Homemade Body Scrub Recipes

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Why slather on artificial fragrances, preservatives, and other potentially toxic chemicals found in store bought body scrubs when you can achieve the same results with simple natural skin care recipes?

Making your own homemade body scrub is super easy, and most ingredients can be found right in your kitchen.

Whip up and use these simple body scrub recipes once or twice a week, and you will be well on your way to revealing super soft and silky smooth skin.

Almond Body Scrub Recipes

Oatmeal and Almond Body Scrub


1/4 cup oatmeal, finely ground

1/4 cup almonds, finely ground


Mix ingredients and stir well.

Store in clean, dry container.

To use, scoop 1 tsp of scrub in the palm of your hand.

Add enough water to make a paste.

Massage scrub onto skin.

Rinse with warm water.

Baking Soda Face Scrub Recipes

Baking Soda and Coconut Body Scrub


1/2 tsp coconut oil

baking soda


Mix coconut oil with enough baking soda to make a paste.

Gently massage paste over skin.

Rinse with warm water and pat dry.

Baking Soda and Olive Oil Body Scrub

This exfoliating homemade body scrub is as simple and inexpensive as it gets, and can be used on the face and body.


1 tsp olive oil

1 tsp baking soda

Mix ingredients together to create a paste.

Massage gently into skin, rinse with cool water, and pat dry.

Coffee Body Scrub Recipes

Coffee Body Scrub

This dual purpose homemade body scrub will leave your skin silky smooth, and looking like you spent the day lounging by the pool.


1 cup warm used coffee grounds.

2 Tbsp olive oil


Combine olive oil and coffee grounds.

Moisten skin in the shower.

Using circular motions, massage scrub onto skin.

Leave on skin for 15 minutes before throughly rinsing.

Cornmeal Body Scrub Recipes

Cornmeal Scrub for Dry Skin

This is the perfect homemade body scrub for extra dry and rough skin.


1/2 cup cornmeal

1 egg yolk

1/2 of a lemon

1/2 cup carrier oil


Massage onto body

Rinse off.


Oatmeal Scrubs

Oatmeal and Milk Body Scrub

This homemade body scrub is perfect for those with sensitive or delicate skin, and can be used on the face and body. This gentle exfoliating scrub also doubles as a mask when left to dry for 20-30 minutes before rinsing.


1/2 cup ground oatmeal

1/2 cup powdered milk

Purified Water


Thoroughly mix dry ingredients in a small bowl.

Mix 2 tsp of dry mix with 1-2 tsp of water to form a paste.

Massage onto face and throat with fingers.

Rinse with cool water.

Salt Body Scrubs

Moisturizing Salt Scrub


2 tablespoon of course sea salt

1 tablespoon of honey

2 to 3 drops of olive oil


Mix the salt and honey well.

Add olive oil to honey and salt mixture one drop at a time.

Stir until a thick paste forms.

Massage on to skin, rinse, and pat dry.

Sea Salt Glow


2 Tbsp sea salt or Dead Sea salt

2 Tbsp jojoba oil


Mix ingredients to make a paste.

Use a handful of scrub and gently massage onto skin in ciruclar motions.

Cherry Salt Scrub

Renew and exfoliate your skin with this simple homemade body scrub


1 Tbsp cherry juice

1 Tbsp sea salt


Gently massage onto damp skin.

Rinse off with warm water, pat dry, and moisturize.

Sea Salt Peppermint Scrub

Heal and nourish your skin with this homemade body scrub.


1 cup sea salt

2 Tbsp apricot or almond oil

5-6 drops peppermint essential oil


Mix salt and oils.

Store in container until ready to use.

Apply to clean skin.

Massage a small handful all over body in circular motions.

Rinse with warm water.

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Loofah Salt Glow

Boost circlation and exfoliate flaky skin with sea salt and a loofah.


1/4 cup ground sea salt

1 loofah sponge


In the bath or shower, pat sea salt onto damp skin.

Gently massage loofah over skin in circular motions.

Concentrate on rough areas like elbows, knees, and heels.

Rinse well and moisturize.

Herbal Sea Salt Body Scrub for Acne

Antibacterial and anti-inflammatory, calendula makes this the perfect homemade body scrub for acne.


1/2 cup sea salt

2 tsp ground calendula flowers


Mix ingredients.

Store in a clean container.

To use, scoop a small amount in palm of hand.

Gently massage onto skin.

Rinse with warm water and pat dry.

Sugar Body Scrubs

Vanilla Sugar Body Scrub


1 Tbsp sugar

1 Tbsp olive oil

1 drop vanilla extract

3 drops rose oil (optional)


Whisk all ingredients in a glass bowl.

Massage the mixture all over face and neck for 2-3 minutes.

Rinse with warm water and a washcloth.

Avocado Body Scrub


1 Cup sugar(white(fine scrub) or brown (coarser scrub)

1/4 cup mashed avocado

1 Tbsp sour cream

1 Tbsp olive oil

1 Tbsp honey

A few drops of lavender or ylang ylang essential oil (optional)


Massage on to skin, rinse, and pat dry.

Sugared Coconut Body Scrub


1/4 cup sugar

1/4 cup coconut oil

2-4 drops of your favorite essential oil (optional)


Mix ingredients.

Gently massage onto damp skin.

Rinse with warm water.

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Grapefruit and Sugar Scrub

1/2 grapefruit


Dip half a grapefruit in sugar and gently scrub all over your body.

Rinse with warm water and pat dry.