DIY Fall Spice Sugar Scrub with Natural Ingredients

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With fall here what better way to celebrate the season than with a scent inspiring sugar scrub? This DIY Fall Spice Sugar Scrub is easy to make and can be customized based on your scent preference. Plus it’s made with mostly natural ingredients!

DIY Fall Spice Sugar Scrub! This DIY Fall Spice Sugar Scrub Recipe is easy to make and can be customized based on your scent preference. Makes a great homemade gift idea!

You won’t need a scale for my DIY fall spice sugar scrub. I’ve designed this recipe so that you can you basic measuring cups and spoons! I hope you enjoy the autumn inspired fragrance blend of this bath and body recipe as much as I do! Make my DIY fall spice sugar scrub for yourself and a few more as Christmas gifts for friends and family!

DIY Fall Spice Sugar Scrub

© Rebecca D. Dillon


3 Cups Granulated White or Brown Sugar
2 Tablespoons Refined Shea Butter
1/2 Cup of Olive Oil
15 drops of Cinnamon Leaf Essential Oil
15 drops of Vanilla Essential Oil
15 drops of Clove Essential Oil
15 drops Pumpkin Pie Fragrance Oil

Making an autumn scent inspired sugar scrub recipe


Measure out your sugar into a large bowl. In a separate container, measure out the shea butter. Melt in microwave at 50% power until melted. Then stir in olive oil. Follow by adding your essential oils and fragrance oil. (If you prefer to keep your sugar scrub 100% natural, simply omit the fragrance oil from the recipe.) Mix well. Now pour your oil and butter mixture into the sugar and stir until thoroughly combined. Place finished sugar scrub into an airtight container until use. This recipe will fill a container that holds 9-10 fluid ounces.

DIY Natural Sugar Scrub Recipe - Fall Inspired Bath and Body Sugar Scrub Recipe for Exfoliation and Moisture

To use, simply scoop the desired amount from container and massage onto skin. The sugar will exfoliate while the oils penetrate and moisturize skin. Please note that some people are sensitive to clove and cinnamon essential oils. So be sure to test in a small, inconspicuous spot before using all over. I tend to have very sensitive skin but found this recipe did not irritate my skin even using after shaving my legs. For this recipe I specifically used the essential oils from Edens Garden.

Make these sugar scrubs just for you or for family and friends for birthday or holidays – they make great last minute Christmas gifts! And there’s no need to refrigerate!

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Rebecca D. Dillon is a soapmaker, DIY-er and blogger whose life is controlled daily by a dachshund. You can learn more about Rebecca by checking out her bio. Or discover more great skin care & beauty recipes by subscribing to Soap Deli News blog via email.


  1. This would make a great gift! Thanks for sharing your recipe.
    Keep up the amazing work 🙂
    Thanks for sharing at Artsy Corner!

  2. Rebecca we love this! You are being featured on our Facebook page this morning! Thanks for sharing in The Mommy Club. Don’t forget to stop over after 9pm on Tuesday to link up more of your awesome ideas!


  3. This looks great! I bet it smells delicious too! Thanks for joining the party at Keep Calm and Link Up!
    Barbara at Chase the Star

  4. Sounds like a lovely mixture for fall!
    Thanks so much for linking up at I Gotta Create! <3 Christina