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DIY Beauty Recipe: Lavender Sea Salt + Shea Butter Body Scrub

“I’m obsessed with DIY beauty recipes…especially when they call for natural and pure ingredients,” reveals Melissa Quin, creator of style, wellness and fitness blog SkinnyAffair.com.
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“This sea salt scrub recipe is perfect for summer. I mean, doesn’t sea salt just scream summer? My recipe has three ingredients — shea butter, sea salt, and coconut oil. It’s such a simple recipe…just mix all the ingredients together and seal it in a jar. I use this body scrub once a week in the shower. I apply it on my skin gently then wash it off. When I get out of the shower, I moisturize right away. And there you have it! Silky, smooth, and hydrated skin.”

Recipe Essentials:

Step 1: Using your spoon, place 1 part shea butter and 1 part coconut oil on the plate. “I used Out of Africa’s Lavender Pure Shea Butter. It’s 100% pure, unrefined, and is hand harvested in Africa. I picked lavender because it adds a nice scent and in aromatherapy, lavender is relaxing and calming.”

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Step 2: Add on the 3-4 parts sea salt to the plate and slowly start to mix the ingredients together. “We’ve all heard so much about the skin benefits of coconut oil. So, I love pairing coconut oil with shea butter. I like to think it adds even more benefits. Why sea salt? We all know about how I love using natural exfoliants to brush away dead skin.”

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Step 3: Carefully transfer all 3 ingredients to the jar and thoroughly mix everything together to finish.

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Disclosure: Out Of Africa provided Melissa Quinn with shea butter and fine ground sea salt to create this scrub. She is not a skin expert, She just wanted to share what works for her. Consult with your doctor for seeking diagnoses, medical advice, skin care advice, treatment, and etc.

Photo Credit: SkinnyAffair.com.

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