This is one of the simplest body scrub recipes you’ll ever make. The best part is, you likely have all the ingredients in your kitchen right now.
Body scrubs are great for exfoliating the skin. They leave skin feeling soft and smooth. Removing the dead skin cells via exfoliation also boosts your skin with a healthy glow.
Make this simple scrub for yourself or give it to a friend.
The recipe can easily be double, tripled, or even quadrupled. Just keep the 2:1 ratio. Use two parts sugar to one part oil. Then add 1 tsp of vanilla for each cup of scrub.
How to Make Brown Sugar-Vanilla Body Scrub
This recipe is adapted from one in my ebook, Simple Scrubs to Make and Give.
Mix the sugar and 1/2 cup of oil. Make sure scrub is thick, but not too runny. Sugar scrub should be hold together and not slide right off your hand. If it’s too thin, add more sugar, if too thick, add more oil.
Add vanilla and stir to combine.
Package in a clear jar. Label with ingredients, especially if giving as a gift).
Customize this scrub even further by adding one of the following:
- 5 drips sweet orange essential oil (where to buy)
- 1 tablespoon ground coffee beans
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon (where to buy)
- 10 drops lavender essential oil (where to buy)
- 1 tablespoon grated cocoa butter (where to buy)