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Homemade Sugar Scrub {Recipes}

 

Sooth dry winter skin with an easy to make homemade sugar scrub .  It can exfoliate and repair dry skin for only pennies to make, and dress them up for a beautiful homemade gift anyone would love to receive.

Sugar Scrubs

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I’m not all that crafty. I love small projects. I like simple and quick. I get too impatient for projects that are too involved. That’s why I was just thrilled when Domino® / C&H® Sugar contacted me about making something from the homemade gift section of their site.

I hadn’t given much thought to using sugar in a gift unless it was for baking something yummy! So, it seemed only natural to give their homemade gifts a try. Domino® / C&H® Sugar was kind enough to send me a $20 gift card to help with the cost, as well!- now who could turn that down?!

After checking out their gift ideas, I instantly knew I wanted to try their Sugar Scrubs!

These easy-to-make sugar scrubs can have all the glamor of a luxurious spa gift. Add a glittery ribbon, a scented candle and a soothing music CD as the perfect complements to your gift basket. It’s just the right way to relax after a long day of baking!

Sugar Scrub Recipes

Cinnamon Vanilla Sugar Scrub

(Adapted from White Cane Glimmer Sugar Scrub)

1 cup – C&H® Pure Cane Sugar
1 cup – light olive oil
4-5 drops vitamin E oil
5 or 6 drops – of cinnamon essential oil
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1 16oz. – glass container with lid

Combine all of the ingredients in a medium bowl until well blended. Using a spatula, transfer mix into the container and secure lid. Contents will settle, mix before using. Scoop a teaspoon or two of the scrub on your hands and gently massage in circular motions onto your skin. Leave on for 3 to 4 minutes before thoroughly rinsing. The scrub will tighten on your skin.

Sweet N’ Spicy Brown Sugar Scrub

1 cup – C&H® Dark or Light Brown Sugar
1 cup – C&H® Pure Cane Sugar
¾ cup – light olive oil
2 tsp. – cinnamon, powdered
2 tsp. – ginger, powdered
2 tsp. – nutmeg, powdered
1 16 oz. – glass container with lid
Cinnamon sticks, optional

In a medium-sized bowl, combine all ingredients until thoroughly blended. Be sure to break up any lumps from the brown sugar or from the spices. Spoon into the glass container and secure with lid. Scoop a teaspoon or two of the scrub on your hands and gently massage in circular motions onto your skin. Leave on for 3 to 4 minutes before thoroughly rinsing. The scrub will tighten

FYI:  I have no idea about shelf life, we used them up fairly quick.

Be sure to visit C&H Sweet Ideas Page for more edible and non edible ideas they even have these wonderful gift tags you can download for free and print!

click to download labels and print for free!

Who couldn’t use a little pampering around the holidays? Let me tell you, Allison and I both tried this, she was pretty skeptical about it and has very dry hands……she LOVED it! It made our hands very soft and silky!! – now she wants a jar of it! LOL

Disclosure: C& H Sugar provided me with a $20 gift card to help me with expenses in this project.

 

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Cheryl Sousan

A self-proclaimed neat freak, Cheryl chronicles her journey through homemaking on her blog, TidyMom.net, where she shares recipes, tutorials, crafting and her ever-growing love for photography. This St. Louis mom juggles her passion for life, her daughters and her tiger-loving husband, all while her obsession with tidiness cleans up the trail blazed behind her. Google+

148 Responses to “Homemade Sugar Scrub {Recipes}”

  1. Cynthia Avery posted on December 8, 2012 at 6:32 pm (#)

    I can’t wait to try some of these.

  2. Johanna posted on December 12, 2012 at 10:02 am (#)

    Where you do you buy the vitamin E and cinnamon essential oil? I might have to try this!

  3. Cheryl Jones posted on October 24, 2014 at 10:27 pm (#)

    I found your page through a ‘Pin’ looking for ideas for homemade holiday gifts. The ingredients in the brown sugar scrub should prove to be wonderfully fragrant. It’s a bit early to make the gifts, but I will be testing them out…on myself! 
    I like your presentation, too. Simple, yet festive. 
    Have already subscribed to your newsletter to keep updated!
    Best,
    Cheryl 

  4. Elise posted on November 19, 2014 at 3:14 pm (#)

    Can i use normal sugar?

  5. Marilyn Tavenner posted on February 4, 2015 at 10:57 pm (#)

    Hi,

    love how simple these are, but was wondering if a person could use like jojoba oil or almond oil instead of the olive oil. I’ve used olive oil before in a hand scrub and if I don’t use it right away, it seems to get rancid in a short period of time and I’ve heard jojoba oil has a longer shelf life? Also, I bought some vitamin caplets and thought I could open them up for the oil? Would this work, and if not where or where do you find the vitamin E oil? Thanks for your awesome scrubs though!

  6. Pamela posted on November 12, 2015 at 3:23 pm (#)

    I made a small batch for myself and after using it made 12 jars for Christmas gifts. Thanks for the  great recipe. My husband even used it to get grease off of his hands and it worked!!!    

  7. Lori posted on December 15, 2015 at 2:06 pm (#)

    These will have a very short shelf life without a preservative — warn giftees not to get any water in the jars. That will introduce bacteria very quickly.

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