Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Perfectly Pink: DIY Handscrub


I saw this DIY on Pinterest and literally jumped off the couch to the kitchen to make it immediately.  Luckily I had the ingredients on hand, sugar + Dawn/Olay hand dish soap. I have been using the pink Olay dish soap as long as I can remember, and have always dreamed of a way to use it more often, it smells heavenly!

Well, it was even simpler than I thought! And I have used it every night since making it!


Start off with a mixture of 75% sugar to 25% soap, stirring continuously.  Chances are you'll be adding more sugar to get it to a paste-like consistency. And that's it.

I picked up these little Ball jars at Wal-Mart, 12 for about $7, after not finding anything at Michael's or Goodwill that I liked. I found some jewels at Michael's on the Clearance rack for $.99, and thought they were the perfect finishing touch for a label.


It is very similar to a hand scrub I talked about here that I bought at Bath & Body Works, with the same texture, soap consistency, and great smell.  I will not be purchasing any more, but rather using this from now on. I cannot wait to find more at-home recipes for scrubs, washes, and other beauty solutions.


Have you experimented with at-home remedies and beauty treatments?

16 comments:

  1. I love this idea! Thank you for sharing!

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  2. Holy crap! This would be such a fun shower gift for a baby shower or bridal shower... everyone can use hand scrub!!!!

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  3. I've been seeing this scrub floating around on Pinterest, but wasn't sure if it was actually do-able. I'm definitely trying it now.

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  4. Great idea! I'll definitely be making some now!
    xx
    Lia
    Smart n Snazzy

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  5. Great idea!! I've been using this dish soap for awhile too. I will be doing this for a pinterest party I'm hosting next month

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  6. That really is a great idea! I'm going to try this now :)


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  7. WOW! I can't wait to try this! Such a fab idea :)

    xoxo
    Melanie

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  8. Thanks for sharing this. I've done similar with raw sugar and coconut oil.

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  9. Love this idea girl! We're not exchanging Christmas presents this year because we're all going on vacation together, but I still want to make a little something for my family! I'll for sure have to recreate it :)

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  10. This is a fab DIY idea!
    I'll have to hunt around for a similar soap product here in Norway ... sadly we dont have that one :(

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  11. Popping over from the GFC blog hop. I love this! I always make my friends gifts for the holidays and this would be such a cute one to make. Thanks for the inspiration!

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