Delightful Frankincense & Wild Orange Sugar Scrub

delightful frankincense & wild orange sugar scrub

Last week I shared my Ginger-Lime Coconut Body Scrub and this week I have another one for you! I think this is my new favorite scrub…it’s a great one to start your day with. Frankincense and Wild Orange are wonderful together and create a fresh, warm, woodsy-citrusy scent. See, it’s even inspired me to make up words! Woodsy-citrusy?

Plus? Frankincense and Wild Orange have all kinds of amazing benefits:


  • anti-depressant, anti-inflammatory, and immune stimulant
  • helps prevent aging (so, perfect for use in skin care products)
  • helps improve concentration
  • eases impatience and irritability, helps one to have a better attitude (see, perfect for the morning!)

Wild Orange:

  • helps with anxiety
  • helps brighten dull, oily complexion
  • soothes muscle soreness
  • calming and uplifting

This scrub would make the perfect gift for the women in your life, and it’s super easy to make.

Delightful Frankincense & Wild Orange Sugar Scrub

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup + sweet almond oil (can also use grapeseed oil, olive oil, safflower oil, jojoba oil, etc.)
  • 6 drops frankincense essential oil
  • 8 drops wild orange essential oil

Instructions: Mix all ingredients together in a bowl. I usually start with 1/2 a cup oil and add more as needed to reach the consistency I like.

Directions for use: Use 1-2 times a week on wet skin in shower. Scrub in a circular motion on skin, paying special attention to dry areas like elbows. Rinse off. No need to follow with moisturizer because your skin will be soft and moisturized.

* Careful! This makes the floor of your shower slippery!

These are the supplies I use:

For even more scrub recipes of all types, check out Simple Scrubs to Make and Give, my friend Stacy’s eBook with over 30 different scrub recipes perfect for making homemade holiday gifts.

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