Tis the season for cranberries…. in a sugar scrub. This DIY Cranberry Orange Sugar Scrub is easy to whip together, smells amazing, and looks festive for gift giving. I love giving homemade gifts and the women in your life will be asking for another batch of this. The full recipe yields two cups, so feel free to double if making for gifts.
Cranberry Orange Sugar Scrub Ingredients
First, gather your ingredients including fresh cranberries. Adding vitamin E oil is optional. The below recipe does not require it but it is good for the health of your skin.
Puree your cranberries in a food processor or blender with a tad bit of water. This will give you the color and holiday scent to enjoy.
Next, add your cranberry mixture to your sugar scrub base. Add your sweet orange essential oil and vitamin E if you’d like.
Once your sugar scrub is mixed well, it’s time for jarring. You can store your sugar scrub in an airtight container and place in the refrigerator for up to a month. The small mason jars make the perfect size for gifting.
This recipe is the perfect way to relax during the stressful holiday season. Use in a nice warm shower or bath.
Print the full recipe below.
DIYCranberry Orange Sugar Scrub
Cranberry Orange Sugar Scrub
- 2/3 cup fresh cranberries
- 2 tbsp water
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 1/2 cup coconut oil
- 10 drops sweet orange essential oil
Add the sugar and coconut oil to a medium mixing bowl.
Purée the cranberries and water in a food processor or blender. Add to the sugar and coconut oil.
Sprinkle 10 to 12 drops of orange essential oil into the bowl and stir well to mix all of the ingredients.
Transfer to an airtight glass container and store in the refrigerator for up to one month.
How to Use:
Wet skin with warm water in the shower and apply the cranberry orange sugar scrub. Enjoy the sweet and delicious holiday aroma!
Gently rub skin in a circular motion. The sugar is great for exfoliating and the coconut oil is a natural moisturizer. The orange essential oil awakens and energizes the senses.
Rinse with warm water and pat dry with a towel.
Apply your favorite skin moisturizer.
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