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Lemon Sugar Scrub Tutorial – Hand Exfoliant For DIY Manicure

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Last Updated on by Buayifa Ojeogwu

Do you want to make a lemon sugar scrub to exfoliate dry hands after house chores or for a manicure day?

Today, I am presenting you with a DIY hand exfoliator made with lemon, sugar, and coconut oil

You can make this easy DIY hand scrub with very few ingredients to exfoliate hands in the kitchen and bathroom.

Let’s go make it.

No time to read? Scroll to the bottom of the page to print a copy of the lemon sugar scrub recipe.

Lemon Sugar Scrub Tutorial - Hand Exfoliant For DIY Manicure

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How To Make Lemon Sugar Scrub – Hand Exfoliator

You can either scroll down to watch the video or read on or print the recipe at the bottom of this page.

Lemon Sugar Scrub Tutorial - Hand Exfoliant For DIY Manicure

Lemon sugar scrub ingredients

  • 1 cup of sugar – a natural exfoliant,
  • 2 tablespoons of lemon juice – a natural antibacterial and cleanser,
  • 2 tablespoons of coconut oil – an anti-aging moisturizer
  • Plus lemon zest for more citrus scent and garnishing
Lemon Sugar Scrub Tutorial - Hand Exfoliant For DIY Manicure

Directions

  1. Mix the lemon juice, sugar, and coconut oil in a bowl
  2. Transfer your scrub into a wide mouth jar/container
  3. Garnish with lemon zest
  4. Place the lid and store in your fridge
  5. Exfoliate your hands whenever they feel dry
  6. Rinse off after several minutes
  7. Pat your hands dry
  8. Your hands will feel smoother and softer 
  9. You can also add this hand scrub to your at-home manicure routine or use just before bedtime.
  10. This lemon sugar scrub will harden up like candy if exposed to air.
  11. So make sure the lid is airtight.

Scroll down to print the recipe.

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How to use lemon sugar scrub for manicure

  1. First, clean your nail polish off (if your nails are painted).
  2. Next, trim your cuticles with a sterilized cuticle trimmer.
  3. Then file and buff your nails.
  4. After that, wash your hands with hand soap or your regular bath soap.
  5. Then exfoliate hands with your lemon sugar scrub, and rinse off after a few minutes.
  6. You don’t have to use hand cream, thanks to the coconut oil in the hand scrub.
  7. Wipe your nails with a cotton ball and polish remover before applying your base coat.
  8. Apply your nail polish twice for a better finish, and make sure it is completely dry before applying the topcoat.
  9. And you’re done. You gave yourself a great DIY manicure.
Lemon Sugar Scrub Tutorial - Hand Exfoliant For DIY Manicure
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Lemon Sugar Scrub Recipe

Lemon Sugar Scrub Tutorial - Hand Exfoliant For DIY Manicure

How to make a lemon sugar scrub for hand exfoliation.

Prep Time 1 minute
Active Time 1 minute
Additional Time 1 minute
Total Time 3 minutes
Difficulty Easy
Estimated Cost Under $5

Materials

  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 2 tbsp. of lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp. of coconut oil
  • Plus lemon zest for scent and garnish

Tools

  • Grater
  • Mason jar
  • Bowl and spoon

Instructions

  1. Mix the lemon juice, sugar, and coconut oil in a bowl
  2. Lemon Sugar Scrub Tutorial - Hand Exfoliant For DIY Manicure
  3. Transfer your scrub into a wide mouth jar/container
  4. Garnish with lemon zest
  5. Lemon Sugar Scrub Tutorial - Hand Exfoliant For DIY Manicure
  6. Place the lid and store it in your fridge
  7. Exfoliate your hands whenever they feel dry
  8. Rinse off after several minutes
  9. Pat your hands dry
  10. Your hands will feel smoother and softer 
  11. You can also add this hand scrub to your at-home manicure routine or use it just before bedtime.
  12. This lemon sugar scrub will harden up like candy if exposed to air.
  13. So make sure the lid is airtight.

Did you make this project?

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You may also love Orange Zest Sugar Scrub.

Lemon Sugar Scrub Tutorial - Hand Exfoliant For DIY Manicure

Boom!

That’s how to make a lemon sugar scrub for exfoliating your hands and keeping them soft.

All the ingredients to make this DIY hand scrub are available in your kitchen.

Make it, use it, love it!

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Zabeen

Thursday 26th of August 2021

Looks very easy and efficient. Will definitely try it. THANKS

Buayifa

Monday 30th of August 2021

Hi Zabeen, Yeah, this DIY lemon sugar hand scrub is easy to make. Please let me know your experience after making and scrubbing your hands with it. Thanks for stopping by. xx, Buayifa.

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