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10 DIY Sugar Scrub Ideas

A sugar scrub is a great way to relax and unwind. They are also fun to give as gifts to co-workers, friends, and family. There are lots of different types of sugar scrubs to choose from. All of these scrubs are budget friendly, and we have linked tutorials and some great resources to meet all your needs!

1. DIY Simple Three Ingredient Sugar Scrub

This three ingredient sugar scrub is simple and easy to make. In the tutorial, she uses essential oils, but feel free to replace with vanilla extract if you choose, to give it a more sugary-scented hint.

Level of Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 5-10 minutes
Materials Needed:

  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 10-15 drops essential oil or 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • wire whisk
  • measuring cups
  • tablespoons for scooping

2. DIY Exfoliating Foot Scrub

The baking soda in this scrub helps fight off fungal infection, and the vitamin E offers amazing protection for the soles of your feet. Use this scrub in the shower when you have time to give yourself an exfoliating foot massage. It will not take long and it will result in silky smooth feet.

Level of Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 10 minutes
Materials Needed:

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon vitamin E oil
  • 1 teaspoon jojoba oil
  • 1 teaspoon honey

3. Coffee DIY Sugar Scrub

Wake up with this simple four ingredient coffee scrub! Please be sure to store this in an airtight container and make sure you use it for two weeks every day to see huge improvements. It will keep it fresh and perfectly stored for ease use.

Level of Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 10 minutes
Materials Needed:

4. DIY Valentine Vanilla Rose Scrub

Pamper yourself this Valentine’s Day with this beautiful vanilla rose scrub! It’s not only exfoliating but it also offers your skin an amazing rose scent.

Level of Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 10 minutes
Materials Needed:

5. DIY Green Tea Scrub

Use this green tea scrub to replenish and nourish your pores. It will offer a well-deserved refreshing sensation to your skin!

Level of Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 5-10 minutes
Materials Needed:

  • 2 green tea bags
  • 4 teaspoons white sugar
  • 3-6 teaspoons of olive oil depending on your needs

6. DIY Moisturizing Shea Face and Body Scrub

This scrub takes time and patience, but it’s well worth it. Make sure you follow the steps carefully for all the details on how to make it.

Level of Difficulty: Medium
Duration: 10-20 minutes, prepare to freeze overnight
Materials Needed:

7. Acne Scar DIY Sugar Scrub

If you have acne scars or severe breakouts, this DIY sugar scrub is perfect for you. The lemon juice is a natural astringent and bleaching agent which is effective in removing your acne scars.

Level of Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 5 minutes
Materials Needed:

8. DIY Lip Scrub

The honey and jojoba oil is perfect for moisture and protection on dry lips. It’s one of the excellent DIY lip scrubs you can easily make at home. Follow the steps for silky smooth lips.

Level of Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 5 minutes
Materials Needed:

  • 2-4 teaspoons sugar (depending on consistency needs)
  • 1/2 teaspoon jojoba oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint oil or lemon juice

9. Solid DIY Sugar Scrub

A solid sugar scrub is a great gift or to have some travel sized sugar scrub ready to go for your next big trip. Make sure you use a silicone mold to provide flexibility for the gentle sugar that is used in the scrub. The shape and size may differ according to your preferences, so you’re free to customize it to your liking.

Level of Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 10 minutes
Materials Needed:

  • 8 oz. goat’s milk glycerin soap base
  • 1/3 cup sweet almond oil
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups sugar

10. DIY Foaming Sugar Scrub

Feel free to make a large batch of this fun soapy DIY sugar scrub to give yourself a great start to your day! The good part about it is that you can use an essential oil of your choice, which means a customizable scent.

Level of Difficulty: Medium
Duration: 10-20 minutes
Materials Needed:

As you can see, there are lots of different ways to use the scrubs, from exfoliating your lips all the way down to soothe and pamper your toes! We hope you found at least one that will work for your benefit, either as a gift or for yourself. If you have any suggestions or ideas about making your own DIY sugar scrubs, please let us know in the comments below!