This strawberry and chocolate fudge solid sugar scrub bars recipe makes fantastic treats for your skin! Indulge in sugar and chocolate with none of the calories. These make great homemade gifts plus they're perfect for dry winter skin.

Strawberry Chocolate Solid Sugar Scrub Bar Recipe for Valentine’s Day

December 30, 2016
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Learn how to make homemade Valentine’s Day gifts with this solid sugar scrub bar recipe. A sweet treat for DIY Valentine’s Day gifts, these strawberry & chocolate solid sugar scrub bars resemble fudge. They make a delightful homemade gift idea for her to exfoliate and hydrate dry winter skin as part of any natural beauty regimen for winter skin care.

Strawberry & Chocolate Solid Sugar Scrub Bar Recipe for Valentine's Day. Learn how to make homemade Valentine's Day gifts with this solid sugar scrub bar recipe. A sweet treat for DIY Valentine's Day gifts, these strawberry & chocolate solid sugar scrub bars resemble fudge. They make a delightful homemade gift idea for her to exfoliate and hydrate dry winter skin as part of any natural beauty regimen for winter skin care. Make fantastic treats for your skin with this easy bath and body recipe.

How to Make Solid Sugar Scrub Bars for Valentine’s Day

This strawberry & chocolate fudge solid sugar scrub bar recipe makes fantastic treats for your skin! Indulge in all of the sugar and chocolate your heart desires with none of the calories. Not only do my solid sugar scrub bars make great homemade gifts for Valentine’s Day, they’re absolutely perfect for dry winter skin!

My strawberry & chocolate solid sugar scrub bar recipe is  incredibly easy to make. Plus it can be customized with every “flavor” combination you can dream up. Simply switch up the fragrance oils you choose to use – a chocolate fragrance oil combined with lavender essential oil is also an amazing combination! – and try different color variations.

This strawberry and chocolate fudge solid sugar scrub bars recipe makes fantastic treats for your skin! Indulge in sugar and chocolate with none of the calories. These make great homemade gifts plus they're perfect for dry winter skin.

Following is my strawberry & chocolate solid sugar scrub bar recipe. I hope you love this natural winter skin care recipes as much as I do! (I gave mine as homemade Christmas gifts this year. However, I really love this idea for homemade Valentine’s Day gifts too.)

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Strawberry & Chocolate Solid Sugar Scrub Bar Recipe

© Rebecca D. Dillon

Ingredients (fudge bottom):

2.5 oz. detergent free baby buttermilk melt & pour soap base
.35 oz. dark cocoa butter wafers
3.65 oz. refined shea butter
.5 oz. avocado oil
.7 oz. sweet almond oil
.5 oz. chocolate fragrance oil, or similar
16.5 oz. granulated white sugar

Ingredients: (strawberry icing):

1.25 oz. detergent free baby buttermilk melt & pour base
2 oz. refined shea butter
.6 oz. sweet almond oil
.25 oz. strawberries & champagne fragrance oil, or similar
8.25 oz. granulated white sugar
liquid red soap colorant, to suit

This strawberry and chocolate fudge solid sugar scrub bars recipe makes fantastic treats for your skin! Indulge in all of the sugar and chocolate your heart desires with none of the calories. Not only do my fudge solid sugar scrub bars make great homemade gifts - think Valentine's Day! - they're absolutely perfect for dry winter skin!

Instructions for making my solid sugar scrub bar recipe:

To make my strawberry & chocolate solid sugar scrub bar recipe, you’ll begin by making the fudge bottom and using those ingredients first. You’ll need a digital scale to weigh out the ingredients as well as an Ozera 6-Cavity Rectangle Silicone Soap Mold or similar.

Begin by weighing out the dark cocoa butter wafers, shea butter and soap base in the amounts called for in the ingredients for the fudge bottom. Combine in a double boiler and gently heat until melted.

If you do not have a double boiler, you can use a microwave. You’ll need to combine and melt the dark cocoa butter and shea butter first at 40-50% power until mostly melted then melt the soap base with the butters the rest of the way. You do not want to overheat your ingredients so stopping and melting the ingredients as you go is also helpful.

Once melted remove from heat.

Now weigh out the avocado and sweet almonds oils along with the fragrance oil of your choice and stir into the melted butters and soap base.

