Cary, N.C. — Celebrate N.C. Beer Month with this Do-It-Yourself Beer Body Scrub recipe from Umstead Hotel and Spa director Carolyn Doe.
DIY Beer Body Scrub Recipe
Infused with local favorite Mother Earth's Weeping Willow Wit Beer, this body scrub softens dry winter skin, pulls out breakout-causing impurities, and even helps shield against harmful UV rays.
· 5 oz. of Epsom Salt
· 1-2 tbsp. of Olive Oil
· 1 tbsp. of Weeping Willow Wit Beer (or your favorite beer)
· 2-3 drops of Lemon Oil
· 1 Basil Leaf (chopped finely)
In a mixing bowl, combine the Epsom Salt and Olive Oil. Slowly add in the Beer and wait until it settles in the bowl. Mix in remaining ingredients. Prepare a warm shower and gently apply the scrub in circular motions over your legs, exfoliating the skin to a smooth finish. Breathe deeply and absorb the gentle aromas. If you experience breakouts, apply to your shoulders and back to soothe and remove impurities in the skin. After each use, store the remainder in an air tight container and keep refrigerated.