Top 10 DIY Sugar Scrubs You’ll Love | Beauty


Top 10 DIY Sugar Scrubs You’ll Love


Before we start talking about how awesome scrubs can be and how they can make our skin so fresh, clean and with the smell of lavender or honey, let’s say a word or two about why scrubs are so important. We need to exfoliate our skin in order to remove the dry skin cells. We can buy products to do that or we can make our own natural remedy. Every person has it’s different skin type and if you think that the homemade remedies are your thing, you will find the list below more than welcomed! All of them have one thing in common and that’s the sugar. The rest is just combinations. Pick your favorite and give your skin the exfoliation it deserves. 

1. Apple Cinnamon Sugar Scrub

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This scrub is most suitable for hands, feet and elbows. It is made of coconut oil, sugar, apple, cinnamon extract and cinnamon powder and jelly jars. First cut the apple into small pieces and make a puree by using a blender or a food processor. In small bowl, combine the apple puree with coconut oil, sugar, cinnamon powder and cinnamon extract. Mix well and place the scrub in jars. The sugar scrub lasts for 2 weeks approximately and it’s best to keep it refrigerated.

2. Lemon Sugar Scrub

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For this scrub you only need few ingredients which most likely you already have at home! Those are coconut oil, white sugar, lemon and a mason jar. Mix coconut oil with sugar. You can use other oil as well, such as jojoba or almond oil. Next step is adding essential oil by your choice and in order to give the scrub a scent. Put the mixture in a jar and you can use it whenever you want. Make sure to rinse your hands after you’re being done with the sugar scrub.

3. Baby Rose Sugar Scrub

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One of the most elegant flowers with one of the most beautiful scent – the roses. Why not make a scrub that will include this wonderful flower? You only need rose petals, baby oil and white sugar. In a food processor mix together the rose petals, sugar and baby oil and voila! You made your own rose sugar scrub. If you prefer it more smooth just add more baby oil and the other way round – if you prefer a more fluffy scrub, add less oil and more sugar.

4. Grapefruit Sugar Scrub

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For this scrub, you need to mix raw and white sugar, while slowly adding almond oil. When you’ll get the consistency you want, add the grapefruit essential oil, vitamin E and a drop of food coloring. Place the scrub in a jar and keep it refrigerated. The grapefruit sugar scrub is good for use in the shower or before you go to sleep. Apply it by rubbing a little bit of the scrub on your body or between your hands with a little bit of water.

5. Vanilla Olive Oil Sugar Scrub

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Combine raw and white sugar and next add olive oil, sugar, honey and vanilla. Place the scrub in an airtight jar and you can use it whenever you want. Avoid using this scrub for your face, but instead it’s best to use it only for the body. If you want a more gentle scrub, use brown instead of turbinado sugar and another tip – exfoliate before you shave in order to prevent irritation and achieve a better shave as well.

6. Pumpkin Spice Sugar Scrub

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It’s time to add an autumn scent in our beauty routine! Of course, there’s nothing better than pumpkin spice. To make this scrub, first whisk brown sugar and pumpkin spice, then add olive oil and vanilla extract. In case you decide for coconut instead of olive oil, then mix the ingredients in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment. The scrub will be fine for few months if kept at room temperature.

7. Raspberry Lemon Sugar Scrub

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Yes, you only need few minutes to make yourself a nice, raspberry lemon sugar scrub! You need coconut oil, granulated white sugar, lemon essential oil, or vanilla or raspberry extract depending on which scent you want your scrub to have. It’s really easy to make the scrub. Just follow the given instructions and place the scrub in an airtight container.

8. Bed Time Lavender Sugar Scrub

bed time lavender sugar scrub


Isn’t it amazing to have a scrub with a lavender scent? It will be perfect to apply before you go to bed because of the lavender’s relaxing powers. Just mix sugar with coconut oil and add some lavender oil. To get the purple color, mix together blue and red food coloring. The recipe will get you 4 8 ounce jars. If decorated with bows and ribbons, this can be a nice gift!

9. Coffee Sugar Scrub

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Unlike the most of the scrubs presented on the list, this one includes cocoa butter in the process of making. That makes the scrub not only exfoliating, but also moisturizing to our skin. Also, besides the coconut oil, it’s also required to use avocado oil that can be replaced with sunflower, grape seed or sweet almond oil. The scrub is intended for body use and not as facial scrub. If you want a more of a chocolate scrub, just add two tablespoons of cocoa powder.

10. Gingerbread Sugar Scrub

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A gingerbread cookie transformed into gingerbread scrub! To make it, you need brown sugar, oil by your choice, ground ginger, mixed spice and a jar. Mix together the ingredients and see which consistency suits you best. If the scrub is too dry, add oil and if it’s too oily, add more sugar. You can also add a drop of vitamin E oil or one tablespoon of honey if you’re having dry skin problems.

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