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11 Pampering DIY Sugar Scrubs

Sugar scrubs are a fabulous way to naturally exfoliate your skin. A sugar scrub removes the outermost layer of dead skin cells to leave your skin soft and smooth while giving you a healthy glow. DIY sugar scrubs are easy to make and can be customized to feature almost any scent you wish.

1. Grapefruit Sugar Scrub

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Crafting E’s DIY sugar scrub recipe has a subtle grapefruit scent and is adorably packaged for easy gift giving. Download the free printable labels along with the recipe.

2. Lime Sugar Scrub

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The fresh lime scent used in this sugar scrub will make you think of carefree summer days, even when it’s the middle of winter. Shredded coconut is added to enhance the natural fragrance of the coconut oil. Visit The Idea Room for the recipe.

3. Orange Coconut Sugar Scrub


This orange coconut sugar scrub from Moments with Mandi is made with orange essential oil for added aromatherapy benefits. The recipe also comes with a cute printable tag for easy gift giving.

4. Sage and Blackberry Sugar Scrub

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Using real fruit and fresh herbs in your sugar scrub gives it a luxurious feel, but this recipe from Suburbia Unwrapped has a fairly short shelf life. It will only keep for one week at room temperature.

5. Chocolate Sugar Scrub

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Too much chocolate is bad for your waistline, but this chocolate sugar scrub is a decadent treat that’s totally calorie free! You need to follow the recipe exactly, however. If you measure the cocoa powder wrong, you’ll turn your skin brown! Visit The Idea Room for the recipe.

6. Snickerdoodle Sugar Scrub

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Brown sugar, cinnamon, and vanilla extract give this DIY sugar scrub the same fragrance as a freshly baked snickerdoodle cookie. Visit Krystal’s Kitsch for the recipe.

7. Vanilla Latte Sugar Scrub

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Ground coffee, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and brown sugar make this DIY sugar scrub recipe mimic the scent of a vanilla latte. The coffee grounds also help temporarily get rid of cellulite. Visit Ma Nouvelle Mode for the recipe.

8. Green Tea Sugar Scrub

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Green tea is so much more than just a refreshing beverage. It’s also the secret ingredient in this fabulous sugar scrub from Savy Naturalista.

9. Lavender Peppermint Sugar Scrub

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Lavender and peppermint essential oils make this sugar scrub a delightful pampering treat. Meatloaf and Melodrama describes it as gentle yet refreshing.

10. Eucalyptus Sugar Scrub

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If you’re feeling a bit under the weather, a eucalyptus sugar scrub will pamper your skin and make it easier to breathe. Eucalyptus is also great for perking up tired feet, which makes this recipe from Salt Lick Lessons perfect for a DIY pedicure.

11. Snow Cone Sugar Scrub

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This pampering DIY sugar scrub recipe is inspired by the snow cone treats sold at a county fairs and outdoor festivals. It would be the perfect gift for a young girl who loves pampering bath and body products. Visit The Gunny Sack for the recipe.