Best Home-made Exfoliant Scrubs For a Radiant Skin

Best Home-made Exfoliant Scrubs For a Radiant Skin

By avatarnehaverma1

Skincare is a multi-billion dollar industry. All of us want to look good, however, this industry has unimaginable markups. They overcharge like there's no tomorrow. Also, you have no idea what ingredients go into making those products. Ask yourself, who doesn’t love to pamper their skin? But, aren't you better off using all-organic products to take care of your skin? If yes, then read on.

Skincare is a multi-billion dollar industry. All of us want to look good, however, this industry has unimaginable markups. They overcharge like there's no tomorrow. Also, you have no idea what ingredients go into making those products. Ask yourself, who doesn’t love to pamper their skin? But, aren't you better off using all-organic products to take care of your skin? If yes, then read on.

It might not be possible for everyone to purchase those expensive scrubs on the market. How about a simple solution? Why don't you make your own sugar scrub with natural ingredients which are easily available in the store? You are definitely at the right place then. Here are some of the inexpensive sugar scrubs that you can definitely try making at home.

1.    Brown sugar body scrub

Ingredients:

1.    1 cup brown sugar

2.    1/2 cup olive oil/almond oil/ vegetable oil

3.    1 teaspoon vitamin E in liquid form( take from vitamin E capsules)

4.    1 teaspoon vanilla extract/ any citrus essential oil (optional)

5.    1 tablespoon honey (for dry skin)

Preparation method:

1.    Take a mixing bowl and add brown sugar, oil, vitamin E and oil. Mix well.

2.    Apply during shower and exfoliate your skin gently.

3.    Rinse well.

4.    Can be used daily.

2.    Peppermint sugar scrub

Ingredients:

1.    1 cup sugar

2.    1/4th cup coconut oil

3.    Around 10-15 drops peppermint essential oil

4.    Wide-mouthed jar

Preparation method:

1.    Take sugar and coconut oil in a bowl and stir till they mix well.

2.    Add peppermint essential oil and again mix thoroughly.

3.    Pour the mixture in the jar.

3.    Coconut and lime sugar scrub

Ingredients:

1.    1 cup white sugar granules

2.    1/4th cup coconut oil

3.    1 tablespoon shredded coconut

4.    10-15 drops lime essential oil

Preparation method:

1.    Melt the coconut oil on a stove or in microwave.

2.    Add sugar and mix well.

3.    Then add shredded coconut and lime essential oil.

4.    Mix everything together properly.

4.    Grapefruit and mint whipped sugar scrub

Ingredients:

1.    ½ cup coconut oil

2.    1 grapefruit zest

3.    ½ cup white sugar

4.    1 tablespoon grapefruit juice

5.    10-12 drops of peppermint essential oil

6.    20-25 drops of grapefruit essential oil

7.    1/4th tablespoon beet juice for color (optional)

Preparation method:

1.    Mix together white sugar and coconut oil in a mixer till a thick paste is formed.

2.    Add grapefruit juice, grapefruit zest, grapefruit oil, peppermint oil, and beetroot juice.

3.    Blend in the mixer until all the ingredients blend properly and become fluffy.

4.    Store the mixture in a jar and put it in the refrigerator.

5.    Gingerbread sugar scrub

Ingredients:

1.    1 cup brown sugar

2.    1 cup white sugar

3.    ½ cup coconut oil/any other carrier oil

4.    1/4th cup almond oil

5.    ½ tablespoon cinnamon

6.    ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

7.    ½ teaspoon nutmeg

8.    ½ teaspoon ginger

9.    ½ teaspoon allspice

10.    Medium sized jar with lid

Preparation method:

1.    Mix all the ingredients in a bowl leaving the oils.

2.    Slowly add almond and coconut oil till you get the desired consistency of the scrub. You vary the quantity as per your choice.

3.    Pour the mixture in the jar and store it.

6.    Cranberry scrub

Ingredients:

1.    1 cup white sugar

2.    1/4th cup coconut oil

3.    6-8 drops of cranberry fragrance oil

4.    4-6 drops of red food coloring

Preparation method:

1.    Melt coconut oil in microwave or on stove.

2.    Mix the ingredients in a bowl and stir well.

3.    Add more or less of coconut oil as per the consistency you prefer.

7.    Coconut oil and chocolate sugar scrub

Ingredients:

1.    I cup brown sugar

2.    ½ cup solid form of coconut oil

3.    1/4th cup almond oil

4.    2 tablespoons cocoa powder (unsweetened)

5.    8-10 drops coconut essential oil/ coconut extract

Preparation method:

1.    Add all the ingredients together in a bowl and mix well.

2.    Make sure that the coconut oil breaks completely and you are not left with any chunks.

3.    If you wish to you can also add a few chocolate chips on the top after putting the mixture in the jar.

8.    Lemon and honey sugar scrub

Ingredients:

1.    1 cup cane sugar

2.    1/4th cup olive oil

3.    2 tablespoons raw honey

4.    2 teaspoons dry rosemary

5.    10-15 drops of lavender essential oil

6.    10-15 drops of lemon essential oil

Preparation method:

1.    Mix together sugar, olive oil, rosemary, and raw honey in a bowl.

2.    Add lavender and lemon essential oils and mix again.

3.    Make sure that the ingredients are blended well.

9.    Strawberry sugar scrub

Ingredients:

1.    2 cups granulated white sugar

2.    3/4th cup coconut oil

3.    1/4th cup sweet almond oil

4.    2 cups dried strawberries

5.    4 teaspoon strawberry extract (optional)

Preparation method:

1.    In a mixer whip coconut oil for around 5 minutes.

2.    Add sweet almond oil and beat the mixture.

3.    Take dried strawberries and grind them until you get a fine powder.

4.    Take granulated sugar and powdered strawberries in a different bowl. Whisk and sift the 2 ingredients properly.

5.    Slowly pour the half of the sugar mixture to the coconut oil mixture and stir well.

6.    Take the other half of the mixture and stir it well.

7.    Mix the strawberry extract in the end.

10.    Coconut orange sugar scrub

Ingredients:

1.    1 cup white sugar

2.    ½ cup extra virgin coconut oil

3.    1 orange zest

Preparation method:

1.    Mix sugar and coconut oil together.

2.    Then add the zest of orange and mix all the ingredients well.

3.    You can keep some of the orange zest aside and add it to the scrub when you go for shower.

11.    Pomegranate and orange sugar scrub

Ingredients:

1.    2 cups white sugar

2.    1/4th cup pomegranate seeds

3.    2-3 tablespoons olive oil

4.    Zest of 1 orange

Preparation method:

1.    Mix ½ of the cup of sugar and the pomegranate arils in a bowl.

2.    Press the arils with the back of spoon and crush them gently.

3.    Add orange zest and the rest of the sugar left to the mixture and mix everything well till blended.

Hope this list gave you a ton of ideas to prepare a sugar scrub at home. Leave a comment and tell me how radiant your skin looks now.

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