5 Homemade Exfoliating Body Scrubs To Keep Your Skin Glowing

Having a great skin care routine can do wonders. There are many great skin care products out there, but there are also things you can do at home that will help to keep your skin looking healthy and glowing. Exfoliating body scrubs are one of the most important additions one can make to their skin care routine. There are some products that can be used, but there’s also a number of great homemade exfoliating body scrubs that you can do yourself.

1. Coffee And Sugar Body Scrubs

coffee scrub - exfoliating body scrubs

Ingredients Needed

  • 1/4 cup of sugar
  • 1/4 cup of ground coffee (you can adjust the coarseness to your liking)
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 3 vitamin E capsules

What To Do

Mix the ingredients together in a bowl until it becomes a paste. Apply the paste to your cleansed skin and massage it all over your body for about 10 minutes to get all of the dead skin off. Wash the paste off of your body. And make sure to moisturize afterward!

2. Green Tea Scrub

green tea scrub - exfoliating body scrubs

Ingredients Needed

  • 2 green tea bags (whichever your favorite brand is)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup melted coconut oil

What To Do

Mix the ingredients into a bowl until it becomes a paste. Rub the paste on your cleansed skin and gently rub it all over your body for about 10 minutes. Wash the paste off and just feel how smooth and healthy your skin feels. The anti-inflammatory properties of green tea will also help to soothe your skin.

3. Ginger And Sugar Scrub

ginger scrub - exfoliating body scrubs

Ingredients Needed

  • 1 tablespoon of coarsely chopped ginger
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup kosher salt
  • 3 drops of lemongrass oil (you can also use your favorite essential oil as a replacement)

What To Do

Heat the coconut oil and ginger pieces over low heat. Warm it up until you can see the ginger juice mix together with the oil. Strain it through a coffee filter. When the oil becomes room temperature, mix in the sugar and salt as well as your essential oil of choice.

Get in the shower and moisten your skin. Rub the mixture over your skin and let it sit for 5 minutes. Use a washcloth to wipe the excess off your skin. Wash the oil off of your skin.

4. Blueberry Honey Scrub

blueberry scrub - exfoliating body scrubs

Ingredients Needed

  • 1/3 cup of fresh blueberries
  • 2 tablespoons of honey
  • 1 tablespoon of sugar

What To Do

Mix the blueberry, honey, and sugar together until it becomes a coarse paste. Apply the paste over your body and gently rub it to help remove any dead skin. Let it sit for 10 minutes and then rinse it off. By the way, this is one of the best-smelling exfoliating body scrubs that we’ve tried!

5. Simple Sugar And Salt Scrub

sugar salt scrub - exfoliating body scrubs

Ingredients Needed

  • 1/4 cup of sugar
  • 1/4 cup of sea salt (or kosher salt if you’d like)
  • 1/4 cup of coconut oil
  • 15-20 drops of your favorite essential oil

What To Do

Combine the sugar, sea salt, and coconut oil in a bowl and thoroughly mix it together. Add the essential oils and mix them together. Once it becomes a paste, apply it to your cleansed skin. Massage it on your skin for about 5 minutes and rinse it off. You’re going to love the smooth feeling afterward.

Exfoliating Body Scrubs: Conclusion

All of these recipes can be stored in airtight jars for about a week. How often you use them depends on your personal skin care routine. We recommend using these exfoliating body scrubs about two times a week. Make sure you always thoroughly wash your skin off of any grease or oil before applying these scrubs. And if you just had a treatment done with us at Pure Touch and you’re concerned this might affect your recovery, don’t hesitate to contact us to ask any questions!