Homemade Sugar Scrubs – Benefits & Recipes




Taking out time and giving your body proper care and pampering – quite challenging. Since no one has that much of time to treat the body properly to keep it hydrated and moisturized, the skin becomes dry and flaky. Rather than spending money on buying those expensive counter products, sugar scrub works better. Slough off dead skin and get enough moisture, silky skin, and nourished texture, won’t you? And what’s more, with minimal efforts. Go ahead!

What Is A Sugar Scrub Good For?

  • Sugar scrub is good for many reasons, here:
  • Provides nourishment and moisture.
  • Exfoliates your skin properly.
  • Removes dead skin cells.
  • Gives natural radiance and shine.

How To Make Your Own Sugar Scrub At Home

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Honey And Sugar Scrub

honey and sugar scrub

Lemon and honey scrub exfoliate and absorb skin impurities as well as provide hydration.

Things you need:

  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 2 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • One lemon juice

How to do: Combine all the ingredients in a jar and mix well until you get a smooth paste. And that’s it. Massage your body and get good results.

Best time to do: In the morning.

Number of repetitions: You can do this daily in the morning.

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Lemon And Sugar Scrub

lemon and sugar scrub

Lemon and sugar makes a great combination as after using it once will reveal amazing results. You will feel smoothness and softness in your skin by rubbing it on your body.

Things you need:

  • 1 cup white sugar
  • ½ tsp vitamin E oil
  • 15-20 drops of lemon essential oil
  • ½ cup olive oil

How to do: Combine all the ingredients in a jar and mix well. Scrub your body or the affected areas i.e. pigmented or tanned areas and get best results. Rub until the sugar melts properly on the skin.

Best time to do: In the morning.

Number of repetitions: You can do this daily in the morning.

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Coconut Oil And Sugar Scrub

Coconut Oil And Sugar Scrub

Sugar is an amazing exfoliator for your body as it smoothes out and gives a nice shine to the skin. By regular usage of this scrub, you will get beautifully toned body.

Things you need:

  • 1 cup brown or white sugar
  • ½ cup coconut oil

How to do:

  • Mix sugar and coconut oil well in a bowl.
  • Make sure the oil is in melted form because coconut oil tends to get solid in winters.
  • Store it in an airtight jar with wide mouth opening so that it is easy to take out the scrub for massage.
  • Get a little quantity and scrub your body properly before taking shower.

Best time to do: In the morning.

Number of repetitions: You can do this daily in the morning.

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Olive Oil And Sugar Scrub

Olive Oil And Sugar Scrub

Olive oil is good for skin, hair, and health. Since olive oil tones the skin, you should use it daily in the morning to achieve maximum benefits.

Things you need:

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 3-4 drops of essential oil

How to do: Mix all the ingredients together and store in an airtight jar. Take 1 tbsp and massage it over your body to get smooth and even toned skin. Rinse off with water afterwards.

Best time to do: It is best to do it in the morning before taking shower.

Number of repetitions: You can do this daily in the morning.

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Coffee And Sugar Scrub

Coffee And Sugar Scrub

Coffee contains caffeine and antioxidants that are good for skin. Coffee when used on the body helps in toning and purifying the skin to a great level.

Things you need:

  • 1 cup organic sugar
  • ½ cup coconut oil
  • 1 cup organic coffee grounds
  • 1 tsp fresh grated ginger

How to do: Mix all the ingredients together properly and put it in an airtight jar. Rub it over your body to get smooth and shiny skin. Wash off with water.

Best time to do: It is best to do it in the morning before taking shower.

Number of repetitions: You can do this thrice a week depending on your skin requirements.

Tomato And Sugar Scrub

Tomato And Sugar Scrub

Tomato contains lycopene and antioxidants quite helpful in eliminating tan and pigmentation.

Things you need:

  • 1 tomato
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar

How to do: Mash the tomato and add brown sugar. Mix well and apply this scrub over your body. Massage in circular motions until the sugar melts. Rinse off with water thoroughly. Don’t apply any body cleanser afterwards.

Best time to do: In the morning before taking shower.

Number of repetitions: You can do this daily.

How Long Do Sugar Scrubs Last?

Sugar scrubs last for 2 months without any water contact. Store them in an airtight container in a cold place to prevent molds.

So which sugar scrub do you find most tempting? Make your sugar scrub today and start exfoliating your body now. Good luck!

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Written by: Pravallika Menon

Pravallika Menon is editor & Writer for "BeautyEpic.com". Full time beautician for a organic Hair n Makeup saloon. She has completed graduation in Andhra University. Social Activist & Yoga Trainer.

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