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Gardeners Hand Scrub

Gardeners Hand Scrub

This recipe has worked beautifully to soften and heal my poor old battered gardeners hands. I use it each afternoon and if I have been in the garden I often use it again in the evening. When I first made it I used it daily to get my hands back into shape.

Course skin care
Keyword gardener, handmade, pantry ingredients, skin care
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Author Kyrstie Barcak - A Fresh Legacy


  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 lemon juiced a small lemon
  • sprig of fresh rosemary chopped
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey


  1. Combine in a bowl and stir to combine
  2. Add to a steralised jar and store in a cool location away from direct heat
  3. To use the scrub wet hands a little and scoop out some of the scrub and rub your hands together. Focus on the areas of your hands that are rough
  4. Moisturise hands after scrubbing

Recipe Notes

Depending on the weather the ingredients in this recipe may separate when not in use. Simply mix around with your finger prior to scooping out to use.
Coconut oil will solidify in cold weather. If this occurs it will melt upon rubbing together of your hands