Morning Buzz Coffee Body Scrub

A healthy morning home spa coffee body scrub.

A nutritious breakfast is the most important meal of the day especially when it’s followed by an invigorating spa experience. Right? Kick start your morning with a mug of this invigorating coffee body scrub. The lactic acid in the buttermilk gently sloughs away dead skin cells while the coffee helps diminish lumpy bumpy skin. They spoonful of honey helps it all go down with a healthy dose of hydration. The caffeine in the coffee will firm skin (bonus!). Recipe courtesy of the National Honey Board.

Here’s what you need:

  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 2 Tablespoons honey
  • 1 Tablespoon grapeseed oil (olive or canola oil may be substituted)
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/4 cup ground coffee
  • 2 Tablespoons wheat germ

Here’s what you do:

In mixing bowl, combine buttermilk, honey, oil and egg white; mix thoroughly. Slowly add coffee and wheat germ being careful not to clot or clump. Scrub should be smooth and creamy but with slight grit. Allow to stand. Apply all over in shower or bath using a washcloth or body sponge to aid exfoliation. Rinse completely. Towel dry and apply moisturizer. Chill remaining scrub, if necessary.

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