Don’t let winter dryness dampen your holiday spirit! These four holiday-themed sugar scrubs are a great way to indulge yourself in an at-home spa treatment — and they also make adorable (not to mention affordable) personalized gifts.
These four sugar scrub recipes are inspired by some of our favorite holiday aromas, so they will please your senses and your skin! Package them in cute mini jars tied with ribbon to make pamper perfect stocking stuffers.
Whipped gingerbread cookie scrub
This holiday sugar scrub smells just like fresh baked gingerbread cookies, with warm notes of vanilla and spices blending together in this cozy sugar scrub. It might be a good idea to leave some out for Mrs Claus.
Dash each of ground cloves, ginger, nutmeg, allspice and cinnamon
Add room temperature coconut oil to a mixer or mixing bowl. Mix on low speed for 5-10 minutes until whipped consistency is achieved.
Add remaining ingredients and mix for one more minute or until well combined.
Add entire contents to an airtight container. Top with extra dash of ginger. Does not need to be refrigerated.
Pumpkin spice latte sugar scrub
Cozy up with this sugar scrub that is reminisce of your favorite Fall beverage. Packed with sweet pumpkin, warm spices, and freshly ground coffee to perk up your senses, it’s the perfect blend for the holidays.
Using a large mixing bowl, combine pumpkin, sugar, and dash of cinnamon. Mix until well combined.
Add coffee beans and stir once.
Add entire contents to airtight jar. Store in the refrigerator.
Cranberry-orange sugar scrub
Cranberries are not only for turkey dinner. They are extremely high in Vitamin C and have antiseptic properties that are great for cleansing your skin. Notes of citrus and berries shine in this refreshing sugar scrub that is sure to leave you feeling merry and bright.
Mix remaining ingredients and add entire contents to an airtight jar. Store in the refrigerator.
Whipped candy cane scrub
The calming aroma of peppermint is soothing and has a tingling sensation on your skin which is great for relieving sore muscles. This cooling sugar scrub will leave you feeling minty fresh and is perfect for a cozy, fireside foot massage.