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7 Homemade Brown Sugar Scrub Recipes

Turn your home into a spa with these simple brown sugar scrub recipes. Get rid of dead skin buildup and get your glow on with just a few ingredients, all of which are good enough to eat. Plus, you’ll shine all the more brightly after considering how much money you saved! 

Homemade brown sugar scrub recipes for body, face, lips and legs collage.

What are the Benefits of Sugar Scrub?

You treat yourself to some real benefits by making a brown sugar body scrub part of your skincare routine. Sugar is a cheap all-natural exfoliator. It physically exfoliates dead skin cells, removes dirt, and clears clogged pores. 

Make your skin brighter and younger by using these scrubs. Sugar is a natural humectant that leaves your skin beautifully hydrated. The combination of sugar and oils in these recipes makes them ultra-moisturizing. 

Sugar is the best chemical-free scrub for sensitive skin, mainly because it has a smaller, more smooth particle shape than salt. It simultaneously nourishes and moisturizes while exfoliating too. (3)

Furthermore, we can’t forget the incredible savings you’ll benefit from by making your own sugar scrub compared with the store-bought variety. 

Sugar scrubs make an easy natural skin care treatment you can do at home.

How to Make Brown Sugar Scrub

It’s almost too simple to make your own luscious sugar scrub. Just mix brown sugar with a carrier oil, like coconut oil, and you could stop right there. 

Some recipes call for honey, adding even more moisture to the sugar scrub. Mix in vanilla, lavender, mint, or other yummy scents to heighten your olfactory experience. 

Mix the scrub thoroughly, then place it in an airtight container. Finally, label the jar and keep it in your shower. It does not need to be refrigerated. How amazing?!

How to Use Brown Sugar Scrub

Use your brown sugar scrub on your body in the shower. First, scoop out a spoonful using a clean utensil and avoid contaminating your scrub with bacteria. Hygienic practices ensure your scrub will last for as long as possible, usually about a month.

Rub the oily sugar onto your skin using circular motions for about one minute. There is no need to let the sugar dissolve first. Make sure you are not exfoliating to the point of irritation or red skin.

Rinse off in the shower and feel fabulous! Or take a bath using our DIY Bath Confetti with Rice Paper and pamper yourself even more.

DIY Sugar Scrub FAQ

Is brown sugar scrub good for your face?

The brown sugar face scrub is a delicious treat for your face. Sugar is a gentler scrub than salt. Use sugar scrubs sparingly on your face because the skin is so delicate. Being more liberal on your lips is fine because the thicker skin can handle regular exfoliation.

How to make a lip scrub with brown sugar?

Brown sugar scrubs are ideal for lip treatments. Making a lip scrub is more or less the same as brown sugar body scrubs. It’s a simple combination of sugar and oil, plus optional essential oils of your choice. 

How long does homemade brown sugar scrub last?

Typically, sugar scrub lasts for about a month if stored properly in a water-proof container. Scoop your sugar scrub out with clean hands or a clean utensil to keep it bacteria-free.

Homemade Body Scrub Recipes with Brown Sugar

There’s a reason that brown sugar body scrubs are all the rage these days. They leave the skin looking and feeling amazing without any chemicals. So make it at home and get all the benefits of the fancy, department store scrubs, but pay 95% less!

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Brown Sugar Lip Scrub Recipe
Pamper your pretty pout with this delicious lip scrub. Our lips do so much for us, so take care of that mouth by mixing just three ingredients together.
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Pumpkin Spice Facial Scrub
All the sweet and spicy flavors of fall are wrapped up in this scrub with brown sugar. It’s easy, quick, and guaranteed to moisturize your skin even if the weather threatens to dry it out.
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Brown Sugar Body Scrub
You’ll love this DIY body scrub. It's super affordable to make and feels so good on your skin. Vanilla smells amazing, and honey is extra moisturizing.
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Pumpkin Spice Sugar Scrub
Don't get down about a fading summer tan and dry skin once fall comes around. Celebrate autumn with this Pumpkin Spice Sugar Scrub. The scent of pumpkin pie is sure to give anyone an autumnal lift.
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Homemade Sugar Scrub for Hands
Make this all-natural brown sugar scrub recipe in minutes. We want to tell the world about this hand and body-softening beauty secret. Your skin will feel so smooth!
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DIY Lip Scrub for Healthy Luscious Lips
Create a DIY brown sugar scrub specifically for your lips. The all-natural ingredients include honey, coconut oil, and brown sugar. You won’t mind at all if a little gets in your mouth!
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