Homemade Cinnamon Sugar Body Scrub

by | Updated: February 21st, 2019 | Read time: 1 minute

If your skin is dry and scaly, a homemade sugar scrub is just what you need to fight flaky skin this winter. Packed with plant-based ingredients, this cinnamon-sugar version is free of chemicals, animal products and anything artificial. Give your skin some extra care (or make it as an economical gift for someone else) with this nourishing, easy-to-make mix.

Homemade Cinnamon Sugar Body Scrub | Vitacost.com/Blog

Homemade Cinnamon Sugar Body Scrub | Vitacost.com/Blog
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Homemade Cinnamon Sugar Body Scrub

Prep Time 5 minutes
Refrigerate Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes



  1. In bowl, mix lightly melted coconut oil, sugar, essential oil and vanilla if using.
  2. Stir until well combined and pour into mason jar or glass container with lid. Cool in refrigerator for 30 minutes to harden.
  3. Remove from refrigerator and store in bathroom for easy access.
  4. To apply, rub it onto your skin for some natural, soothing exfoliation.

Recipe Notes

Avoid using near your face—especially if you have sensitive skin—to prevent potential breakouts from the oils used. For an alternative, feel free to use another oil that will harden at room temperature, including melted shea butter or shea nut oil.


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