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Florida Grapefruit Sugar Body Scrub

Contributed by: News Canada

Get gorgeous with grapefruit (NC) - There is a growing trend among spas in Canada to incorporate natural products, such as grapefruit, into their treatments. Spas are adding grapefruit rind to body scrubs, grapefruit slices to foot baths and are using grapefruit essential oil in aromatherapy massages to help rejuvenate and invigorate their clients.

Florida Grapefruit Sugar Body Scrub
While it may not replace a visit to the spa, grapefruit treatments can also be easily enjoyed in the comfort of your home. Experience the beauty benefits of grapefruit with the following easy-to-make treatment:


  • 1 tbsp demerera sugar
  • 1 tbsp finely grated Florida grapefruit
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 10 drops grapefruit essential oil


In a small bowl, mix all ingredients together and let sit for 12 hours. Use the body scrub within 3 days. Add more sugar, if necessary, to increase the exfoliating effect.

Other simple ways to enjoy a spa-like atmosphere at home include:

  • Adding a couple drops of Florida grapefruit essential oil before getting into the bath - it's guaranteed to revitalize your senses

  • Using Florida grapefruit essential oil in aromatherapy diffusers to spread its revitalizing scent throughout your house

Whether spending a day at the spa or at home, Canadians can be sure they'll feel rejuvenated after experiencing the beauty benefits of grapefruit. For more information about grapefruit, visit

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