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80 Bath Salt and Sugar Scrub Recipes for Great Skin

80 Bath Salt and Sugar Scrub Recipes for Great Skin

How to make bath salt and the best sugar scrub recipes at home.  These homemade bath salts include pictured tutorials on how to make homemade facial scrubs, body wash and lotions, and even homemade laundry detergent. A homemade scrub doesn't only exfoliate and moisturize your hands, feet, and body but it also makes an amazing gift!  So here are 80 home made scrub recipes that include sugar, salt, facial, as well as body scrubs to turn your dry winter skin smooth and silky.

80 Bath Salt and Sugar Scrub Recipes for Great Skin

As always, the Tip Junkie Style site has hundreds of pictured tutorials for homemade beauty recipes so you can always search there if you’re looking for something specific. {wink}

Homemade Bath Salt

Homemade Salt Scrub

1.  DIY Citrus Salt ScrubAre you ready for summer, is your skin? This DIY Body Scrub will get you a step closer to summer fresh skin! Using all natural ingredients this simple scrub is sure to smell divine and work wonders on our dry winter skin. Homemade Salt Scrub 2.  DIY Coconut Salt Scrub ~ Make your own foot and body scrub using natural ingredients. Use the scrub to pamper yourself in the comfort of your own home or as a perfect last minute, inexpensive gift. Quick, Easy and Cheap! Homemade Bath Salts 3.  Relaxing Bath Salts {free printable labels} ~ Handmade bath salts packaged in a beautifully labeled jars that are easy and quick to make and gift. Homemade Salt Scrub 4.  Rosemary Mint Sugar & Salt Scrub ~ This rosemary mint sugar & salt scrub smells amazing, and makes your skin feel so soft and smooth. It is very easy to make, inexpensive, works great on dry skin, and makes the perfect gift!! Free printable tags are also included for gift giving.

Homemade Salt Scrub

5.  Citrus Body Scrub ~ Who’s ready for some self-pampering?  The busy holiday season can take its toll!  What better way than with these adorable Body Scrub jars.  These would also make wonderful gifts. Homemade Bath Salt 6.  Citrus Scrub How To {homemade tutorial} ~ Preserve summer in a bottle with this citrus scrub.  It smells like heaven in the shower and a little drop of citrus sunshine for your day. Homemade Salt Scrub 7.  Warm Vanilla Body Scrub {Body Scrub} ~ This warm vanilla body scrub looks and sounds amazing! With simple and natural ingredients, you’ll create a soothing body scrub perfect for these cold winter months! Add a ribbon and give one to a friend, makes a fabulous gift!

Homemade Bath Salt

8.  Homemade Bath Salts ~ Bath salts are an inexpensive and easy gift to give.  They are also customizable to any theme or occasion by simply changing the essential oils fragrance.  They are perfect for any holiday or occasion.

Homemade Bath Salts

9.  DIY Lavender Bath Salts ~ Turn a plain bath soak into a retreat with homemade bath salts.  They not only look lovely displayed, but also invigorate and pamper your skin.  Add your favorite essential oils fragrance and some dried herbs. 10.  4 Homemade Bath Salts & Soaks ~ Five homemade recipes you can make for bath salts and soaks.

Homemade Salt Scrub

11.  A DIY Scrub for The Men ~ Looking for a Christmas or Birthday gift for the man in your life? This scrub was created with the man in mind. Made with pepper and mint to give it a scent that is a bit more manly. Make it, put it in a jar, wrap it up and you have a great way to pamper him!

Homemade Facial Scrub

Homemade Facial Scrub

12.  Oatmeal and Chamomile Face Scrub ~ Relax and pamper yourself with this soothing and easy facial scrub.  You probably already have most of the ingredients in your pantry.

Homemade Facial Scrub

13.  DIY Sugar & Olive Oil Scrub ~ The best way to soothe and heal your skin during the harsh winter months is to exfoliate and moisturize.  This sugar and olive oil scrub does both.

