Lovely Strawberry Lemonade Lip Scrub


Applying a pea sized amount of lip scrub to the lips.

Applying a pea sized amount of lip scrub to the lips.

Lately, I have been dreaming about warm sunny days. They have started to show up and I can already see plants starting to come back to life. I happen to be the most impatient person in the world, I am so tired of waiting for warm weather! Lemonade seems like a summertime drink to me and while I do drink it year round, there is something just so refreshing about a cold glass of strawberry lemonade on a warm day.

For this recipe, I chose Lemon Argentina Essential Oil because it is a very intense lemony aroma and flavor. I thought since we are doing a sugar scrub, using a tart lemon flavor would make for the perfect balance of sweet and tart.

 

 

Collect needed items:

Ingredients
Sugar
Apricot Kernel Oil
Shea Butter, High Melt Point
Beeswax, Light
Strawberry Swirl Flavor Oil
Lemon Argentina Essential Oil
Equipment
Mixing Bowl or Bucket
Spoons
Scale
Pipettes

Recipe:

Recipe in ounces:
7.3 ounces Sugar
0.9 ounces Apricot Kernel Oil
1.9 ounces Shea Butter, High Melt Point
0.2 ounces Beeswax, Light
0.16 ounces Strawberry Swirl
0.12 ounces Lemon Argentina Essential Oil
Recipe in grams:
207 grams Sugar
25.5 grams Apricot Kernel Oil
54 grams Shea Butter, High Melt Point
6 grams Beeswax, Light
4.5 grams Strawberry Swirl
3 grams Lemon Argentina Essential Oil
Recipe in Percentages
69% Sugar
8.5% Apricot Kernel Oil
18% Shea Butter, High Melt Point
2% Beeswax, Light
1.5% Strawberry Swirl
1% Lemon Argentina Essential Oil

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Beginning to add ingredients to the food processor.

Beginning to add ingredients to the food processor.

Almost everything is in the food processor now!

Almost everything is in the food processor now!

Completely mixing everything together!

Completely mixing everything together!

 

In order to make this lip scrub, you are going to need to melt the Beeswax Beads. So my first step was weighing everything except for the Apricot Kernel Oil and the Beeswax Beads into the food processor. In a separate beaker, I weighed out the Apricot Kernel Oil and Beeswax and then microwaved it for about a minute until the Beeswax was mostly melted. Then I added that to the food processor and pulsed until everything was mixed together.

I am so happy with how this scrub turned out, it smelled amazing and the texture was just what I was hoping for. I made a bunch, packaged it in our Baby Lip Balm Jars, then sent it down to shipping. If you would like to try out this scrub then request a sample on your next order!

 

 

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About Katy

I am a twenty something goofy, cat-loving, outdoor enthusiast. I enjoy gardening, fishing, and camping. A few of my favorite fragrances are Juicy Pear, Love Spell, and Jacob. I can't lie, I am a bit of a newbie in the soap making world but I am ready to learn and so excited!

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