Skin care recipe - Grapefruit body scrub

Grapefruit body scrub is one of the best scrubs if you are looking for a way to energize the skin and the body itself.

Used in body exfoliators and other home spa recipes , it helps boost your energy quickly re-energizing the skin. Being an acidic fruit, its enzymes cleanse the skin thoroughly.

Grapefruit oil contained in it is known to be one of the best cleansers around. It is also an antibacterial and antifungal agent, preventing skin infections of many kinds.

It is also believed that grapefruit contains anti aging properties so it is sometimes found in recipes that focus on reversal of the aging process. This process is also helped by generous amounts of Vitamin C grapefruit contains that stimulates the production of collagen. To an extent, it is believed to be a detoxifying agent.

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Grapefruit Sugar Scrub


  • 1-1/2 cups white table sugar
  • 8 drops grapefruit essential oil
  • 2 drops red food coloring (optional)
  • 1/4 cup jojoba oil
  • 1/4 cup liquid castile soap


  • Place sugar into a large bowl and stir to break up any clumps. Add the essential oil.
  • Add one or two drops of red food coloring if you'd like it pink!
  • Mix very well to make sure the color is evenly dispersed.
  • Add the jojoba oil and Castile soap next, a little at a time, stirring after each addition.
  • Mix well and the pour into clean container.
  • To use, stand in the tub or shower and massage the sugar scrub onto your skin from head to toe. Rinse. Inhale. Smile.

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