Brown Sugar Exfoliating Bath Scrubs

"Good enough to eat! This sugar scrub recipe is great for buffing, polishing and exfoliating your dry skin. I love to use this right after I shave or before I apply any self-tanners. Exfoliating properly before applying self-tanners will extend the life of your "tan"."
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Ready In:
6-8 applications


  • 12 cup brown sugar
  • 14 cup fine sea salt
  • 14 cup olive oil, combined with either
  • sunflower oil or grapeseed oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon vitamin E (2-3 broken vitamin E capsules also work)
  • 2 -4 drops essential oils, for fragrance (i.e. almond, vanilla, honeysuckle, etc.)


  • Mix all ingredients in small bowl.
  • Spoon into jar that has a lid (a lid is necessary for proper storage).
  • This recipe makes approx 6.5 ounces.
  • The oils will settle on the top, like salad dressing! Be sure to stir before use.
  • Apply directly to skin, rub gently.
  • Works very well on legs, feet, knees, elbows.
  • NOT recommended for face because of the oil content.
  • Rinse with warm water to remove excess oil from skin.
  • If your scrub lasts long enough, I use mine all the time, it may eventually become dry. Just add more oil.
  • Caution: tub or shower may get slippery from the oils so be careful when standing up and/or exiting your shower/bath!

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  1. I simply loved this recipe. I am actually preparing this recipe with teenagers in October.Thanks for your recipe
  2. Made up two batches of this & gave then to two friends, one male (the self-tanning bit) & one female, 'cause she loves this kind of stuff! From all reports, you deserve at least a 5-star rating on this recipe! My male friend got his with a cinnamon oil, while the other one I made up with vanilla! Thanks much for sharing! [Made & reviewed for one of my adopted chefs in this Spring's PAC]


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