Homemade Scrub Recipes

IMG_7012 We all know the feeling, when you find an amazing recipe and get really excited but then realise you don’t have half the things you need. Well that’s exactly what I’ve tried to avoid in making these 3 homemade scrub recipes. All the ingredients used you probably have in your kitchen cupboard, except coconut oil which can be found in most supermarkets and health food shops.

I’ve created recipes for a lemon lip scrub, oat face scrub and chocolate and coconut body scrub that will leave you feeling fabulous! They are a great addition to your skin care routine and make fantastic gifts (especially if you are on a budget or are buying for lots of people).
All the ingredients used in these scrubs are great for your skin but if you have more sensitive skin, then swap out large grain sugar for smaller grain (caster sugar).
Lemon lip scrub
How to use it:
Scoop a small amount of the scrub out with your finger and gently rub over your lips. Brush off and apply lip balm. 
Ingredients:
1 tbsp lemon juice
¼ cup olive oil
¾ cup caster sugar
Method:
Mix all the ingredients together, with the back of a spoon, in a bowl, then put it in your container.
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Oat Face Scrub
How to use:

Massage a small handful into your skin then rinse off. Wash and moisturise your face as normal.

Ingredients:
1 cup oats
½ cup coconut oil (solid form)
½ cup honey
 

Method:
Mix the coconut oil and honey together in a bowl by using the back of a spoon to break the coconut oil down. Next, mix in the oats and store in your container.

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Chocolate and Coconut Body Scrub
How to use:
Massage a generous amount of the scrub into your legs arms and body then rinse off.
Ingredients:
½ cup Demerara sugar
½ cup desiccated coconut
½ cup coconut oil (melted)
¼ cup olive oil
¼ cup caster sugar
Method:
Mix the dry ingredients together in a bowl then add the coconut and olive oil and put it in your container.
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  1. LOVE JOICE April 27, 2016 / 5:07 am

    That chocolate and coconut body scrub look interesting, I would like to try it. Would you like to follow each other on BLOGLOVIN? If you decided to follow me, please let me know so I can follow you back. xoxo

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