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Homemade Sugar Scrub

If you are looking for some homemade sugar scrub recipes then, yes, you are at the right place. Sugar scrubs are great exfoliation agents that help to get rid of the dead skin and results into a smooth, blemish free skin. They are also safe to trust with for your skin and do not have any harmful side effects like other chemical exfoliation agents available in the market.

Enlisted below are a few Homemade Sugar Scrub recipes prepared with readily available ingredients and are also beneficial for your skin. All you need to do is take the initiative of preparing these scrubs for yourself at home. You can prepare it in enough quantity to use for a couple of days. This will save your time and energy to prepare it regularly.

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DIY Homemade Sugar Scrub Recipes

1.) Peppermint and Sugar Bars

Ingredients:

  • ¼th cup of coconut oil
  • Half a cup of melt and pour soap, goat milk or olive oil recommended.
  • 3-4 drops of peppermint essential oil
  • And a cup of organic sugar

Procedure:

  • Melt the soap with double boiler technique.
  • Now add coconut oil to it and stir.
  • Adding the essential oil, stir the mixture again.
  • Pour it into two different containers.  
  • Add ½ cup sugar to each of the bowls and mix until the sugar is well combined with the mixture.
  • Do one bowl at a time.
  • Finally, you will get slush-like consistency.
  • Pour the mixture into silicon molds and allow drying for 1-2 hours.
  • If the mixture is too thick then microwave it for 10 seconds to loosen and then pour.
  • After hardening unmolds the bars and they are ready for use.
  • It is an effective homemade sugar scrub recipe.

2.) Gingerbread and Sugar Scrub

Ingredients:

  • Half teaspoon of ginger powder
  • A cup of sugar
  • Half a cup of coconut oil or any other base oil
  • A cup of brown sugar as well
  • Half a teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • ¼th cup almond oil
  • Half a teaspoon of allspice
  • A mason jar with lid
  • Half a teaspoon of nutmeg

Procedure:

  • Mix all the ingredients in a bowl except the oils.
  • Gradually add both the oils while stirring the mixture, so that you get the desired consistency.
  • You can use more or less as required.
  • Now fill this mixture into a jar and your DIY homemade sugar scrub recipe is ready to use.

3.) Coffee and Sugar Body Scrub

Ingredients:

  • A cup of ground organic coffee
  • Half a cup of coconut oil
  • A cup of organic sugar
  • Half tablespoon of cinnamon powder
  • A tablespoon of vanilla extract

Procedure:

  • Melt coconut oil in a pan and allow to cool still being in the liquid state.
  • Add all the ingredients to the oil and mix.
  • Pour the mixture into a jar and cover with a lid.
  • You DIY homemade sugar scrubs remedy is ready for use.
  • Use twice a week to get effective results and a smooth skin.

4.) Chocolate and Coconut Sugar Scrub

Ingredients:

  • A cup of brown sugar
  • Half a cup of coconut oil
  • 1/3rd cup of almond oil
  • 2 tablespoons of unsweetened cocoa powder
  • A few drops of coconut extracts or essential oil

 Procedure:

  • Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl.
  • Make sure no chunks are left in the mixture and stir till you get a smooth paste.
  • Pour it into a jar and cover with a lid.
  • Your simple DIY homemade sugar scrubs recipe is ready for use.
  • Simply, scoop out a tablespoon of the scrub or as required and rub all over your skin.
  • Scrub properly then wash off.
  • Repeat the remedy once or twice a week to get a smooth and blemish free skin.

5.) Sugar and Coconut Scrub Cubes

Ingredients:

  • 1/4th cup of coconut oil
  • A cup of organic sugar either white or brown
  • Half cup of shredded unscented soap
  • An ice-cube tray

Procedure:

  • Mix the oil and shredded soap together in a bowl.
  • Using a double boiler technique melt the ingredients and keep stirring in between.
  • Add the sugar to the mixture and stir.
  • Do not dissolve the sugar completely.
  • Quickly pour the mixture the ice-cube tray.
  • Let it set, you can also place it in the freezer.

6.) Brown Sugar and Maple Scrub

Ingredients:

  • A cup of brown sugar
  • Half cup of shredded non-scented soap
  • 1/4th cup of olive oil
  • A tablespoon of maple syrup
  • Silicon moulds or an ice tray

Procedure:

  • Melt the soap with a double boiler technique and mix the oil and maple syrup while continuously stirring.
  • Add the sugar to the mixture and do not let the granules completely dissolve.
  • Quickly pour the mixture into the moulds and refrigerate.
  • Use the scrub daily to get effective results and a smoother, softer skin.

