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Make Meow Meow Tweet’s DIY Clementine-Nutmeg Body Scrub

by , 12/12/13   filed under: DIY Eco-Fashion, Eco-Friendly Beauty

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MATERIALS AND SUPPLIES

  • 2 organic clementines
  • 1 cup demerara sugar
  • ½ cup cornmeal
  • ¼ coconut or sunflower oil
  • ½ cup unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 1 nutmeg or ½ tsp ground nutmeg
  • ½ vanilla bean (optional)

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STEP ONE

Peel or zest both clementines. If you’re peeling, mince the peel from one and set aside on plate. Place peels from second clementine into oil.

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STEP TWO

Split vanilla bean, scrape out seeds, and set aside. Place the bean in the oil. Let the peel and bean steep in the oil overnight or longer.

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STEP THREE

When the oil is ready (it should smell fragrant), grate the nutmeg.

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STEP FOUR

Remove the peels and bean from the oil. Combine remaining dry ingredients and slowly pour in the oil, mixing to desired consistency.

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