How to make an exfoliating Sugary-Strawberry Scrub at home?

Whether it is summer season or winters, our skin needs rejuvenation in all weathers. What better than a scrub to eliminate dull and dead skin? The store-bought scrubs can be harsh yet expensive. Besides, you don’t even know the list of ingredients put into them. We are living in an advanced age where we appreciate transparency in everything we buy to ensure wellness. This is why; we are introducing a super-effective and skin replenishing sugar scrub that consists of the delicious strawberries too. Like it already?

strawberry sugar scrub

You’ll love making it too. This strawberry sugar scrub is mild yet effective on your skin. It not only renews dead skin but also helps in unclogging pores. It drives out toxins which could harm your skin. It gives your skin the ample of goodness of Strawberry. Not only this, it also helps in lowering pigmentation, tan or ageing issues to some extent. It also contains the richness of sweet almond oil and hydration of coconut oil which prove to be a blessing for your skin. Let’s get started.

Ingredients:

  • Freeze-dried Strawberry – 1 ½ cup
  • Sweet Almond Oil- ¼ cup
  • Coconut Oil- ¾ cup
  • Granulated Sugar- 2 Cups
  • Strawberry Extract- optional
  • Mason Jar 8 oz

Recipe:

Step 1: Using a stand mixer, whip Coconut Oil for up to 5 minutes. Add Sweet Almond Oil into it and mix well.

scrub

Step 2:  Use freeze-dried recipes and put them into a neat coffee grinder.

freeze-dried strawberries

Step 3: It is time to grind freeze-dried strawberries till it becomes a fine powder.

strawberry scrub

Step 4: Now, add granulated sugar into this strawberry powder and mix them properly. Then, sift them together.

strawberry scrub

Step 5: Combine the sugary mixture with sweet almond and coconut blend very mildly. Stir them thoroughly.

strawberry sugar scrub

Step 6: After having prepared this scrub, it is ready to use. If you find the coconut aroma is too pungent then you can add 4 teaspoons of strawberry extract to add a pleasant strawberry scent to this exfoliating scrub. (This is completely optional.)

strawberry sugar scrub

I’m sure after having made this fragrant strawberry sugar scrub, you’ll be tempted to taste it. If you’re using food grade oils, then it wouldn’t be a bad idea. On a serious note, the reason why we used freeze-dried strawberries is to make sure they can last for a month at least that wouldn’t have been possible with fresh strawberries.  Store the mixture into dinky clean containers.

strawberry sugar scrub

You can use it as a lip scrub, pedicure scrub or as an exfoliator for any dull skin area provided it is not too sensitive or prone to breakouts. This is also one of the best gifts for Mother’s Day, Daughter’s Day, Birthdays or Christmas Eve. Enjoy glowing and scented skin without any harsh chemicals, dyes, paraben or any other harmful ingredients contained in those store-bought scrubs. Isn’t it amazing to try a DIY sugar scrub that brings back lost radiance? Let us know!


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