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Article By: Jonnie Davis
I have recently become obsessed with creating my body scrubs at home. Now that spring is officially here; it is time to say goodbye to dead winter skin. These eight invigorating face/body scrubs will help you to do just that. Sugar scrubs are a pure beauty recipe; they can be incredibly moisturizing and exfoliating to the skin. Instead of buying the expensive sugar scrubs at the department stores, you can make them at home with ingredients you most likely already have in your kitchen.
Doesn’t this remind you of some yummy dessert recipe? Well, you can’t correctly eat it, but you can use it as a face scrub. This sugar scrub from Kayley from The Kitchen McCabe contains coconut oil, mint, grapefruit juice and extract. We all know the fantastic things coconut oil can do for your skin. Did you know mint, grapefruit juice, and extract helps to keep skin clear and fight aging? Check out the instructions here.
This coconut lemon sugar scrub by A Pumpkin and a Princess is so pretty and would make a perfect gift. This scrub contains Coconut oil, fresh lemon zest, and lemon essential oil, and smells delightful. Find the method here.
This sugar scrub from Dear Crissy is not only pretty to look but great for your skin. The main ingredient which is blueberries have antioxidants in it which fight free radicals, and cancer cells. This scrub also includes coconut oil (make an Amazon link) which has moisturizing, cleansing and anti-aging benefits for the skin. If you suffer from any acne scaring lemon extract is excellent for fading scars. Lemons are natural skin bleachers and work to lighten and even out your skin tone. Find the recipe here.
This vanilla sugar scrub is perfect for exfoliating your dry skin, to get smooth even skin. It contains coarse sugar, real vanilla, sea salt, and coconut oil. It also smells amazing. Find the ingredients and instructions here.
This lemon Scrub from I Heart Nap Time will help to rid of dry hands and feet. It only takes 10 minutes to make, and it is super easy to make. Find the ingredients and instructions here.
This DIY coconut lime mask by Handmade takes only a couple of minutes to make. It contains lime, coconut oil, and white sugar. It is super moisturizing and hydrating for the skin. Find the method here.
This scrub created by Bev Weidner contains coconut oil the oil (which has some pretty remarkable benefits), and coffee which includes antioxidants, prevents aging and contains skin firming properties which help to give you a more youthful look. If you are anything like me and love coffee, you probably already have a some in your kitchen, so you don’t have to go out and buy some. Get the recipe, and instructions here.
This chocolate coconut mask from How sweet is it is good enough to eat, well you actually can’t eat it, but you will be tempted. The directions call for cocoa powder, coconut oil, and brown sugar. I would also pick up some extra chocolate because you’re likely to crave it while making this scrub. Find the method here.