This homemade sugar scrub recipe is as easy as 1, 2, 3, and we’ll be using raw or brown sugar to get started. Keep reading for the full recipe!
Simple And Easy Homemade Sugar Scrub Recipe
Hello, health-conscious homesteaders! Did you wake up today with hands feeling dry and flaky like clay? Well, there’s really no need to fret because we’ve got your skin covered. Amazingly, sugar, which is a common household ingredient, has skin smoothing properties with proper application. Along with essential oils from coconut and olive, you’ll create a skin care product which not only cleanses but keeps the skin moisturized. Check out this natural sugar scrub recipe and find it out for yourself.
- 1 cup raw or brown sugar
- 1/2 cup organic virgin coconut oil (almond oil will work too, but it will not have the delicious coconut smell)
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- 1 cup white sugar
- Mason jar
How To Make DIY Sugar Scrub
Step 1. Mix Ingredients
Pour all ingredients into a mixing bowl. If your coconut oil is stiff, you can preheat the oil in the oven first. You can also heat the sugar with your oil to make it less coarse and easy on the skin.
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Step 2. Stir Mixture
The ratio of liquid to solid in this mixture in 2 to 1, but you can always change the consistency of your mixture depending on what suits you better. Stir the mixture to blend all the ingredients well.
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Step 3. Apply Homemade Sugar Scrub
Take out your mason jars and fill it with your homemade sugar scrub. Now your sugar scrub is ready to use. Enjoy as it sloughs off dead skin cells while moisturizing the skin. Gently lather your skin with the therapeutic aroma of coconut in your sugar scrub.
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You may also add or use other essential oils for your homemade sugar scrub. Lavender is calming, peppermint wakes you up, and eucalyptus is soothing.
You can follow the step-by-step guide to this DIY sugar scrub recipe in this video:
It’s funny how people spend big bucks–almost a fortune– to keep their skin looking beautiful when they can do it at a fraction of the price. Thank goodness I’m a homesteader! Don’t let these multi-billion dollar companies get the better of you; learn how to make your own beauty products such as this homemade sugar scrub!
What do you think of this tutorial on how to make sugar scrub? Let us know in the comments section what your thoughts are on this sugar scrub recipe.
Talk about natural homemade beauty products, check out these natural homemade skin care recipes for a natural and inexpensive skin and body care.
This post was originally published in May 2016 and has been updated for quality and relevancy.