How to Make Sugar Scrub for Hands

How to Make Sugar Scrub for Hands: Four Ways

Regardless of what you do for a living, you can benefit from learning how to make sugar scrub for hands. Our hands are constantly at work – holding our groceries, typing at a keyboard, scrolling on our phones, holding onto loved ones, moving furniture, and more. Whether you think you’re hard on your hands or not, they definitely deserve a little TLC! Try out the following sugar scrub recipes and show your hands a little love with a sugar scrub massage.

Uses for Sugar Scrubs

Sugar scrubs (and salt scrubs) have a variety of benefits, especially depending on what additional ingredients you use. In general, they can:

  • Gently exfoliate the skin, leaving it bright and glowing
  • Remove excess oils, dirt, and dead skin cells
  • Exfoliate, which makes room for new cell growth
  • Provide moisture when used with proper added ingredients
  • Give you time to practice self care, which is great for mental health

How to Make Sugar Scrub for Hands with coconut

How to Make Sugar Scrubs for Hands

1.   Energizing Lemony Scrub

Ingredients:

 Directions:

Mix all ingredients until thoroughly combined. The texture should be like slightly damp sand – if yours is too dry, add a bit more oil. If it’s too wet, add a bit more sugar. 

Benefits:

This scrub exfoliates while the coconut oil adds moisture back into your hands. The lemon is excellent at removing any unwanted scents that you might get from cutting onions or garlic.

2.   Calming Lavender Sugar Scrub

Ingredients:

Directions:

Mix all ingredients until thoroughly combined. The texture should be like slightly damp sand – if yours is too dry, add a bit more oil. If it’s too wet, add a bit more sugar. 

Benefits:

The sugar in this scrub exfoliates while the coconut oil adds moisture back into your hands. The lavender essential oil provides you with a calming aroma while also providing antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties. 

3.   Comforting Vanilla Scrub

Ingredients:

Directions:

Mix all ingredients until thoroughly combined. The texture should be like slightly damp sand – if yours is too dry, add a bit more oil. If it’s too wet, add a bit more sugar. 

Benefits:

Exfoliate and moisturize with the main components of this scrub, sugar and coconut oil. Pure vanilla extract offers antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. If you choose almond extract, you’ll benefit from the vitamin E that it contains.

4.   Rose Clay Sugar Scrub

Ingredients:

Directions:

Mix all ingredients except the sugar together until thoroughly combined. When all of the other ingredients are well mixed, add the sugar a little bit at a time, mixing fully each time before adding more sugar. 

Benefits:

Clay has been used to cleans skin since man discovered mud. Rose clay is soft, earthy, and mild on the skin. It absorbs impurities and gently exfoliates the skin making it great for a deep scrub.

Now that you know how to make sugar scrub for hands, what scrub will you try first? Leave a comment below and let me know. If you’d like to do a full-on self-care day, check out my recipe for an energizing coffee facial scrub here.

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Mia Hadrill

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