Although you may be tempted once you smell how delicious this is, it is a recipe NOT to be ingested.
Do feel free, however, to get it all over yourself like a pig in mud.
I thank my beautiful crazy sister Kim for this one. When she gave me a gift in an old glass jar that looked like a pile of dirt she scooped outta my herb garden on the way in, I thought OK she’s finally cracked.
Then she insisted on making me feel how soft and moisturised her skin was after using this mystery dirt scrub in the shower. Ok crazy dirt lady, whatever you say…
This stuff is awesome. Not only does it combine two of my favourite ingredients on the planet – coffee and vanilla, but it is the best (…and only I must admit) exfoliant scrub and moisturiser I have ever used.
It is a genius working relationship between hydrating coconut oil, pore tightening and invigorating caffeine, soothing lavender and sexy brown sugar to help exfoliate – it smells like a vanilla latte.
This is my interpretation of Kim’s beautiful dirty gift:
What you need:
1 cup of coffee grinds
1 tablespoon coconut oil
1 teaspoon organic vanilla extract
3 drops lavender oil
3 tablespoon brown sugar
1 tablespoon castor oil (optional)
1/2 tspn hazelnut extract (optional but delicious )
What you do:
Mix all together in a glass jar
Use it every 1-2 days when you shower. Wash first. Rub gently into your skin, wait 2 minutes (or longer if you want) then rinse off. Don’t use soap afterwards, just dry your skin and let the beautiful oils absorb.
It leaves your skin so soft and alive smelling like a giant vanilla latte 🙂