Body scrubs contain exfoliating ingredients which clear away dead cells, grime and dirt and make your skin feel and look good. They can revive your dull skin of dullness and make it lively. You should also remember, sometimes the skin gets rough after exfoliation which needs to be adequately moisturised and hydrated to make it smoother and brighter. Before investing in the scrubs available in the market, why not try to make some DIY recipes at home? Sugar, coffee, salt are a few of the ingredients readily available in our kitchens which have small granules that can easily exfoliate the skin. Let's have a look at some of the easy recipes you can try out at home for a bright, lively and hydrated body.
5 Body Scrub Recipes To Try Out At Home
1. Oatmeal And Sugar Scrub
This scrub will easily remove the dry flakes to enhance skin renewal. Sugar has granules, thus expediting the exfoliation while oatmeal with its hydrating properties keeps the skin surface healthy and hydrated. You can add a spoon of an essential oil to the mixture. Add half a cup of sugar to a bowl with one or two spoons of oil. Stir it well with a quarter cup of oats. Use the mixture as a scrub.
2. Green Tea And Sugar Scrub
Green tea is a rich antioxidant with anti-inflammatory properties. Green tea also contains caffeine which helps soothe the skin of redness. Add a cup of sugar and one spoon of green tea powder to a bowl. Add a few drops or more(depending on your preferred consistency) of natural oil to the mixture and use the scrub for supple skin.
3. Multigrain Yogurt Scrub
Each of the grains has its own nutritive value and properties which can have numerous benefits for the skin. While multigrain powder can exfoliate, curd or yogurt can instantly moisturise the skin. Add equal quantities of rice powder, black sesame powder, oats powder in a bowl. Add a spoon or two of curd to the mixture. You may add a few drops of rosewater to it for soothing the skin.
4. Orange And Salt Scrub
Dried orange peels can be grinded to make a fine powder. Add salt to this powder and a few drops of lavender oil to it. Lavender oil has soothing properties, while orange is a rich source of vitamin C which brightens the face. The combination of these ingredients in the scrub will give you a calming experience while giving a radiant glow.
5. Coffee And Coconut Oil Scrub
The tiny particles of coffee powder are well-known exfoliators while coffee is also known to reduce the appearance of cellulite. While the granules of coffee will get rid of the dead skin cells, coconut oil will instantly moisturise the skin. If you have acne-prone skin, instead of coconut oil, which may block the pores, opt for lighter oils like argan oil.
Please check for allergies before trying out the natural ingredients in your scrubs. Do share your reviews with us in the comments section below.