Coffee Sugar Scrub Recipe {homemade gift idea}

Coffee sugar scrubs are easy to make, package adorably and are good for your skin!  Homemade scrubs are one of the best gifts ever!  They are my new latest craze and after the recent success of my Lemon Sugar Scrub for Mother’s Day gifts I decided that a Coffee Scrub for Teacher Appreciation was the perfect crafty gift.

Coffee Scrub Recipe

I found the recipe for this coffee scrub on A Cup of Mo.  The recipe was super simple.  I added nutmeg to my recipe, however.   I can’t stress enough how easy this recipe was to make.     Plus, the sugar scrubs can be used on the hands, feet and body.  I love to use sugar scrubs in the shower because they are such great exfoliators and the hot water dissolves the sugar crystals before they can be too abrasive.

Coffee Scrub Recipe

Coffee Scrub Recipe

Coffee Scrub Recipe

Mix Together {this recipe fills 4 of those little 4 oz. mason jars}

  • 1 cup ground coffee (any that you like, I used regular coffee, no special flavoring)
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp nutmeg

How to Use:

  • Apply scrub over clean, damp skin.  Rinse and pat dry.

Coffee Scrub

  • Decorate Jar ~ {or don’t if you are keeping for yourself and decorations are not necessary} I used embellishments I had at home.  A ribbon and felt flowers I had in my craft supply closet and then made a tag using a punch I have.  It was super easy and the whole project took me a total of 20 minutes including a run to the store for coffee.  It’s THAT easy.

That’s it!  The Coffe Scrub is read to use or give!

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About Angie

Angie is a CRAFT dabbling, recipe making, WORD loving, sunshine hording, book DEVOURING, Mama to a lot! She's kind of in love with Instagram right now, so if you want her attention, go find here there. {smiling}

Comments

  1. 1

    Another great scrub recipe I’ll be trying. Thanks for sharing.

  2. 13
    Rachelle says:

    I LOVE the smell of coffee! I definitely will try this recipe.

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      Angie
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      It smells sooooo good and you know that since I don’t drink coffee but I love the smell I keep sticking my nose in the jar. 🙂

  3. 15
    Alycia says:

    Oooh a coffee scrub sounds awesome! I might have to try that one too.

  4. 36

    What a great idea….cheap and frugal me wants to know…do you think you could reuse coffee grounds (like the ones that have already been brewed)?

  5. 49
    Ag Chick says:

    I learned this tip from one of the sales ladies at Victoria’s Secret, use the scrub to shave your legs with, it exfoliates as you shave and leaves your skin so smooth and silky! I love to use it instead of shaving cream.

    • 50

      I have an even better shaving tip- use hair conditioner (just go to the Dollar Store and buy the biggest bottle they have). I usually exfoliate the day before I shave so as not to stress my skin too much

  6. 51
    Victoria N says:

    Do adding the oil to the mixture dissolve the sugar over time or would it be better to add the oil as needed if you want to store this mixture for extended periods of time? And also I am thinking of doing 1/2 unbrewed and 1/2 brewed coffee grounds. Unbrewed for smell and brewed grounds because coffee is like gas right now… expensive!!! The brewed grounds should be ok still for exfoliation. Coffee also has awesome health benefits for your skin. http://www.livestrong.com/article/98727-benefits-coffee-skin-care/

  7. 52
    kelly b says:

    I made a 1/4 sized batch, left out the nutmeg – but went with a full tsp (which isn’t exactly 1/4ing the recipe, but I LOVE cinnamon).

    I just tested it – very coarse exfoliator – which for me is excellent right now. I have dry patches I used it one – with good results. I don’t know about daily use, but a few times a week would be excellent on my patches of dry skin. Highly recommended for rough spots!

  8. 53

    ohhh.. i want to try this one too! ive read coffee is good for cellulite!

