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Summer’s the perfect time to get outside and tackle everything on your To-Do list before the cold fall and winter months. But all those projects around the house, gardening, and even chlorine from the pool can cause you to end up with dry cracked hands. This simple 3 ingredient DIY lemon and olive oil hand scrub is just what you need to help keep your hands soft, smooth, and moisturized no matter what project you tackle this summer!
This sugar hand scrub couldn’t be any easier to make. It’s only 3 ingredients, takes less than 5 minutes to make, and doesn’t require any special equipment or techniques. You probably have everything you need sitting in your kitchen right now!
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And did I mention how amazing it smells?? Seriously, nothing smells more like summer to me then lemons. Besides smelling amazing, this sugar scrub gently removes dead skin cells leaving you with silky smooth skin. Perfect for dry rough hands, or even a total body scrub.
The sugar proves a gentle manual exfoliation and acidity of the lemon juice is a natural chemical exfoliant. The vitamin C in the lemon juice can also help to reduce the appearance of age spots over time.
Extra virgin olive oil has been used for generations in the Mediterranean for skin and hair care. Not only is it moisturizing, but it’s also full of antioxidants and rich in vitamins A, D, K and E. All of which contribute to smooth healthy skin.
This hand scrub also makes the perfect DIY hostess or summer birthday gift. Just add the cute FREE printable Lemon & Olive Oil Sugar Hand Scrub Label on a jar along with a pretty ribbon and you’ve got an easy but impressive homemade gift! Don’t forget to keep get your copy of the printable Lemon & Olive Oil Sugar Hand Scrub Labels at below
The printable labels are compatible with these 2.5-inch Round Labels. You can also just print them out on printer paper and use double-sided tape to stick it to the lid.
DIY Lemon & Olive Oil Hand Scrub
- 1 3/4 Cups – Sugar
- 1/4 Cup – Lemon Juice (approximately 3 lemons)
- 1/2 Cup – Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- Combine lemon juice and olive oil
- Slowly add juice and oil to sugar and stir to combine
- If the mixture is to wet then add additional sugar if it is to dry add additional oil until you achieve the desired consistency
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