DIY Chocolate N Almond Oil Body Scrub – Valentines Day Gift Idea

Photo By Gonzalo Galavis

Whether your lady is eating, drinking or smothering it on her body, chocolate is always a guaranteed hit come Valentines Day. How about a body scrub for something different. Like this homemade beauty treatment I found via SpaMagazine which combines chocolate, almond oil and nutmeg to create a decadent Valentine’s Day treat for you and your sweetheart to enjoy together ;)

YOU WILL NEED 

  • 3 Tbsp. water
  • 3 Tbsp. honey
  • 2 squares of unsweetened chocolate (100% cacao)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup sweet almond oil
  • 4 drops sandalwood essential oil
  • 2 drops vanilla essential oil (1/8 tsp. vanilla extract may also be substituted)
  • 12 grates of nutmeg

Directions:

1. Microwave chocolate, water and honey for 30 seconds. Add the sugar, almond oil, essential oils and nutmeg and blend well.

2. Store in a clean plastic, glass or tin container.

To use: Apply the mixture to damp skin in a warm shower. Scrub gently in circular motions. Rinse. Lightly pat the skin dry and follow with the Champagne Honey Bath.

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