Pamper sole and soul with this gorgeous homemade lavender & peppermint foot scrub.  A fabulously easy yet indulgent gift … if you can persuade yourself to give it away!

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Homemade Lavender & Peppermint Foot Scrub

At a time of year when we are all rushed off our feet, what could be better than a little pampering for sole (and soul!).  This gorgeous homemade foot scrub is the work of mere minutes and will ensure that every day is a spa day!  Err yes please! 

The calming fragrance of lavender combines beautifully with cool invigorating peppermint oil.   And the resulting blend is wonderful for easing aches & pains and re-energising the body and mind. 

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This homemade foot scrub makes a fantastic DIY gift for friends, family and those that need of a little thank-you something.  Inexpensive, quick and easy to make, it’s ideal to prepare in bulk.  Gift a jar of scrub on its own or add to a few other treats for a beautifully thoughtful gift basket.

The scrub makes a fabulous thank you gift for teachers, nurses, keyworkers and anyone else who spends all day on their feet.

It’s also a perfect gift for teenagers to both give and receive.  Their very own homemade Body Shop peppermint foot scrub!

And, in true Jolly Festive style, as always we have created a free printable gift tag for you to attach to your homemade lavender & peppermint foot scrub jars.  Simply download, print out and tie with some pretty ribbon or twine.

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What To Put In A Homemade Lavender & Peppermint Foot Scrub

So, what makes this DIY foot scrub so luxurious?!  The ingredients of course!  Read on to find out how they all blend together to give your feet such a fabulous festive treat!

Ingredients & Other Supplies laid out to make Lavender & Peppermint Foot Scrub

Epsom Salt

The perfect base for this scrub.  The coarse salt grains are ideal for looking after hard-working feet.  With gentle massage, you’ll boost circulation and exfoliate, leaving skin looking brighter and feeling softer.  Westlab Epsom Bath Salt is a brilliant affordable option – get yours here.

Coconut Oil

Naturally antibacterial and full of wonderful fatty acids to help moisturise the skin.  Cold-pressed coconut oil such as this one is widely agreed to be the best option to use on skin. 

How much you add to this homemade foot scrub is down to personal preference although a 2:1 salt : coconut oil ratio tends to work well. 

Lavender Essential Oil

Naturally soothing, lavender oil is great at relaxing muscles and calming both body and mind.  

Peppermint Essential Oil

Cool refreshing peppermint oil will stimulate the mind while cleansing and invigorating the body.

Making DIY Foot Scrub

Download Your Free Labels

Homemade Lavender & Peppermint Foot Scrub Label

Click below for your free printable Lavender & Peppermint Foot Scrub labels pdf.


Steps To Make The Foot Scrub

Homemade Lavender & Peppermint Foot Scrub
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Homemade Lavender & Peppermint Foot Scrub

Pamper sole and soul with this gorgeous homemade lavender & peppermint foot scrub.  A fabulously easy yet indulgent gift … if you can persuade yourself to give it away!
Prep Time30 minutes
Active Time15 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Yield: 2 500g Mason Jars



  • In a large bowl, combine the epsom bath salt and coconut oil.  Stir (using the edge of a spatula to break down any lumps) until fully mixed.
  • Add approximately 20 drops of each of lavender and peppermint oil in turn, stirring the mixture to ensure fully integrated each time.
  • Spoon mixture into clean mason jars, adding a small wooden scoop to the top of each before closing the lid tightly.
  • Add ribbon and label, together with any other decorative embellishments to finish if gifting.


Store at room temperature, out of direct sunlight.
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Jar of DIY Lavender & Peppermint Foot Scrub ready to gift

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And be sure to check out our Wellbeing Gift Guide if you’re looking to spoil a friend or remind yourself to prioritise a little Self-Care.

Whether it’s for a little me-time or someone else, we hope you have fun making and using this homemade lavender & peppermint foot scrub!

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