5 DIY Body Scrub Recipes That'll Help You Buff Away All The Nasties From Your Skin

5 DIY Body Scrub Recipes That'll Help You Buff Away All The Nasties From Your Skin

Body scrubs are always there when you hit a rough patch...with your skin. Just take a handful of the scrub and massage it gently onto your wet skin and we bet you'll have the softest skin ever.

Body scrubs contain exfoliants that gently scrub away dead skin, revive dull skin, and leave a sweet lingering smell behind. Yup, definitely a summer essential! You can use them daily as they're gentle to use but make sure you go heavy with the body lotion later.

Speaking of body scrubs, have you ever tried making one? It's quite easy TBH and who knows, you may find a new hobby or even better, open up a small business!

DIY Body Scrubs That Are Perf For The Summer

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Are you ready to make your bath time more fun? We bet you are!

DIY Blueberry Body Scrub

You'll Need:

  • Frozen blueberries
  • Organic sugar
  • Coconut oil
  • Mason jar
  • Bowl

Step 1: In a bowl, add a handful of frozen blueberries and mash them gently (don't turn them into a slushie please!).

Step 2: Next, add about 2 cups of organic sugar and 7-10 drops of coconut oil.

Step 3: Finally, move your cold scrub into a jar and that's it.

Benefits: Blueberries are high in antioxidants and vitamin C that helps build up collagen and improve the skin's texture. Uh, did we tell you that they smell absolutely divine?

DIY Mojito Body Scrub

You'll Need:

  • Organic sugar
  • Lemon
  • Finely diced mint leaves
  • Coconut oil
  • Lemon essential oil
  • Peppermint essential oil
  • Bowl
  • Mason jar

Step 1: In a bowl, combine 2 cups of organic sugar with lime zest (of three lemons) and mix them well.

Step 2: Next, add about 10-12 finely diced mint leaves, 2-3 tbsp coconut oil and 3-4 drops of lemon essential oil. Mix everything well and you shall get a strong mojito like whiff.

Step 3: Afte mixing well, move the mix into a mason and store it in a fridge. trust us, it feels ah-mazing to use when it's cold.

Benefits: This DIY mojito body scrub will relax you deeply with every wash. Lemon also has some amazing brightening properties and honestly, who doesn't want that natural summer glow?

Soulflower Peppermint Essential Oil

INR 450 AT Soulflower

DIY Coffee Body Scrub

You'll Need:

  • Coffee grounds
  • Olive oil
  • Brown sugar
  • Bowl
  • Mason jar

Step 1: In a bowl, add about 2 cups of brown sugar, 4-5 tbsp olive oil and mix everything well. Make sure the mix doesn't feel too try or too wet to touch.

Step 2: Next, add 2 tbsp coffee grounds and mix well. Add 1 more tbsp.

Step 3: Finally, move your DIY coffee scrub into a mason jar as it's now ready to be used.

Benefits: Coffee is extremely beneficial to the skin as it has anti-ageing benefits, helps with cellulite and overall has calming effects on the body. Besides, who doesn't want to smell like a hot cuppa every morning?

DIY Shea Butter Body Scrub

You'll Need:

  • Shea butter
  • Coconut oil
  • Brown sugar
  • Lavender essential oil
  • Bowl
  • Mason jar

Step 1: In a bowl, add 2 cups of brown sugar (or organic sugar), 6 tbsp shea butter and mix everything well.

Step 2: Next, add 7-10 drops of coconut oil and then 30 drops of lavender essential oil (you can choose any other oil too).

Step 3: The final step is to move this ultra-moisturizing body scrub in a mason jar. Don't forget to carry it with you when you take a bath next time.

Benefits: Shea butter is known for its impeccable hydrating properties. If you have dry skin, then this DIY shea butter body scrub should be on your weekend to-do agenda for sure.

Beauty

Nature's Tattva Raw & Unrefined Organic African Shea Butter

INR 225 AT Nature's Tattva

DIY Piña Colada Body Scrub

You'll Need:

  • Organic sugar
  • Pineapple fragrance oil
  • Coconut milk
  • Mason Jar
  • Bowl

Step 1: In a bowl, add 1 cup of organic sugar and 4-5 drops of coconut milk.

Step 2: Next, Pour 8-10 drops of pineapple fragrance oil and that's basically it.

Step 3: Transfer your yummylicious DIY body scrub into a jar or use it instantly.

Benefits: Its piña colada, need we say more? If you suffer from depression or anxiety, then you'll find this DIY extremely relaxing to use. Make sure you 

Beauty

Pineapple Supreme Fragrance Oil

INR 198 AT PipingRock

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