Pumpkin Spice Sugar Scrub Recipe

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Learn how to make DIY pumpkin spice sugar scrub and keep your skin looking and feeling amazing. This homemade body scrub recipe is perfect for your fall skincare routine.

Made with all-natural ingredients and essential oils, this easy brown sugar scrub recipe smells like autumn and will leave your skin smooth and glowing.

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DIY Pumpkin Spice Sugar Scrub

This easy 5-minute DIY pumpkin spice sugar scrub recipe smells amazing and leaves your skin silky smooth. 

Make this pumpkin spice sugar scrub in just a few minutes, and welcome Fall with a smile.

The homemade exfoliating scrub can be used on the entire body, is suitable for sensitive skin, and makes a wonderful DIY holiday gift!

This DIY pumpkin scrub not only nourishes your skin during the cold months but is also non-greasy. You can add this DIY pumpkin sugar scrub to your Christmas gift basket.

You’ll love this sugar scrub recipe because it:

  • exfoliates and moisturizes all at once
  • takes about 5 minutes to make it
  • is much less expensive than store-bought sugar scrubs
  • is a great holiday gift
  • is easy to make (non-fancy tools – just melt, stir and pour)
  • smells great
  • has flexible ingredients (so you can pretty much use what you have on hand)

I probably make a DIY exfoliating scrub every week, and my bathroom is full of all sorts of natural body scrubs. And I love blending my own easy DIY sugar scrub recipes to get the skincare and exfoliation that I want. This is DIY pumpkin spice sugar scrub recipe is my new favorite.

pumpkin brown sugar

How to choose essential oils for pumpkin spice sugar scrub?

Now for this pumpkin spice scrub, you’ll want to use about 1 tablespoon of pumpkin pie spice. That will give you a pleasant but not overwhelming pumpkin spice fragrance.

But for this easy pumpkin spice sugar scrub recipe, you can also use essential oils. While they aren’t necessary, adding them can turn your body scrub from simply moisturizing to something that really addresses what is going on with your skin.

Here are the essential oils for DIY pumpkin spice sugar scrub:

2 drops cinnamon leaf

1 drop nutmeg

1 drop ginger

1 drop cardamom

1 drop of sweet orange

This sugar scrub smells fantastic, even without essential oils. If you are pregnant, react sensitive to essential oils, or want to use the scrub for small children, make the sugar scrub without essential oils. You will still get an amazing homemade all-natural sugar scrub with pumpkin.

pumpkin spice sugar scrub

How to make pumpkin spice body scrub

If you’re looking for a luxurious fall scrub, then you have found one. Making this pumpkin spice body scrub is so easy and takes only a few minutes. Here’s what to do:

First, warm the coconut oil in a small sauce flame of low heat. Set aside to cool for a few minutes.

Next, stir in the essential oils, if using.

Put the brown sugar and pumpkin pie spice into a medium mixing bowl

Add the coconut oil and stir well to combine.

Transfer the sugar scrub into clean, sterilized jars.

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Pumpkin Spice Sugar Scrub

homemade pumpkin spice scrub

This easy 5-minutes DIY pumpkin spice sugar scrub recipe smells amazing and leaves your skin silky smooth.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes


  • 1 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 Tbsp Pumpkin Pie Spice
  • 1/4 cup Coconut Oil
  • 10 drops of Sweet Orange Essential Oil (optional)


    1. Mix 1 cup brown sugar and 1 tablespoon pumpkin spice.
    2. Slowly pour in ¼ cup oil, stirring occasionally.
    3. Add ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract and stir.
    4. Scoop into a lidded jar and label it.

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