As much as we treasure our skincare products, every once in a while we feel the need to dig into our pantry and whip up a homemade recipe. Plus, many times these DIY recipes change the whole beauty game, and then we don’t feel the need to spend a fortune on packaged goods. So, this Diwali, if you are looking to prepare homemade body scrubs for glowing skin, fret no more as we bring you some amazing body scrub recipes that will gently exfoliate your skin and leave you looking fresh. Good news: we have scrub recipes for all skin types! Diwali 2022 is going to be awesome as your skin will feel rejuvenated with these homemade scrubs.
Top 10 Homemade Body Scrubs to Rejuvenate Skin
1. Coffee body scrub
The antioxidant properties of coffee protect the skin from environmental stressors and the sugar acts as an excellent natural exfoliator that gently removes dead skin cells.
It’s easy to make homemade body scrubs with coffee at home.
- 1/4 cup ground coffee
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 2 vitamin E capsules
Combine these ingredients to form a coarse paste, massage it on your body for five to seven minutes and give it to each part of the body. Rinse off this body scrub with lukewarm water.
This recipe is suitable for most skin types
2. Yogurt and oatmeal body scrub
This is one of the best homemade scrubs to remove tan and is best suited for sensitive skin.
Oatmeal has soothing properties that calm redness, yogurt is beneficial for skin lightening and hydration, and honey retains moisture in the skin.
Overall, this is one of the best homemade body scrubs for women.
- 1 tablespoon ground oats
- 1 tablespoon of yogurt (you can substitute the yogurt with rose water if you are allergic to it)
Take all these ingredients in a bowl and massage them with your fingertips in circular motions all over your body. Continue scrubbing for five minutes, then rinse with cold water.
This oatmeal and yogurt body scrub is best suited for oily skin.
3. Green tea and honey body scrub
The anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties of green tea help reduce redness, inflammation, skin irritation, rashes, and irritation. Honey is a gentle natural exfoliator that helps remove tans, keep skin smooth and hydrated. These benefits of this body scrub recipe make it one of the best homemade body scrubs for dry skin.
Take a cup of water and bring it to a boil. Put a teaspoon of loose green tea in it and let it steep. When done, turn off the heat and strain. Once the green tea has cooled down a bit, add a tablespoon of honey and brown sugar to the brewed green tea and stir well. Apply it as a scrub on your body. Remove the scrub with a clean washcloth, then wash your body with water.
4. Coconut oil and sugar body scrub
The coconut oil has moisturizing properties and the sugar gently removes dead skin cells leaving you with soft and supple skin. This body scrub is suitable for normal skin.
- 1/2 cup extra virgin coconut oil
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 1 tablespoon of honey
Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl and massage it like a scrub all over your body. Massage for three to five minutes, then rinse off this coconut oil and sugar body scrub with cold water.
This homemade body scrub is best suited for normal and combination skin.
5. Body scrub with coral lentils and turmeric
Red lentils (masoor dal) are not only good for your health, but also for your skin. It’s loaded with nutrients that make it one of the best natural exfoliators that gently slough off dead skin, leaving skin glowing and dirt-free. Turmeric fights blackheads and brightens the complexion. It is undoubtedly a magical body scrub to remove tan.
- 2 teaspoons red lentil powder
- 1 teaspoon of yogurt (you can use rose or cucumber water instead of yogurt if you are allergic to dairy products)
- A pinch of turmeric
Combine all these ingredients in a bowl and whisk well to make a paste. Gently scrub your body with this homemade scrub for three to four minutes. Rinse off this coral-turmeric lentil scrub with lukewarm water.
This body scrub is best suited for oily skin.
6. Tomato and Sugar Body Scrub
Tomato juice gently exfoliates skin, controls acne, brightens skin tone, treats sunburn and delays signs of aging. Sugar, on the other hand, removes dead skin cells and traps moisture in the skin. This is one of the best homemade body scrubs for sensitive skin.
- 1 tomato
- 2 tablespoons of sugar
Take a tomato and blend it to get its juice. Add two tablespoons of sugar to it and make a coarse paste. Rub it all over your body and rinse it off with lukewarm water.
This DIY body scrub is suitable for oily and sensitive skin.
7. Oatmeal Banana Scrub
Oatmeal not only deeply cleanses the skin, but also exfoliates it, leaving skin feeling clean. It also stimulates collagen production, eliminates tanning and reduces redness. Banana is rich in nutrients that hydrate dry skin, prevent fine lines and fade age spots.
- 1 ripe banana
- 1 tablespoon ground oats
- 1/2 tbsp rose water
Take a ripe banana and mash it properly using a fork to make a smooth paste. Add a tablespoon of ground oats and a little rose water. Mix well and rub all over the body for four to five minutes. After five minutes, rinse off this banana-oatmeal scrub with cold water.
This body scrub is suitable for all skin types.
8. Chickpea flour and milk body scrub
This is a body scrub that has been used in India for ages, it is usually applied as a pre-wedding body scrub in many homes. This body scrub consists of various ingredients including gram flour, rice flour, milk, turmeric and oats; all of which have skin-friendly nutrients.
Chickpea flour and rice flour both have exfoliating properties that make the skin feel clean and glowing. The milk moisturizes the skin and the turmeric deeply cleanses the skin. It can be used as both a body and facial scrub and is best suited for normal and combination skin.
- 2 tablespoons gram flour
- 1 tablespoon of rice flour
- 1/2 tablespoon ground oats
- A pinch of turmeric
- 1 teaspoon of milk
Mix all these ingredients in a bowl to make a smooth paste. You can adjust the amount of ingredients to make a coarse paste. Rub it all over your body and rinse it off with lukewarm water.
This body scrub is particularly suitable for people with normal and combination skin.
9. Walnut and Honey Body Scrub
Packed with vitamins and antioxidants, walnuts help fight against various skin problems and also protect it from environmental aggressions.
Honey keeps the skin hydrated and adds a natural glow to the skin.
- One to two nuts
- 2 teaspoons of honey
- 1/2 teaspoon rose water
Take a walnut or two and grind them (be careful not to grind them too much). Add rose water and organic honey to the walnut powder and rub it all over your body for one to two minutes. Rinse off the Walnut Honey Body Scrub with lukewarm water.
This body scrub is ideal for people with normal skin and oily skin.
10. Yogurt and Honey Body Scrub
This body scrub consists of four ingredients: yogurt, extra virgin olive oil, raw honey and sugar. All of these ingredients have natural moisturizing and moisturizing properties that make this homemade scrub a great choice for dry skin.
- 1/4 cup olive oil/almond oil
- 1 tablespoon of yogurt
- 1 teaspoon of honey
- 2 to 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
Mix all the ingredients in a bowl and use it as a body scrub. Continue massaging gently for four to five minutes and rinse with cold water.
This body scrub is ideal for people with normal and dry skin.
Try these homemade body scrubs this Diwali and add a natural glow to your face. Do you have a secret body scrub recipe that works great? Tell us in the comments section below.
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