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How To Make The Most Delicious DIY Christmas Gift Ever

Prepare to smell delicious.

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Want to give a homemade gift this year? Try making your own festive body scrub.

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This scrub is really easy to make at home, and costs very little to put together.

The brown sugar exfoliates, the cocoa is full of antioxidants and the oil nourishes your skin and leaves it feeling moisturised and pampered. It also smells seriously good.

You will need:

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50g soft light brown sugar

30g pure cocoa powder (make sure it’s 100% pure cocoa)

2 heaped tsp dried cinnamon

10 drops mandarin or sweet orange essential oil (available from most health stores)

100-150ml melted virgin coconut or any other carrier oil - we used rapeseed.

Mix thoroughly to form a thick paste. If you'd like the consistency to be a little wetter/drier you can always add in a little more carrier oil/brown sugar.

When using, apply to damp skin and scrub gently towards the heart in a circular motion. This will help lift off dead skin cells and boost your circulation.

If you'd like to learn more of There She Glows' tips and tricks, she's holding a gift workshop on December 13th at the Book Club, London.

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