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Finished sugar scrub in a glass container with flower petals on top placed on a silver plate on a wooden board.

Easy Homemade Sugar Scrub

  • Author: Kari Peters
  • Total Time: 5 mins
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x


You can make this Easy Homemade Sugar Scrub in less than 1 minute, and it costs just pennies to make! Making your own sugar scrub is the easiest DIY recipe for sure and it works way better than anything you’d buy in the store. You also control exactly what goes into your sugar scrub for non-toxic skin care. This scrub is perfect for exfoliating dead skin cells keeping your skin nice and smooth. You won’t have to worry about dry skin, and it’s perfect for spa days.



2 cups organic cane sugar

1/2 cup coconut oil, room temperature, or jojoba oil, sweet almond, or olive oil

Optional: essential oils of choice


Mix together the sugar and coconut oil until thoroughly combined. Use a spoon to mash the oil into the sugar. Or if you’re using an oil that’s liquid at room temperature, simply mix it in.

Add drops of essential oils if desired until it smells the way you like. Mix again to combine.

Transfer the finished sugar scrub into sealed container or small containers. 

Store in a cool dry place and use within 6 months.


This recipe makes at least 8 full body sugar scrub treatments, but this is a generous portion of 1/4 cup of scrub.

  • Prep Time: 5 mins

Keywords: 2 Ingredient Sugar Scrub, Sugar Scrub Recipe, Easy Sugar Scrub Recipe, Homemade Sugar Scrub