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Whether you’re looking for a great way to slough off dead skin cells or you need a gift for a friend with a personal touch, creating your own coconut ginger hand scrub at home is easy and fun.

Ad Ingredients 1 cup turbinado sugar (otherwise known as raw sugar) ? cup coconut oil ? cup almond oil (or any other cold-pressed oil) 1 tbsp coarsely chopped ginger Steps Method 1 Preparation

How to Create Coconut Ginger Hand Scrub

1 If you’re planning to give these hand scrubs out as gifts, multiply the amounts you’ll need for each ingredient while purchasing items at the store.

How to Create Coconut Ginger Hand Scrub

2 Purchase a container to keep your scrub. Canning jars with lids work well but so do empty tins, depending on how you plan to use the scrub and if you are giving it as a gift. Method 2 Making the scrub

How to Create Coconut Ginger Hand Scrub

1 Peel and chop the ginger. Fresh ginger must be peeled before cooking. While chopping the ginger coarsely, chop it well enough so that it’s completely disbursed throughout the hand scrub.

How to Create Coconut Ginger Hand Scrub

2 Heat the coconut oil and ginger in a small saucepan on medium to low heat. Cook for approximately five minutes to allow the ginger and oil to combine.

How to Create Coconut Ginger Hand Scrub

3 Allow the mixture to cool before running it through a mesh strainer (or coffee filter). Place a bowl underneath the strainer in order to catch the liquid. While the mixture does not have to completely cooled, it needs to be cool enough to handle.

How to Create Coconut Ginger Hand Scrub

4 Discard the ginger and add almond or cold pressed oil to the strained mixture. Blend and combine well.

How to Create Coconut Ginger Hand Scrub

5 Add sugar and continue to mix. The scrub will begin to thicken and congeal.

How to Create Coconut Ginger Hand Scrub

6 Spoon into a container and add a lid. Screw the lid on tightly to trap the essence of the oil inside.

How to Create Coconut Ginger Hand Scrub

7 Finished.

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