You will definitely find your favorite DIY sugar scrub recipe in this epic list of homemade sugar scrub recipes that will keep you busy all year long.
Sugar Scrubs are easy to make, smell amazing, and are a sweet homemade gift idea. On top, they are frugal, too! But not only when you are on a really tight budget you will fall in love with sugar scrubs. They can be used for your lips, face, or body.
They are downright amazing!
- Smell heavenly
- Great DIY gifts
- Easy to make
- Exfoliate your skin
- Moisturize your skin, too
- All natural
- You can add more benefits, like relaxing lavender oil
When I was browsing the web for the best DIY sugar scrubs I was amazed at what some people have come up with. Not so easy to decide which sugar scrub to make first.
Here is my epic To-Do-list of homemade sugar scrub recipes to try! What is your favorite? Click on the link to find the full recipe!
The photos in this post were graciously shared with me by the bloggers who wrote the corresponding posts. Thanks a bunch!
Classic Homemade Sugar Scrubs
Let’s kick this sugar scrub list off with some all-time favorite recipes.
1 DIY Lavender Vanilla Lip Scrub by Making Manzanita
2 Rose Sugar Scrub by The Diary of A Debutante
3 Brown Sugar Scrub by Crayons and Cravings
4 Vanilla Brown Sugar Scrub by Simply To Inspire
5 Peppermint Sugar Scrub by Sugar and Soul
Refreshing DIY sugar scrubs, featuring your favorite drink
Yes to coffee! Now I can finally enjoy the wonderful smell of coffee at night with a coffee body sugar scrub.
6 Coffee Sugar Scrub by Having Fun Saving
7 Matcha Green Tea Sugar Scrub Cubes by Shrimp Salad Circus
8 Chai Spice Sugar Scrub by The Pistachio Project
9 Chai Vanilla Sugar Scrub by The Rising Spoon
10 Sugar Scrub with Coffee, Cocoa, and Peppermint by The Rising Spoon
11 Margarita Scrub by Pink Fortitude
Home SPA sugar scrubs
Sometimes you just need a little extra in a sugar scrub recipe. Make your bathroom an extravagant home SPA with these sugar scrubs.
12 Rose and Frankincense Sugar Scrub by Meraki Mother
13 Deep Cleaning Activated Charcoal Scrub by The Pistachio Project
14 Skin-brightening Sugar Scrub by The Pistachio Project
15 Cinnamon Face Scrub by Not Quite Suzie
16 Whipped Grapefruit Sugar Scrub by Divine Lifestyle
17 Apple Cinnamon Body Scrub by Not Quite Suzie
18 Coffee Bath Scrub by Thrifty Jinxy
DIY Sugar Scrubs for glowing summer skin
Sugar scrubs benefits include making your skin smooth and glowing. Get your summer skin on with these fresh DIY sugar scrubs.
19 Coconut Lime Sugar Scrub (comes with labels to print) by Amber Oliver
20 Coconut Lime Mint Sugar Scrub by Moms Who Save
Homemade sugar scrubs to scrub away winter skin (or mood)
A fragrant sugar scrub can easily help you get rid of rough winter skin and improves blood circulation. Amazing benefits for a simple sugar scrub, right? Scrub off winter blues!
21 Lemon Sugar Scrub by To Simply Inspire
22 Fresh Citrus Sugar Scrub by Fireflies and Mudpies
23 Mint Sugar Scrub by A Bride On A Budget
24 Chocolate Body Scrub by Not Quite Suzie
25 Peppermint Sugar Scrub by Crayons and Cravings
26 Easy Emulsified Sugar Scrub by Oh, The Things We’ll Make
27 Vanilla Sugar Scrub by Fireflies and Mudpies
28 Ginger Mint Sugar Scrub by Little Girl Desings.
Festive Sugar Scrubs that make perfect easy DIY gifts
These sugar scrub recipes are great for the holidays!
29 Sugar Cookie Body Scrub by Sugar and Soul
30 Candy Cane Sugar Scrub by So Tipical Me
31 Lavender Vanilla Sugar Scrub by North Country Nest
32 Gingerbread Cookie Sugar Scrub by The Pistachio Project
33 Pumpkin Spice Sugar Scrub by Splendry
34 Apple Pie Sugar Scrub by Ann’s Entitled Life
35 Coffee Sugar Scrub with cinnamon by Savings Lifestyle
Sugar Scrub Recipes with printable gift labels
Homemade sugar scrubs in a nice jar make great DIY gifts: Beautiful, easy to make, frugal, and you might have everything you need in your home anyway. Make it perfect with a cute gift label printable!
36 Homemade Sugar Cookie Scrub (with label printables) by Not Quite Suzie
37 Peppermint Sugar Scrub (with printable gift labels) by Savings Lifestyle
38 Lemon Sugar Scrub (with printable labels) by Savings Lifestyle
39 Mint Chocolate Sugar Scrub (with label printables) by Shrimp Salad Circus
Enough of sugar? Make a salt scrub instead
… maybe you’re afraid you eat your sugar scrub before you use it on your skin? Ok, then technically, there are 39 SUGAR scrubs only.
40 Lemon Salt Scrub by Savings Lifestyle
Or use your favorite sugar scrub recipe and swap out sugar for salt! Voíla, DIY salt scrub! Or vice versa and 40 amazing sugar scrubs! ha…
Homemade Sugar Scrub Shelf life
To make your DIY sugar scrub or salt scrub last always use clean tools and jars when making a scrub. Keep it in a cool and dark place in an airtight container. Take a portion out with clean hands or a spoon. This way they keep fresh for ages!
Once I had a sugar scrub with natural oils going rancid after some months. You can easily check on your homemade sugar scrub with a smell check before using it. Does it still smell heavenly or rather nauseating?
Being extra frugal with sugar scrubs in a jar
Use jars from your kitchen to store your homemade sugar scrub. Learn how to prepare clean jars here. Print a gift label and you have a frugal but super sweet homemade gift!
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