The D.I.Y. Body Scrub You Can Make Today

Watch and learn from Jessica Morelli, the founder of Palermo Body, as she makes a version of the brand's signature Coffee Lemon Scrub.

Why a Scrub?

A body scrub is the best addition to your routine because it acts as a body polisher and skin softener at the same time. That means you'll step out of the shower with a whole new layer of hydrated skin. Bonus: you'll smell nice and fresh without needing a fancy perfume.

Why Coffee?

Palermo, a Brooklyn-based indie skin-care brand, offers two body exfoliants, one of which includes coffee grounds. Jessica Morelli, the founder, praises coffee's ability to energize your complexion, calm inflammation, and fade discoloration. Morelli says freshly ground beans are best, as they pack the most punch, versus old grounds that have been used to brew a pot or two.

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Make Your Own

What You'll Need:

2 tablespoons shea butter

2 tablespoons coconut oil

¼ cup olive oil

¼ cup fresh coffee grounds

¾ cup cane sugar

20 drops lemon essential oil

Watch the process below!

Morelli recommends using the scrub for your lips and from the neck down. Use the mixture within four months of making.

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