Looking for some homemade body scrubs? It turns out making your own DIY beauty products like body scrubs are super simple and smell fantastic!
An essential for maintaining healthy, smooth, and younger looking skin, body scrubs are a must-have on your bath or shower shelf. The combination of cleansing, exfoliation and massage provides benefits that go far beyond what a bar of soap can do.
Homemade body scrubs can also soften even the toughest skin. They are gentle yet abrasive enough to assist in promoting smooth glowing skin and moisturizes your whole body.
Choose from DIY scrubs like whipped grapefruit mint and calming chamomile to lavender vanilla and coffee body scrubs.
They smell so good, and using a body scrub once or twice a week to exfoliate will bring out the beautiful, soft skin you know is hiding underneath.
This list of Homemade Body Scrubs would be perfect to make at home, either to keep for yourself or to give away for a gift.
Here’s 18 Must-Make Homemade Body Scrubs For Nourished Skin!
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1. Homemade Lemon Mint Sugar Scrub
Found from Glue Sticks Gumdrops
The lemon and peppermint is a classic combination that works wonders on your skin and smells fantastic. The bright lemon essential oil helps brighten your skin and the peppermint essential oil helps energize your skin!
2. Homemade Peppermint Sugar Scrub
Found from Living Well Mom
This body scrub is perfect for the holidays with the pink and white colors of a peppermint candy. The peppermint essential oil leaves your legs feeling cool and a bit tingly after your bath. At the end of a long, cold day, this is the perfect way to pamper and relax before crawling into bed!
3. Homemade Apricot Sugar Scrub
Found from A Pumpkin and A Princess
This three ingredient apricot sugar scrub recipe is easy to make and makes a great last minute handmade gift. What I like the most is that the apricots is so different and very refreshing. Apricot oil is great for naturally nourishing dry skin and as a bonus it gives your hair a radiant shine.
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4. Whipped Grapefruit Mint Sugar Scrub
Found from The Kitchen McCabe
It’s a happy thing to say goodbye to dead skin. This whipped grapefruit mint sugar scrub puts all the moisture back into your skin and receives it from the lush oils.
5. Lavender Vanilla Sugar Scrub
Found from Suburban Simplicity
If you’re new to essential oils and making homemade body scrubs then is a good one to start out with. The vanilla extract smells sweet and helps soften your skin underneath the surface. The lavender promotes relaxation and relieves pain. So be open to use this body scrub whenever you need to relax the most.
6. DIY Coffee Body Scrub
Found from Living The Nourished Life
Here’s an incredible DIY body scrub that promotes soft and healthy skin. But more specifically smoothes cellulite, exfoliate dull skin and increase circulation to your limbs. The coffee and its caffeine helps energize your skin to plump it up and make it glow!
7. Homemade Green Tea Body Scrub
Found from Life n Reflection
Here’s a great body scrub that will give you energy first thing in the morning. Instead of going for that extra cup of coffee, wash your face and body with this Green Tea body scrub. It will give you a rush of energy that will last all day long!
8. Chamomile Calming Salt Scrub
Found from Building Our Story
I feel like most people will thoroughly enjoy this body scrub. The calming chamomile salt scrub will bring balance back into your life where you might be feeling really overwhelmed. Add this salt scrub to your next hot bath to feel calmer, less stressed and will be able to sleep better at night!
9. DIY Sugar Cookie Body Scrub
Found from Juggling Act Mama
This DIY Sugar Cookie Body Scrub is good enough to eat. In fact, without the body wash, it is safe to eat! How cool is that?! This body scrub is great for your skin, and mixed with sugar, it makes a great exfoliating!
10. Homemade Mimosa Sugar Scrub
Found from Today’s Creative Life
The beautiful thing about Mimosas is the simplicity of its ingredients and that goes for this body scrub as well. All you need is grapeseed oil, oranges, and sugar. The oranges are bright and the citrus helps boost your immunity and prevents skin damage.
11. Mermaid Body Scrub
Found from Savvy Naturalista
Mermaids are totally trendy right now and this Mermaid Body Scrub has a variation of lovely colors that illuminate in the sun. This scrub will also give your body a lovely shimmer.
12. Pink Lemonade Sugar Scrub
Found from Suburban Simplicity
This Pink Lemonade Sugar Scrub smells so darn good and softens and moisturizes your skin beautifully without any harsh chemical ingredients. Scrub all over your hands or feet or wherever you’d like a little extra softness!
13. Homemade Almond and Floral Body Scrub
Found from Lia Griffith
The almond oil in this body scrub has many healthy benefits for the skin so together they are a dynamic duo mixed with epsom salts. For the floral essential oil this recipe chose geranium which is oh so lovely. Then add a handful of lavender buds and fresh lilac petals for added color which is a natural fragrance.
14. Snow Cone Sugar Scrub
Found from The Gunny Sack
Get the benefits of three essential oils in one body scrub. Watermelon oil in the pink sugar scrub, lime oil in the green sugar scrub and raspberry in the blue sugar scrub. This snow cone sugar scrub makes your legs and feet feel amazingly smooth!
15. Homemade Pina Colada Coconut Sugar Scrub
Found from Setting for Four
Do you like Pina Coladas? Getting caught in the rain? Here’s a great way to make it feel like the tropics all year round. This body scrub is a rich, moisturizing homemade sugar scrub filled the luscious tropical scent of coconut and pineapple!
16. DIY Rose Body Scrub
Found from Oh So Pretty
Be prepared to feel super smooth and smell amazingly good! This rose petal body scrub can relieve skin redness and prevents skin damage.
17. Eucalyptus Sugar Scrub
Found from Salt Lick Lessons
Eucalyptus sugar scrub is cooling and energizing. It also good for ailing joints and promotes good for circulation. Use this on your feet after a long week and it perfect prep before a fall pedicure.
18. Chocolate Sugar Scrub
Found from The Idea Room
Dark chocolate is also packed with potent antioxidants and contains various essential nutrients which help you to stay healthy and beautiful. Dark chocolate is a skin-friendly ingredient that helps to keep your skin healthy, glowing and just flawless. So chocolate is like salad right? Just kidding but its super healthy and it’s amazing how you can use chocolate in a body scrub! This is a must see DIY recipe!
Now that you know how each body scrub can help benefit your body then you can choose what’s right for you. Whatever homemade scrub you choose, It’s so easy to make your skin glow with these DIY body scrubs.