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The Soap Fairy
23-05-2008, 02:32 PM
Hi All - I am going to have a go at body scrub - can anyone tell me the best type of salts to use - not after any recipes.

Thanks

The Soap Fairy
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Poppy4lee
23-05-2008, 05:33 PM
I've never made a body scrub, the only thing I can suggest is trying various salts and see which you prefer. The marine fine sea salt ( have a look at http://www.justasoap.co.uk/catalog/marine-fine-sea-salt-p-206.html ) may be OK, I think their course salt may be too rough!

Bathtime Temptations
24-05-2008, 12:29 PM
it all depends how corse you want your scrubs

for hard core scrubs i use corse sea salt with epsom salts for a more gentle scrub i use sugars

The Soap Fairy
26-05-2008, 07:37 PM
Thanks for your suggestions. Will experiment.

The Soap Fairy
xx

BeautybyBea
27-05-2008, 12:30 PM
I definitely prefer sugar... but I make extra gentle scrubs... :D

abbey_69
15-07-2008, 10:59 AM
I also prefer sugar as a body scrub like you.

deedoo
17-07-2008, 12:32 PM
If you make a scrub using sugar you have to use a preservative but if using salt you dont

rhulme
01-10-2008, 01:45 PM
hi i use course salt and i hear you can use oats as i srcub haven't tried it yet lady i know says they are charging a fortune in some salons for it so may try that this weekend on my guniea pig the hubby lol:mf: