Store purchased body scrubs offer an easy way to treat your skin. However, some of the most popular brands use harsh chemicals in their products and can be pretty darn expensive.
If you’re looking to quickly tighten, exfoliate and rejuvenate your skin by using a more cost-effective and organic method, look no further. We have 5 amazing DIY body scrubs that are sure to leave your skin feeling fresh and clean. Click next to see!
Cucumber Sugar Scrub
One of the most popular ingredients found in spas and store-bought body scrubs is the cucumber. If you are a fan of the refreshing and light scent of cucumbers, then here is the perfect DIY scrub for you. The Cucumber Sugar Scrub requires 1 cup of white sugar, ¾ of a cucumber, ¼ cup of coconut oil, and basil or mint leaves if desired. Mix all of these ingredients together in order to create the perfect, simple cucumber scrub that doesn’t contain any of the harsh additives that store-bought scrub may have.
Vanilla Rose Sugar Scrub
If you’re looking to create a more indulgent and luxurious scrub, the Vanilla Rose Sugar Scrub will make you feel like you are at a spa. The ingredients required are 1 cup of granulated sugar, ½ cup of coconut or almond oil, 10 drops of rose essential oil, 1 vanilla bean, 1 teaspoon of vitamin E, and two chopped roses (if you want to add a little extra luxury). Mix all of these ingredients together and you will have a body scrub with a scent that will leave you refreshed, calm, and blemish free.
Honey and Maple Brown Sugar Scrub
One of the easiest body scrubs to make is the Honey and Maple Brown Sugar Scrub. All you need are those two ingredients. Mix the two ingredients together to create a sweet-smelling remedy that will scrub away dead skin cells. Because of the simple ingredients, this scrub is safe to be used for your face, arms, legs, and anywhere else that needs exfoliating.
Sea Salt and Sugar Scrub
The most simple yet effective DIY scrub is undoubtedly the Sea Salt and Sugar Scrub. All you need is ¼ cup simple white sugar, ¼ cup sea salt, ¼ cup coconut oil, and 20 drops of any essential oil that you’d like (peppermint or lavender are highly recommended). Mix all of these ingredients together in order to create a scrub that will wipe away all of the grime you have accumulated throughout the day.
Banana Coffee Foot Scrub
Do you want to create a scrub that specifically treats your feet? Well, the Banana Coffee Foot Scrub is an easy way to utilize items that you most likely already have on hand in your home. All you need is ¼ cup coffee grounds, ¼ cup kosher salt, ¼ cup olive oil, and ½ banana. Mix all of these ingredients together and lather the mixture onto your legs and feet. Leave the scrub on for about 10-15 minutes before washing it off in order to reap the benefits and get smoother legs and feet.