Homemade Sugar Scrub Recipe

white sugar scrub recipe in a mason jar with instructions on how to make it.

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Looking for an easy and basic sugar scrub recipe that you can make at home? This DIY sugar scrub recipe comes together quickly and makes for a wonderful gift for the holidays or spa day activity for yourself!


  • 2 cups cane sugar (see sugar alternatives above)
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil (see oil alternatives above), melted
  • 10 drops essential oil or other add-ins (see options above)
  • Mason jar(s) for storage


  1. Mix together sugar and coconut oil in a medium bowl until well combined.
  2. Add in essential oils or optional add-ins until desired scent reached.
  3. Store in a sealed mason jar or airtight container at room temperature until ready for use.
  4. When using: scoop out desired amount and scrub onto clean, damp skin. Wash off completely.
  5. Use 2-3 times a week for best result.