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DIY Sugar Scrub Recipe – Citrus Sugar Scrub


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Looking for a new DIY Sugar Scrub Recipe that smells delicious and makes your skin feel amazing? This Citrus Sugar Scrub is our new favorite!

DIY Sugar Scrub Recipe - Citrus Sugar Scrub

For our last girls night in, my friends and I decided to keep things simple and have a night of food, conversation, and pampering! We did manicures and pedicures, and we made this fantastic homemade citrus sugar scrub!

Not only does it smell amazing, it also softens your skin, and leaves it feeling smooth and luxurious. This recipe has only four ingredients, and takes less than five minutes to make! Here is the simple recipe –

Citrus Sugar Scrub Recipe


  • zest of one lemon
  • zest of one lime
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup softened (not liquid) coconut oil
  • 2-3 drops lemon essential oil


  1. In a medium bowl, rub the lemon and lime zest into the sugar using your fingers to release the oil.
  2. Add the coconut oil and essential oil, then stir to combine.
  3. Store in an airtight container.

A fun and relaxing girls night is the perfect way to unwind after a busy week. We're sharing our favorite ideas to make it the best girls night ever!

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I always like to package up the leftover sugar scrub in cute jars and then send it home with my guests. These mason jars along with some nail polish and emery boards look cute, don’t they? It’s a fun little memento to remember a fabulous girls night!


Citrus DIY Sugar Scrub Recipe

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