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Espresso Scrub for Your Tootsies

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“It's messy and not quite appealing to look at, but this foot scrub uses coffe and sugar to make those crocodile-skinned extremeties become positively human again! (plus it smells great!)”
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Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 -4 tablespoons ground coffee (i find the instant stuff works quite well because the granules are quite chunky, but any will do)
  • 3 tablespoons white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla sugar (optional, if you don't have any just use white sugar, it doesn't make much difference!) (optional)
  • oil (whichever oil you like, experiment with olive oil, coconut oil etc)
  • essential oil (optional)


  1. Combine the coffee and sugar together in a small bowl.
  2. Add enough oil until the scrub forms a consistency that suits you (i find that it works best when it's more of a liquidy paste).
  3. You can experiment with a couple of drops of your chosen essential oils to create your own unique scent. A couple of suggestions are lavender, peppermint or cinnamon. You don't need to add any if you don't want to.
  4. *IDEA - if you'd like to make it a mocha scrub, try adding in a tablespoon of cocoa powder in step one.

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