5 DIY Body Scrub Recipes

It’s no secret that salt and sugar are great exfoliants because of their granular size they are perfect for sloughing away dull skin. For extremely rough skin the more salt the better but if your going for a gentle scrub try using brown sugar instead. If you are looking for a new body scrub to try out then just keep on reading.

5 diy body scrub recipes

Orange Coconut Scrub

Rejuvenate your skin with this collagen boosting scrub. Oranges are rich in Vitamin C which is an essential boost to collagen. Vitamin C also helps prevent swelling and reduce the look of acne. Coconut Oil will moisturize your skin and create a natural glow.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup sea salt
  • 1/3 cup raw sugar
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 30 drops of orange
  • 1 Tbsp. essential oil

Directions:

Fill a jar with the sea salt, adding in the raw sugar on top. Pour in the coconut and essential oils, finishing with the 30 drops of orange juice. Mix together and you’ve got your scrub.

Whipped Grapefruit Mint Scrub

When grapefruit is applied directly to the skin, the antioxidants fight off fine lines, blemishes, discoloration, and wrinkles, but it’s also great for revitalizing the rest of your body. Adding mint into the scrub makes for a natural astringent, leaving your skin feeling cool and refreshed.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • zest of 1 grapefruit
  • 1 Tbsp. grapefruit juice
  • 10 drops peppermint oil
  • 25 drops grapefruit oil

Directions:

Mix coconut oil and white sugar in an electric mixer until a thick paste is formed. Add in grapefruit zest, juice, oil and peppermint, then beat together. Mix on low until the ingredients are blended together, then pour into jar and store in the fridge.

Lemon Cider Scrub

Lemon juice is loaded with citric acid and is known as a lightening agent, so if you’ve got dark spots on your body, this is the scrub for you. Plus lemon removes impurities in your skin. Apple cider vinegar also works as an acne cleanser with its antiseptic, which is perfect for body acne.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1/2 Tbsp. honey
  • 1 Tsp. apple cider vinegar

Directions:

Pour sugar into your jar or container, then mix in coconut oil and lemon juice. Add honey and apple cider vinegar and mix together for a fresh body scrub.

Almond and Vanilla Scrub

Both almond oil and vanilla essence penetrate your skin for long-lasting moisture. This scrub will leave your skin healthy and hydrated, not to mention smelling great too.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup of muscovado sugar
  • 1/2 cup oats
  • 1/2 cup almond oil
  • 2 Tsp. vanilla essence

Directions:

Mix sugar and oats together in a jar and add in almond oil. Top off the mixture with vanilla essence, then mix together until thick for a yummy smelling scrub.

Rose Petal Scrub

Rose petals contain everything necessary for a good cleanser, they reduce the appearance of acne, release antioxidants, and tone skin. Mixed with moisturizing coconut and almond oil, your skin will look beautiful.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup rose petals
  • 1/2 cup raw sugar
  • 1/2 cup almond oil

Directions:

Pour coconut oil into the jar, then set rose petals on top of the coconut oil and add in sugar. Top it off with almond oil, then let the oils soak into the petals. Next, mix it all together and use the scrub on your skin.

Have you tried any of the diy body scrubs? Let me know in the comments.

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