How to Make Body Scrub at Home: 4 DIY Home Made Recipes

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 How to Make Body Scrubs at home: DIY Home Made Recipes


We girls love to shop. We girls love gifts. We girls love bargains. DIY home made Body scrubs are one of the things you can give out as gifts because they are bargains. And the good news is that it is quite simple to make the DIY home made body scrubs. The home scrubs I am talking about here don’t even require too much time and energy to make. You need only less than five ingredients to make these DIY home made body scrubs or exfoliants. So now its time to learn how to make body scrub at home.


When you make a DIY body scrub at home, you will need a base and oil. The base can be made from either salts or sugars, depending on the size of the grain you prefer.  Coffee and oatmeal are other popular bases.


Body scrubs or exfoliants not only remove the upper layer of dead skin cells, but also nourish, hydrate, sooth and smooth out your skin.



Below are all the utensils you will need; Plastic pipettecanning containers, mixing bowl, spoon.



Body Scrubs Recipes



1. Cinnamon Spice Sugar Body Scrub






2 cups of organic cane sugar

1 cup of olive oil

8 drops of cinnamon essential oil







  • Spoon the mixture into canning jars or containers of your choice.


  • If you don’t have a pipette, you can just use a spoon. It’s your call, as long as you are precise.


  • Make sure you choose the fancy containers that will impress whoever the gift will be for. Let them enjoy. Those essential oils really smell good.



  1. Vanilla Chocolate Coffee Body Scrub





1 1/2 cups of coffee beans

½ Cup of olive oil

1-2 tablespoon of vanilla extract

1 tablespoon of sweet almond oil

8 drops of mint essential oil






  • Mix and stir coffee beans, almond oil, vanilla extract, mint essential oil in a bowl  until a scrub like consistency is achieved.

  • Spoon the mixture into your prettiest canning jars or containers of your choice and enjoy.



3. Minty Lavender Body Scrub





 2 cups of sugar

 1/2 cup of olive oil

 4 drops of peppermint essential oil or 1/2 teaspoon mint extract

 Mint keeps you awake and alert.

 8 drops of lavender essential oil





  • Spoon the mixture into your prettiest canning jars or containers of your choice and enjoy.



  1. Honey Oatmeal Body Scrub






1 cup of oatmeal

¼ cup of honey

8 drops of sweet orange essential oil





  • Put all the ingredients in a food processor and mix them well.

  • Spoon it in your favorite jar and enjoy.



How to Scrub your Body


Now that we have learnt how to make a body scrub at home, it is now time to learn to to use them.



  1.  Take some of the DIY at home made exfoliating body scrub mix  and put in the palm of your hand. If needed add a little bit of warm water to make a paste. You might need to only do this bit with the oatmeal scrub especially.



  1.  Rub it onto your clean skin and gently massage to exfoliate in circular motions.



  1. Then wash it off with luke warm water. You should be careful when scrubbing your body as the oils are slippery. Do this preferably on the bath tub sitting down. Pat your skin dry with a clean towel if you are using it on your face, it is now time to tone and moisturize. If you are scrubbing your whole body then moisturize whilst skin wet so as to have a silky and soft skin. Enjoy…


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 The essential oils are for giving your homemade scrubs a       sweet scent. Essential oils are actually available in a variety that you can choose from. For example, lavender, strawberrychocolatecinnamon essential oils.  Just to mention a few of my favorites. You can buy all these    ingredients online at

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