7 Simple Homemade Body Scrubs

7 Simple Homemdae Body Scrubs

Every woman loves the luxurious feeling of silky smooth skin after using a soothing body scrub. Here are 7 Simple Homemade Body Scrubs that you can create from items likely already in your pantry. Not only are they soothing to your skin but some are aromatic and offer aromatherapy benefits that will soothe your soul as well.

Take a few hours this weekend and play with the recipes below to create your favorite. These also make excellent gifts for friends, family and teachers during the holidays.

7 SIMPLE HOMEMADE BODY SCRUBS

MINT FOOT SCRUB

Mix together in large bowl equal parts Epsom Salt, Seas Salt and Baking Soda. Add Peppermint oil drops until you reach desired aroma. (For mix of ½ cup each ingredient and use 5-7 drops oil). Mix or shake ingredients together and store in airtight container until ready to use.

COFFEE SUGAR SCRUB

Mix together in large bowl 1 Cup Sugar, ¼ Cup Instant Coffee Grounds, 1 Teaspoon Cinnamon until well blended. Gradually pour in 1/3 cup Olive Oil or Coconut Oil mixing until coated well. Store in an airtight container until ready to use.

BANANA SUGAR SCRUB

Mix together in large bowl 1 Ripe Banana Mashed, ¼ Cup Granulated Sugar, 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract, 1 Tablespoon Olive or Grapeseed Oil until well mixed. Use immediately.

VANILLA SUGAR SCRUB

Mix together ½ Cup Brown Sugar, ½ Cup Granulated Sugar, 2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract and 1/3 Cup Coconut Oil in bowl. Store in airtight Container until ready to use.

LEMON SALT SCRUB

Mix together 1 Cup Sea Salt, Zest of 1 Lemon, 1 Teaspoon Lemon Juice and ¼ Cup Olive or Grapeseed Oil together in large bowl. Store in Airtight Container until ready to use.

POWDER FRESH SALT SCRUB

Mix together ½ Cup Epsom Salt, ½ Cup Sea Salt, ½ Cup Baby Oil in large bowl and store in airtight container until ready to use.

ORANGE CREAM SUGAR SCRUB

Mix together 1 Cup Sugar, Zest of 1 Orange, 1 Tablespoon Orange Juice, 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract and 1/3 Cup Grapeseed Oil in large bowl and store in airtight container until ready to use.

As you can see it is easy to make simple homemade body scrubs with items you already have around your home. Some of the scrubs are perishable and others can be stored for an extended length of time with no ill effects. Those including fresh juices and zest should be used within a few days of mixing for best results. Enjoy these for yourself or treat your friends to a truly simple homemade body scrub this year.

About Stacie

Stacie, a social media consultant, is one of Cision Media's Top 10 Most Influential Mommy Bloggers and one of the HERoic: 10 Mommy Bloggers Who Rule Social Media. She is also a frequent guest speaker at blog conferences, a contributor at Babble Kid Scoop and ShePosts.

Stacie founded Social Media Chicks, a collaborative social media consulting company and Georgia Social Media Moms, a group of 250+ social media/blogging experts in her home state.

An Atlanta resident and lifelong writer, Stacie is the mother of three children (9 & under) and married to the love of her life. She is always planning the next epic travel adventure for her family.

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