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Valentine’s Day Prep: Homemade Body Scrub





Homemade Sugar Scrub using Nielsen-Massey Vanilla Extract - £5.59*

If you can’t afford the amazing NEOM body scrub that I featured last night, why not make your own? It’s super easy – if I can do it, you can.

You will need:

  • 400g golden granulated sugar (I got mine form Home Bargains for 59p!)
  • 50g white granulated sugar
  • 200ml olive oil
  • 1tbsp pure vanilla extract


  1. Place all of the sugar and vanilla extract into a large mixing bowl
  2. Slowly add the olive oil whilst mixing the sugar and vanilla extract together
  3. If your mixture is looking a bit too dry add a little more oil; if it’s looking too wet add a bit more of the golden sugar
  4. If you want your scrub to be more scrubby (technical term) add a little more of the white sugar
  5. Test your scrub on the back of your hand to see if you need to alter it
  6. When you’re happy with your scrub scoop it into a pretty jar and tart it up with a bit of ribbon!

There we have it, the perfect gift for your lover or for yourself! I tried mine out last night and it’s actually quite good! I think I need to add a little more oil though as it’s a bit dry.

Let me know if you give this a go!

Would you rather make your own scrub or buy one?

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  1. OOh thanks for the tip... and I love your blog xx


  2. Love this! It looks amazing.

    H & E x


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