Homemade Face Scrub

14.  Salt and Honey Face and Body Scrub {Skin Care} ~ Now that it’s getting cold again, your dry skin is a reminder to take good care of it! This great DIY salt and honey scrub is a great method for doing just that! All natural with salt, honey, grapefruit and rosemary! Homemade Facial Scrub 15.  Mint Facial Scrub ~ In this post you’ll learn how to create your very own mint facial scrub. With great natural ingredients, your skin is sure to be refreshed after using this scrub! Throw it into a cute jar and you have a great gift!

Homemade Sugar Scrub

Homemade Sugar Scrub

16.  Vintage Homemade Sugar Scrub ~ In addition to giving you silky smooth skin, this sugar scrub also works wonders with removing dry paint from your hands.

Homemade Sugar Scrub

17.  Sugar Scrub Cubes in a Jar ~ These homemade sugar scrub cubes will naturally exfoliate your skin. Use this recipe and tutorial to create a batch of your own. Perfect to place in a jar with a cute label and give to a friend!

Homemade Sugar Scrub

18.  Lemon Sugar Scrub Recipe ~ This recipe is deceptively simple and smells delicious.  It’s a perfect Mother’s Day gift because even a child can easily make this sugary scrub! 19.  Sunshine Sugar Smoothing Scrub Recipe ~ Contains sugar, almond oil, lecithin, lavender plus eucalyptus oils.  Rub in skin, rinse, wash and pat dry.

Homemade Sugar Scrub

20.  Lavender Homemade Sugar Scrub Recipe ~ This is a little more complicated recipe but also comes with a fun printable label and full instructions on how to make it.

Homemade Sugar Scrub

21.   DIY Skin Polish Scrub ~ Make yourself a batch of this indulgent brown sugar scrub.  It’s perfect for in the shower on elbows, knees and heels  that seem to get drier in the winter. It is so easy to make and only uses two ingredients, brown sugar and body wash.

Homemade Sugar Scrub

22.  DIY Sugar Scrub {Body Scrubs}Store bought scrubs can be expensive and can contain some not so natural ingredients, this on the other hand is inexpensive and natural! By following this tutorial you will be able to create a scrub that not only will not break the bank, but you’ll love using! Package it as shown and it would make great little gifts as well! 23.  DIY Hand Scrub {recipe how-to} ~ Make these yummy sugar scrub jars using ingredients from your kitchen.  They are scented with mulling spices.  Add some pretty labels and ribbon and you have a great gift.

24.  How to Make Your Own Brown Sugar Scrub {recipe how-to} ~ Exfoliate away your dry winter skin with this amazing brown sugar oatmeal scrub.  Put the scrub in cute jars and keep as back up gifts.  There’s a free label printable.

Homemade Sugar Scrub 25.  Pumpkin Spice Sugar Scrub ~ Who says pumpkin spice is only for the fall?  This pumpkin spice sugar scrub will allow the recipient to enjoy the smells of fall in the bathtub year round!  {score!}

Homemade Sugar Scrub

26.  Vanilla Brown Sugar Scrub ~ It’s the perfect exfoliate for your heels, knees and elbows and great for your tan legs in the summer time too. 27.  Candy Cane Sugar Scrub ~ Even though it is not the holiday season anymore you can still savor it.  This sugar scrub recipe is incredibly easy.  Make several small containers of varying scents to keep on hand for quick gifts.

Homemade Sugar Scrub

28.  Oatmeal Coconut Sugar Scrub ~ A great and easy gift idea or a beauty craft for yourself! An exfoliating body scrub made from simple ingredients in your home: Coconut oil, oatmeal, baking soda, and sugars. Homemade Sugar Scrub 29.  Sugar Baby {body polish} ~ Pamper your skin with this amazing body polish!  Everyone loves the scent of a freshly bathed baby, now you have an excuse to smell just as good.  {{wink}} It’s made from Johnson’s baby wash, Johnson’s baby oil and sugar.

Homemade Sugar Scrub

30.  Cherry Sugar Body Scrub {With Free Printable Gift Tag}This all-natural body scrub has a fresh fruity scent and makes a wonderful gift.  Angie loves using these in the shower because she says the hot water melts the sugar before it becomes too abrasive.  The post also includes a darling cherry shaped gift tag you can download for free.

