Sugar Body Scrub [Homemade] - The Best Sugars Scrub Ever!

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Make Your Own: Sugar Body Scrub

Natural, Vegan, Eco-friendly and Homemade

DIY your own Sugar Body Scrub – Learn how to make your own at home.
It's the best sugars scrub ever!
After a long day, it can be hard to take some time for self-care, this sugar body scrub is a motivator to look after yourself.
Enjoy! 

Homemade Sugar Body Scrub 

What is sugar body scrub used for?

This sugar body scrub is the perfect hydrator for your skin. All-natural ingredients, no moisture will be drained from your skin.
Instead you will be replacing lost moisture, nutrients and nourishment for your skin.
Glycolic acid is produced as it occurs naturally in sugar. It helps speed up cell renewal and enhances fresher skin.
You remove dead skin cells and rejuvenate a freshly polished layer of skin, refreshed and cleansed of environment effects, pollutants and chemicals.
This scrub is also a motivator to used to stimulate circulation, use in circulated motions. 
The result is glowing, luxuriously soft and silky smooth skin.

 Homemade Sugar Body Scrub

How to use your sugar body scrub?

You can use a body scrub on your feet, hands, back, buttocks, stomach - anywhere you choose.
Your face too - but please use soft and gentle motion.
Apply always is circular motions to stimulate blood flow through your skin. Whilst simultaneously removing dead skin cells.
Use in the shower
Pamper yourself and enjoy,
it is recommended to pat dry your skin after a scrub.
The exfoliation removes dead skin cells which in turn makes your skin supple.
Patting drying as a method also reduces the removal of hydrating benefits.
Use in the bath
Add to a warm bath for a luxurious soak, hydrate your skin and enjoy the rejuvenating benefits from head to toe.
Massage
Should the ideal person be on hand and offering, try using this sugar body scrub in a relaxing therapeutic massage. 
Give as a gift idea 
Sugar body scrub makes a gorgeous gift. Reuse glass jars to store and gift your DIY creation. 
Batching suggestion: It is recommended to make a small amount at any given time. If giving as a gift add a 'made on date'.

 

Homemade Sugar Body Scrub

How to make homemade sugar body scrub?

Homemade sugar body scrub recipe

The consistency is up to you, generally I prefer a body scrub that holds form, not a liquid.
You could make a liquid body wash scrub and dispense in a reused pump bottle. If you then decide its too liquid-like add more sugar.
1. Mix coconut oil plus add 2 teaspoons of oil of choice (list of ideas at the end of the post) in a container or stainless steel bowl and set aside.
If the coconut oil is to firm scoop and place what oil you would like to use in a glass jar with lid. Place in a pot of warm - hot water (not boiling please).
2. In a seperate bowl or container add 1 cup for sugar. As you add the oil mixture do so slowly, keep watch of the consistency.
You are after a firm form that holds it shape. Alternative suggestions at the end of the post.

3. Alternative suggestion try adding - essentials oils, lemon, orange, honey, aloe vera, cucumber, salt and or natural colour (for some fun).
To really stepping up the game, try coffee. You will need to replace some sugar if not all with previous used coffee granules - so lush!

 

How to store homemade sugar body scrub? 

Ruse a glass jar and keep it out of the waste. 
Make small batches and use within a few weeks.
It's SO good - storing will be the least of your worries, you will use it up quick.

 

Part of the fun of DIY all-natural beauty is trial an error, try ingredients and find out what suits you and your skin.
Some people prefer a type of sugar over another for ethical reasons.
Growth, cultivating, fair trade, organic, no additives, white, brown...??
Personally I love an organic coconut sugar.
Other types of sugars you might try:

{ Listed from the finest to the most coarse }
Brown Sugar
Most brown sugar is white sugar with molasses added. Look for details on the packaging for explanations regarding additives.
Coconut Sugar
Coconut sugar is also called coconut palm sugar. The truth is its not dissimilar to any other sugar, whilst it does contain slightly higher nutrients it comes down to personal preference.
Raw Sugar
Raw sugar has coarser graduals compared too a finer option, raw 'caster' sugar. The smaller the graduals the lighter the scrub will be on your skin. Play around with different sugars, substitute salt or coffee grounds. You might prefer a more vigorous body scrub or a softer one.
Turbinado Sugar
Turbinado sugar comes from the first pressing of sugar cane it therefore sustains the natural nutrients. 

Homemade Sugar Body Scrub

Body sugar scrub base:

Coconut Oil

It is Suggestion soft the oil by placing what oil you would like to use in a glass jar with lid. Place in a pot of warm - hot water (not boiling please). 
Extra oils to try:
Jojoba Oil
Aids the treatment of skin blemishes, acne, eczema and psoriasis. Contains anti-inflammatory and anti-bacteria properties to help skin recover from break-outs. Can be used anywhere on your body, including your face. 
Olive Oil
Rich in antioxidants, and good fats that repair cellular damage due to environmentally damage, pollutions and toxins. 
Eucalyptus oil
Add to your scrub to help with joint pain, arthritis and or skin ulcers. Visualise your discomfort leaving your body as you massage into your skin. Give extra care and focus to troublesome areas.
Lavender Oil
Induces a state of relaxation, reducing anxiety and calming affects. 
Avocado Oil
Reduces cholesterol, scientific proven to improve heart health, antioxidant and nutrient rich.
Hemp-seed Oil
Stress relieving, anti-bacteria properties, anti-inflammatory. Hemp-seed Oil helps the treatment of skin blemishes, acne, eczema and psoriasis. 

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There you have it - Homemade Sugar Body Scrub - The Best Sugars Scrub Ever!
I hope you come up with some unique and bespoke recipe that works for you.
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Until next time,
XO
OwnMuse

 

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