Whether you need a great homemade gift idea or you need some spa products for your own enjoyment, a simple sugar scrub is a great place to start. You can usually use ingredients that come straight from your kitchen or pantry and the recipes are easy and quick to prepare. Here are some ideas found over at Tip Junkie’s roundup of DIY sugar scrubs:

  1. Simple Homemade Sugar Scrub: all you need for this recipe is white sugar, brown sugar and bit of olive oil. Vanilla is also an optional ingredient. Throw it in a nice container and it’s an instant frugal gift.
  2. Corrie’s Brown Sugar Body Scrub: this exfoliator costs pennies to make and will leave you with glowing skin.
  3. Vanilla Brown Sugar Body Scrub: this recipes give you the perfect scrub for heels, knees, elbows and tan legs in the summer.
  4. Lemon Sugar Hand Scrub: this scrub is perfect for those with tired hands. It works well to remove dirt and grime from your nail beds and cuticles, and it only takes minutes to make.

Check out 10 more recipe ideas over at Tip Junkie’s roundup, 14 Easy Homemade Sugar Scrub Recipes.