12 Simple & Easy to Make DIY Sugar Scrubs You’ll Love

It is common knowledge that the health and appearance of the skin can be improved through exfoliation. And body scrubs make the top of the list for items used in exfoliating the skin.

There are available body scrubs in stores but who says you have to pay to get one? You can make your own body scrub with items that you already have in your home.

In this article, I have described 12 simple and easy to make DIY sugar scrubs that you will love. With these DIY sugar scrubs, you can exfoliate your skin regularly to remove dead skin cells and leave your skin brighter.

You can also stimulate your skin to produce more collagen with these scrubs. This will make your skin more radiant and firm.

Plus, exfoliating your skin with these DIY sugar scrubs will make room for your topical treatments to be more effective.

And you can relax your nerves when you are stressed by massaging your skin with these scrubs. Without any further ado, I will now give you the recipes for the sugar scrubs. They are really easy to make.

 

With these DIY sugar scrubs, you can exfoliate your skin regularly to remove dead skin cells and leave your skin brighter.

 

Generally, sugar body scrubs combine the exfoliating properties of sugar with the nourishing and soothing effects of essential oils to give you a brighter and softer skin.

So you are sure to find popular essential oils, carrier oils, and other relevant ingredients listed together with sugar in the DIY sugar scrub recipes below.

 

#1 DIY Sugar Scrub

You will need:

Brown sugar 2 cups 

Soft-solid Coconut oil 1 cup 

Vanilla extract 2 tbsp.

How To:

  1. Whip all the ingredients in a mixing bowl till the mixture becomes creamy.
  2. Store it in a container that is airtight and keep in a cool place.
  3. Use it to exfoliate your skin twice a week. This DIY sugar scrub can last for weeks, maybe months.

 

#2 DIY Sugar Scrub

You will need:

Granulated Sugar ½ cup 

Organic Coconut Oil ½ cup 

Tea tree oil 15 drops

Natural Food Coloring 1 tsp.

Jar with Lid 8 oz

Avery 2 Round Labels

How To:

  1. Use an electric hand mixer to stir in the sugar into the coconut oil in a mixing bowl till they are well combined.
  2. Add in the other ingredients and mix well.
  3. Your sugar scrub is ready for storage; put it in the jar and tag it with the label.
  4. Store in a cool place.

 

#3 DIY Sugar Scrub

You will need:

Brown sugar ½ cup 

Jojoba oil ½ cup

Rosemary oil 15 drops

How To:

  1. In a mixing bowl, beat the brown sugar and jojoba oil until they are well combined.
  2. Add in the rosemary oil and mix well till you are satisfied with the texture.
  3. Then spoon it into an airtight container and store in a cool place.

 

#4 DIY Sugar Scrub

You will need:

Granulated sugar 1 cup 

Organic coconut oil 4 tbsps.

Lavender oil 10 drops

Lemon oil 10 drops

Yellow liquid food coloring 5 drops

How To:

  1. Start by melting the coconut oil.
  2. Next, you add the melted coconut oil to the sugar in a mixing bowl. Mix well until well combined.
  3. Add in the food coloring and mix well.
  4. Add in the lavender oil and the lemon oil and mix well till you are satisfied with the consistency.
  5. Then scoop your scrub into a glass Mason jar and close with a fitting lid. Store in a cool place.

 

#5 DIY Sugar Scrub

You will need:

Organic pure cane sugar 1 cup 

Almond oil 3 tbsps.

Lemon juice 2 tbsps.

Vanilla extract 1 tsp.

Vitamin E oil 10 drops

How To:

  1. Place the sugar in a mixing bowl and add in other ingredients one after the other, stirring in between.
  2. Once your mix is well combined and the consistency is even, transfer it to an airtight container for storage.
  3. Massage your body with sugar scrub after soaking in the tub for a while, then rinse well.
  4. Follow this treatment twice weekly for soft and sinuous skin.

Note: the almond oil in this scrub will help regenerate your skin and maintain its elasticity. It also promotes better circulation.

 

#6 DIY Sugar Scrub

You will need:

Brown sugar 1 cup 

Green tea bag 2

Hot water ½ cup 

Melted coconut oil ¼ cup

How To:

  1. Start by adding tea bags to hot water. Let the tea steep until it is cool.
  2. In a mixing bowl, whip brown sugar and coconut oil together until well combined.
  3. Once the tea is cool, add it to the mixture in the bowl and mix well till there is an even consistency.
  4. Then scoop into a container for storage

Note: the green tea in this sugar scrub has an added advantage of protecting your skin from sun damage.

