Citrus Sugar Body Scrub

Words by Louise Miller

Photography by Lauren Legatt

We love this scrub any time of year—it is energizing and effective.

The oats and coconut oil provide nourishment, the sugar exfoliates, and the Grapefruit, Peppermint, and Sweet Orange leave your body smelling fresh and feeling cleansed. Consider it the perfect Friday night ritual.


1/2 cup dry oats

1/2 cup white sugar

1/4 cup coconut oil

10 drops Sweet Orange Essential Oil

10 drops Grapefruit Essential Oil

10 drops Peppermint Essential Oil

How to use it

  1. Add the oats, sugar, and coconut oil to a small mixing bowl.
  2. Add the essential oils and mix together with a spoon.
  3. Apply the scrub all over your body, rubbing it in circular motions for 20-30 seconds.
  4. Rinse off in the shower or tub.
  5. Get ready for soft-skin compliments.