Homemade Sugar Scrub

31.  Strawberry Sugar Scrub ~ Strawberry sugar scrubs {made with sugar, oil, soap colorant and essential oil} are easy to make, package adorably and are good for your skin! Homemade scrubs are one of the best gifts ever!

Honey Almond Body Scrub

Honey Almond Body Scrub 32.  Honey Almond Sleepy Sugar Scrub ~ This article actually has three recipes including Honey Almond Sleepy Sugar Scrub, Vanilla Almond Brown Sugar Scrub, and Peppermint Sugar Scrub.

Coffee Body Scrub

Coffee Sugar Scrub

33.  Coffee Scrub Recipe ~ This coffee scrub recipe is super simple and makes a perfect Mother’s Day or Teacher Appreciation gift.  The best part?  It can be made in under 20 minutes, including time spent embellishing the jar!

Homemade Coffee Scrub

34.  DIY Mud Scrub ~ Mud scrub is basically sugar and coffee combined.  Caffeine and coffee in beauty products have tightening and antioxidant effects on the skin.  That’s a good thing!

Homemade Body Scrubs

Homemade Body Scrub

35.  DIY Body Scrub ~ This is a scrumptious DIY body scrub using sugar. The tutorial includes really cute printable labels, add a ribbon and you have a beautiful gift for mom this Mother’s Day! Homemade Body Scrub 36.  Sweet Ginger Skin Polish ~ This sugar scrub is incredibly easy and fully customizable and is the perfect gift for someone who has sensitive skin that dries out easily.

Homemade Body Scrub

37.  Perfectly Simple Body Scrub ~ Sometimes the simplest things turn out to be the best! This simple scrub comes with rave reviews. Using natural ingredients found in your kitchen you will be able to refresh your skin this summer and beyond! Homemade Bath Salts 38.  How-to Body Scrub ~ Make your own body scrub with your favorite yummy scent.  For this recipe you can use either a salt or sugar base depending on the texture you desire.  Decorate the jar with a label, pretty ribbon and spoon.

Homemade Body Scrub

39.  DIY Delicious Scrub ~ Scrubs are a wonderful way to exfoliate and feel fresh and clean.  This scrub has both sugar and salt and combines the delicious scents of coconut, lavender and almond oil.

Homemade Body Scrub

40.  Coconut and Rose Body Scrub Recipe ~ A “Spring Time Scrub” to help you exfoliate and get your skin super soft for the coming summer months.

Homemade Body Scrub

41.  Moisturizing Body Scrub ~ This 4 ingredient Moisturizing Body Scrub looks good enough to eat!  Most of the ingredients are edible; coconut oil, brown sugar, and olive oil.  Gently heat the ingredients in a pan and then whip them together.  Voila!

Homemade Body Wash

Homemade Body Wash 42.  Homemade Lavender Body Wash ~ This body wash doesn’t contain any of the harmful ingredients that you’d find in traditional store-bought body washes.  The addition of the almond oil helps moisturize and soothe the skin. Homemade Body Wash 43.  How to Make Your Own Natural Body Wash ~ Make your own natural body wash using Castile Soap and water.  Very easy and much cheaper than purchasing body wash!  Grate the soap into shavings and liquify with water.

How to Make Soap

Homemade Oatmeal Soap 44.  Homemade Oatmeal Soap ~ This microwavable recipe for homemade oatmeal soap is super easy and relatively inexpensive.  The ingredients make a bar of soap that is moisturizing, exfoliating and smells great.  It uses almond scented oil and goats milk plus oatmeal.  It would make a wonderful gift.  Fantastic! Handmade Shave Soap 45.   Handmade Cedar Shave Soap ~ The men in your life are going  to love this one!  Husbands. Father’s. Grandfather’s.  Uncles.  We sometimes forget about them in our crafting.  An excellent gift idea! Hot Process Pumpkin Soap Bar 46.  Homemade Lye Soap {Pumpkin Soap} ~ This hot process soap recipe is made with real pumpkin and oatmeal and scented with an EO blend of Orange, Cinnamon and Clove.  It’s perfect for the fall, but I think it would make a bar of soap that anyone would welcome year round. Handmade Tea Soap plus printable 47. Handmade Tea Soap ~  This handmade soap recipe uses tea, giving it a natural and relaxing aroma.  I adore the way they are packaged up to look like tea bags.  You can also print out the tea tags for free.

