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Best Whipped Sugar Scrub Soap Recipe 

This whipped sugar scrub soap recipe is simple to make, and a soft, fluffy version of a regular sugar scrub. The scents of vanilla and rose combine to make the most wonderful aroma! 

Whipped sugar scrub soap is a luxurious and effective way to exfoliate and moisturize the skin. It combines the exfoliating power of sugar with the cleansing and hydrating properties of soap, resulting in a spa-like experience in the comfort of your own home. 

While there are many whipped sugar scrub soaps available at many grocery stores and online, making your own can be a fun and rewarding DIY project. 

In this post, I’ll share my favorite whipped sugar scrub soap recipe that’s easy to follow, uses simple ingredients, and yields amazing results. Whether you’re looking to pamper yourself or create a thoughtful homemade gift for a friend, this whipped sugar scrub soap recipe is sure to delight your senses and leave your skin feeling soft and refreshed. 

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Homemade Sugar Scrub Benefits

Whipped sugar scrub soap offers several benefits for the skin, including:

  • Exfoliation: The sugar crystals in the scrub help to remove dead skin cells, revealing smoother and softer skin. I love how it takes away all my dry skin! I also like how the sugar is a more gentle exfoliant, which is great for sensitive skin. 
  • Moisturization: The soap contains oils and butters that hydrate and nourish the skin, leaving it feeling moisturized and soft. Shea butter or cocoa butter are great choices for your DIY whipped sugar scrub soap. 
  • Cleansing: The soap’s cleansing properties help to remove dirt, oil, and impurities from the skin, leaving it feeling clean and refreshed. Sugar scrubs use a gentle exfoliation, much more than a salt scrub, so you can even use it on your face for a nice face scrub! 
  • Aromatherapy: Whipped sugar scrub soaps are often scented with essential oils or fragrance oils, providing a relaxing and rejuvenating aromatherapy experience. I’ve added my favorite essential oils to this recipe to make it smell oh so good! 
  • Convenience: The combination of soap and exfoliator in one product makes it easy and convenient to use, saving time and effort in the shower or bath.
  • Natural ingredients: This DIY exfoliating scrub is made with all natural products and supplies, making it safer and better than traditional sugar scrubs. 
  • Cheaper: Homemade body scrubs are usually a lot cheaper too! Making your own beauty products saves lots of money and is so easy to do. 
  • Perfect gift: Make this for Mother’s Day or Valentine’s Day for great gift ideas! Any holiday season really! But, you can also have it for personal use too. If you do give as a DIY gift, make sure to put it in a really cute glass jar (like these).

Overall, whipped sugar scrub soap is a great option for those looking to achieve smoother, softer, and more moisturized skin while enjoying a luxurious and convenient shower or bath experience.

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What I Love About This DIY Hand Scrub

I love this whipped soap scrub because it is so easy to make but it is so beneficial too! I love the way it gently exfoliates my body and smells so sweet. 

This vanilla soap sugar scrub is the perfect self-care gift I use time and time again every time I relax in the bath. 

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How To Make This Whipped Sugar Scrub Soap Recipe

Here is your basic recipe for a DIY sugar scrub soap! 

Tools Needed

  • Measuring cups and measure spoons
  • Hand mixer or stand mixer
  • Large mixing bowl

Ingredients for Whipped Sugar Scrub

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Instructions

  1. Add sugar and coconut oil to a bowl, and beat on high speed for about one minute to create the whipped base. 
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  1. Then add your mica colorant and essential oils to the sugar mixture. 
step 2 instructions
  1. Beat for an additional 3 minutes until light and fluffy.
  2. Add mixture to a jar or airtight container.
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Tips for Homemade Sugar Scrub Soap Recipe

  • You can substitute brown sugar with regular sugar, or different kinds of sugars; you do not have to use organic sugar, that’s just what I had at my house. 
  • You do not have to use coconut oil. Additional oils can be used, including olive oil, avocado oil, sweet almond oil, jojoba oil. 
  • You do not have to use these essential oils; they are totally optional. You can use your favorite scent or not use any; it’s totally up to you! 

