Watermelon Mojito Body Scrub

 

400g Body Scrub Base 

100g Castile Liquid Soap or other liquid soap base 

500g Epsom Salts 

Sparkling Watermelon Fragrance Oil 

Peppermint Arvensis Essential Oil 

True Red Cosmetic Grade Mica (approx 5g) 

Distilled water 

 

Instructions:

      1.  Weigh out  400g of Body Scrub Base and place into a heat proof mixing  bowl.  
      2. Warm gently using a double boiler or microwave and mix with a metal spoon. The base should be softened, not melted. 
      3. Add 100g of Castile Soap to the Body Scrub base and add this to the soap base. Mix gently to combine the two bases.  
      4. Remove from heat and add 500g of Espom salt.  Whip the product gently with a hand mixer and gradually increase the speed of  the mixer. Continue to do so for approx. 2-3 minutes until light and fluffy.
      5. Add Mica in very small amounts until a watermelon pink colour is observed 
      6. Add 5g of fragrance and 1g peppermint essential oil and mix thoroughly. You may want to adjust the amounts of fragrance added to suit personal taste. 
      7. Spoon into containers before the scrub has cooled entirely and enjoy.