Pamper sole and soul with this gorgeous homemade lavender & peppermint foot scrub. A fabulously easy yet indulgent gift … if you can persuade yourself to give it away!
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At a time of year when we are all rushed off our feet, what could be better than a little pampering for sole (and soul!). This gorgeous homemade foot scrub is the work of mere minutes and will ensure that every day is a spa day! Err yes please!
The calming fragrance of lavender combines beautifully with cool invigorating peppermint oil. And the resulting blend is wonderful for easing aches & pains and re-energising the body and mind.
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The Perfect Homemade Gift!
This homemade foot scrub makes a fantastic DIY gift for friends, family and those that need of a little thank-you something. Inexpensive, quick and easy to make, it’s ideal to prepare in bulk. Gift a jar of scrub on its own or add to a few other treats for a beautifully thoughtful gift basket.
The scrub makes a fabulous thank you gift for teachers, nurses, keyworkers and anyone else who spends all day on their feet.
It’s also a perfect gift for teenagers to both give and receive. Their very own homemade Body Shop peppermint foot scrub!
And, in true Jolly Festive style, as always we have created a free printable gift tag for you to attach to your homemade lavender & peppermint foot scrub jars. Simply download, print out and tie with some pretty ribbon or twine.
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What To Put In A Homemade Lavender & Peppermint Foot Scrub
So, what makes this DIY foot scrub so luxurious?! The ingredients of course! Read on to find out how they all blend together to give your feet such a fabulous festive treat!
The perfect base for this scrub. The coarse salt grains are ideal for looking after hard-working feet. With gentle massage, you’ll boost circulation and exfoliate, leaving skin looking brighter and feeling softer. Westlab Epsom Bath Salt is a brilliant affordable option – get yours here.
Naturally antibacterial and full of wonderful fatty acids to help moisturise the skin. Cold-pressed coconut oil such as this one is widely agreed to be the best option to use on skin.
How much you add to this homemade foot scrub is down to personal preference although a 2:1 salt : coconut oil ratio tends to work well.
Lavender Essential Oil
Naturally soothing, lavender oil is great at relaxing muscles and calming both body and mind.
Peppermint Essential Oil
Cool refreshing peppermint oil will stimulate the mind while cleansing and invigorating the body.
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Steps To Make The Foot Scrub
Homemade Lavender & Peppermint Foot Scrub
- In a large bowl, combine the epsom bath salt and coconut oil. Stir (using the edge of a spatula to break down any lumps) until fully mixed.
- Add approximately 20 drops of each of lavender and peppermint oil in turn, stirring the mixture to ensure fully integrated each time.
- Spoon mixture into clean mason jars, adding a small wooden scoop to the top of each before closing the lid tightly.
- Add ribbon and label, together with any other decorative embellishments to finish if gifting.
Whether it’s for a little me-time or someone else, we hope you have fun making and using this homemade lavender & peppermint foot scrub!
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