Zesty Grapefruit Sugar Scrub

Sugar Scrub

Here is a new one for ya’.  A recipe using honey that is a hand and body scrub.  With summer upon us we need to be sure and wear plenty of sunscreen but also to exfoliate.  I don’t know about you, but honestly I love for my body to feel soft and smooth as a baby’s butt. 

Recently I attended a food bloggers conference and I found the recipe, as well as all the ingredients for this delightful scrub in one of my goody bags.  When I first opened the orange, (my favorite color) Sunkist bag and found grape seed oil, a couple of packets of honey, a box of sugar and some grapefruit I wasn’t sure why I was given those particular items.  I’m so smart, I ate the grapefruit, pink and sweet and delicious, not to mention a healthy source of vitamin C.  Upon further inspection I discovered the recipe card for Zesty Grapefruit Sugar Scrub.  I laughed!  Luckily I can buy grapefruit at the grocery…

I mixed up a batch this week and tried it on my hands.  It is wonderful and if you blot your hands dry as opposed to rubbing them the softness lasts a long time.  I’m taking it in the shower today and using it on my entire body.  My man Dan and I have a date tonight so I want to look especially soft and scrubbed.  Oh! also the grapefruit is good for whitening your nails.  It uses the juice of half a grapefruit so you can use the other half to spread the scrub on and then polish your nails with the flesh of the fruit….or eat it!

Thanks Sunkist!


Zesty Grapefruit Sugar Scrub

3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup of fresh squeezed grapefruit juice (about 1/2 grapefruit)
1/4 cup grape seed oil
1 tablespoon honey

Combine all ingredients in a large bowl.  Apply to your hands by dipping a sliced grapefruit in the sugar mixture.  Rinse with lukewarm water and pat dry.

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