Next you’ll want to weigh out the sugar into a large Pyrex measuring cup.

Pour the sugar into the liquid mixture of oils, butters, soap and fragrance mixing as you go. Once thoroughly combined use a spatula to pour/spoon the mixture evenly into all six of the mold cavities. Flatten with the spatula. (Hint. Place your mold on a cutting board for easy transfer to another location later.)

The mixture will almost fill each cavity. This is what you want so you can build up an icing top.

While the bottom of your fudge solid sugar scrub bars are setting up, you’ll need to mix up the ingredients for the icing top!

Using a digital scale to weigh out all of the ingredients, heat and melt the shea butter and baby buttermilk soap base. Add the sweet almond oil and fragrance along with 2-4 drops of the liquid soap colorant. Then, just as you did with the fudge bottom, mix in the sugar.

Once the sugar is thoroughly combined you can begin spooning the strawberry “icing” top onto the tops of the fudge bottoms in your mold. Evenly add the mixture to the tops of all the mold cavities and then go back and spread the tops with a spatula or butter knife until the you reach your desired look.

(Hint. For a truer pink avoid using carrier oils that have a deep yellow or green tint to them if making substitutions for the sweet almond oil. You’ll also want to avoid fragrance oils with vanilla in them if you don’t want your tops to turn tan to brown over time.)

This strawberry and chocolate fudge solid sugar scrub bars recipe makes fantastic treats for your skin! Indulge in all of the sugar and chocolate your heart desires with none of the calories. Not only do my fudge solid sugar scrub bars make great homemade gifts they're absolutely perfect for dry winter skin!

Sprinkle the tops with fine ground pink Himalayan salt and fine ground sea salt as desired. This is optional but I think it looks nice!

Now place your fudge solid sugar scrub bars in the fridge until they harden completely.

This strawberry and chocolate fudge solid sugar scrub bars recipe makes fantastic treats for your skin! Indulge in all of the sugar and chocolate your heart desires with none of the calories. Not only do my fudge solid sugar scrub bars make great homemade gifts they're absolutely perfect for dry winter skin!

Once the bars from my strawberry & chocolate solid sugar scrub bar recipe have set up, carefully unmold them. Then, using a Chef’s knife, cut each solid sugar scrub bar in half.

This strawberry and chocolate fudge solid sugar scrub bars recipe makes fantastic treats for your skin! Indulge in all of the sugar and chocolate your heart desires with none of the calories. Not only do my fudge solid sugar scrub bars make great homemade gifts they're absolutely perfect for dry winter skin!

Then wrap each of the two halves in Kabnet wax – or similar grease resistant deli wrap – and tie off them off with baker’s twine. (Hint. Places like Sam’s Club sell Kabnet Wax.)

If you are making my fudge solid sugar scrub bars to sell rather than to gift or for personal use, then you’ll need to be sure to label the bottoms of these to meet state and federal laws. If you’re unsure about the rules and regulations regarding labeling cosmetics, I highly recommend the book, Soap and Cosmetic Labeling: How to Follow the Rules and Regs Explained in Plain English, by Marie Gale.

Solid Sugar Scrub Bar Recipe for DIY Valentine's Day Gifts. Make homemade Valentine's Day gifts with this strawberry & chocolate solid sugar scrub bar recipe. A sweet treat for DIY Valentine's Day gifts, these strawberry & chocolate solid sugar scrub bars resemble fudge. They make a delightful homemade gift idea for her to exfoliate and hydrate dry winter skin as part of any natural beauty regimen for winter skin care. Make fantastic treats for your skin with this easy bath and body recipe.

Love my strawberry & chocolate solid sugar scrub bar recipe? Then be sure to pin this Valentine’s Day inspired solid sugar scrub bar recipe to Pinterest for later. Want more ideas for natural winter skin care? You can discover more of my body scrub recipes here. Or follow my DIY Bath and Body Pinterest board for even more great ideas.

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More Homemade Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

Hunting for more DIY ideas for homemade Valentine’s Day gifts? Try one of my other Valentine’s Day themed bath and body recipes for natural skin care. Also be sure to check out my DIY Valentine’s Day Gifts Pinterest board.

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