You know the feeling of a salt or sugar scrub rubbing its way into your skin? That soft, tender feeling afterwards really makes you very beautiful. Everyone loves having that soft feel on the skin. The fact that most people wear jeans almost all the time and the busy lives that people have these days that they forget to tend to themselves, it is best to consider the idea of whipping up your own scrub so that by the end of the day, you will have something to relax with without worrying what is happening with your skin.
A lot of the ladies know very well that commercial products with sugar and salt scrubs can get ridiculously expensive. Salt and sugar are quite cheap at grocery stores, so what’s the deal with the price? You don’t want to spend a ton of money on a salt or sugar scrub when you can make one your own. Not only will get to save a lot of money, you get to save a lot of time, too.
Chocolate and Coconut Oil
One of the best Do-It-Yourself sugar scrub is using coconut oil and chocolate. This recipe is based on these ingredients. The coconut oil is great as a moisturizer, while the sugar aids in exfoliating the skin and chocolate is there as fragrance. It will only take 10 minutes to prepare this recipe.
What you will need is a cup brown sugar, half a cup solid coconut oil, 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder and 1/3 cup almond oil. It is also good to have some coconut extract or coconut oil as an addition to the mixture. Just mix all the aforementioned ingredients until you get its consistent texture. Apply the mixture onto skin for once per week in order to get that silky skin.
Coconut and Lime
This is actually used in making skin really beautiful and a lot of people have been using this particular scrub regularly. You can prepare a lot of batches for this and exfoliate your skin during your free time or even give some of your concoction to your friends or loved ones.
To prepare this recipe, you will need 1 tbsp shredded coconut, 6 – 8 drops lime oil, 1/4 cup melted coconut oil and a cup granulated white sugar. If your coconut oil is not melted yet, warm it up in your microwave. Mix all the ingredients together and you will get one cup of this sugar scrub.
This is a salt scrub that comes with that amazing fresh smell that will leave the skin with that astonishing tropical scent. In order to get the recipe right, prepare one teaspoon of either lemon zest, grapefruit, orange or lime, half a cup sea salt and half a cup essential oil. As with essential oil, it will depend on what your preferences is. Mix the ingredients thoroughly well until you get that texture that of a scrub. Use this fruity remedy for your skin either when you take a shower or a bath, but better make sure that it doesn’t get into the eyes.
Another salt scrub that will delight your skin – a lavender scrub. Lavender always comes with that beautiful smell that it is natural for those fond of using DIY remedies to make use of lavender, too. To prepare this particular scrub, get half a cup sea salt, 1/3 cup essential oil of your preference, a tablespoon dried lavender and a few drops lavender essential oil. Mix the first 2 ingredients, then add the dried lavender. Add drops lavender oil as much as you like, although it is much preferred to add only 15 drops.