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Reveal Glowing Skin with These DIY All Natural Body Scrubs

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We always hear beauty and skin experts say how important it is
to exfoliate. Moisturizing your skin every day is not enough to
get that envy-worthy smooth, silky, and glowing skin. Exfoliation once or twice a week should be a part of your beauty regimen. It
helps remove dead skin cells to reveal a layer of your skin that’s
soft as a baby’s.

While you can surely find them in the beauty section of any supermarkets, they can be pricey and frankly, who knows what other chemicals they put in those? These days, you can find
“all-natural” labels in just about every beauty product, but really, it’s so hard to tell if it’s just another marketing spiel.

So we’ve compiled easy body scrub recipes that you can do
at home. We’re generous enough to share them with you, so you can enjoy them as much as we do. Also, spread the love and bring out your extra mason jars, so you can give them to
your friends and family. They make such thoughtful gifts without breaking the bank.

Coffee Body Scrub

Aside from giving you your much needed jolt in the morning, you can also use coffee to exfoliate. Not only that, many would be
rejoicing to know that coffee grounds are actually known to
help get rid of cellulites by tightening and plumping the skin.
In fact, you can find caffeine as one of the ingredients of many of
those high-priced cellulite creams and lotions. It’s not a guarantee though, but if it wouldn’t cost much, where’s the harm in trying right?

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Ingredients and Recipe:

Ground coffee
olive oil
2tbsp coconut oil                                                                      1 tbsp sea salt


Mix the sea salt with equal parts coffee ground and raw sugar. Once they’re blended nicely, add the olive and coconut oil.       Ta-daaa! You got your own coffee scrub!

Pepper mint Sugar Body Scrub

Peppermint gives such a holiday vibe, but it’s great for different
uses all year round-massage oils and tea, for instance. But you can also use it for your DIY body scrub. This recipe gives a nice relaxing, cooling, and invigorating feeling. It will also leave your
body with a pinkish glow.

Ingredients and Recipe:

essential oil
2 cups white granulated sugar
1/4 cup almond oil or coconut oil
Raspberry/pomegranate juice or red food color

Gradually and carefully blend the almond or coconut oil with granulated sugar. If you think that the mixture is not oily enough, you can add more oil, but be careful to do is slowly to avoid adding too much that you intend to. Pour a few drops of the
peppermint oil until you get the right amount of peppermint scent that’s rejuvenating enough without being too overpowering. Add
the juice or food color to give the desired pinkish hint. Mix altogether until color is consistent.

Vanilla Sugar Body Scrub

If you’re not a fan of products with very strong and bold scent, this recipe is perfect for you. The mild scent of vanilla extract mixed with almond oil won’t give you migraines.

Ingredients and Recipe:

4-5 tbsp
vanilla extract
2 1/2 cups sugar in the raw
3/4 cup white granulated sugar
1/4 cup almond oil

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Mix first the raw sugar and the white granulated sugar in
a bowl. Once they are meticulously blended together, you can
now add the vanilla extract and almond oil to mix altogether. Make sure that the texture is consistent.

Lavender Rosemary Salt Body Scrub

The scent and feel of lavender gives such a happy feeling.
After a long, stressful day at work, pamper yourself with a
warm bath with and soothe your body with this nice
body scrub.

Ingredients and Recipe:

3 tbsp culinary grade lavender
2 cups kosher salt
1/4 olive oil
3 tbsp finely chopped rosemary leaves

Blend all the ingredients nicely. Since this scrub it gentle and mild enough, you can use it to other more delicate body parts like neck and face. Others can be too harsh to scrub on these areas.

Lemony Body Scrub

This concoction is perfect to use before applying a sunless tanner. Exfoliating before applying a sunless tanner is a no -no. Correct those ghastly dark orange patches with this recipe. Lemon is a great way to fix those as is contains citric acid, which is a natural exfoliator. It also has bleaching elements. It’s best to enjoy this
scrub after a long soak in warm bath. Gently lather it on the trouble spots; be careful not to scrub harshly to avoid damaging your skin. Rinse, dry, and finish it off with a good moisturizing
body lotion.

Daniela Ferri Body Scrub

Daniela Ferri is a famous licensed Esthetician and acne specialist, who shares her (not-so) secret recipe to a natural beautiful skin. You can apply this customizable scrub after you have your favorite body wash when you shower. Concentrate on rough areas like knees and elbows. Rinse off, dry, and apply your
go-to moisturizing lotion after.

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Ingredients and Recipe:

3/4 cup sugar in the raw
1/4 cup honey
1/8 cup vegetable glycerin (check the vitamin section for
1/8 cup olive oil
1/4 liquid castile soap or
1/4 cup shampoo
25 drops of your favorite essential oil or
1/4 tsp pumpkin spice

Mix all the ingredients well in a bowl. That easy! Make Your
Own Body Scrub Play around with different ingredients known to
benefit your skin beautifully. Don’ be afraid to create you own
signature scrub. The key is to stick to granulated sugar and olive oil, which are the two core ingredients for a nice scrub, and add a few drops of your preferred essential oil. You now got yourself a unique body scrub that spells your name all over.


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