How to Make Soap

48.  Homemade Soap ~ Create soaps for the holiday gifts using quick and easy kits. Cucumber Soap Recipe 49.  Cucumber Soap Recipe ~ This exotic soap is purported to have curative properties. Cucumber juice has long been used as an astringent face-wash, so this soap could be used as a face wash!

Homemade Laundry Soap

Homemade Laundry Soap

50.  Homemade Laundry Detergent ~ So, giving someone laundry soap as a gift may not be the norm, but it’s certainly practical.  You know they will use it.  Plus, if you attach the pretty gift tag (which you can download and print for free) no one will notice how practical it is.  It’s just a lovely homemade gift. 51.  Homemade Soap Recipes ~ Look at this great tutorial to make your own laundry soap!  This is a great way to start the New Year off by helping your budget.  All of the items can be found at Wal-Mart.  Each batch will do approximately 60-75 loads for around $8.

Homemade Laundry Soap

52.  Homemade Lavender Laundry Soap ~ Erika says that this soap ”is not only just as good as my normal detergent, but it is a fraction of the price”, only 7 cents a load.  A definite reason to try this recipe.  You can also download the cute label to print and add to your container. 53.  DIY Laundry Detergent ~ I store the detergent in a very large glass jar  and it is large enough to hold all 2 gallons (approx) of laundry detergent.

Homemade Shampoo

Homemade Shampoo

54.  DIY  Shampoo ~ A simple moisturizing 3-ingredient shampoo that’s perfect for cleansing the hair and body.  It’s made with castile soap, honey and olive oil.  Combine the ingredients and put in a pretty bottle. Homemade Shampoo 55.  Make Dry Shampoo ~ What did we busy mom’s do before dry shampoo?! {wink} This is a great tutorial to make your own dry shampoo with great ingredients that will keep your hair looking great! Got to love DIY’s that help keep us looking our best on a budget! 56.  Making Homemade Shampoo {vegan} ~ Make your own vegan and paraben-free shampoo for a fraction of the cost.  This recipe combines castile soap, jojoba oil and essential oil.  If your hair is on the dry side you can add aloe vera gel.  Lavender or tea tree oil will help with oily hair. Homemade Shampoo 57.  Shampoo for Long Hair ~ This homemade shampoo recipe is perfect for thick and long hair.  Instead of water this recipe uses tea.  Did you know that Chamomile tea is a natural hair lightener?  You can use plain, green and chamomile tea or even coffee.  Enjoy your clean, shiny and wonderful smelling hair. 58.  Do It Yourself Shampoo {coconut milk} ~ This is a great all natural recipe to make your own coconut milk shampoo! Your hair will thank you by looking healthy and smelling yummy! It works on kids hair too though it isn’t tear free, so watch the eyes!  She also includes a couple other recommended hair treatments in this post, bonus!!

Homemade Bubble Bath

Homemade Bubble Bath

59.  Homemade Bubble Bath and Free Labels ~ feminine and chic DIY gift idea- relaxing homemade bubble bath with bubble bath recipe links, packaging ideas and free printable labels! 60.  How to Make Bubble Bath ~ Quickly make your own bubble bath using a mild shampoo, glycerin, water and essential oils.  That’s it to make your own bath full of bubbles.

How to Make Bubble Bath

61.  Homemade Bubble Bath ~ Soaking in a bubble bath at the end of a long day is a luxury.  It’s even better if you make your own bubble bath and add your favorite fragrance.

Homemade Lotion

Homemade Lotion

62.  How to Make Hand Cream {free printable} ~ This whipped shea butter recipe is perfect for moisturizing dry skin, even eczema.  It’s made with all natural ingredients; emulsifying wax, olive oil, water and essential oils.  Download the free labels, print, and add a pretty ribbon and you have a ready made gift.

