Body scrubs are one of the most essential yet most under-rated body treatments. Sweltering heat, pollution, harsh cold temperature, sunrays – all these factors harm your skin and make it rough. DIY body scrubs can help you slough away dead, rough skin from head to toe and reveal a softer and glowing you without pinching your pocket. Moreover with these DIY scrubs you will be able to keep harsh chemicals present in commercially available products at bay. So what are you waiting for? Get going and start preparing one of these DIY body scrubs and shower some love on your skin.
Below Are The 5 DIY Body Scrubs For Soft And Glowing Skin:
1. DIY Calming Lavender Body Scrub
If you are looking for an easy-to-make quick recipe, Vanilla Lavender Body Scrub should be your choice. While you use this body scrub, lavender buds will get crushed, releasing calming lavender scent which will relax you and will soothe your skin
12 drops lavender oil
2 tbsp dried lavender
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 cup sugar
1 cup grape seed oil
Mix all the ingredients in a bowl. Use the body scrub while you take shower all over the body in circular motion. Rinse with water.
2. DIY Lemon Sugar Body Scrub
Perfect as a little treat for your body, this invigorating DIY body scrub will leave you feeling refreshed and soft. Bleaching properties of lemon will add to the glow of your skin.
3 cups sugar
3/4 cup of olive oil
Juice of one lemon
2 tbsp vanilla extract
Put sugar, olive oil and vanilla extract in a bowl. Mix well. Add lemon juice and lemon zest. Refreshing Lemon-sugar body scrub is ready.
3. DIY Coffee Body Scrub
Other than making your skin soft and glowing from head to toe, this Coffee body scrub smells great and also helps you reduce cellulite. The scrub has high amount of anti-oxidants that are extremely beneficial for skin.
1 cup ground coffee
1/2 Cup organic coconut oil
1 cup organic salt or sugar
1/2 tbsp vanilla extract (optional)
1 tbsp cinnamon (optional)
If coconut oil is solid at room temperature, melt it. Mix all ingredients in a bowl. Coconut has super moisturizing properties. So there is no need to use a moisturizer on skin after the bath.
4. DIY Mint Sugar Body Scrub
Other than cleaning your skin deeply, Mint will tighten the skin pores because of its astringent like action. Mint sugar body scrub can be used all over the body to get super clean, refreshed skin. The scrub is also known to be beneficial for those suffering with body acne.
2 cups sugar
½ cup coconut oil
1 tbsp peppermint extract
Add sugar and peppermint extract to melted coconut oil. You may also add green food color if you wish to. Mix until the ingredients are well combined. You may add more sugar to get the desired consistency.
5. DIY Cranberry Scrub
Cranberry can visibly improve skin’s tone, texture and elasticity. It has high concentration of vitamins C, B-3 and A which keeps skin problems like wrinkles away. Other Ingredients used in this scrub include oats and sugar. While oats heal the skin and reduce inflammation, sugar removes accumulated dead cells and reveals glowing skin from head to toe.
A handful of cranberries
Oil of your choice
Dry blend the oats. Boil cranberries and drain the water. Mix Cranberries pulp, sugar, oil and blended oatmeal in a bowl and apply on your body in circular direction.