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Mojito Body Scrub

Nothing says summer like a nice, tall mojito--the mint and citrus cool you down after a day in the sun like nothing else.  Just the smell of mint and citrus evokes fantasies of sipping this perfect drink poolside while sunning myself!  But all the sunbathing leaves us with another important part of summer: self-care, especially for the skin.  I concocted this scrub in honor of both these things (self-care and mojitos), so my skin feels tingly fresh and ready for a day at the beach--or more realistically, my patio.  Use this with my mojito body butter and you've got a recipe for perfect skin all summer long!


2 cups Epsom or sea salts or sugar (I used whatever I have on hand)

Mojito body scrub freshly packaged in a green mason jar--makes a great gift!

Mojito body scrub freshly packaged in a green mason jar--makes a great gift!

1 cup olive oil

20+ drops peppermint essential oil

20+ drops lemon essential oil

Mix ingredients in a bowl and transfer to a mason jar or other airtight container.  You can add more of the essential oils to get a more pungent smell.  Store in a cool, dry place for up to a month.  To use, scrub liberally over body after soaping down.  Avoid face.  Rinse.

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