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Since its founding in 2015 by suburban mother Erin Henry, Suburban Simplicity has provided an outlet for like-minded women to connect and share their methods for a serene and simple home life. It has become a trusted resource for advice on simple, modern homemaking, appearing on Oprah Magazine, Good Housekeeping, Buzzfeed, MSN and Yummly.

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    • Erin says

      Hi Julia. If you don’t care for or don’t have the ginger, then leave it out. The spices just give it a smell, the scrub will work just as well without.

  1. Keira says

    What size jars? I would like to use 12 oz. jars, how should I adjust recipe? Also, is the oil melted or solid (room temperature)? Thank you!!!

    • Erin says

      Hi Keira, The recipe makes about a cup and a half of scrub, so a 12 oz jar should be close to perfect. I use solid coconut oil that is softened in the microwave so that it mixes easily.

    • Erin says

      I would probably triple the recipe, Shanna. The recipe makes about a cup and a half. You could also do smaller portions depending on the size of your glass jars and double the recipe.

  2. Mike says

    I read this post and I kept thinking about the white frosting-covered gingerbread Biscotti I ate at work last weekend. For real I did and gawd it was the best ever! So, the visual of exfoliating my skin with that…hmmm. 🙂 Have a great day, Erin! OH btw…I saw your IG story with your Christmas tree hauling the other day…it is a big one! 🙂

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