Homemade DIY Body Scrub Recipes – Great Cheap/Free Gift Basket Fillers
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No need to spend $10-$20 for a container of scrub. You can easily make them at home using household supplies. Even better, make a bunch and give them as Christmas gifts this year!
These make great additions to gift baskets!
What are the best essential oils for sugar scrubs?
There are many essential oils that are great for sugar scrubs. Some of the best include:
–Lavender oil: Lavender oil is great for relaxation and has a calming scent. It’s also good for dry skin.
–Peppermint oil: Peppermint oil is invigorating and has a cooling effect on the skin. It’s also great for relieving muscle aches and pains.
–Tea tree oil: Tea tree oil is an antibacterial and can help to clear up blemishes.
–Eucalyptus oil: Eucalyptus oil has a refreshing, minty scent and can help to clear congestion. It’s also good for muscle aches and pains.
–Lemon oil: Lemon oil is refreshing and has a bright, uplifting scent. It’s also great for detoxifying the skin.
–Grapefruit oil: Grapefruit oil is refreshing and has a tart, citrusy scent. It’s also good for cellulite and water retention.
What is the best base oil for scrubs?
In my opinion the best base oil for scrubs is fractionated coconut oil. Fractionated coconut oil is a light, non-greasy oil that absorbs easily into the skin. It’s also great for people with sensitive skin as it won’t clog pores or irritate the skin.
If you can’t get that Olive oil, grapeseed oil, sweet almond oil, and virgin coconut oil are good choices for sugar scrubs too. Use cold-pressed, organic oils for a sugar body scrub whenever possible.
How do I make a sugar scrub?
Sugar scrubs are easy to make at home with just a few ingredients. All you need is sugar, a base oil, and essential oils. Simply mix together the ingredients and store in an airtight container.
To use, apply the scrub to wet skin in circular motions. Rinse off with warm water and pat dry. Follow up with a moisturizer if needed.
What kind of jars are good for gifting sugar scrub?
Mason jars are a great option for gifting sugar scrubs. You can find them at most craft stores or online. Another option is old candle jars, old Yankee Candle jars are perfect (once they are cleaned!). You can also find cute jars at dollar stores too.
Be sure to decorate the jars with ribbons, labels, or other cute embellishments.
Here are some sugar scrub recipes to get you started:
Honey Almond Sugar Scrub
Take some time out to put together this simple bath scrub recipe which uses just five inexpensive ingredients to create a delicious, moisturizing body scrub that will leave your skin feeling soft and smooth.
This Peach Mango Sugar Scrub is a simple, affordable gift that anyone will love. This DIY Body Scrub smells so delicious you might be tempted to eat it, but resist! Instead, use it to smooth rough, dry skin. It’s great after a day in the garden, or during an at-home spa day.
If you’re not exfoliating your lips, now is the time to start! This Vanilla & Honey DIY Lip Scrub is an easy way to keep your lips healthy and hydrated.
This homemade lip exfoliating scrub recipe is easy to make and requires only 4 simple ingredients – you might already have them on hand. It makes about one cup packed, so it’s definitely enough to share or gift!