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Simple Citrus Scrub

Fall is a time for nesting, getting cozy and taking care of yourself and those you love. One way to treat yourself– or someone you care about– to a little "TLC" is to make a simple scrub. Citrus is fresh and invigorating and somehow reminicent of the holiday season.

Simple Citrus Scrub - Yesterday on Tuesday #scrub #citrusscrub

 1 cup sea salt

1/2 cup grapeseed oil

17 drops of orange essential oil


Place the salt in a widemouthed jar and mix with grapeseed oil

Scent with essential oil

Simple Citrus Scrub - Yesterday on Tuesday #scrub #citrusscrub

Simple Citrus Scrub - Yesterday on Tuesday #scrub #citrusscrub

To Use

Dampen area you want to scrub

Using a loofah, rub the mixture into the skin


Simple Citrus Scrub - Yesterday on Tuesday #scrub #citrusscrub

To make it fun, stamp "Citrus Scrub" on a craft stick/scrub stirrer and embellish with a handmade cloth flower.

Simple Citrus Scrub - Yesterday on Tuesday #scrub #citrusscrub












  1. I Love Scrubs and the smell of fresh citrus!
    What a perfect combo!

  2. Scrubbing is best to remove all kind of the dead cells and skin from our body.If its home made then its more beneficial for your healthy,soft and shiny skin.I really like to read your sharing.

  3. I love how you packaged this up. What a wonderful gift!

  4. I LOVE THIS!!! I am hosting a Kick off to Christmas week starting Nov. 25th I would love for you to repost this for one of my Guest Posts spots!!! This is such a great handmade gift idea! I’ll be in touch soon!
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  5. I love this! What a sweet handmade gift that looks totally professional and gorgeous! : )
    -Mel the Crafty Scientist

  6. Love this idea…what great gifts would this be for Christmas or at a girls sleepover party…thanks for sharing my sweet friend. xoxooxo

  7. So cute — your packaging really sets these apart!

  8. I just might have to make this for Holiday gifts!

  9. Citrus is one of my favorite scents, almost as good as coffee in the morning! (I said almost!) Thanks for this recipe!

  10. Hi Malia!! This looks like such an amazing gift idea. I love the citrus scent and the way you packaged it is darling! I featured you today!

  11. cute i’m stopping by from tatertots & jello. i’d love for you to stop by and check out the awesome (over $100) giveaway we’re having-

  12. Looks nice!!!

  13. looks work trying! Thanks for sharing!

  14. Catherine says:

    So great. Now when are you going to teach us how to make the darling flower? :)

  15. Malia, what a perfect scrub. Makes such a lovely gift!
    Thank you for being a part of the creative spirit on “A Little Birdie Told Me…” at Rook No. 17!

  16. I can smell it now…and you packaged it so cute!

  17. I can’t wait to try to make this! I’m going to make scrubs for Christmas gifts. How much does one batch yield? WHat is the shelf life? Lastly, is the grape seed oil and orange essential oils easy to find? I know a lot of people use zest but I’d prefer orange essential oil :) Thank you! Terra

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