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ginger lime sugar scrub

Give your body a good scrub with luscious lime and ginger!

Keyword beauty, body scrub, ginger lime scrub
Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 uses
Author Lauren Toyota


  • 1/8 C freshly grated ginger
  • 1/2 a lime, juiced
  • 1/2 C light or dark brown sugar
  • 1/4 C virgin coconut oil (warmish/room temperature)


  1. Peel the ginger.

  2. In a mixing bowl grate the ginger into a pulp using a fine grater or rasp.

  3. Add lime juice, brown sugar, and coconut oil.

  4. Using a hand mixer, beat the ingredients together until smooth. You could also use a whisk by hand, but the beater get’s it nice and fluffy.
  5. Transfer the mixture to a wide mouth, shallow jar or a small bowl you can take into the shower.
  6. To use, add warm water to your face first and then using only 1 to 2 teaspoons of the mixture gently massage it into the skin in small gentle circles using only the ring and pinky fingers of each hand and very little pressure. You only need to go over your entire face once with this motion. Then rinse your face with warm water until smooth.

  7. Refrigerate any leftovers and use it a second time during the week after 3 to 4 days. It will warm up in the shower or as you rub it into the skin.

Recipe Notes

Be very gentle when exfoliating. People tend to go nuts with scrubs, but the granules are doing the work with very little pressure.  You may need to go over any rough skin patches on your body like knees, feet, and elbows a couple of times, but when it comes to your face you want to be extra sensitive.