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DIY Perfect Pumpkin Salt Scrub Recipe

September 11, 2013

DIY Handmade Perfect Pumpkin Salt Scrub Recipe with Printable Pumpkin Labels - Perfect for Fall Themed Gifts or Halloween Party FavorsOctober always brings around thoughts of Halloween and, of course, the seasonal fragrance of pumpkin! And what better way to kick off your Halloween party than with Perfect Pumpkin Salt Scrub party favors? These exfoliating salt scrubs are not only made with nutrient rich pumpkin seed oil and even real pumpkin seed flakes, but they also smell like a delicious mouth watering pumpkin pie with a touch of cinnamon and clove spice and just a hint of maple syrup.

I made these fun and festive fall salt scrubs with a diy salt scrub kit I received from Wholesale Supplies Plus. The kit comes with everything you need to make your own set of ten fabulously scented pumpkin bath products minus a few tools like a hand mixer, a glass bowl, and a spoon or spatula to mix it all together. (A digital kitchen scale is also recommended but not required.) These are fairly easy to make, so you don’t have to own a bath & beauty biz to make these fun treats. They are perfect for seasonal gift giving or party favors.

I took several of these to the women I work with in the office and they instantly fell in love with the pumpkin scent. So no matter who you choose to make these for, they’re sure to be appreciated. Keep reading to learn how to make your homemade pumpkin scented salt scrubs and for a chance to win the very same Perfect Pumpkin Salt Scrub DIY Kit from Wholesale Supplies Plus that I used so you can make your own.

DIY Pumpkin Salt Scrub Bath Recipe with Printable Pumpkin Labels - Perfect for Fall Themed Gifts or Halloween Party FavorsPerfect Pumpkin Salt Scrub Recipe

(from Wholesale Supplies Plus)


1 lb. Crafter’s Choice Foaming Bath Whip
2 cups European Fine Grain Spa Salt
8 Tablespoons Pumpkin Seed Oil
4 Tablespoons Castor Oil
2 Tablespoons Glycerin
4 Tablespoons Pumpkin Flakes
2 teaspoons Phenonip
1 teaspoon Crafter’s Choice Perfect Pumpkin Fragrance Oil


The above recipe will yield approximately five 4 oz. jars with 6 oz. of product by weight. If you buy the kit for this project from WSP, it comes with double these amounts and will yield ten 4 oz. jars. However, with double the amount in the kit, you still need to make this recipe in the smaller batch size indicated above.  While the kit states it makes approximately ten salt scrubs, I actually got twelve scrubs from this kit. Yay! It will take you about a half hour to create your scrubs. (You can view the original version of this recipe at Wholesale Supplies Plus here. Alternately you can purchase the kit here.)

Start by adding 1lb. (16 oz.) of the foaming bath whip to a large glass bowl. Using a hand mixer, blend on medium speed until the product is fluffy. Next add one cup of the spa salt to the bath whip and mix in with a spoon. Once mixed, add the second cup and mix again. You can *try* to blend this with the hand blender after adding the salt, but I don’t recommend it. I tried it and my cheap Pyrex blender that I bought to use once to make marshmallows couldn’t move and locked up. So save your blender and mix by hand. It will take a little muscle, but you’re blender will thank you.

Now measure out and stir in the pumpkin seed oil, castor oil and glycerin. Mix well with a sturdy spoon or spatula. Once combined thoroughly, stir in the pumpkin flakes, phenohip and fragrance oil. Then spoon 6 oz. (by weight) of product into five 4 oz. heavy wall jars. (Don’t forget the lids!)

Don’t like pumpkin? Substitute the Perfect Pumpkin fragrance oil for another seasonal fragrance. Some of my other favorite seasonal fragrance oils are Peppermint Cream and Frosted Cranberry!

Fall Beauty DIY – Handmade Perfect Pumpkin Salt Scrub Recipe with Printable Labels – Wonderful Halloween Party Favor or DIY Seasonal Fall Favors and GiftsFinally, add the labels. I have several versions of my Printable Pumpkin Salt Scrub Labels available for download here with and without an ingredient list and in both color and black and white! Just print the page with the labels of your choice onto a full page label sheet. (Check out more of my diy projects with printable labels here.)


  • Mariselys

    September 11, 2013 at 9:18 pm

    Another great recipe! I love WSP foaming bath whip. It is so versatile. Can’t wait to make this scrub.

  • jabina

    September 11, 2013 at 10:00 pm

    I would like to make this.

  • Alli

    September 12, 2013 at 7:14 am

    What a great fall project! I’m going to make this!

  • Kathy

    September 12, 2013 at 8:15 am

    This looks amazing!!

    1. Kathy

      September 12, 2013 at 8:15 am

      I would love to use the scrubs as gifts for my friends. Nothing beats homemade!

  • Karin

    September 12, 2013 at 10:29 am

    WSP is my #1 supplier for my small business needs, from M&P soap base to fragrances to salts to tools to packaging. Looking forward to adding this recipe to my arsenal.

  • Rachel

    September 12, 2013 at 10:31 am

    Thanks for hosting such a great giveaway!

  • Amy Orvin

    September 12, 2013 at 12:21 pm

    I’d buy for gifts

  • Priyanjana Roy

    September 13, 2013 at 1:56 am

    love the idea of pumpkin is very nice

  • Kim @ 2justByou

    September 14, 2013 at 1:53 pm

    I would shop for lots of DIY projects for our own family use and to make as gifts, maybe try to sell them too.
    Thanks for the chance!

  • Sharee

    September 15, 2013 at 5:06 pm

    Such awesome recipes. I love your stuff.

  • Kayla H

    September 17, 2013 at 12:26 am

    I would totally make DIY soap for wedding favors!

  • Priyanjana Roy

    September 19, 2013 at 4:24 pm

    I used this and loved it!

  • Kit Novak

    September 19, 2013 at 9:37 pm

    Thank you for sharing Wholesale Supplies Plus with us! What an awesome place. DIY bath and body is something that I usually find overwhelming. But since they send you everything you need in kits creating yummy stuff is a no brainer. I will be crafting hardcore this holiday season!

  • Dianne

    September 19, 2013 at 9:38 pm

    Perfect gift for fall.

  • Courtney Tucker

    September 20, 2013 at 2:03 am

    I like making my own bath and body products, also candles, make presents too so get my supplies from there.

  • Ronda

    September 20, 2013 at 11:25 am

    I have thoroughly enjoyed your site and excited to receive my order from Wholesale Supplies Plus. I am holding my daughters first baby shower in a month and was searching for some DIY ideas for favors! Your kit ideas for my Sugar and Spice Theme Shower will be absolutely perfect!! Thanks so much for everything!!

  • Theresa Merkling

    September 20, 2013 at 5:07 pm

    Just getting back into the whole DIY thing – yours is an easy to get lost in site with all the great supplies!

  • Lori G

    September 21, 2013 at 4:39 am

    Mmmm pumpkin 🙂 I am going to make some scrub this weekend!

  • Katy @ Lolly Linens

    September 22, 2013 at 2:43 pm

    Great stuff, thank you. I am making scrubs for Christmas presents.

  • Marcia

    September 27, 2013 at 1:08 am

    I would love to shop at wholesale Supplies Plus for my DIY projects: Foot Scrub, lotions & making my own makeup.

  • mbs4m

    September 27, 2013 at 9:31 pm

    Awesome blog and giveaway!

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