6 Best DIY body scrub recipes that will make your skin shine

Articles Aug 12, 2019 11:28

When it comes to exfoliation, DIY mixtures are considered to be not only equal, but even better than those for sales, for they are much fresher. Let's make a simple yet effective body scrub mixture on your own!

During the hot weather, our skin is very susceptible to dryness, sunburn and dullness. That is why exfoliation has become an important step in the summer skin care routines. But instead of spending a large amount of money to buy ready-to-use exfoliating products, you can fully DIY body scrubs from natural ingredients that are very simple and easy to find. Here are 6 DIY body scrub recipes that are both fast and effective that you can do to "treat" your skin on these hot summer days.

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1. Cinnamon powder and vanilla 

Not only incredibly fragrant thanks to the two main ingredients, this scrub mixture also has a miraculous effect in making your skin smooth and healthy. All you need to do is mix all the ingredients together, store in a jar and use it over a week at a frequency of 2-3 times. During that week, you should put this scrub mixture in the refrigerator!

6 Best DIY body scrub recipes that will make your skin shine

Ingredients: 

  • 1 tbs of cinnamon powder
  • 1 tbs of vanilla extract
  • 1 cup of coarse brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup of olive oil, or coconut oil

2. Lavender and salt

This scrub recipe is simple but has a remarkable ability to remove dead skin cells, giving you a very firm and smooth skin. Besides, the scent of dried lavender mixed together with essential oils will bring a very pleasant, relaxed feeling to you. You just need to prepare all the ingredients as required below and mix them all up to have a perfect scrub.

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6 Best DIY body scrub recipes that will make your skin shine

Ingredients: 

  • 1/2 cup of coarse sea salt
  • 1/3 cup of grapeseed oil (or jojoba oil, almond oil or coconut oil)
  • 1 tbs of dried lavender
  • 16 drops (more or less) of lavender essential oil

3. Brown sugar

This is probably the simplest, most familiar scrub mixture that most girls have ever heard of. To make this mixture, you only need to use 2 main ingredients available in every kitchen, which are sugar and olive oil or coconut oil. The basic recipe of this mixture is also extremely simple and does not require you to measure anything much, just make sure the ratio is about 2 sugar: 1 oil. If you want, you can add a little essential oil to create a charming scent for the mixture.

6 Best DIY body scrub recipes that will make your skin shine


Ingredients: 

  • 1 cup of fine brown, or white sugar
  • 1 cup of coconut, or olive oil
  • A few drops of essential oils (optional)

4. Coffee, chocolate and brown sugar 

Coffee, chocolate and brown sugar scrub mixture not only work well for exfoliation but also act as a natural tanning agent if you use it regularly. Therefore, any girl who is a fan of healthy tan skin shouldn't ignore this formula.

6 Best DIY body scrub recipes that will make your skin shine


Ingredients: 

  • 1/4 cup of grape seed oil (or olive oil)
  • 1/3 cup of brown sugar
  • 3 tbs of coffee grounds
  • A dash of cinnamon
  • Grated chocolate (of your choice)

5. Grapefruit and sugar

Grapefruits are also capable of exfoliating dead cells, and it's not inferior to any traditional exfoliants. Salicylic acid in grapefruits helps purify, detoxify and lighten the skin naturally. When using this scrub mixture regularly, you will have a bright, healthy skin.

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6 Best DIY body scrub recipes that will make your skin shine


Ingredients: 

  • Juice from 1/2 grapefruit
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 3 tbs of grapeseed oil

6. Green tea, sugar and honey

You probably know about green tea. It's very good for your health but do you know green tea can also be used to exfoliate your skin effectively? So the next time you drink tea, save some tea leaves to make this DIY scrub mixture!

6 Best DIY body scrub recipes that will make your skin shine


Ingredients: 

  • 1/2 cup of cold green tea
  • 1/2 cup of white sugar
  • 1/2 cup of raw honey

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