7.) Coffee, Vanilla and Sugar Scrub Cubes

Coffee is a great remedy to get rid of cellulite making this mixture an effective homemade scrub remedy. So, this scrub works well to get rid of accumulated cellulite under your skin and helps to lose body fat easily. Also, regular usage leaves behind softer, smoother and glowing skin.  

Ingredients:

  • A cup of brown or white organic sugar
  • 1/4th cup of olive oil or any other base oil
  • Half cup of unscented shredded soap
  • 1/4th cup of coffee
  • And a tablespoon of vanilla extract
  • Silicon molds

Procedure:

  • Melt the soap using double boiler technique and add the oil and vanilla extract to it.
  • Keep stirring the mixture continuously.
  • Now, add sugar and coffee to the mixture and do not let the granules completely dissolve.
  • Pour the mixture into the molds and refrigerate.

8.) Pumpkin Spice and Sugar Scrub

Ingredients:

  • A heaped teaspoon of Pumpkin Spice
  • Half cup of shredded unscented soap
  • A cup of brown or white organic sugar
  • 1/4th cup of any base oil
  •  A tablespoon of honey

Procedure:

  • Melt the soap using the double boiler technique and add the oil and honey while continuously stirring the mixture.
  • Now, add the sugar and pumpkin spice to the mixture and stir again.
  • Do not let the granules dissolve completely.
  • Mix and crumble the mixture properly and store it in an airtight container.
  • Take out a handful of the mixture or as required and scrub your body well giving more attention to the blemish prone areas.
  • It is an effective recipe for a homemade sugar scrub that helps to get smoother and softer, blemish free skin.

9.) Honey and Lemon Sugar Scrub

Ingredients:

  • A cup of organic cane sugar
  • 1/4th cup of any base oil
  • 2 tablespoons of dried rosemary
  • 15 drops of lemon essential oil or half cup of grated lime peel
  • 2 tablespoons of raw honey
  • 15 drops of lavender essential oil

Procedure:

  • Mix all the ingredients together then add the essential oils and stir.
  • Crumble the mixture and store it in an airtight container.
  • It proves to be an effective DIY homemade sugar scrub recipe to get a smoother and softer skin.

10.) Mint and Sugar Scrub

Ingredients:

  • Half cup of coconut oil
  • 2 cups of sugar, brown or white
  • 1 tablespoon of peppermint extract
  • A drop of green food coloring (optional)

Procedure:

  • Melt coconut oil using double boiler technique and add sugar to it while stirring the oil.
  • Now, add the peppermint extract and food coloring to the oil mixture.
  • You can increase or decrease the quantity of sugar as required depending on the desired consistency of the mixture.
  • Store the scrub in an airtight container.
  • Regular usage will give you a smoother and softer skin, making it an effective recipe for homemade sugar scrub.

11.) Oatmeal, Honey and Sugar Scrub

Ingredients:

  • 1/4th cup of baby oil
  • Half cup of oats
  • 1/4th cup of honey
  • 1, 1/4th cup of organic sugar, white or brown

Procedure:

  • Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and mix together.
  • Crumble the mixture and store it in an airtight container.
  • After using the scrub you will get a soft and smoother skin.
  • Thus makes it an effective homemade scrub recipe that can be easily prepared at home.

12.) Green Tea Sugar Scrub

Ingredients:

  • A cup of granulated sugar
  • 1/8th cup of grape seed oil
  • A green tea bag
  • 1/8th cup of brewed and cooled green tea

Procedure:

  • Mix all the ingredients in a bowl and combine them well.
  • You can add a teaspoon or 2 of brewed tea to mix them well.
  • Now, open the tea bag and empty the contents of it in the bowl.
  • The consistency of the mixture should be like wet sand or an apple sauce.
  • Fill the mixture in an airtight container.
  • Regular usage will give you softer and smoother skin.
  • Also, the scent of green tea will work like any other perfume for your skin. It also keeps you fresh.
  • This makes it an effective homemade sugar scrub recipe.

NOTE- All the homemade sugar scrub recipes are prepared with natural ingredients and do not contain any preservative. So, do not make the scrub in excessive quantity as the ingredients may start to rot due to seasonal change. Also, do not use the mixture if it smells bad or moulds start to develop on its surface.

Always opt for patch tests before proper application as every individual’s skin reacts differently to various ingredients. Some may suit and some may give allergic reactions to a few individuals. This makes the patch test mandatory for everyone. If you have already applied all the ingredients in past or have used them quite often, involved in that particular recipe then there is no need for a patch test.

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