DIY Whipped Pumpkin Body Scrub

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DIY Whipped Pumpkin Body Scrub

Oh how lovely it is to take a moment for a bit of self pampering! If you haven’t tried a sugar scrub before, you’re in for a treat. This fluffy scrub looks almost good enough to eat and is easy to make.

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With the cool, dry weather upon us, skin gets dry and the lipid barrier that protects us can easily become compromised leading to dry, irritated, or cracked skin.  Banish dry, itchy skin on feet, hands, and legs by using our DIY Pumpkin Body Scrub once a week in the bath or shower.

Gift this luxurious body scrub to yourself or pumpkin spice loving friends for the holidays.  It’s so easy to make!   This recipe is easy on the skin, using natural ingredients like essential oils, sugar, and coconut oil.  Scoop your DIY Pumpkin Body Scrub in to an air-tight jar and add a linen ribbon and spoon for a thoughtful gift idea!

If you aren’t familiar with essential oils and how to incorporate them in to your home, head over to this blog post to learn more.

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Watch the video tutorial here!

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Products you may need:

Mixing Bowl

Hand Mixer

Cocont Oil

Almond oil

Fall Blend Essential Oil

Wooden spoon

Light Brown Sugar

White granulated sugar

Air tight jars: I recommend BALL® or Weck Mold Jars.


Gentle exfoliation on the hands and body feels good and helps slough off dry winter skin and leaves your skin feeling fresh and healthy.  Use this DIY Pumpkin Body Scrub once or twice and follow up with your favorite body butter or lotion.   To keep your DIY Pumpkin Body Scrub from spoiling, I’ve omitted the fresh pumpkin and added natural food color along with a few drops of essential oil for a luxurious bath or shower scrub.

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Coconut oil is solid at about 76 degrees.  If your DIY Pumpkin Spice Body Scrub is too solid for your liking, gently heat the oil to soften it.


DIY Whipped Pumpkin Body Scrub

  1. Add 1/2 cup coconut oil, 1/2 cup shea butter, and 1/2 cup cocoa butter to a mixing bowl.
  2. Heat over double boiler until melted.
  3. Add 1/2 cup almond oil.
  4. Place your bowl in the freezer until the mixture becomes a semi solid.
  5. Mix in 1/2 cup light brown sugar and 1/2 cup regular sugar.
  6. Add several drops of natural food coloring to create the desired color you’d like your DIY Pumpkin Spice Hand and Body Scrub to be.
  7. Add 6 to 8 drops of Pumpkin Spice ~Fall Blend essential oil or 1 tsp of pumpkin pie spice to your sugar and oil mixture.
  8. Mix all of the ingredients with a hand mixture until light and fluffy and add to your jars.


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