DIY Peppermint Candy Cane Sugar Scrub Cubes Recipe

November 19, 2018 separator DIY Bath & Body

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I have a hard time embracing winter, so I make the best of it where I can. 

For me, it’s all about staying warm and cozy with a nice, hot beverage or a nice, hot bath! 

Or the holidays, but that’s a story for another day. 

Let’s focus on the bath for now, shall we? 

This DIY peppermint candy cane sugar scrub cubes recipe is the perfect way to pamper yourself — or the perfect gift for a friend!

But first…

Other DIY Bath & Body Recipes to Make

Are you as much of a DIY gift-giver as I am? 

If so, then I have to recommend a DIY bath and body gift basket. You can make a few different things — sugar scrubs, soap, bath salts — and put it all in a cute DIY makeup bag!

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Supplies

DIY Peppermint Candy Cane Sugar Scrub Cubes Recipe - Supplies

 

Instructions for Making DIY Candy Cane Sugar Scrub Cubes

DIY Peppermint Candy Cane Sugar Scrub Cubes Recipe - Step 1

1. Place the candy canes in a plastic bag and crush with a hammer or rolling pin.

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Sprinkle a teaspoon of crushed peppermint into each compartment of the silicone cube mold. Set the mold aside.

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2. In a small mixing bowl, combine the coconut oil, peppermint essential oil, vitamin E oil, and soap colorant.

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3. Place sugar in a medium mixing bowl, and pour the coconut oil mixture on top.

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Stir the mixture together until evenly combined.

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4. Melt the shea butter melt and pour soap in the microwave on high for 30 seconds at a time. Check and stir after each 30-second interval, and continue to microwave until the soap is completely melted. 

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5. Quickly pour the melted soap into the sugar mixture, stirring until mixed.

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6. It will start to harden right away, so immediately scoop the mixture into the mold. Fill each cube up to the top, and use your fingers to pack it down firmly.

5. Set the mold aside to fully harden. After an hour or two, you’ll be able to pop the cubes out. 

Store your candy cane sugar scrub cubes in an airtight container. 

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How to Use Your Peppermint Sugar Scrub Cubes

  1. Bring one or two of the candy cane sugar scrub cubes with you into the shower or bath. Tip: Be sure to grab them before your hands are wet, or the rest of the jar will get soggy!
  2. Get your hands wet, and squish the peppermint sugar scrub cubes between your palms.
  3. Use them to exfoliate and moisturize, just like you would with a sugar scrub. 
  4. Rinse with warm water and pat dry with a towel.
  5. Be sure to use your favorite moisturizer when you get out of the bath or shower to lock in all that moisture!

Printable Supply List and Instructions

DIY Peppermint Candy Cane Sugar Scrub Cubes

Instructions

1. Place the candy canes in a plastic bag and crush with a hammer or rolling pin.

Sprinkle 1 teaspoon of crushed peppermint into each compartment of the silicone cube mold. Set the mold aside.

2. In a small mixing bowl, combine the coconut oil, peppermint essential oil, vitamin E oil, and soap colorant.

3. Place sugar in a medium mixing bowl, and pour the coconut oil mixture on top.

Stir the mixture together until evenly combined.

4. Melt the shea butter melt and pour soap in the microwave on high for 30 seconds at a time. Check and stir after each 30-second interval, and continue to microwave until the soap is completely melted. 

5. Quickly pour the melted soap into the sugar mixture, stirring until mixed.

6. It will start to harden right away, so immediately scoop the mixture into the mold. Fill each cube up to the top, and use your fingers to pack it down firmly.

5. Set the mold aside to fully harden. After an hour or two, you'll be able to pop the cubes out. 

Store your candy cane sugar scrub cubes in an airtight container. 

DIY Peppermint Candy Cane Sugar Scrub Cubes Recipe

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