Like most sugar scrubs, this homemade Orange Mint Sugar Scrub recipe is quite easy to make and leaves skin fresh, soft, and moisturized. It's a DIY gift that the recipient will actually use and only takes a few short minutes to prepare.
Orange Mint Sugar Scrub
This Orange Mint Sugar Scrub has a bright refreshing scent, scrubs away old skin and nourishes the freshly exposed skin with moisturizing oils. The great news is you can have a batch of this sugar scrub whipped up and in jars within ten minutes!
Exfoliate and moisturize your skin with this homemade Orange Mint Sugar Scrub in the bath or shower. It can also be used to target skin areas such as hands, feet and elbows that need some extra love. Both regular and coconut oil that has been fractionated are used in the scrub, the blend absorbs and still contains some lauric acid. The scrub could even be used as a DIY lip scrub.
If you have an orange lover in your life make them this scrub along with my Citrus Mint Soap and Orange Bath Bombs for a gift they won't soon forget!
Here are all the items you will need other than sugar, which is easily picked up at the grocer.
Viva Naturals Fractionated Coconut Oil, 16 oz - Ultra Hydrating Massage & Aromatherapy Oil, Hexane-FreeNutiva Organic Coconut Oil, Refined, 15 OunceWilton 610-205 Icing Gel, 1-Ounce, OrangePlant Therapy Top 6 USDA Certified Organic Essential Oils Set. Includes: Eucalyptus, Lavender, Orange, Peppermint, Lemon and Tea Tree. 10mLJarden Home Brands 12Pk ½Pt wide Mouth Jar Canning JarsPrint
Orange Mint Sugar Scrub DIY
- Yield: 3 half pint jars. 1x
This simple refreshing orange mint body scrub DIY recipe leaves your skin moist, smooth, and refreshed.
- 2 cups of sugar
- ⅓ cup fractionated coconut oil*
- ½ cup refined coconut oil
- 3-4 drops of orange gel food coloring
- 20-25 drops orange essential oil
- 15-20 drops peppermint essential oil
- 3 half pint covered jars
- Put the sugar and oils into a medium sized mixing bowl. Mix well. I use a batter bowl.
- Add the gel food coloring and essential oils and whisk until the color is evenly distributed with no dark spots.
- Scoop the sugar scrub mixture into the jars and screw on covers.
*you can substitute olive or almond oil if you prefer
Orange Mint Sugar Scrub: Free Printable Labels
As I've made labels for some of my other body scrubs, I felt this one needed the option for you to print a label as well. They will fit on mason jar lids, just like the ones I've made for other scrubs on the site.
Grab the Free Printable Labels >>> Orange-Mint Sugar Scrub Labels