Hydrating cucumber and cooling mint bring soothing and inflammation-quelling properties to this homemade DIY body exfoliator. The fine grains of sugar help shed dry skin, and skin-quenching coconut oil sweeps in to give a supple glow that lasts even after washing. While the scrub is completely edible, we don't recommend actually eating it. Source: EatingWell.com, June 2018

Lily Diamond


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Instructions Checklist
  • In a small bowl or mortar and pestle, mash cucumber and mint into a pulp. Squeeze the liquid out into a second bowl and discard the pulp. Add sugar and melted coconut oil to the liquid and mix until fully incorporated.

  • Apply to clean, damp skin using circular motions to exfoliate the skin. Rinse off completely, then towel dry. Moisturize as desired.


To make ahead: Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 1 week. The coconut oil will harden in the fridge; bring scrub to room temperature before using.

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