how to modify a body scrub thicken or thin

How to Modify a Scrub

Written by: | April 30, 2021 | Leave a Comment

Body scrubs are a great way to exfoliate and reveal your freshest, and best-looking skin, but sometimes a scrub is just too thick or perhaps you just want to add a cleansing agent to help wash and exfoliate at the same time. Adding a mild surfactant such as Decyl Glucoside is a great way to both loosen your scrub and get those cleansing suds!

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Follow along with Teeneke or jump to the instructions below:

Difficulty Level: Easy
Approximate yield: 1 Pound
Approximate cost per pound: This will depend on how much Decyl Glucoside you add but using the example in the video, prices will start at $23.00 per pound
Suggested Packaging: 4oz jar
Suggested Retail Price: $20 – $30

Equipment You’ll Need

Stovetop or hot plate
Stovetop safe pot or beaker
mixing utensil


1. Coffee Butter Scrub (or any scrub you choose) –
2. Decyl Glucoside –


1. Gently heat the Coffee Butter Scrub to 90F -95F
2. Stir in Decyl Glucoside
3. Scoop into packaging.

Please note that this recipe has not been challenge tested for preservation efficacy. If you use this recipe for market sales, it is up to you to ensure the safety of the product.

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