Coffee, sugar, vanilla, coconut...sounds like a festive hot drink. And you could totally make an amazing drink from this, I'm sure. I love the smell of coffee and I love drinking coffee, so I'm pretty excited to be adding it into my skincare routine. This simple scrub smells like a vanilla latte, hence its name, and leaves the skin really silky. It smells and looks sophisticated, but is incredibly simple and inexpensive to make, so makes a perfect gift for friends and family for Christmas! I'm going to make a second batch, so I can keep some too!
Here's a run-down of the benefits of these tasty ingredients...
1/4 cup finely ground dry coffee (I used my favourite, Havana)
1/2 cup sugar
2 tbsp coconut oil
2 tbsp olive oil (it was supposed to be made with castor oil, but I didn't have any)
1 tsp vanilla essence
- Place coffee and sugar in medium-sized bowl.
- Add vanilla, mix well.
- Add oils and stir with a fork until well mixed and moistened.
- Stir in an air-tight container.
Keep in the shower, so you always have it handy to keep your skin feeling great!