Lemon Sugar Scrub
This moisturizing lemon sugar scrub will leave your skin feeling soft and refreshed.
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7 ounces sugar scrub
(optional) food processor
coconut oil, melted
virgin or fractionated
(optional - great for softening the skin)
fresh lemon juice
lemon essential oil*
see note on safety with citrus oils
Juice and zest 1 lemon.
Melt the coconut oil in a saucepan over low heat, or microwave for 10-15 seconds. Mix the honey into the warm coconut oil.
Then add in the olive oil and lemon essential oil.
Pour 1/2 cup of sugar into a medium bowl. Add the oil and honey mixture and mix well.
Add the fresh lemon juice and mix until combined.
If you would like the sugar scrub to have a creamy texture, you may use a food processor to blend the scrub together into a creamy paste. This still works great to exfoliate the skin!
Store in an air-tight container. Use within 2 weeks.
*Lemon is a phototoxic essential oil. You should not use it, or any other cold-pressed citrus oils on your skin if you’re going to be out in the sun.