Cinnamon Nutmeg Body Scrub
Dare I say it… but I might like this cinnamon nutmeg body scrub more than the face mask that inspired it.
Two of my most popular posts on here are the cinnamon honey nutmeg face mask and lemon lavender sugar scrub recipes. I figured it was time to winterize the scrub a bit (gotta stay fly year round), so I swapped out the lemon and lavender with honey and nutmeg. I know it’s common to get dry, acne-filled skin in the winter, and this is just what you need to keep it balanced and fresh. Cinnamon and nutmeg calm redness and pimples, the sugar sloughs away dead skin, and the grapeseed oil moisturizes and helps get rid of acne. To put it lightly, I fucking love this shit.
All I mixed together was about 1/4 cup white granulated sugar with a tablespoon of sea salt, 2 tablespoons of nutmeg, and 2 tablespoons of cinnamon. Then I poured in some grapeseed oil (my favorite) until it was moist and fluffy. Two of my favorite things. You can add more or less oil depending on your personal preference, and if you don’t like grapeseed oil (WRONG ANSWER) you can also swap it for coconut, olive, or something else.
I was worried it would make me look like I messed up an application of self-tanner, but it didn’t leave any color on my skin. I love to follow it up with Dr. Bronner’s peppermint liquid soap because we’re festive as fuck and this soap feels like you’re rubbing a candy cane all over your body. Josh won’t let me hang tinsel in the shower so this is the next best thing. If you’re not in the holiday spirit yet, Dr. Bronner will do it for you.
I like this scrub so much I might actually make a few jars of it and hand it out as Christmas gifts. I just hope nobody tries to add eggs and bake it.
December 12, 2012
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