Exfoliating the body off of dead skin cells regularly is necessary to get smooth and soft skin. Body scrubs helps one to get rid of tan. Body scrubs are available in the market to help you get smooth skin, but you can prepare a few body scrubs at home with easily available ingredients. These scrubs can be freshly made each time you want to exfoliate your body and the best feature is that they do not contain any chemicals. So, do try these body scrubs, here’s the list.
This coffee scrub exfoliates skin, helps to prevent acne, reduces the appearance of fine lines and hyperpigmentation and softens skin. Vanilla extract gives the coffee scrub a sweeter smell. It also thins the scrub out a bit. This scrub is very easy to make and can be made with the ingredients that are readily available in your kitchen.
- Ground coffee beans (if you do not have coffee beans, you can use instant coffee too).
- White sugar/brown sugar.
- Vanilla extract (for that yummy smell).
- Olive oil.
- Rosemary essential oil.
Grind half a cup of coffee beans, not too coarse. Crush the sugar, do not make it too powdery. Mix the grounded coffee with the sugar. Add half cup of olive oil into this mixture and mix well until you reach a nice thick consistency. Add 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract, 1 tablespoon of honey, and 4-5 drops of rosemary essential oil. Store this scrub mixture at room temperature in a neat closed lid jar and you can use it for weeks.
This is an organic salt scrub made from sea salt which contains many minerals and lemon and orange give you a refreshing feeling.
- Sea salt (or any bath salt).
- Rose water.
- Olive oil.
- Orange slices.
- Oats powder.
Take sea salt in a bowl. Mix olive oil, peppermint essential oil, rose water, and glycerin. Blend lemon and orange slices in a blender without water and add it to the mixture. If the mixture is too runny, add oats powder or almond powder. You can store this scrub in the refrigerator and use it as and when needed.
Coffee helps increase blood circulation and reduces the appearance of cellulite. Oatmeal is moisturizing in nature. Honey is a natural moisturizer and detoxifier, and the oil helps as a powerful moisturizer.
- 1 cup coffee grounds.
- ½ cup oatmeal.
- ½ cup sugar.
- ½ cup honey.
- 2 tablespoons of olive oil.
Ground oatmeal to a fine powder. Add in the coffee powder, sugar, honey, and olive oil. Mix well. You should have a sticky consistency product. You can use this scrub during bath, it can be stored in the refrigerator for 1 to 2 weeks.
Papaya removes dead cells from the skin and exfoliates the skin in a gentle and natural way. It removes blemishes, dark spots and evens out skin tone. Oats are slightly rough and they tend to act as super exfoliants. Oats make your skin super smooth and silky. Oats help in deeply moisturizing your skin and helps fight against premature ageing. They soothe mild burns or any type of dryness and itching.
- ½ Papaya fruit.
- 2 big spoons of oats.
- 1 tablespoon of almond oil.
Mash the papaya to pulp, add oats to the pulp. Now, add almond oil or any other essential oil. The scrub is ready. Dampen your skin before using this scrub.
5. Coffee and Cinnamon Body Scrub – Do It Yourself:
- 3 tbsp sugar.
- 3 tbsp coffee powder.
- 1 small tbsp cinnamon powder.
- 2 tbsp almond oil (or any body oil of your choice).
Mix coffee, cinnamon, and sugar together. Add almond oil. Use this scrub while bathing. Rut it in circular motions and rinse off with warm water for smooth skin.
Mango helps in controlling acne, removing acne scars and dark spots from the body. It makes skin more lustrous. It is rich in Vitamin A and beta-carotene, which helps to rejuvenate and replace the dead skin cells thereby making the skin more fresh and sparkling.
- Essential Oil (optional).
Blend the mango pieces. Add oats to it. Add honey to the mixture. Add a few drops of your favourite essential oil. The body scrub is ready!
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