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Peppermint Sugar Scrub

Peppermint Sugar Scrub


  • 3 cups Dixie Crystals Extra Fine Granulated Sugar
  • 1 cup grape seed or safflower oil
  • Peppermint essential oil
  • Red food coloring - several drops depending on desired color
  • Two 8-oz decorative jars
  • Ribbon and/or wooden spoon


  1. In a bowl, combine sugar and oil. Adjust sugar and oil amounts to achieve desired consistency. Some prefer a dryer scrub and other prefer a smoother scrub.
  2. Mix in peppermint essential oil. Add a few drops at a time until you reach desired fragrance.
  3. Separate the peppermint sugar scrub into 2 smaller bowls. Add drops of red food coloring (one at a time) to one bowl. Continue until you reach desired color.
  4. Spoon in alternating white and red scrub into jar.
  5. Decorate with a bow, candy cane or small wooden spoon.
Dixie Crystals Insight

Invigorating peppermint essential oil, vitamin E-rich safflower oil and pure cane sugar crystals, swirl together in this all-natural body scrub. Peppermint has a cooling and soothing quality and grape seed oil helps deeply moisturize your skin. Double the recipe and make enough to give as a gift and treat yourself too. Peppermint Swirl Sugar Scrub is a thoughtful and inexpensive holiday gift for a family member or teacher and a great remedy for dry, winter skin.