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D.I.Y. Spa Treatment: Strawberry Exfoliator

If you are as big of fan of strawberries as I am, this DIY strawberry exfoliator is a treat you're sure to love. I always keep strawberries around and since they can get quite costly, especially in the winter. I get really bummed when they go soft before I've had the chance to gobble them up. Here's a strawberry indulgence that can save you from throwing money right down the drain!

  • Take out a mixing bowl and fill it with eight to ten ripe or over-ripe strawberries.
  • Squash the strawberries until they become soft and mushy. Then combine two tablespoons of olive oil and one teaspoon of coarse salt until you have a paste.
  • Next, massage the paste onto your body, focusing on any super-dry or dull looking skin areas. Rub well and then rinse off with warm water. Your skin will feel instantly softer, smoother and shinier!

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poptart-princess poptart-princess 8 years
you can use sugar too. or even brewed on coffee grounds. i swore to never use salt again after it burnt the %$#@ out of a nick i forgot i had.
luckykarma luckykarma 8 years
Mine have a day or two of life on them so if I forget to eat them I will do this. My elbows need some love.
Mizz-Independent Mizz-Independent 8 years
Interesting tip. I have some strawberries in the fridge that are just about on their last day. I think I am going to try this with them!
1955nurse 1955nurse 8 years
Ocassionally I have them long enough to 'go bad' - this would be a wonderful thing to do rather than tossing them :}
yumemiru yumemiru 9 years
Strawberries, Yeah, i will definitely try this
veronicaraye veronicaraye 9 years
Makes me wanna eat some strawberries & drink champagne.
nlw nlw 9 years
can't wait to try this one!!
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 9 years
This is awesome! Thanks a ton!
sunshinevaness sunshinevaness 9 years
I'll have to try this :)
lala788 lala788 9 years
I'm gonna try this and see if it works, thanks.
brutalcupcake brutalcupcake 9 years
Oh la la, I want to try this!
jennjennnbubba jennjennnbubba 9 years
this sounds fantastic... im planning my pampering weekend around this!! thanks!!!
rlveronica rlveronica 9 years
Yeah, this totally sounds yummy!!!
KrisSugar KrisSugar 9 years
I was just feeling sad about my old mushy straberries this morning. thanks for the idea!!!
tati33 tati33 9 years
any suggestions for a facial exfoliator?
tati33 tati33 9 years
yum! strawberry!
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