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20 Ultimate Homemade Sugar Scrub Recipes

We’re big fans of DIY gifts for wedding favors, bridal shower favors and birthday party favors. 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

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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.

See the recipe | ginger sugar scrub label

2. Apple Cider Sugar Scrub

This apple cider sugar scrub will make your skin smooth, soft and smelling like fall.

See the recipe | apple cider sugar scrub shower favor label

3. Coffee Brown Sugar Scrub

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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.

See the recipe | coffee sugar scrub label for shower favors

4. Cinnamon Sugar Scrub

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Nothing goes together like cinnamon and brown sugar! This 3 ingredient sugar scrub will your skin will feel and smell delicious!

See the recipe | cinnamon sugar scrub mason jar label

5. Blood Orange Sugar Scrub

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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!

See the recipe | rustic blood orange sugar scrub label

6. Coconut Sugar Scrub

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Coconut oil forms the base for many sugar scrub recipes. This recipe will make you smell like a tropical island vacation!

See the recipe | coconut sugar scrub gift label

7. Eucalyptus Sugar Scrub

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Eucalyptus’ energizing, antibiotic, deodorizing and cooling properties make it the perfect ingredient in this sugar scrub recipe!

See the recipe | eucalyptus sugar scrub labels for bridal shower / party favors

8. Grapefruit Sugar Scrub

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This grapefruit sugar scrub will leave your winter skin behind and reinvigorate your skin in no time!

See the recipe | grapefruit sugar scrub jar label

9. Lavender Sugar Scrub

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This three ingredient lavender sugar scrub is the perfect calming sugar scrub to use right before bedtime.

See the recipe | lavender sugar scrub bridal shower favor label


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10. Lemongrass Sugar Scrub

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This sugar scrub will exfoliate your skin and wake up your mind with its refreshing, energizing aroma.

See the recipe | lemongrass sugar scrub labels


11. Mango Sugar Scrub

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Preserve the fruit of summer with this luscious mango sugar scrub.

See the recipe | mango sugar scrub label


12. Orange Sugar Scrub

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This orange coconut sugar scrub looks good enough to eat!

See the recipe | orange sugar scrub label


13. Peppermint Sugar Scrub

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This peppermint is so easy to whip up you’d be glad to have some on hand for any last minute holiday DIY gifts.

See the recipe | peppermint sugar scrub labels 


14. Pomegranate Sugar Scrub

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The fruity pomegranate smells amazing and leaves your skin feeling soft and smooth. Its pretty pink color makes it a great gift option too!

See the recipe | pomegranate sugar scrub label


15. Pumpkin Spice Sugar Scrub

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Pamper your skin this autumn with this delicious smelling pumpkin spice sugar scrub recipe.

See the recipe | pumpkin spice sugar scrub labels


16. Rose Petal Sugar Scrub

This rose petal sugar scrub smells wonderful and is so pretty and gift-worthy!

See the recipe | rose petal sugar scrub label


17. Vanilla Sugar Scrub

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This vanilla sugar scrub gently exfoliates your skin to leave your skin with a natural glow.

See the recipe | vanilla sugar scrub label for bridal shower and party favors


18. Almond Sugar Scrub

Almond extract elevates the basic sugar scrub with a nutty and warming scent – a great option for fall and winter.

See the recipe | almond sugar scrub label


19. Lemon Sugar Scrub

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You will love the citrusy scent of this lemon sugar scrub – it will invigorate your skin and make it silky smooth.

See the recipe | rustic lemon sugar scrub mason jar label


20. Brown Sugar Scrub Cubes

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An alternative to sugar scrubs, these sugar scrub cubes are easy to use and perfectly portioned for each shower session.

See the recipe | brown sugar scrub cubes labels


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