Recipe for homemade sugar scrub with essential oils

Homemade sugar scrub recipe with essential oils

We offer you an easy homemade scrub recipe with ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen. In addition to being natural, this scrub is very effective in exfoliating and hydrating your skin. And to keep it, nothing better than our small reusable jars available on our online store:

Ingredients :

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • 15 drops of lavender or grapefruit essential oil*.

Instructions :

  1. Melt the coconut oil in a bain-marie or in the microwave.
  2. In a bowl, mix the sugar, melted coconut oil and honey.
  3. Add the 15 drops of lavender or grapefruit essential oil and mix well.
  4. Transfer the mixture to one of our small reusable jars and close the lid.
  5. Use the scrub once or twice a week, gently massaging into damp skin and rinsing off with lukewarm water.

Why suggest these essential oils to make the sugar scrub?

Lavender: soothing and relaxing, it is ideal for soothing sensitive and irritated skin. It also has antibacterial and antifungal properties.

Grapefruit: invigorating and refreshing, it helps balance sebum production and reduce the appearance of large pores. It also has antibacterial and antioxidant properties.

Here is a simple and effective homemade scrub recipe based on essential oils of lavender or grapefruit, depending on your preference. Each of these oils has specific benefits for your skin, giving you a personalized experience. Don't forget to keep it in our small reusable jars for long-lasting and practical use. Find these pots and other ecological products on our online store

*IMPORTANT NOTE: Citrus fruits have photosensitizing properties. It is therefore recommended to avoid exposing the treated areas to the sun for 24 to 48 hours after application. It is recommended to incorporate the use of citrus fruits into the evening facial care routine to improve the appearance of the skin, while avoiding exposure to UV rays.

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Tips and Warnings

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Want to learn more about how to use these essential oils to improve your well-being? Contact your team of Essanzia experts.

Special Note: Every recipe featured here is based on using doTERRA's Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade (CPTG) essential oils. These essential oils are chosen for their purity and therapeutic efficacy, ensuring the best possible experience.

If you would like to know more about how to use these essential oils to improve your well-being, or if you have specific questions about a recipe, do not hesitate to contact me at the following address: info@essanzia. com

You can also make an appointment for a wellness consultation, in person or by video conference. The Essanzia team and I are here to guide and advise you in your discovery and use of essential oils. Do not hesitate to contact us for any additional information.


The information and recipes contained in blog posts are intended to promote the general use of essential oils and do not constitute medical advice or medical treatment.

Before using any essential oil for any application or recipe, we highly recommend doing a patch test to make sure you don't experience any adverse reactions. Additionally, Essanzia does not explicitly endorse the use of essential oils. Each individual is unique and may react differently.

It is important to note that citrus essential oils can cause photosensitization. We therefore advise not to expose yourself to the sun for several hours after their application.

If in doubt or concern, please consult a qualified healthcare professional. The health and well-being of our readers is our priority.