Need an easy gift idea or maybe you want to pamper yourself a little? Make this DIY sugar scrub soap. It’s soap and exfoliator all in one. It’s super easy to make starting with melt and pour soap base. Add any scent you like and color too. Come see just how easy it is to make and give as a gift.
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Easy to Make DIY Sugar Scrub Soap

Cook Time3 mins
Total Time3 mins
Servings: 12 Soap
Author: Shelly


  • 4 drops Food Coloring
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 12 oz Shea Butter Soap Base
  • Soap Scent optional
  • Soap Colorant optional


  • Place the sugar into a small bowl and then add the food coloring. Whisk until the food coloring is distributed throughout the sugar.
  • Spread onto a baking sheet to dry.
  • Once dyed sugar is dry, add it to a loaf pan to coat the bottom. Reserving a little for the top if desired.
  • Cut the soap base into small pieces and place it into a microwave safe dish. Microwave on high 30 seconds, stir and microwave another 30 seconds. Keep repeating the microwave and stirring until the soap base is melted.
  • Add the colorant and scent to the melted soap base if desired. Stir to combine.
  • Pour the soap base over the dyed sugar. Sprinkle the reserved sugar on top right way before the soap starts to set.
  • Let the soap sit until cooled and firm.
  • Using a knife cut around the edges of the soap loaf.
  • Use a spatula to gently lift the soap from the pan.
  • Place on a cutting board and cut into squares.