Please upgrade your browser

  View changes →

Dec 30 2013
4 years ago
3:07 PM MDT

Easy Homemade Sugar Scrub

Dec 30, 2013 @ 3:07 PM MDT
The links in the post below may be affiliate links. Read the full disclosure.

Homemade Sugar Scrub

Do you suffer from dry winter skin? A few of my family members have been raving about this wonderful homemade sugar scrub and I agree that it’s wonderful! I tried it recently after a sea salt manicure left me with itchy hives from the salon’s product.  It works just as well as those expensive fancy scrubs and it’s made with natural ingredients!

For this sugar scrub you’ll need equal parts:

– Granulated sugar
Coconut oil
– A few drops essential oil of your choice (I used Lemon Essential Oil and a Thieves Essential Oil blend of eucalyptus, clove, cinnamon, and rosemary)

Homemade sugar scrub with just coconut oil and sugar

Combine equal parts coconut oil and sugar. Coconut oil is extremely hydrating and feels dreamy. The sugar gently exfoliates your skin and combined they leave your skin feeling super soft after a bath.  For a stronger exfoliator, you can use less sugar and add in sea salt.

Use a quality essential oil or a blend of your favorite oils like I did here, or you can use a little lemon juice and rind as a natural scent. Your scrub may not keep as long however with fresh lemon.

coconut oil sugar scrub

Keep a little jar of this by your bathtub and enjoy! My pretty blue jar was just $1.49 at Cost Plus world Market.

Written by Lina for Hip2Save. Lina is a proud mom of 2 small kids who loves photography, all holidays, cooking, thrift store makeovers, bargain shopping, and DIY makeovers. Her goal is to create a beautiful life and stylish home on a dime!

  • HIP List
  • Print

Have you ever had moments when you're either out of time or out of printer ink, or both, and you really want to keep track of a "Hip" deal or print a valuable coupon in the next day or two? Or what do you do when an outstanding, but pricey, deal is posted and you want to save it for discussion with your significant other? Well, now you're in luck! No more searching through pages of posts to find the coupon or the deal. Simply move the post to your Hip List and access it at your convenience.

How Does the Hip List Work?

It's easy! To use this feature, first head on over here and register and log into your account. Whenever you find a great deal that you want to come back to later at a later time, just click on the HIP List icon located on each post (see images below) and the information will be saved in your account. To remove a post from your HIP List, just click on the HIP List icon and it will be removed.

When logged into your account, you will see the HIP List icon at the bottom of every post if you are viewing in classic view.

If you prefer to view in river view, you will see the HIP List icon located on every post above the post title and to the right.

If you're wanting to print a certain deal, blog post, or the Weekly Store Matchups from your HIP list, click on the small blue printer icon in the upper right corner of the HIP list. This will allow you to customize the information that you want or don't want to include when printing from your HIP list so you're only printing the information that's most important to you! If there are deals (or portions of deals) that you are not interested in printing, just click on the red x button to remove them. To restore a section, click on the green arrow icon in the upper right hand corner.