Try These Recipes Of DIY Sugar Scrub To Get That Natural Glow


That you need to take good care of your skin is not a secret anymore. Perhaps, the majority of us religiously follow a good C-T-M routine. We have learned to follow a good lifestyle, we consume nutritious food, and we keep hydrated ourselves. But to add to that, our body, as well as our skin, needs that little bit of extra pampering once in a while. And a good homemade DIY sugar scrub is such an easy beauty recipe that you can start off with, to make your body and skin feel special. It is an easy way to gift yourself soft and nourished skin by drawing out all the gunk and impurities.

We always keep on encouraging our readers to try more and more DIY beauty recipes such as this DIY sugar scrub as they are the best in the long run and they are economical as well. Why go for the expensive sugar scrubs which they stock up in the stores when you can actually make your own?

Why Go For A DIY Sugar Scrub?

Now you might ask us, why should we go for a sugar scrub? Well, for that, let us tell you that sugar is really super beneficial for our skin. It is a natural humectant just like honey and it is also an excellent topical exfoliant that honey is not. Moreover, it is a good source of glycolic acid that goes into your skin and removes the dead cells efficiently to gift you radiant, brighter skin. Sugar fights skin aging and it can be used for whole body and face whenever your skin cries out for deep exfoliation. Sugar when eaten might not be good for your health but you see a nice concoction of a DIY sugar scrub is so brilliant.

Types Of Sugar That Are Used In Making DIY Sugar Scrub:

There are mainly three types of sugar that are used to make the homemade sugar scrub recipes.

  1. Pure Cane Sugar: It is the unrefined white sugar that you can use for all skin types. It also contains some useful nutrients in it that are good for your skin.
  2. Turbinado Sugar: This sugar has the largest granules. It is coarse, rather the coarsest, and can be an issue with the sensitive skin people. But if you are looking for a raw sugar base that can give you the deepest exfoliation, turbinado sugar is the best bet for you. also, it is the least processed so it contains the highest amount of nutrients.
  3. Brown sugar: It is gentler than turbinado sugar and salt scrubs. So if you are looking out for gentler exfoliant that does its job efficiently, brown sugar is the option to go for. If you are having sensitive skin, you can blindly use this variant in your DIY sugar scrub.

Now let’s just jump into the article and know about some amazing homemade sugar scrub recipes that you can try for yourself.

Try These Recipes Of DIY Sugar Scrub To Get That Natural Glow:

Lemon-Sugar Scrub:

To gift your skin that soft and youthful glow, lemon sugar scrub is just so effective. Easy to make and easy to store as well, you can make this scrub just from the scratch. It requires just some sugar, a good herbal oil and lemon essential oil or simple lemon juice. The best part of this homemade DIY sugar scrub is that, you don’t even need to add any preservatives to increase its shelf life as the scrub does not contain any water.

Ingredients Needed And Directions To Make:

  • Granulated sugar [Choose the type of sugar according to your skin type]: 1 cup
  • ¼ cup of coconut oil or ¼ cup of sweet almond oil or any of your favorite carrier oil
  • Juice from ½ of a lemon

Mix all the ingredients together until you have a very comfortable sandy consistency. Do not make the scrub runny. You need to maintain the coarseness of the sugar, else it won’t act as a good exfoliant. Now transfer all the scrub in a nice and clean glass jar with a tightly sealed lid. Water should not penetrate into the mixture as it will ruin the consistency and freshness of the jar.

Now use your DIY sugar scrub in shower in a small, upward, and circular motion to get supple soft skin.

Rose Sugar Scrub:

If you want to smell like a bunch of fresh roses every time you step out of your shower, make this DIY sugar scrub your best friend. Filled with all the goodness of fresh rose petals and rich in benefits of coconut oil and organic sugar, a DIY rose sugar scrub can be your body’s magic beauty recipe. Rose is high in vitamin E and C and it is also the best sugar scrub recipe for you if you have acne-prone, oily skin.

Ingredients Needed And Directions To Make:

  • 1 cup sugar of your choice
  • ¼  cup of coconut oil [Adjust the amount of coconut oil according to the consistency of the scrub you want]
  • A handful of fresh rose petals
  • 7 to 8 drops of rose essential oil [If you are fond of the overpowering rose smell, add more drops of it and add fewer drops if you want subtle rose smell]

Warm up your coconut oil a little bit if it is hard. Then cool it down to room temperature. If you add hot coconut oil to the sugar, the coarse granules of sugar will get dissolved into it. After it has got a bit cooler, add the sugar to it. Pulse the rose petals once in the food processor so that its goodness can mix with the scrub ingredients well. Then add the crushed petals to the mixture and add the essential oil. Give it a quick mix again and transfer your magic DIY sugar scrub into a transparent jar to use in the shower.

Coffee And Sugar Scrub:

Ground coffee and sugar can do wonder to your uneven, dry, and dull skin. Your arms, legs, and face can be pampered with a touch of homemade luxury when you use this nice scrub. If you have dry and dark elbow and knee, this is the best DIY sugar scrub. This recipe ensures a double dose of exfoliation as ground coffee is also a great exfoliant that helps you get rid of dead skin cells and rejuvenates the skin providing a healthy youthful glow.

Ingredients Needed And Directions To Make:

  • ½ cup of ground coffee
  • brown sugar – ½ cup
  • ½ cup of virgin coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla extract or drops of essential oil

At first mix the two of the exfoliating agents together. Then slowly go on adding the coconut oil and essential oil. Mix all the ingredients together to get a comfortable sandy texture. The DIY sugar scrub is ready to use and you can store it in an air-tight jar and it is good to go for the next six months. Be sure that no water or extra moisture goes into the scrub.

When going for a sugar scrub, always pat wet your skin beforehand. Warm water is recommended as it will make your pores open so that it can drink up all the nutrients that the DIY sugar scrub contains. After you are done applying the scrub, work it up in an upward and circular motion to gently exfoliate your skin. Rinse off yourself with cold water and pat the skin dry. Always apply a good moisturizer after you scrub your body. This will lock your pores and the skin is gonna look shiny, radiant, and all glowing.

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