Skip Nav
Beauty Trends
5 New Products You Absolutely Need From Sephora Collection's Fall Lineup
Beauty News
This Woman Shows Just How Fluffy Bubble Face Masks Can Get
Beauty News
Everything We Know About Tarte's New Toasted Fall Palette So Far

DIY Spa Treatment: Coffee Clove Body Scrub

Does it say something about my lifestyle that in all of these DIYs, the only thing I am apprehensive about is wasting coffee? Luckily, what I came up with is not wasteful at all but instead a delicious body scrub that works as well as it smells. Also, instead of mixing it up in a bowl like I have in the past, I washed out a tub of Kerastase Masquintense. So much environmental responsibility in one post!

For ingredients and instructions,

.

Here's what you'll need:

    3/4 cup coffee beans
    1 tablespoon olive oil
    2 tablespoons vanilla extract
    1/3 cup brown sugar
    1 teaspoon ground cloves

Step 1: Put coffee beans, powdered clove and brown sugar in a coffee grinder.
Step 2: Grind coarsely, put in empty tub or Tupperware container and mix a little more.
Step 3: Add vanilla and oil and mix. Feel free to add more olive oil, but do it slowly, as it's easy to go overboard!

By being able to control the sizes of the particles in the scrub, you decide how rough you want it. The oil really does the trick in terms of keeping your limbs smooth. I shaved after using it, and my legs are super-smooth and soft, so don't be afraid to keep it a little chunky.

Source

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
afr0bunny afr0bunny 8 years
I modified the recipe a bit...I used a bit more oil and added 2 tbsp of oatmeal and a tbsp of slivered almonds to the grinder. I also used alba botanicals kukui nut body oil instead of olive oil and pumpkin spice flavored coffee beans to give it an extra good smell...mmmmm.
emalove emalove 8 years
I want to try this!
thelorax thelorax 8 years
Oh yum, this sounds wonderful. I'll definitely be trying it this weekend -- along with the pumpkin spice bubble bath/hair masque!
lomalaurie lomalaurie 8 years
Love this! Great Fall scent...
Spiderlove Spiderlove 8 years
I'm sooooo trying this this weekend!
Latina Graduation Caps
Philosophy Microdelivery Exfoliating Body Scrub Review
Krispy Kreme Coffee Spread
Tocca Nourishing Body Scrub in Stella Review
Reusing Hotel Amenities
Avocado Lattes
How to Make an At-Home Body Scrub 2011-08-03 11:58:00
Free Frozen Dunkin' Coffee Samples
How to Paint Your Ceiling
DIY Latina Hair Remedies
From Our Partners
Latest Beauty
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds