Home Made Body Scrubs
You have always craved for a smooth, silky soft skin, well !, with a few kitchen ingredients, it can be all yours.
Body scrubs are an excellent way to exfoliate and moisturize your skin and make you feel great! Unfortunately, chemical based body scrubs are not only be expensive, but they also contain harmful and unnecessary ingredients. So, why to expose your skin to such harmful chemical when you can easily make body scrubs right at your home, and the ingredients for the most basic recipe are most likely already in your pantry: sugar and oil.
Salt and sugar scrubs are one of easiest home treatments that truly deliver. Not only is slathering sugar and oil all over your body wickedly pleasant, but the exfoliating factor leaves skin refreshed, vibrant, and as soft as a certain anatomical part of an infant.
Banana Sugar Body Scrub
Take 1 ripe banana, 3 tbsp of granulated sugar, ¼ teaspoon pure vanilla extract or your favorite essential oil (optional) . Mix all the ingredients together but don’t over-mash or it will become runny. Now, take a generous amount of this scrub and gently massage over the body. If you want to use this scrub for your face then gently massage plain banana there ( without sugar) carefully avoiding your eyes. Rinse off with lukewarm water.
Vanilla coconut brown sugar scrub
Take 1/2 cup each of coconut oil, brown sugar and and 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla essence. Mix all the ingredients together and gently rub on the skin while in the shower. Rinse it off with water and pat dry.
Lavender sea salt scrub
Mix 1/2 cup sea salt ,1/4 cup sweet almond oil, 4-5 drops of lavender oil. Keep it in a jar and gently rub on the skin while in the shower. Rinse it off with water and pat dry.
Citrus salt or sugar scrub
This will make up, for a great morning shower. Take 1/2 cup sea salt, 1/2 cup oil of your preference (jojoba, almond, olive) and 1 teaspoon citrus zest (lemon, lime, orange, grapefruit or a mix). Mix all the ingredients together. Rub on skin while in the shower carefully avoiding eyes and rinse off with water and pat dry.
Brown Sugar Body Scrub
Take 1 cup brown sugar, 1/2 cup coconut oil , 4-5 drops of essential oil of your choice (rose, lavender, jasmine) and ½ teaspoon of Vitamin E (optional) mix all the ingredients together to form a wet sand consistency mixture and store it in a jar. Massage it on your skin properly in a circular motion. Wash it with lukewarm water, pat your skin dry and moisturize your skin after you are done.
Coconut Rose Sea Salt Scrub
In a bowl mix 1/2 cup sea salt ,1/2 cup of coconut oil ,1/2 cup of dried rose petals and 5-6 drops of rose essential oil. Rub on skin while in the shower and rinse off with lukewarm water and pat dry.
Coffee Body Scrub
For this scrub you need 1 cup ground coffee, 1 cup raw sugar and ½ cup coconut oil and 3-4 drops of any essential oil of your choice. Mix all the ingredients together and massage it on your skin properly in a circular motion. Wash it with lukewarm water
Green Tea Body Scrub
Take a bowl, mix 1 cup sugar, 1/5 cup of brewed green tea , 1/7 cup olive oil and 1/2 bag of green tea ( not brewed) to form a thick paste. Gently massage it on your skin in a circular motion. Wash it with lukewarm water
Tomato Sugar Body Scrub
This scrub is very easy to make and is great in treating sun tan, improves complexion and makes your skin look fresh and smooth. All you need to do is mix 3 tomatoes and 1 cup of sugar in a bowl. Massage it on your skin properly in a circular motion. Wash it with lukewarm water
Honey Brown Sugar Scrub
In a bowl thoroughly mix 1 cup of brown sugar, 1/2 cup olive oil, 1/4 cup honey, 1 tsp of vanilla essence. Gently massage it on your skin in a circular motion. Wash it with lukewarm water.