  9. 54

    this is great! my mom is a huge fan of both coffee and scrub. Got to let her know about this. Thanks for sharing the recipe! Cheers! =)

  10. 55
    Diana D says:

    My 14 year old daughter and I just made some coffee scrub when we spotted the cocoa powder just begging to be thrown in too. Mocha scrub! How good is that! For now we just added a 1/4 recipe to the 1/2 recipe of coffee scrub we had already made, not adding any more spices.
    She beat me to the shower to try it out .
    All that tweeking and making made for a fun and practical home school science and math lesson (any excuse, heh?)
    I’ll let you know if she comes out browner than she was before. Who knows, we may have invented home made fake tan!

  11. 62

    I am 8 months pregnant and am very restrictive on the amount of caffeine I consume, if any, but I love coffee, do you think the caffeine properties would actually soak into the skin when you use it in the shower? I would love to try this just so I can get my coffee kick and get smooth skin!!

  12. 63
    Henneke says:

    I have been using just used coffee grounds for ages now and it works wonderfully, as coffee has natural oils in it and it is a great way to recycle 🙂 …but the added ingredients make this something special for a gift! Will definitely try it.

  13. 72

    Do you end up smelling like coffee all day?

  14. 73
    Violeta L says:

    I have one big question abou all these DIY scrubs, since I plan to make some as christmas presents, how long can u keep ’em? Better in the fridge or oesn’t matter? Thanks!

  15. 76

    Would it make a huge difference if I used vegetable oil instead of olive oil, as I do nt have olive oil on hand?

    • 77

      I am sure that any type of veggie oil will due. I myself would use grape seed oil though. It is PACKED full of vitamin E and it is AWESOME for your skin!

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      You sure can use just about any oil you want. I use jojoba,sesame,vegetable too!

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      Vicki Walker says:

      Cleopatra used olive oil and she was known for her beauty, including beautiful skin.

      My husband occasionally gives me an all-over body massage using only olive oil and my skin feels FABULOUS for days!! It is all natural, which is not necessarily true about other cooking oils.

      Just sayin…….olive oil is my all-time favorite for beauty and cooking! (We keep 2 bottles so they don’t get mixed up between the bed/bath and kitchen! 🙂

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  16. 88

    What do you think the shelf life is of this with the coffee?

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    Does this get put in the fridge? how long does it last for before it goes bad?

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    Question:
    Relative Shelf life, whether to leave in shower or counter?
    And
    Would scented coffee cause a problem?

    Your site is great and I really wanted to make lotion and things as gifts for a family member and these recipes are so nicely done. I just bought Shea and cocoa butter for lotion and now I can make this recipe too! Thank you so much!!

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  20. 100

    This is great, but it makes a huge mess in my tub!

  21. 101

    You sure can use just about any oil you want. I use jojoba,sesame,vegetable too!

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    Virginia Stafford says:

    I made several of your scrubs last night (smaller proportions, since it’s the first time.) I’ll be very interested to know the shelf life for these. I work with my hands a lot, so they get especially rough in the winter. I used the coffee scrub last night – the aroma was wonderful, and I was surprised that my hands did NOT smell like coffee afterwards. However, I wonder if the coffee will be infused into the olive oil over time, eventually leaving a slight scent.

    I used your lemon scrub this morning on my face, very refreshing!

    While in the kitchen, I decided that since I like almond so much, I made a scrub with brown sugar and almond extract! Do you know how delicious it is to lick the bowl?!

    THEN…as I was trying to coax my daughter to sniff these, she was too pre-occupied with her “dessert,” spooning chocolate chip cookie dough out of a tub. So guess what? I went back to the kitchen and mixed brown sugar, olive oil, cocoa powder and vanilla extract for a fourth scrub!!!!

    Again, before I give these as gifts, I will want to know how long they last. Since I’ve started making other skin care products and soaps, I might see if adding Vitamin E oil and grapefruit seed extract will help prolong the shelf life.

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