My favorite, super simple… 3 Ingredient Sugar Scrub is perfect to get your skin ready for summer. Other than being super easy, it’s super customizable – which I love. Make it any scent you love! This homemade sugar scrub is a great gentle exfoliation and makes great gifts.
I have dry skin naturally and in Southern California, we don’t get a lot of moisture, even during the winter. So my skin craves a good scrub. And I love a DIY project that you can use on your skin. I love storing it in a mason jar and keeping it in the shower. This is a great way to get those dead skin cells off.
Sugar Scrub Ingredients List
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- 2 1/2 cups of sugar
- 1/4 cup baby oil or coconut oil
- 1/4 cup body wash
- mason jars (clear, blue, green, purple)
How To Make Sugar Scrub
Add all your ingredients (sugar, baby oil or coconut oil, and body wash) into a bowl and stir the mixture until combined to make this DIY sugar scrub. If you use coconut oil you need to get it to liquid form. A few seconds in the microwave and you’ll have the coconut oil melted. Right now I’m loving Beautiful Day’s body wash from Bath and Body Works… so that’s what I used in this batch. It’s a green-toned body wash, but you really can’t even see the green tint once it’s mixed all together. If you wanted you could add food coloring to match the scent you’ve got going on.
You could emphasize a scent in this sugar scrub recipe by using essential oils. Some body washes have no scent or minimum scent so using essential oil is a great option. Sugar body scrubs are a great natural exfoliant, which when you live 80% of the year in flip-flops you definitely need. Some great essential oil scents would be lavender, grapefruit, lemon, vanilla, or coconut. Lots of great sugar scrub variations you can make.
I’ve been storing my sugar scrub in a pretty blue mason jar.
These scrubs make great Christmas gifts, so start planning now.
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