DIY Coconut Sugar Scrub

Updated: February 7, 2019
Originally published: August 7, 2012

Why spend money on a body scrub when you can make your own for just a few cents! Our 2 ingredient DIY Coconut Sugar Scrub will leave your skin looking and feeling soft and moisturized. It’s easy to whip up, smells amazing, and even makes a great gift or girls craft night project. Kids and teens love it too! Everybody loves having beautiful glowing skin!

DIY Coconut Sugar Scrub

How to Make Coconut Sugar Scrub - It's WAY easier than you think! #SugarScrub #CoconutSugarScrub

Now that it’s so cold out, my skin is dry and uncomfortable. I found that my regular lotions weren’t working well enough which was a sign that I really needed to exfoliate my skin. If you have dry and dull skin right now, this DIY coconut sugar scrub is for you! It’s so easy to make, you’ll wonder why you haven’t been making this for years.

How to Make Coconut Sugar Scrub - It's WAY easier than you think! #SugarScrub #CoconutSugarScrub

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Everyone could use a little pampering every now and then, and I love having my homemade sugar scrub ready at my sink for a quick spa fix anytime I need it. It’s quite easy to mix up at home, and the scent of this one reminds me of Hawaii!

All you need are two simple ingredients: sugar and coconut oil! This recipe will make enough scrub for one or two uses, so for just a few dollars, you can make a lot of DIY scrub! Why buy it when you can make it for wayyy less? It would be neat to customize it by add fragrances or essential oils. I used refined coconut oil for this batch, which only has the slightest scent of coconut. If you use unrefined coconut oil, it will have a stronger coconut scent. Mix and match fragrances to make it how you like it! Either kind of coconut oil will moisturize your skin beautifully. Keep it in the kitchen because, while the sugar is needed for baking, coconut oil is great for cooking!

DIY Coconut Sugar Scrub

DIY Sugar Scrub Ingredients - Leaves your skin soft, glowing, and supple! #SugarScrub #CoconutSugarScrub

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DIY Coconut Sugar Scrub is a decadent and beautiful sugar scrub made with coconut oil and white sugar. It will leave your skin smelling great but looking and feeling even better!

Coconut Oil can moisturize dry skin. In addition to its effects on acne and inflammation, applying coconut oil to your skin can also help keep it hydrated.

DIY Sugar Scrub - Leaves your skin soft, glowing, and supple! #SugarScrub #CoconutSugarScrub

This homemade sugar scrub can be used on your hands, arms, legs, and even your lips!

DIY Coconut Sugar Scrub

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How to Make Coconut Sugar Scrub - It's WAY easier than you think! #SugarScrub #CoconutSugarScrub

You Will Need

  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • small microwave safe mixing bowl
  • spoon

Directions

  1. You’ll want to make sure you have 1/4 cup of coconut oil in the melted state. Coconut oil will change it’s consistency based on the temperature of the jar. To melt the oil, place it in a microwave safe bowl and heat it up in 10 second intervals until melted
  2. Add the 1/2 cup of sugar to the 1/4 cup of coconut oil
  3. Gently stir and blend the sugar and oil together until fully mixed
  4. Store at room temperature
  5. Put leftovers in a container or jar with a lid

2 thoughts on “DIY Coconut Sugar Scrub”

  1. Thank you for this super simple recipe! It is a nice add-in to a “Pamper Yourself” basket I am making for my kids’ teachers! Plus, I felt it easiest to mix the scrub using my hands, so I felt like I was getting a much-needed spa day myself.

    Hope you’ll visit my blog some time for inspiration on parenting, mindfulness and everything in-between: http://www.writtenbycandicewagener.blogspot.com.

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