This sugar scrub recipe is perfect for the holidays. It is red and green and scented with peppermint! It costs almost nothing to make and serves as a sweet little homemade gift. Using a sugar scrub to to get rid of dead skin cells gets your skin ready for moisturizing. Especially in the winter!


Holiday Sugar Scrub Recipe

You can make a sugar scrub several different ways, but my favorite is with sugar and grapeseed oil. Grapeseed oil is moisturizing and can help strengthen and repair damaged or broken capillaries and blood vessels.

Related: More sugar scrubs to make for Christmas

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Ingredients for the Holiday Sugar Scrub Recipe

Holiday Sugar Scrub Recipe


  1. This is super easy, just add the ingredients into two separate bowls – one for red and one for green.
  2. Mix the sugar and oil first, then add in the color and lastly the oil.
  3. Use a funnel (or just scoop it in, depending on how wide the bottle neck is) to layer in the sugar scrub. I grabbed this glass bottle with a festive red lid for $1 at the Target dollar spot. It was such a steal!

The Young Living Peppermint oil is so good and is definitely the best smelling peppermint I’ve ever smelled.

Holiday Sugar Scrub Recipe


What did you think of the DIY holiday sugar scrub recipe?

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