Homemade Body Cream

63.  Lavendar Face & Body Cream ~ Using common items found in your pantry you can make your own moisturizing body cream.  It’s rich in olive oil, shea butter, coconut oil and beeswax.  Pamper your face and body with this luxurious cream. 64.  Homemade Lotion Bar ~ This homemade lotion bar is an essential gift for those with extremely dry skin, especially through the winter months. The shea butter, avocado oil, vitamin E oil, and beeswax make this bath and beauty gift luxuriously rich, thick and soothing!

Homemade Lotion

65.  DIY Moisturizing Lotion ~ This heavenly moisturizing lotion is rich in vitamin E and coconut oil.  Only three ingredients are needed to quickly whip up a batch.  If you adore the lotion dispenser too, there’s a tutorial to make your own.

Homemade Lotion

66.  Homemade Body Lotion ~ Moisturize your skin with this homemade lotion.  You more than likely already have the ingredients in your bathroom.  All you need is Johnson’s baby lotion, vaseline and vitamin E cream.

Homemade Lotion

67.  DIY Shimmer Lotion ~ You can achieve a warm subtle glow to your skin by adding shimmer powder to your favorite lotion. 68.  How to Make Beeswax Lotion ~ Using common items found in your pantry you can make your own moisturizing body cream.  It’s rich in olive oil, vitamin E oil, coconut oil and beeswax.  Pamper your face and body with this luxurious cream.

Homemade Lip Gloss

Homemade Lip Gloss

69.  Make Your Own Lip Gloss ~ This fabulous tutorial shows you how to reuse a melted tube of chap stick to make lip gloss.  You can add some of your favorite lipstick or eyeshadow for colored lip gloss.

Homemade Lip Gloss

70.  Kool-Aid Lip Gloss {free printable} ~ Keep your lips puckered and moist with this yummy flavored lip gloss.  Only two ingredients are needed, vaseline and Kool-Aid.  The cute jar labels are free to download and print.

Homemade Lip Gloss

71.  DIY Lip Stain {Makeup} ~ Since a little color goes a long way to dress up your lips, here is a simple recipe to make your own. Simple because it only requires un-petroleum jelly and crystal light or Kool-Aid, mix it together and you have a yummy new lip gloss!

Homemade Lip Gloss

72.  DIY Mint Chocolate Lip Gloss ~ Make your own all-natural mint chocolate scented and flavored lip gloss.  It’s super simple to make and will leave your lips well moisturized. 73.  Homemade Kiss Gloss ~ Pucker up for some yummy scented lip gloss!  Adding a few drops of essential oils and oil based candy flavoring makes some amazing flavors.  All of the ingredients needed are easy to find and inexpensive.

Homemade Lip Balm

Homemade Lip Balm

74.  Sparkly Strawberry Lip Balm ~ These sparkly strawberry lip balm jars are absolutely darling!  They are made using a combination of beeswax pellets, sunflower oil, strawberry flavor, pink glitter, and lipstick shavings.  There’s also a free label to download and print.  Score! Homemade Lip Balm 75.  Beeswax Lip Balm Recipe ~ Use this fabulous tutorial to create custom lip balm tailored to your preferences. Using beeswax and a few other ingredients including a little bit of your favorite lipstick shade you will have your perfect everyday lip balm! Homemade Chapstick 76.  How to Make Homemade Chapstick ~ Leave your lips feeling smooth and hydrated with this fabulous homemade chap stick tutorial.  Some of the moisturizing ingredients include beeswax, olive oil, coconut oil, vitamin E and cocoa butter. Homemade Lip Balm 77.  Craft Your Own Lip Balm {Recipe} ~ Craft your own lip balm with these simple recipes. You’ll have full control over all of the ingredients and the satisfaction of knowing that you’re putting pure, natural, and organic elements on your lips! Homemade body scrubs, masks and lotions make the perfect gift.  They are easy to make, package and give!  You’re going to love these homemade body scrub, lotion recipes, and homemade face masks recipes!

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  • KMN25
    04 Mar 2013, 08:58

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    All of these DIY scrubs are so inspiring! Thanks for featuring mine!. I just made a new one from the lemon and orange trees in my backyard. Scrumptious! It's time to prep our skin for the spring's sunshine! XOXO Kelly