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How To Make A Sugar Scrub At Home

Sugar scrubs are a great way to exfoliate and moisturize your whole body in the shower. I’ve been using my little batch of homemade sugar scrub on my hands at bedtime, and I’ve been shocked by how silky smooth it makes my skin feel! And it leaves my hands with a gentle lavender smell that’s really soothing as I drift off to sleep.

This homemade sugar scrub is so easy to make! And it’s just sooo luxurious! But seriously, it takes less than 5 minutes. And when it’s done, it smells heavenly! It’s such an awesome homemade gift idea – or if you make it for yourself, it’s a fun way to spoil yourself!

Sugar scrub

What you need :

Coconut Oil
Lemon and Lavender Essential Oils
Food Colouring (Optional)

You can leave out the food colouring if you want to make your sugar scrub even more natural. But somehow for me, the colour added to the spa like quality of the sugar scrub. That’s the great thing about making this at home. It’s totally up to you what you decide to put into it!



Melt the coconut oil in the microwave for about 25 seconds until it was completely liquid or leave at room temperature .pour it into the sugar and mix it all up. If it seems a little too wet, add a small amount of sugar to the bowl, until you get a consistency that you like.

Next add in a few drops of food colouring and mix it until the colour is consistent. It’s only 5 drops of food colouring for an entire 1.5 cups of sugar scrub, so it didn’t leave any colour on my hands or in my bathtub. You can add more if you want a stronger colour, or you can choose to leave it out.

Then add in the drops of essential oil and mix well.


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DIYYvonne Ejiofor
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