Lemongrass Ginger Moisurizing Sugar Scrub With Free Printable Labels

Simple Sugar Scrub Recipe

As part of the Natural Skincare Series, here is an uber-moisturizing, exfoliating sugar scrub recipe that will wake up your skin and your mind with two energizing scent choices: lemongrass/ginger or rosemary/spearmint.


Lemongrass Ginger Recipe Ingredients:

  • 3 drops of lemongrass essential oil
  • 1 drop of ginger essential oil
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric for coloring

Get the ingredients here:

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Rosemary Spearmint Recipe Ingredients:

  • 2 drops of rosemary essential oil
  • 2 drops of spearmint essential oil
  • 1/4 tsp spirulina for coloring
  • 1/4 tsp crushed dried mint leaves and bergamot petals


1. In a bowl or large 1L measuring cup mix together the sugar, oil and recipe ingredients.

2. Spoon mixture into small jam jars and smooth out top.

3. Optional: download and print these freebie canning labels to dress them up!

lemongrass ginger moisturizing sugar scrub with free printable labels



About the Author : StephanieAn artistic gardener aiming to feed the body & soul through an urban potager garden & a community veggie plot in Vancouver.View all posts by Stephanie

  1. Iffy aka Cameron
    Iffy aka CameronDecember 17,11

    Good morning! This is great! I wanted to try a scrub this year but time has flown by! I would love for you to link this up to My Favorite Things Friday Party that just started for the week. I’m stopping by from the Show & Tell Staurday Party.

  2. Mimi
    MimiDecember 17,11

    Thanks for the tutorial.

  3. Linda@Coastal Charm
    Linda@Coastal CharmDecember 19,11

    Thanks so much for sharing! Would love to have you come by and enter my AWESOME GIVEAWAY.
    Merry Christmas!

  4. Betsy
    BetsyDecember 20,11

    Oooooh! I never thought to make sugar scrub with sweet almond oil! Where do you recommend getting that? The rosemary-spearmint combo sounds divine!

    • Stevie
      StevieDecember 21,11

      Betsy, I’m not sure where you live, but you can get it at natural food stores like whole foods and trader joes. Hope that helps!

  5. Aimee
    AimeeDecember 20,11

    Hooray! I made these yesterday and they turned out fabulous. I had to cut back on the oil just because of money (boo!), but they still turned out great. Doubling the recipe (but only using 1 cup of oil total) worked well and made 4 small 1/4-pint jars to give away plus a little left over for me – yay!

    They will be the perfect thing to give my “what the heck do we give the 16 and 17-year old nieces?” dilemma. Thank you!

  6. Kim,USA
    Kim,USADecember 20,11

    I definitely would like to make this one. ^_^

  7. Ruth
    RuthDecember 21,11

    Awesome Tutorial! I really have to try this, my skin looks terrible and I want to glow this X-mas.

  8. Kara
    KaraDecember 21,11

    I love this scrub idea! I would love for you to add it to my Best of 2011 link party, as well as any other projects you are most proud of from this year. Visit http://www.petalstopicots.com.
    ~Kara :)

  9. Honey
    HoneyDecember 21,11

    Thank you for another lovely recipe and gift idea! Can’t wait to make it!

    Thank you for sharing this terrific at Potpourri Friday!

  10. Sherry
    SherryDecember 21,11

    Great ideas! Thank you for joining me at Home Sweet Home and have a very Merry Christmas!

  11. Jenifer Harrod
    Jenifer HarrodDecember 22,11

    I have pinned your recipe and I really like the fragrance you have chosen.

    • Stevie
      StevieDecember 22,11

      Thanks, Jenifer. Ya know, it really wakes you up. I love it!

  12. Liz @ The Brambleberry Cottage
    Liz @ The Brambleberry CottageDecember 22,11

    Yay…more wonderful recipes! These would make such fab gifts.

    Thanks for joining the fun at Time Travel Thursday!

    Liz @ The Brambleberry Cottage

  13. Holly
    HollyDecember 22,11

    These look yummy! Thank you for the gift ideas!!

  14. Cameron
    CameronDecember 30,11

    These look so fun – I definitely want to make some!

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  17. Norah
    NorahAugust 21,13

    Sounds fantastic! Thanks for sharing!

  18. Michelle
    MichelleDecember 19,13

    Where can I fid bergamot petals?

  19. Stephanie
    StephanieDecember 20,13

    Michelle, my best suggestion is to grow it! Here are some seeds: http://amzn.to/16HiERB. If you can find any decorative dried petals those will work as well. They are primarily for aesthetics so you don’t need them in the recipe.

  20. Teri
    TeriMay 21,14

    If these are being given as gifts, be sure to tell your recipients that there ARE no preservatives so any water that may get in the jar will lead to bacterial growth. FYI ;)

  21. Carol
    CarolOctober 1,14

    I just received a foot scrub using a homemade coconut oil recipe at a spa. Do you think coconut oil could be substituted in this recipe?

  22. Stephanie
    StephanieOctober 1,14

    Carol, absolutely! Just remember that coconut oil is a solid at colder temperatures so you will want to heat it up to melt it for the recipe. Let us know how the scrub turns out!

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