5 Unique DIY body scrubs that will do wonders for your skin

If there is one thing we should all do, is to love the skin we live in. It is no lie that a healthy skin is a reflection of the overal wellness. The best foundation you can wear is a glowing, healthy skin. And this refers to the whole body. Your body is your temple, so make sure it looks as good as possible.

If you’ve been wondering how to make your skin glow without spending a small fortune on cosmetic treatments unnnecesarily, we have gathered the 5 most effective and unique DIY body scrubs to try at home. Trust me, you will be amazed from the outcome.

1. Banana-Brown Sugar Scrub

Banana-Brown-Sugar-Scrub

This is an excellent oil-free, moisturizing scrub which will revive your skin and give it a youthful glow. Moreover, it abounds with minerals and vitamins to keep your skin tight and is super easy to prepare. You will need a cup of brown sugar and 3 brown bananas. Since brown bananas break down much easier than yellow ones, make sure to pick the ripest. Add brown sugar and banana chunks in a bowl and mush them with spatula. To get the right consistency, use your fingers to crush the banana bits. Now there is a bonus included – you can totally lick your fingers clean. Lucky you.

2. Whipped Grapefruit-Mint Scrub

Grapefruit is a great fruit for skin treatment. Once you apply it directly to the skin, the antioxidants fight off fine lines, discoloration, blemishes and wrinkles and what is best, they revitalize your skin. Add mint to this mixture so that your skin becomes cool and refreshed.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup of coconut oil
  • zest of 1 grapefruit
  • 1 tbsp. Grapefruit juice
  • 10 drops pepermin oil
  • 25 drops grapefruit oil

Mix white sugar and coconut oil in an electric mixer until it forms a thick paste; add juice, grapefruit zest, and oils and mix until all the ingredients are blended together, then pour it in a jar and store in the fridge.

3. Almond and Vanilla Scrub

If you are aiming for a baby soft skin, then this incredible scrub should defifnitely be on your list. Both vanilla essence and almond oil penetrate your skin and provide a long lasting moisture. It will leave your skin hydrated and healthy and exceptionally good smelling too.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup oats
  • 1/2 cup of Muscovado sugar
  • 1/2 cup almond oil
  • 2 teaspoons of vanilla essence

Mix the first 3 inggredients in a jar; add almond oil and vanilla essence and mix until it becomes thick enough to get a yummy smelling, healthy scrub.

4. Rose Petals Scrub

Rose-Petals-Scrub

Rose petals contain all that is neccessary for a good cleanser – they release antioxidants, reduce the appearance of acne and tone skin. When mixed with moistoruzing coconut and almond oil, they result in a scrub which makes skin as beautiful and fresh as rose petals themselves.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup rose petals
  • 1/2 cup almond oil
  • 1/2 cup raw sugar
  • 1 cup coconut oil

Pour coconut oil in a jar, add rose petals on top of the coconut oil and add sugar. Top it off with almond oil and leave the oils to soak into the petals. After that mix everything together and use the scrub on your skin. Enjoy the pleasant scents.

5. Pumpkin-Honey Baking Soda Scrub

This is a super gentle scrub that has restorative powers that come from the pumpkin – a vitamin bomb which plays a great role in reversing damaged skin. The honey will unclog pores and give your skin a natural glow.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of baking soda
  • 1/4 cup honey (it is recommendable that you use Manuka honey )
  • 1 can pumpkin

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This scrub is excellent for people with a super sensitive skin as baking soda is a very gentle exfoliant.

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