Lemon Poppy Seed Sugar Scrub Recipe. A clean beauty bath time treat for beautiful soft skin. This all natural, lemon poppy seed sugar scrub recipe is a luxe, super creamy DIY body scrub that's perfect your natural skin care routine. Naturally scented with essential oils, this lemon poppy seed sugar scrub recipe, this natural sugar scrub recipe has a fresh and invigorating lemon mint fragrance for the perfect morning pick me up! Get glowing skin for spring with this natural beauty recipe.

Lemon Poppy Seed Sugar Scrub Recipe: A Luxe Creamy Body Scrub DIY for Soft Beautiful Skin

March 9, 2014
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One of my favorite bath time products that I like to treat myself with whenever possible is a luxurious sugar scrub! This all natural, lemon poppy seed sugar scrub recipe is a luxe, super creamy body scrub that’s perfect for any natural skin care routine. Naturally scented with essential oils, this lemon poppy seed sugar scrub recipe has a fresh and invigorating lemon mint fragrance for the perfect morning pick me up!

Lemon Poppy Seed Sugar Scrub Recipe for your natural skin care routine. One of my favorite bath time products that I like to treat myself with whenever possible is a luxurious sugar scrub! This all natural, lemon poppy seed sugar scrub recipe is a luxe, super creamy body scrub that's perfect for any natural skin care routine. Naturally scented with essential oils, this lemon poppy seed sugar scrub recipe has a fresh and invigorating lemon mint fragrance for the perfect morning pick me up!

Since the shower is where I get most of my “quiet” time, it’s also where I sort through the things I need to do for the day, work out issues and just simply unwind. Treating myself to a homemade sugar scrub is the perfect way to sneak in that much needed self care.

Not only does the fresh, invigorating scent of essential oils help me unwind from a long day and ease tension, but it also helps to keep my skin looking great, With warm weather on the way, this is even more important with than ever! Don’t we all want to show off beautiful, glowing skin as we head into spring?

Spring Inspired Natural Lemon and Poppyseed Homemade Sugar Scrub Recipe

Here’s a new natural lemon poppy seed sugar scrub recipe I created this weekend that you can treat yourself to anytime! And you don’t have to be in the tub to enjoy it! Keep some by the sink to exfoliate and moisturize hands throughout the day.

I crafted my natural lemon poppy seed sugar scrub with spring in mind. Thus the fresh lemon fragrance and poppy seeds. The addition of shea butter makes this homemade body scrub extra creamy, rather than oily or drippy. Messy scrubs are one of my biggest pet peeves. I hope you enjoy this natural sugar scrub recipe much as I do!

Natural Homemade DIY Creamy Lemon Poppy Seed Sugar Scrub Recipe

Lemon Poppy Seed Sugar Scrub Recipe

© Rebecca D. Dillon

Ingredients:

4.25 oz. white granulated sugar
1 oz. refined shea butter
.5 oz. jojoba oil
.25 oz. apricot kernel oil
.5 ml lemongrass essential oil
.5 ml peppermint essential oil
1/2 teaspoon poppy seeds

Instructions:

Using a digital kitchen scale weigh out the shea butter in a large glass pyrex measuring cup. Heat on reduced power in the microwave just until melted, then weigh out the jojoba and apricot kernel oil and stir into the liquified shea butter. Measure out the essential oils using a graduated plastic transfer pipette and add to the oils. (If you’d like to tint your scrub as I did, simply add 2-3 drops of food coloring or liquid melt and pour soap colorant.)

Beauty DIY - Natural Homemade Lemon and Poppy Seed Sugar Scrub Recipe

In a separate container weigh out the sugar and add the poppy seeds. Pour the sugar and poppy seeds into the melted shea butter and oils and mix well using a fork. Finally spoon into a container of your choice. I used a glass jar with a bail lid that I purchased from Target for under $4. You can also find larger, 20 oz. glass jars at the Dollar Tree.

If you’d like to swap out the essential oils for a fragrance oil, use 2 ml of your fragrance oil of choice. Keeping with the lemon theme, I’m pretty sweet on using lemon pound cake fragrance oil.

Freshen up your spring skin care routine with this natural lemon poppy seed sugar scrub recipe with essential oils for beautiful, soft skin! Exfoliate and moisturize your skin with this natural beauty recipe for glowing skin. This creamy homemade body scrub recipe is perfect your natural beauty regimen and is naturally scented with peppermint and lemon for a fresh, invigorating morning pick me up! The best clean beauty, bath time treat for daily self care.

 

If you like my easy body scrub recipe for making a lemon poppy seed sugar scrub, then be sure to pin this project to Pinterest for later. Alternately, for more pampering bath and body recipes, peruse and follow my DIY Bath & Body board on Pinterest here.

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7 Comments

  • teri

    March 10, 2014 at 6:02 am

    I have got to make these. I bet they smell so good.

  • Jenny

    March 10, 2014 at 1:31 pm

    This recipe looks great! Love the addition of Shea butter! Do you think I could sub in other oils, like sweet almond, avocado?

    1. Rebecca D. Dillon

      March 10, 2014 at 5:46 pm

      You could sub the jojoba and apricot kernel oil for other carrier oils that are liquid at room temperature.

  • Marissa

    May 8, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    Are all of your scrubs shelf-stable? They all sound so wonderful!

    1. Rebecca D. Dillon

      May 8, 2014 at 4:30 pm

      They are. Thanks!

  • Susan

    September 8, 2014 at 7:22 pm

    How much does this make?

    1. Rebecca D. Dillon

      September 8, 2014 at 7:42 pm

      Approximately 6.5 oz. by weight. For any of the recipes, just total the ingredients by weight for the final yield.

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