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Grapefruit Sea Salt Foot Scrub


By Tiffany Moore

Get your feet naturally smooth and ready for the sandal season with this invigorating homemade foot scrub recipe. An easy diy foot exfoliator that combines mineral-rich dead sea salt with soothing aromatic grapefruit essential oil to slough away dry dead skin cells and moisturize severely cracked heels .

Rich in citric acid, an alpha hydroxy acid (AHA), grapefruit is a powerful exfoliator which loosens dead skin cells and soften dry rough skin.

Grapefruit essential oil is brimming with antioxidant, anti-viral as well as anti-mircobial properties, and has a lively refreshing scent which is especially helpful for elimination foot odor. This wonderful-smelling oil also fights toenail fungus, athlete's foot, skin cracking and soothe itchy red skin between toes.

Next comes the dead sea salt. Full of natural healthful goodness, dead sea salt has been used for centuries to treat numerous skin problems such as itching, rashes, eczema, acne, wrinkles and psoriasis. In addition to its amazing healing benefits, dead sea salt are hypoallergenic so there are no side effects.


Grapefruit Sea Salt Foot Scrub Recipe


2 tablespoons dead sea salt (you can also use table salt, or coarse demerara sugar)


2 tablespoons grapefruit rind (or peel of any citrus fruits – lemon, lime or orange)


½ tablespoon extra virgin olive oil (or almond oil)


8-10 drops grapefruit essential oil



How to make simple homemade sea salt foot scrub

1. Place sea salt, grapefruit rind and olive oil in a small bowl.


2. Stir in grapefruit essential oil. Allow mixture to stand for 10-12 hours.


Simply take a dollop of your homemade grapefruit sea salt foot scrub and massage on your feet. Pay special attention to dry areas such as heels and soles. Rinse well. Use it at least once a week to get maximum exfoliation from sea salt and fruit acids.


This awesome foot scrub also revitalizes tired and calloused feet, and is great to use whenever your tootsies need a refreshing break!



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