Thousands of people, no, make that millions of people are asking “what is the best sugar scrub recipe?”
I am glad that you stopped by because I have the most amazing recipe for you to make your own sugar scrub.
You can make this scrub with ingredients that you have in your kitchen. I love knowing there are no additives or preservatives which can often irritate the skin.
I purchase many of my oils on Amazon and I have included a link to some of my favorite products that you can use for this recipe. I also love Trader Joe’s which has a great selection of oils but it is a distance from my house which is why I like Amazon who will deliver it to my door.
½ Cup Refined coconut oil
1 Tablespoon Castor Oil
1 Tablespoon Jojoba Oil
1 Teaspoon Vitamin E Oil
Box of Raw Sugar
5-8 drops of Essential Oils
Step 1: Put oils in a glass microwave container and melt in the microwave for 1 minutes. Make sure that the oils are dissolved. If there are still solid pieces, microwave in 20 second increments until all oils are liquid. Be careful removing container from microwave. It will be very hot.
Step 2: Pour the oil into the container and fill it half way to the top leaving room for the sugar. I will use a funnel if the container is narrow. If the opening is wide, such as a mason jar, then pour directly into the container.
Step 3: Pour sugar directly into the container slowly so that the liquid rises as the sugar sinks to the bottom.
Step 4: Mix with a knife or spoon to blend the sugar and the oil
Step 5: You can add essential oils to your scrub for additional aroma and soothing qualities. I love Doterra essential oils and you can order them here.
My favorites are lavender, peppermint, tea tree, lemon and citrus bliss. I like to switch the scents for each season.
Your scrub consistency should be wet enough to rub on your skin but not be dripping with oil.
Refined Coconut Oil or regular Coconut Oil should be your base oil. You can substitute other oils or butters with any oil such as Olive Oil, Sweet Almond Oil, Shea Butter, or Cocoa Butter.
There are many reasons that I substitute oils. Using different oils can decrease or increase the cost of the sugar scrub, add or subtract a specific aroma, or frankly, I use what I have in the kitchen.
With this recipe, the consistency stays that same regardless of the oils that you use.
Let me know if you make this sugar scrub recipe. I always love to hear from you.
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