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Four 4 oz. jars

Coffee Body Scrub Project

Made with coffee grounds, coffee butter, and coffee oil, this easy scrub is perfect for any caffeine lover.

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Description

This scrub can be used with fresh or used coffee grounds. If you add used coffee grounds, make sure they are completely dry to avoid bacterial growth. Any product that contains water needs a preservative to prevent mold. While this scrub is only made with oil and potassium cocoate, the recipe does contain Optiphen because it may come in contact with water in the shower.

Coffee oil is the star of this scrub. It is extracted directly from roasted coffee beans and has a thick texture and dark color. The combination of the coffee oil, coffee butter, and coffee grounds gives the recipe a nice coffee smell. We added a touch of Espresso Fragrance Oil to add sweeter notes.

This scrub is quite dry, but it leaves behind a light oily feel on the skin. While the coffee oil is quite dark, the scrub doesn’t leave any color on the skin. You an also use a liquid soap base if you prefer.

  • Skill Level: Beginner

  • Time to Complete: 30 minutes

  • Kit Yields: Four 4 oz. jars

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Sweet Almond Oil - 1 lb
Sweet Almond Oil - 1 lb Item#:IB002355
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size: 1 lb
Price: $6.99

$6.99
Coffee Seed Oil - 1 oz
Coffee Seed Oil - 1 oz Item#:IB002344
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size: 1 oz
Price: $10.99

$10.99
Potassium Cocoate - 1 lb
Potassium Cocoate - 1 lb Item#:IB002518
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size: 1 lb
Price: $10.00

$10.00
Espresso Fragrance Oil - 2 oz
Espresso Fragrance Oil - 2 oz Item#:IB001167
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size: 2 oz
Price: $6.92

$6.92
Optiphen - 1 oz
Optiphen - 1 oz Item#:IB002504
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size: 1 oz
Price: $3.50

$3.50
Coffee Butter - 8 oz
Coffee Butter - 8 oz Item#:IB002418
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size: 8 oz
Price: $15.99

$15.99
2 Tools
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$22.74
4 oz Plastic Bail Jar - 10 jars
4 oz Plastic Bail Jar - 10 jars Item#:IB002077
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variant-quantity-set: 10 jars
Price Each: $21.99 Now: $19.79

$19.79
Droppers With Suction Bulb - 1 dropper
Droppers With Suction Bulb - 1 dropper Item#:IB000083
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Coffee Body Scrub Project
Made with coffee grounds, coffee butter, and coffee oil, this easy scrub is perfect for any caffeine lover.

Ingredients
Four 4 oz. Bail Jars
7 oz. Fresh Coffee Grounds
3 oz. Sweet Almond Oil
1 oz. Coffee Butter
1 oz. Coffee Seed Oil
1.5 oz. Potassium Cocoate
6 mL Espresso Fragrance Oil
0.1 oz. Optiphen
Dropper

Instructions

1

In a heat-safe container, add 3 ounces of sweet almond oil and 1 ounce of coffee butter. Place the container in the microwave and heat using 20-30 second bursts until the coffee butter is melted.

2

Add 1 ounce of coffee oil and stir to combine. Add 1.5 ounces of potassium cocoate, 0.1 ounce of Optiphen, and6 mL of Espresso Fragrance Oil and stir until everything is completely mixed together.

3

Measure 7 ounces of coffee grounds into a large mixing bowl. Pour the warm oil mixture into the coffee grounds and stir to fully combine.

4 To use, apply the coffee grounds to wet skin and scrub. Rinse off and pat dry. Enjoy!

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Photographer: Amanda Kerzman

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