Sugar scrub is the perfect thing to use to exfoliate and repair dry skin.  It’s summer and time to hydrate our hands and feet with an easy to make homemade sugar scrub.  So here are 14 easy homemade scrub recipes you can try at home! Some of the recipes vary only an ingredient or two, but I loved all different packaging ideas. So I’ve included not only a variety of recipes but ways to dress them up to give as homemade gifts as well.


Sugar Scrub

Vintage Homemade Sugar Scrub

1.  Vintage Homemade Sugar Scrub – In addition to giving you silky smooth skin, this sugar scrub also works wonders with removing dry paint from your hands.

Sugar Scrub Recipes

Homemade Sugar Scrub in Decorated Jars

2.  Homemade Sugar Scrub in Decorated Jars – Look at these darling mod podged jars with an easy homemade sugar scrub recipe.  They were made as a baby shower gift and what new mama couldn’t use some pampering. {It appears that this blog is no longer online. Here’s another homemade sugar scrub we love by Seven Clown Circus! It even comes with a free printable tag.}

Sunshine Sugar Smoothing Scrub Recipe

3.  Sunshine Sugar Smoothing Scrub Recipe – Contains sugar, almond oil, lecithin, lavender plus eucalyptus oils.  Rub in skin, rinse, wash and pat dry.

Sugar Hand/Foot Scrubs 4.  Sugar Hand/Foot Scrubs – You’ll find three simple recipes a peppermint scrub, brown sugar and honey scrub, as well as a sugar cookie scrub. {Note: since this post was published, In Between Laundry has made her recipes only available via purchase. Here are tutorials for a peppermint scrub by Seven Clown Circus, a brown sugar scrub by Chaleur Life, and a honey scrub by Simply Shellie that are free!} How to make homemade sugar scrub

5.  How to make homemade sugar scrub – An easy pictured instructions on how to make a homemade sugar scrub complete with a recipe and full tutorial from Allison.

Corrie’s Brown Sugar Body Scrub 6.  Corrie’s Brown Sugar Body Scrub – An invigorating exfoliate made in your kitchen for pennies compared to spa brands and will leave your skin glowing. Vanilla Brown Sugar Scrub 7.  Vanilla Brown Sugar Scrub – It’s the perfect exfoliate for your heels, knees and elbows and great for your tan legs in the summer time too.

Lavender Homemade Sugar Scrub Recipe

8.  Lavender Homemade Sugar Scrub Recipe – This is a little more complicated recipe but also comes with a fun printable label and full instructions on how to make it. {It looks like this blog is no longer online so this Lavender Sugar Scrub by One Little Project is fabulous!}Lemon Sugar Hand Scrub

9.  Lemon Sugar Hand Scrub – The best recipe to rejuvenate your skin and bring your fingertips back to life. The sugar is an excellent exfoliate to remove the craft leftovers from your nail beds and cuticles too! Orange Dreamsicle Sugar Scrub

10.  Orange Dreamsicle Sugar Scrub – Another easy version of an effective sugar scrub.  Since this one is made with fresh juice, it’s probably a good idea to store in the refrigerator. {This blog is no offering her recipes for purchase, so here is an Orange and Apples Sugar scrub that makes a great gift!}Spiced Chai Sugar Scrub

11.  Spiced Chai Sugar Scrub – This is like a pedicure in a jar and makes a sweet little gift.  With only 5 ingredients it’s easy to make as well. {Note: here’s another Spiced Chai Sugar Scrub with full tutorial by The Pistachio Project.}

Honey Almond Sleepy Sugar Scrub 12.  This article actually has three recipes including Honey Almond Sleepy Sugar Scrub, Vanilla Almond Brown Sugar Scrub, and Peppermint Sugar Scrub. {Post edited to note that this blog is no longer online. Here’s a Honey Almond Sugar Scrub by You Brew My Tea that we think you’ll love!}Sugar Scrub Tutorial and FREE Printable Tag

13. Sugar Scrub Tutorial and FREE Printable Tag – The oh-so-talented Kelleigh has not only shared her recipe for a scrub but also given us a free printable tag and paper canister printable!  These are Christmas themed and perfect for gift giving during  the holidays. Candy Cane Sugar Scrub

14.  Candy Cane Sugar Scrub – Creamy Shealoe Butter has been scented with peppermint and mixed into white sugar. Red Jojoba Wax Beads give this recipe an added flair of color! Shealoe Butter is a wonderful base for scrubs. It adds a thick texture, an even consistency, and it rinses away without any additional emulsifier.

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