We’re big fans of DIY gifts for wedding favors, birthday parties and bridal showers. One of our favorite things to make is sugar scrub. What makes sugar scrub the perfect gifts? It’s easy to make – most recipes require 3-4 ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen. It’s practical – everyone loves sugar scrubs! They’re wonderful to smell and so satisfying to use. Its possibilities are endless – pick any flavor, scent or ingredient you like and combine with sugar and oil to create your own custom sugar scrubs.
Here are 20 of our favorite sugar scrub recipes. Want to give them out as gifts? Dress up your homemade gift with our sugar scrub favor labels.
1. Ginger Sugar Scrub with Coconut Oil
This recipe combines ginger and coconut oil to make a sugar scrub that’s perfectly suited for winter skin. Ginger’s rejuvenating and energizing properties work to remove dead skin cells and make your skin tighter and more youthful looking.
2. Apple Cider Sugar Scrub
This apple cider sugar scrub will make your skin smooth, soft and smelling like fall.
3. Coffee Brown Sugar Scrub
Save your coffee grounds and make this super easy coffee sugar scrub. With just the addition of brown sugar and coconut oil, you’ll have a deeply exfoliating scrub that smells great & wakes up your skin.
4. Cinnamon Sugar Scrub
Nothing goes together like cinnamon and brown sugar! This 3 ingredient sugar scrub will your skin will feel and smell delicious!
5. Blood Orange Sugar Scrub
Combine ripe blood oranges with coconut oil, sugar and vanilla to create this decadent body scrub that will awaken and refresh your skin. It smells incredible too!
6. Coconut Sugar Scrub
Coconut oil forms the base for many sugar scrub recipes. This recipe will make you smell like a tropical island vacation!
7. Eucalyptus Sugar Scrub
Eucalyptus’ energizing, antibiotic, deodorizing and cooling properties make it the perfect ingredient in this sugar scrub recipe!
8.Grapefruit Sugar Scrub
This grapefruit sugar scrub will leave your winter skin behind and reinvigorate your skin in no time!
9. Lavender Sugar Scrub
This three ingredient lavender sugar scrub is the perfect calming sugar scrub to use right before bedtime.
10. Lemongrass Sugar Scrub
This sugar scrub will exfoliate your skin and wake up your mind with its refreshing, energizing aroma.
11. Mango Sugar Scrub
Preserve the fruit of summer with this luscious mango sugar scrub.
12. Orange Sugar Scrub
This orange coconut sugar scrub looks good enough to eat!
13. Peppermint Sugar Scrub
This peppermint is so easy to whip up you’d be glad to have some on hand for any last minute holiday DIY gifts.
14. Pomegranate Sugar Scrub
The fruity pomegranate smells amazing and leaves your skin feeling soft and smooth. Its pretty pink color makes it a great gift option too!
15. Pumpkin Spice Sugar Scrub
Pamper your skin this autumn with this delicious smelling pumpkin spice sugar scrub recipe.
16. Rose Petal Sugar Scrub
This rose petal sugar scrub smells wonderful and is so pretty and gift-worthy!
17. Vanilla Sugar Scrub
This vanilla sugar scrub gently exfoliates your skin to leave your skin with a natural glow.
18. Almond Sugar Scrub
Almond extract elevates the basic sugar scrub with a nutty and warming scent – a great option for fall and winter.
19. Lemon Sugar Scrub
You will love the citrusy scent of this lemon sugar scrub – it will invigorate your skin and make it silky smooth.
20. Brown Sugar Scrub Cubes
An alternative to sugar scrubs, these sugar scrub cubes are easy to use and perfectly portioned for each shower session.
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