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How can you make a good foot scrub at home?

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Making a homemade foot scrub can easily be done by gathering together a few simple ingredients that are commonly found in the home. Scrubs usually contain salt or sugar, oil and sometimes a flavoring ingredient such as vanilla.

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How can you make a good foot scrub at home?
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Homemade foot scrubs are cheap to make and keep feet looking and feeling great. The scrub ingredients first need to be mixed together in a bowl or container. A fork or wooden spoon works well for mashing it into a fine mixture. A person then washes the feet with water and dries them with a towel. They then rub the scrub on the heel and soles of the feet using their hands or a pumice stone. Afterward, they rinse the scrub off with warm water and dry their feet.

Here are some easy foot scrub recipes:

Basic Baby Oil Foot Scrub

An individual combines 4 tablespoons of sugar or salt with 1/2 cup of almond oil, baby oil or coconut oil in a bowl and mixes well.

Peppermint Foot Scrub

An individual combines 1 cup of sugar, up to a 1/2 cup of coconut or olive oil and a few drops of peppermint oil in a bowl and mixes well.

Sugar Cookie Scrub

An individual combines 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1/2 cup white sugar, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 1/2 cup coconut or olive oil in a bowl and mixes well.

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