Try this fresh and fragrant cucumber mint sugar scrub recipe on your skin while you’re relaxing at home. This also makes a great gift idea that is inexpensive and easy to whip up in minutes. This scrub is perfect to use on the body for incredibly soft skin.
Learning how to make sugar scrub has never been easier! Treat yourself or a loved one to these refreshing scrubs that smell energizing, bright, and clean.
Make Your Own Fresh Cucumber Mint Sugar Scrub
No matter who or what you’re making this sugar scrub mixture for, you will love how much fun it is. Did I mention how the fresh cucumber and peppermint oil create a balance that is subtle and refreshing? With just a handful of materials, you can have your very own DIY spa at home with this recipe.
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- Sugar: Two cups of sugar is what you will need for this recipe. Any type of granulated sugar will work, but I like to stick with cane sugar.
- Cucumber: ¾ cup chopped cucumber with the seeds removed
- Coconut Oil: ¼ cup coconut oil (melted)
- Peppermint Oil: 8 – 10 drops peppermint oil (see this post on how to buy single oils for cheaper)
Note: You can find most of these items online or at your local grocery store or market. Be sure to put the rest of the cucumber to good use!
How to Make Your Own Cucumber Scrub at Home
First, add the chopped cucumber to a food processor. Next, add in the remaining ingredients. Process until smooth and the cucumber is completely processed into smaller pieces. Add the cucumber to a jar for use or gift-giving.
Be sure to store your cucumber mint sugar scrub in the refrigerator. You can take it out a few minutes before use to make the product easier to use. Be cautious when using any product with coconut oil in the shower. It can make the surface slippery and dangerous.
How to Use
I love adding products like this to four-ounce mini Ball jars. This sugar scrub recipe makes enough to go into four of these miniature jars. This scrub is perfect for gift giving! Try this cucumber mint sugar scrub recipe for Mother’s Day, Teacher Appreciation Week, birthdays, holidays, and so much more. You can also whip up a batch for yourself! You will love the refreshing feel on your skin.
The benefits of sugar scrubs are endless! All thanks to the granules of sugar, this scrub exfoliates the skin and removes any dead skin cells which result in soft and glowing skin. The cucumber in this scrub provides hydration and soothing effects on the skin. Peppermint oil is used in aromatherapy and is known to have antiseptic and antibacterial properties.
Can you use fresh mint in sugar scrub?
Yes, if using fresh mint in this sugar scrub recipe, then you would add it with the cucumber into the food processor.
What is cucumber scrub good for?
Cucumber scrub is great for allowing the skin to feel cool and relaxed. Due to the aromatic elements in this scrub, not only is it great for the skin, but it is great for the mind, too, as the scents are relaxing.
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- 2 cups sugar
- 3/4 cup chopped cucumber seeds removed
- 1/4 cup coconut oil melted
- 8 – 10 drops peppermint oil
- Add the chopped cucumber to a food processor.
- Add in remaining ingredients.
- Process until smooth and cucumber is completely processed into small pieces.
- Add to a jar for use.
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