfect DIY gift for your mom or as a party favor for a baby shower.

Homemade Body Scrub DIY with Coffee for exfoliating - jar gift ideas

About the Ingredients in This Coffee Body Scrub

Coffee:

The caffeine found in coffee scrubs typically increases blood flow, and may reduce the appearance of cellulite and give your skin a more even tone. … The natural glycolic acid in sugar not only helps condition and moisturise skin, but protects it from harsh toxins. (Source)

Brown sugar can be used as an exfoliator on your face or for sensitive skin because it is softer than regular sugars.

An unrefined or partially refined sugar. A consumer product made by adding molasses to white sugar.

Coconut oil penetrates the skin much better than most oils.

Coconut oil, or copra oil, is an edible oil extracted from the kernel or meat of mature coconuts harvested from the coconut palm. It has various applications. (Source)

Cinnamon, in case you didn’t know, is an anti-microbial.

Cinnamon is a spice obtained from the inner bark of several tree species from the genus Cinnamomum. Cinnamon is used mainly as an aromatic condiment and flavoring additive in a wide variety of cuisines. (Source)

Coffee Body Scrub Tutorial

Ingredients

1 cup freshly ground coffee
1 cup coconut oil
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 tbsp cinnamon

Coffee Body Scrub Tutorial

Packaging as gifts or to look cute for your own bathroom:

Lidded Jars
Chalkboard Labels 

Directions

Mix freshly ground coffee with the brown sugar and cinnamon in a bowl.

Coffee Body Scrub
Make sure that this mixture is thoroughly blended.
Add the coconut oil.
Mix the combined dry ingredients with the coconut oil until it looks like a paste.
Store the scrub in a jar with a lid.

Pro Tip: If you do not have a coffee grinder, stop by your local coffee shop to have them grind coffee beans for you.

Coffee Body Scrub

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