This is a lovely, soft and gentle Brown Sugar Scrub, perfect for the delicate skin on your face and neck.  Brown sugar is a wonderful exfoliating ingredient and contains glycolic acid which fights bacteria; honey is incredible for the skin because of its antioxidant and antibacterial properties; and if you use olive oil as your carrier oil, it is probably something you can whip up with ingredients you have in your pantry right now.

Ummm, how many favourite recipes can one person have?


Makes: 200 g Prep time: < 5 min.


• 100 g brown sugar
• 50 g raw or white sugar
• 30 g carrier oil (fractionated coconut oil and sweet almond oil are popular choices)
• 20 g honey


1. Add all ingredients to a bowl and mix until combined.
2. Transfer into container of choice.

To Use

Wet face and scoop a small amount of scrub, rubbing gently in a circular motion over face and neck. Rinse with warm water.

Krissy Ballinger

Krissy Ballinger


Krissy wants to see a world where people make conscious choices that honour both humans and habitat. It is her mission to gently guide people towards this beautiful way of life. With a background in education and health promotion, she devotes her time to increasing awareness on common and avoidable toxins, as well as educating individuals on simple ways they can adjust their lifestyles to better serve themselves, and the planet. Natural DIY is Krissy’s speciality, and she has sold over 80,000 copies of her recipe books, including her latest book, The Lifestyle Edit, the award-winning, Naturally Inspired - Simple DIY Recipes for Body Care and Cleaning, and her kids book, Make & Play - Natural DIY Recipes for Kids.

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