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Healing Himalayan Salt Scrub with Grapefruit and Sandalwood

Exfoliants are a great way to help care for your skin.  It’s revitalizing and refreshing and can help prevent aging when done properly.  I love this Himalayan salt scrub because it  is full of natural minerals like, magnesium, potassium and calcium that can nourish and heal the skin.  This is a great recipe for people who struggle with skin conditions like eczema or excessively dry skin as it can replenish nutrients that may be missing as well as infuse a powerful dose of moisturizing goodness, plus it’s super easy!

Healing Himalayan Salt Scrub

Healing Himalayan Salt Scrub

Here’s what you need:
  • Essential oils of your choice.  I used sandalwood and grapefruit.
  • Himalayan sea salt
  • Coconut oil
  • Empty container

Healing Himalayan Salt Scrub

Mix 1 part coconut oil with 3 parts salt.  I used the oil in it’s solid form, you can choose to heat it and melt it, but just to keep it simple I just mixed it in solid and it did fine.  I dripped in about 5 drops of each oil in to my mixing bowl.

Healing Himalayan Salt Scrub

You want the consistency of wet sand.

Healing Himalayan Salt Scrub

Spoon into your empty container.  Note: Some essential oils can eat away at plastic, use glass when possible.

Use and enjoy!  Simple, isn’t it?

Healing Himalayan Salt Scrub

Like I said this is awesome for skin conditions like eczema and other itch causing ailments because it helps restore moisture and minerals back into the skin. Often salt is a bit courser, so be super gentle on your face or not at all, but your elbow and knees will love it!

Bonus: Here are 2 other recipes that are easy to mix up and are just as healing and helpful.

Rosemary and Lime Scrub

  • 1/2 cup salt
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • rosemary essential oil
  • lime essential oil

Wild Orange Sugar Scrub

  • 1/2 brown sugar
  • 1/4 coconut oil
  • Wild Orange essential oil
  • Orange zest from the rind of a orange
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Tuesday 19th of August 2014

I can't believe how easy this is to make. Thanks so much for sharing at #theWeekendSocial. ope to see more good stuff from you Thursday 9:00 PM EST. Pinned as always.

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Tuesday 19th of August 2014

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Kimberly Lewis

Monday 18th of August 2014

I need to try this! Pinned. It is always a pleasure to have you be a part of our party! Please join us tonight at 7 pm. Happy Monday! Lou Lou Girls


Wednesday 13th of August 2014

Thanks for sharing the scrub recipes. I enjoy making different ones and trying them out. The rosemary and lime sounds like a nice combination.

Courtney at A Life From Scratch

Wednesday 13th of August 2014

I bet those scrubs all smell heavenly! I love that this is a simple recipe with just a few high quality ingredients. Always the best kinds of recipes! I found you through the Project Parade link party. I'd love it if you stopped by my blog sometime. Have a lovely day :)

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