How to make a smoothing sugar body scrub at home


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Whether your idea of a relaxing evening includes cozying up with a good book, watching a well-deserved Netflix binge, burning delicious-smelling candles or hopping into a hot bath complete with all the skincare products, it’s time to #treatyourself.

And for the next time you’re in need of a long hot bath, our latest DIY might be for you.

In this episode of Home Hacks, you’ll learn how to make your own sugar body scrub that you can use in the shower or during a night of self care during a long bath.

Sugar scrubs are a natural alternative to traditional body exfoliants, and they’re definitely cheaper, too.

Below, we’ve rounded up all the materials and instructions you’ll need to make your own Pink Lemonade Sugar Scrub at home. For a complete tutorial, be sure to watch to watch the video above for step-by-step instructions.

How to make a sugar body scrub

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Supplies you need:


  • 1 cup sugar

  • 1/2 cup coconut oil

  • 1/2 teaspoon vitamin E oil

  • 15 drops lemon essential oil

  • 2 drops red food coloring

Once you have all the supplies and ingredients, mix in a mixing bowl until well-combined. And for more sugar scrub recipes, be sure to watch the video above.

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