DIY Vanilla Coffee Sugar Scrub

DIY Vanilla Coffee Sugar Scrub

While this is a delicious smelling body scrub that would make an awesome handmade gift for any time of year, Mother’s Day is just around the corner! Not only will any coffee lover be enamored with the smell of this sugar scrub, caffeine is also shown to have great results when applied to your skin. This scrub comes together in just minutes.


  • 1 cup coconut oil
  • ¾ cup coffee grounds (not instant)
  • ¾ cup evaporated cane juice (or other coarse sugar)
  • 3-4 droppers full vanilla essential oil in jojoba

Mix all ingredients together until well combined. Use as a body scrub in the shower. It’s that simple!

I found the built in dropper in the vanilla oil to be hard to use to I removed it and use the dropper shown in the below pic. The recipe use 3-4 droppers full.

DIY Vanilla Coffee Sugar Scrub



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  1. Oh coffee goodness. I have done something similar to this and I cannot wait to try this one combining the coffee and sugar.

  2. Hi Dawn! Just wanted to let you know that I’m featuring you in my Mother’s Day round up tomorrow! (If you would rather not be featured, no prob. Just let me know). I love this scrub:)

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  3. I’m not a die hard coffee drinker, but I do love the smell. This is such a great idea!

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