Homemade Citrus Body Scrub

by Maggie on May 7, 2014

Homemade Citrus Body Scrub

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Our skin is an absorptive barrier; it’s like a sponge that soaks up anything you put on it, and it also happens to be our largest organ that leads to our bloodstream. So don’t you agree that it is time to skip the artificial scents, toxic soaps, creams and lotions? You may think they’re helping you age more gracefully, but the damage they’re doing on the inside is just not worth it. They’re messing with our hormones and causing imbalances that can take weeks, months, or even years to reverse.

The good news is there are some amazing products available that are free of harsh chemicals and hormone disruptors. And if you’re a Pinterest lover, you’ll find plenty of recipes for homemade personal care products. It’s actually kinda fun to make your own products. Get the kids involved – they’ll love mixing and stirring and creating naturally scented potions of all kinds!

This Homemade Citrus Body Scrub is so easy to throw together and super kid-friendly to make. You could get your kiddies involved and have them make a batch for all the Mommas in your life; you know they deserve it! Heck, this recipe is even hubby-friendly so leave it with him and they can make you some too!

I like to use this scrub on my feet, but you could use it all over your body (minus the face). And the best part? It leaves your bathroom smelling amazing. I love orange essential oil, but you could use your favorite, or a combination of your faves. Lavender would make a great one too, even lavender-orange. The possibilities are endless.

Home Body Scrub Ingredients She Let Them Eat Cake

Homemade Citrus Body Scrub

Combine all of the ingredients in a bowl and then transfer to a cute container and label.

Send me an email maggie@sheletthemeatcake.com if you’d like to learn more about doTerra’s amazing oils.

Don’t have time to make your own scrub? Trust me, I get it! Here are two of my favorite companies that are making safe and toxin-free body products.


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Hallie @ Daily Bites May 8, 2014 at 3:30 pm

I just started using the Sea Buckthorn “Best Skin Ever” from Living Libations and I really love it! I love their hemp wash clothes, too. 🙂


Maggie May 9, 2014 at 10:43 am

I use their Best Skin Ever too Hallie. I love it! Such a great company and they’re located only about an hour and a half away from me. So cool! I will have to try their wash cloths!


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