Here’s an easy sugar scrub recipe that feels like a spa day in a jar!
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- 2.5 cups Sugar
- 1 cup of oil (extra virgin olive oil, grapeseed, avocado oil – the best prices are from the grocery store or sweet almond oil. EVOO is my fav!)
- 20 drops of Lemon Essential oil
- 10 drops of Lavender Essential Oil
- 2 Drops of Peppermint oil
- 1.5 tbsp of Liquid vitamin E***
- a 3 cup glass jar with an air tight lid
In a glass bowl mix the sugar and olive or almond oil well.
I used the NOW brand because that is what I had at home, in fact I had everything at home already except the granulated sugar), mix well & enjoy.
This has great scrubbing power and the vitamin E oil makes it a little oily so be sure to use this when you’re not running out the door. Start on your legs using maybe 1/4 cup and work your way up using less scrub. (This way you won’t feel too oily.)
Print the Easy Sugar Scrub recipe
Classic Spa Day:
10 drops of lavender EO
15 drops of Orange EO
Tired Muscle Scrub:
10 drops of Panaway EO (Young Living)
2-3 Drops of Peppermint EO*
*Peppermint oil can be tingly, if it bothers your skin decrease the amount
20 Drops of Lemon EO
5 drops of Tea Tree EO
Consistency: regular table sugar gives a great scrub and is my personal preference. If you want a more gentle mixture use fine sugar.
Aroma Therapy: use your favorite essential oil alone or your favorite combination of oils
*** optional: the vitamin E gives it a bit of a “greasy” effect, however if you use it at night or when you’re not rushing out the door your skin will love you for it! You can buy the capsule or liquid vitamin E 5000 IU at Amazon or Thrive. I used Jason brand vitamin E oil.