Solid Sugar Scrub

Yesterday I created a toiletry tragedy. Today I will show you how to make a solid sugar scrub that will make you proud to sell or give away. Let’s head to the kitchen and may no toiletry tragedy come our way! 

Collect Needed Ingredients:

Ingredients
Olive Melt & Pour Soap
Shea Butter
Polysorbate 20
Sugar
Equipment
Microwave Safe Container
Scale
Spoons

Recipe:

Recipe in Grams
10 grams Olive Melt & Pour Soap
5 grams Shea Butter
5 grams Polysorbate 20
30 grams Sugar
Recipe in Ounces
.35 ounces Olive Melt & Pour Soap
.18 ounces Shea Butter
.18 ounces Polysorbate 20
1.06 ounces Sugar
Recipe in Percentages
20% Olive Melt & Pour Soap
10% grams Shea Butter
10% grams Polysorbate 20
60% grams Sugar

Weigh Melt & Pour Soap and Shea Butter into a microwave safe container. Heat in short bursts until the contents of the container are liquid. DO NOT LEAVE THE MICROWAVE OR GET DISTRACTED! Just a little friendly advice. :-) Add the Polysorbate 20 and Sugar. Stir well. Pour into molds. Package and show off! Now wasn’t that easy?

Note: I added way too much sugar when I made this. Whoops. It made it really hard to mix. I added about 1/4 of hot water. This made the mixture nice, smooth and pourable. I just had to account for some drying time to allow the scrubs to remain solid.

Taylor

Finished Scrubs

Melt & Pour Soap

Weighing Shea Butter

Heated Soap & Shea

Stirring in Sugar

Mixed Scrub

Pouring Scrub into Mold

Solid Scrubs Ready to Cut

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10 Comments

  • suefinley says:

    Are these like lotion bars or are they to be used in the shower?

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  • Taylor says:

    They are to be used on the shower or at the sink. They are really great at exfoliating.

    I hope you like them!

    Taylor

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  • Raquel says:

    I love these scrubs!!! That mold…I must have it LOL.

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  • Simona says:

    just wondering …. would it be doable with a CP soap? to get it trough the gel phase and then add some ground brown sugar and stir and stir… would the sugar cause the soap to act like a volcano? would the sugar set on the bottom of the mould? hm… I am not a fan or melt’n’pour, so if I can do a sugar scrub with CP – I’d be more than happy!

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  • Susan LaFrance says:

    I guess same question as simona, can it be done with a cp soap? Might be fun with a cotton candy fragrance. could a FO be used in the M&P or a color added?

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  • edigo says:

    I dont have polysorbate 20. Can i do this recipe without it? Or could i replace it by something like guar or something else?

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  • Simona says:

    Same question as above: would it make a difference if I omitted the polysorbate 20?

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  • Taylor says:

    You should be just fine if you omit the polysorbate. Happy scrub making!

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  • Nicole says:

    Where did you get that mold? Been looking for something like that for a while!

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    • Andee says:

      This was a sample mold that was found hanging around in our blog test kitchen. At this time, we haven’t found a supplier for this mold. I wish I had better news!

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