Body scrubs are better for your skin than most store-bought scrubs. Best of all, they are cheap and easy to make. Find out what are the most popular best homemade body scrubs here.
Body scrubs are great for exfoliating the skin and leaving your skin smooth and moisturized. Making body scrubs at home is a great way to save money, and it’s the best way to control what products you’re putting on your body.
Various body scrubs are suitable for different skin types. For example, sugar scrubs are gentle and work for most skin types, while salt scrubs are abrasive and best for rough skin (like your feet).
Below you’ll find the BEST DIY body scrubs made with natural ingredients!
Top 5 BEST Body Scrubs
#1 Coffee Scrub: This scrub is made with coffee grounds, organic sugar, coconut oil, and spices. This scrub is high in antioxidants and helps reduce cellulite’s appearance! Get the recipe here.
#2 Brown Sugar Scrub: A simple body scrub made with brown sugar, coconut oil, and essential oils. But don’t let the simplicity of this scrub turn you away. This body scrub effectively removes dead skin cells from your body and leaves your skin smelling like cookies! This scrub is an excellent choice for sensitive skin. Get the recipe here.
#3 Relaxing Epsom Sea Salt Scrub: This salt scrub uses course Epsom salts, an excellent magnesium source. This is a good scrub that can be used all over the body, but I love to use it on my feet after a long day at work. Lavender essential oil is added for its relaxing benefits. Try this recipe here.
#4 DIY Lip Scrub: Lip scrubs are a must-have for anyone who wants luscious, plump lips! This lip scrub uses baking soda and coconut oil to gently exfoliate the skin of the lips, leaving them free of dead skin. Use this scrub once a week to keep your lips puck perfect! Get the recipe here.
#5 Lemon Sugar Scrub: I keep a jar of this body scrub next to my kitchen sink. This exfoliating scrub is excellent for the hands and is my secret to keeping my dry skin soft during the winter. This scrub uses both olive oil and coconut oil (which adds a lot of moisture to the skin) and has skin-loving ingredients like honey and fresh lemon juice. Give this scrub a try here!
Ingredients for DIY Body Scrubs
- organic ground coffee beans
- organic sugar or brown sugar
- sea salt, epsom salt, or Himalayan salt
- essential oils like peppermint, lavender, geranium, and orange essential oil or other blends and natural oils you enjoy
- carrier oils like coconut oil, jojoba oil, olive oils, sweet almond oil, argan oil, avocado oil or grapeseed oil
- butters like cocoa butter, shea butter, and mongo butter
- vanilla extract or other extracts
- herbs and dried flowers
- natural preservative like vitamin e oil or raspberry antioxidant
- glass jars
How To Use DIY Body Scrubs: In the shower (or at the sink if using on your hands) carefully remove a few tablespoons of the scrub without getting water into the jar. Massage the scrub on the skin in circular motions to exfoliate the skin. Rinse the scrub off with warm water. The scrubs in this article are body scrubs, not face scrubs. Do not use on your face.
Best DIY Body Scrubs: 5 Quick & Easy Recipes
Body scrubs are better for your skin than most store-bought scrubs. Best of all, they are cheap and easy to make. Here’s a list of 5 of my favorite body scrub recipes!
- Find a body scrub recipe you’d like to try.
- Make sure you have your ingredients ready for the recipe and follow the instructions.