Strawberry Smoothie Foaming Salt Scrub Recipe for Glowing Skin
Dish up some fun in the kitchen with this amazing strawberry smoothie, foaming salt scrub recipe! It’s exfoliating and toning skin care properties will help keep your skin ready to show off all season long! Keep reading to learn how to make this easy spring inspired strawberry smoothie foaming salt scrub recipe for glowing skin!
I created this foaming salt scrub recipe with real strawberry fruit powder for it’s skin soothing properties. Strawberry fruit powder is rich in polyphenols and Vitamin C and has toning properties when used in skincare products.
In addition, I used dendritic salt in lieu of regular salt. Dendritic salt has a finer grain and larger surface area than other salts which offers greater fragrance retention in cosmetic applications. It also dissolves faster in water. So it’s a great choice when making this homemade salt scrub recipe.
Strawberry Smoothie Foaming Salt Scrub Recipe
© Rebecca D. Dillon
These are the ingredients you need to make this strawberry salt scrub recipe:
- 8 oz. (227 grams) foaming bath whip
- 14 oz. (113 grams) dendritic salt
- 1 oz. (28 grams) strawberry fruit powder
- .25 oz. (7 grams) strawberry fragrance oil
- 2 teaspoons Fuschia Pink mica powder
How to Make a Foaming Salt Scrub
Here is how to make this foaming salt scrub recipe with strawberry powder:
1. In a large container, weigh out the foaming bath whip base and the fragrance oil. Mix together. (I specifically used Crafter’s Choice foaming bath whip for my strawberry smoothie foaming salt scrub recipe.)
2. In a separate container weigh out the salt and strawberry fruit powder.
3. Then, using a measuring spoon, measure out the mica powder.
4. Mix the mica, strawberry powder and salt together then pour into the scented foaming bath whip base, mixing with a spatula as you go.
5. Once the dry ingredients are incorporated into the scented foaming bath whip base, mix well with a hand mixer on high speed for 3-5 minutes.
6. Now spoon or pipe the strawberry smoothie foaming salt scrub into your containers of choice. I used 9 oz. clear straight sided glass jars with silver metal lug caps from from SKS Bottle & Packaging. This product will yield around 22 oz. (624 grams) of product by volume. So I was able to fill two 9 oz. and one 4 oz. glass jars.
How to Use Foaming Salt Scrub
To use, simply remove desired amount and massage onto damp skin in the shower to cleanse, tone and exfoliate, then rinse off.
Notes on Making Substitutions to This Foaming Salt Scrub Recipe
Like the idea of strawberries but don’t want a strawberry scent? This homemade salt scrub recipe is also nice with a pink lemonade flavor oil!
My strawberry smoothie salt scrub recipe is best suited for normal to oily skin. If you’d like to use this skin care product for dry skin, I recommend experimenting with adding a hydrating carrier oil or butter of your choice.
It is also important to note that fine salt crystals will dissolve in this foaming salt scrub base over time. Therefore I recommend using larger salt crystals than the dendritic salt if you aren’t using this product right away. You can also substitute the salt with sugar for another fun twist on this body scrub recipe.
Notes on Adding Preservatives to A Foaming Salt Scrub
Unlike sugar scrubs, salt acts as a natural preservative if it consists of at least 50% salt. Therefore, you do not need a preservative for this recipe. However, I do recommend testing the final product for safety if you plan to sell your products.
If you substitute sugar for the salt in this recipe, I advise using an additional preservative. This is especially important if you’re planning to sell or store your strawberry smoothie foaming scrub prior to use for an extended amount of time. As water can easily be introduced to a foaming sugar scrub during use, this can allow bacteria and other nasty bugs to grow in your formula. There are a number of preservatives available depending on your needs that would work for this product. Simply choose the one you like the best one for this product type. Then add the preservative per manufacturer guidelines at the recommended percentage and temperature.
If selling your homemade products, you’ll need to follow FDA guidelines for labeling your product. Not sure how to label your creations? I highly recommend the book, Soap and Cosmetic Labeling: How to Follow the Rules and Regs Explained in Plain English, by Marie Gale.
More Salt Scrub Recipes for Your Skin Care Routine
If you like this recipe, then be sure to pin it to Pinterest for later. Also be sure to try my other foaming salt scrub recipe. Made using Dead sea salt and melt and pour soap, this super easy, homemade salt scrub recipe gently exfoliates skin as it lathers and cleanses like soap! Alternately, you can also try one of my other salt scrub recipes.
- Homemade Hibiscus Salt Scrub Recipe
- Foaming Celtic Sea Salt Scrub Recipe
- Vanilla & Pumpkin Spice Salt Scrub Recipe
- Ginger Lime Salt Scrub Recipe
- Sore Muscle Salt Scrub Recipe
- Exfoliating Salt Scrub Bar Recipe
For more recipes like my strawberry smoothie salt scrub recipe, be sure to check out my DIY Bath and Body board on Pinterest. It’s filled with tons of natural skin care recipes and homemade soap recipes perfect for your daily beauty regimen.