DIY Coffee Scrub!

Why hello there!

It’s Em back at ya with a brand new DIY. When I was younger I was always making scrubs, whether it be for lips, face, body, etc. I’m sure 99.9% of the human race loves coffee, so this coffee one is going to be the start of a long list of scrubs to come. I consider this version to be a nice body/lips exfoliator. You only need four things:

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Olive oil-preferably use coconut oil, but whatever you have on-hand

Honey-provides moisture and smells great! Also keeps ingredients together

Sugar-serves as exfoliator and base for scrub

Coffee grains-Good using as is or after you used it. The great thing about this scrub is that you can recycle old grinds. Wear your coffee and drink it too! Smells great, serves as exfoliator, and wakes you up in a jiffy

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IMG_9491.jpg^A quick note: It does not matter how much of each ingredient you put in, because it depends on whether you like it more grainy or liquid, and how much your container can hold. For example, want it more grainy? More sugar and grains, less oil.  Liquidy? Less sugar, more oil. It’s all personal preference.

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Final Product

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Viola! In just a couple of steps, you can have your scrub made by you from items you already have in your kitchen. I hope you try this out for yourself, and maybe even come up with your own recipes:)

Scrub on your lips for a minute, then rinse (unless you like eating coffee grains, then by all means, don’t let me stop you)

Happy creating!

-Em

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Hello! My name is Emma, and I am pleased to welcome you to my updated blog. With the new year comes many chances to experience something wonderful. I am truly looking forward to it. A little about me: I am a senior in high school, and just finished my first year of my Early College program (which I am Historian of!) to earn my A. A. degree as well. I have been involved with my school’s volleyball team for the past three years, and looking forward to playing with Varsity again this year! I am the Vice President of my school’s Technology Student Association, which involves technology and student creativity, and recently joined the National English Honor Society, National Science Honor Society, and National Honor Society, where I serve as Historian. I enjoy photography, and have won two Gold Keys and one Silver Key in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards for my artwork. I have always wanted to start a blog, and now that I have I want to take as much advantage as possible! This is a place where I can talk about a variety of topics, from lifestyle, to faith, fashion, and personal subjects. What’s in a name? That, my friends, is an easy answer. I have always been quite introverted, and usually observe things rather than react outwardly. Introspective means to be “inward-looking,” and for me, that’s just the simple truth. For this blog, it allows you a glimpse into everything and anything I come across, whether it be about life, fashion, or travel! This is the place to feel included.

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