 

#7 DIY Sugar Scrub

You will need:

Sugar ½ cup

Olive oil 3 tbsps.

Vitamin E Oil 2 gel caps

Orange extract 2 tbsps.

How To:

  1. Pour the olive oil, vitamin E oil and orange extract in a mixing bowl
  2. Add in the sugar and mix thoroughly until all ingredients are well combined
  3. Now scoop the scrub into an airtight container and store in a cool place.

 

#8 DIY Sugar Scrub

You will need:

Brown sugar ½ cup 

Melted coconut oil ¼ cup

Honey 2 tbsps. 

How To:

  1. In a mixing bowl, add brown sugar, coconut oil, and honey.
  2. Mix the ingredients thoroughly until there is a uniform consistency.
  3. Then scoop the scrub into an airtight container and store in a cool place.

Note: the honey in this sugar scrub will help repair your skin tissues and protect your skin against UV damage.

 

#9 DIY Sugar Scrub

You will need:

White granulated sugar 4 cups 

Melted Organic coconut oil ½ cup 

Organic jojoba oil ½ cup 

Rosewater extract 3 tsps. 

Food coloring 2 drops 

How To:

  1. Mix the white granulated sugar with coconut and jojoba oils in a bowl. Beat well till they are well combined.
  2. Add in the other ingredients and mix well.
  3. When the consistency of the mixture is even, scoop your scrub into a clean airtight jar and store it in a cool place.

This sugar scrub should last two months or more if you maintain a twice-weekly treatment.

 

#10 DIY Sugar Scrub

You will need:

Sugar ½ cup

Coconut oil 3 tbsps.

Vitamin E oil ½ tbsp.

How To:

  1. Whip the ingredients in a mixing bowl till they are well combined.
  2. When the mixture reaches a satisfactory consistency, scoop the scrub into a clean airtight container.
  3. Store in a cool place.

 

#11 DIY Sugar Scrub

You will need:

Brown sugar 1 cup

Melted Coconut oil ½ cup

Grapeseed oil ½ tbsp.

Pumpkin pie spice ½ tsp.

How To:

  1. In a mixing bowl, add all the ingredients in the order they are listed.
  2. Mix the ingredients thoroughly until there is a uniform consistency.
  3. Then scoop the scrub into an airtight container and store in a cool place.

Note: the pumpkin pie spice in this scrub benefits your skin by reversing UV damage and improving the texture of your skin. It also improves the production of collagen which evens your skin tone and its elasticity.

 

#12 DIY Sugar Scrub

 

DIY Sugar Scrub

 

You will need:

Brown sugar 1 cup

Melted Coconut oil ½ cup

Almond oil ½ tbsp.

Cinnamon ½ tsp.

How To:

  1. Add all the ingredients in the order they are listed in a mixing bowl.
  2. Mix the ingredients thoroughly until they are well combined.
  3. Then scoop the scrub into an airtight container and store it in a cool place.

Note: the cinnamon in this scrub improves blood flow to the skin. It also deals with blemishes.

 

Make your skin more radiant and firm with these DIY sugar scrubs that are easy to make. Plus they smell good too

 

What you must know?

  • The 12 DIY sugar scrubs above are to be used on your body. Please do not use it on your face because your face is more sensitive than the rest of your body.
  • It is not safe to use these sugar scrubs on a skin that is sunburned, broken, swollen or recovering from a chemical peel.
  • In choosing an essential oil for your scrub, do a patch test first to be sure that you are not allergic to the oil.
  • You should seek the consent of your dermatologist before using a body scrub if you have sensitive skin.
  • Over-exfoliating your skin can lead to undesired results. It is safer to stick to a twice-weekly treatment.
  • It is easier to use these DIY sugar scrubs in the bathroom so that you can simply rinse off with warm water in the shower.
  • Since you are making your sugar scrub yourself, it is important that you get the consistency right. You do not want it to be too runny or too flaky.

 

Conclusion

With all this information, you can now make your own sugar scrub and store for use anytime you need it. You are sure to have a clean, soft and nourished skin as you use these scrubs.

Did you notice they smell good too? Please do not eat them, sugars are not good for your intestines (LOL). So let me know the first DIY sugar scrub recipe you tried out from our list in the comments section, I will be glad to hear all about it.

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