How To Use Whipped Sugar Scrub Soap

Take a small amount of the whipped soap base, wet your skin, and rub it in a circular motion. I prefer to use mine in my own bath to really exfoliate my skin! 

For best results for this foaming bath butter, use warm water. 

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How To Store Whipped Sugar Scrub Soap

Like most DIY body products, the shelf life of a DIY body scrub is about a few months. But it will also all depend on how dry and clean you keep it. The best way to ensure it lasts is to make sure to always wash your hands before using. 

It will last longer if you add a couple of drops of vitamin e oil into your recipe, and if you only use a spoon to get your whipped sugar scrub out. 

Make sure to store the finished product at room temperature for best results. 

Whipped Sugar Scrub FAQs

What are the benefits of using whipped sugar scrub soap?

Whipped sugar scrub soap offers several benefits for the skin, including exfoliation, moisturization, cleansing, aromatherapy, and convenience. The sugar crystals in the scrub help to remove dead skin cells, while the soap’s oils and butters hydrate and nourish the skin, leaving it feeling soft, smooth, and refreshed.

Can I make whipped sugar scrub soap at home?

Yes, making whipped sugar scrub soap at home is a fun and easy DIY project. You’ll need a few basic ingredients, such as sugar, soap base, oils, and fragrances, as well as some tools, such as a mixer, a bowl, and a mold. You can customize the recipe to your liking, and experiment with different scents and textures.

How often should I use whipped sugar scrub soap?

You can use whipped sugar scrub soap once or twice a week, depending on your skin type and needs. Over-exfoliating can cause irritation and dryness, so it’s important to listen to your skin and adjust the frequency as necessary. Be sure to follow up with a moisturizer or body oil to lock in the hydration and nourishment.

How do I store whipped sugar scrub soap?

Whipped sugar scrub soap should be stored in a cool and dry place, away from direct sunlight or moisture. You can use airtight containers or jars to keep the soap fresh and prevent it from melting or drying out. If the soap separates or hardens, simply remix it with a mixer or a spoon before use.

Can whipped sugar scrub soap be used on the face?

While whipped sugar scrub soap is safe and effective for most parts of the body, including the hands, feet, and body, it may be too harsh for the delicate skin on the face. Instead, you can use a gentle facial exfoliator or mask that’s specifically formulated for the face, and avoid scrubbing too vigorously or frequently.

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Whipped Sugar Scrub Soap Recipe

Materials

  • 1 cup organic cane sugar
  • 1 cup solid coconut oil
  • ¼ tsp pink mica colorant powder (optional)
  • 12 drops vanilla essential oil (optional)
  • A glass container

Tools

  • Measuring cups and measure spoons
  • Hand mixer or stand mixer
  • Large mixing bowl

Instructions

  1. Add sugar and coconut oil to a bowl, and beat on high speed for about one minute to create the whipped base. 
  2. Then add your mica colorant and essential oils to the sugar mixture. 
  3. Beat for an additional 3 minutes until light and fluffy.
  4. Add mixture to a jar or airtight container.

Notes

  • You can substitute brown sugar with regular sugar, or different kinds of sugars; you do not have to use organic sugar, that’s just what I had at my house. 
  • You do not have to use coconut oil. Additional oils can be used, including olive oil, avocado oil, sweet almond oil, jojoba oil. 
  • You do not have to use these essential oils; they are totally optional. You can use your favorite scent or not use any; it’s totally up to you!

DIY Whipped Sugar Scrub Soap Recipe Wrap Up

Whipped sugar scrub soap is a wonderful addition to any skincare routine, providing a gentle and effective way to exfoliate and moisturize the skin. 

Making your own whipped sugar scrub soap is not only a cost-effective and eco-friendly option, but it also allows you to customize the ingredients and scents to suit your preferences and needs. 

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