Natural Living and DIY

Peppermint Sugar Scrub

Tis’ the season for peppermint galore, and homemade beauty products are no exception! This easy-to-make sugar scrub works great and smells wonderful! I could go on, but I think you get the point, and I’m sure that you’re ready to jump in and make it! So here’s how:

This sugar scrub is easy to make and works great for a gift!

DIY Peppermint Sugar Scrub


1/2 cup coconut oil

2 cups sugar

1 Tbs. peppermint extract

2 drops green food coloring



  1. Heat coconut oil in a medium microwave-safe until soft, about 15-20 seconds.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and mix well. Take note that you may not need the full 2 cups of sugar, depending on your preferred consistency for you sugar scrub.
  3. Be sure to store your sugar scrub in an air-tight container to keep the scent fresh.


That’s it! So simple. You can definitely count on me including this awesome sugar scrub to some of my Christmas gifts for this year (I say “some” because I know that the men in my life would never use this stuff) . It doesn’t take much per use, so one batch could probably make 3-4 small gifts. And to complete the gift, why not combine it with this peppermint foot soak, and some cozy socks? Just be sure to keep some for yourself, you’ll be glad you did!


Just in case you were wondering, here is where I originally found the recipe.



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