Honey is known to be highly moisturizing, and combining it with the well-known aloe vera extract will boost its effect even more. Basically, this is a body scrub similar to those you get at the local spa, the only difference is that you can enjoy it in the privacy of your own home and you can save a lot of money as well. Basically, you will need one cup of sea salt coupled with two or three tablespoons of fresh honey, one and a half cup of aloe vera baby oil and several drops of essential oil of your choice. Mix all the ingredients and then use them to remove the impurities from your body while you are in the shower.
4. Citrus Salt
This is a great morning scrub that will surely help you wake up and stay fresh the entire day. Not only does the citrus salt body scrub smell divine, but it is also great for your skin as it tightens it and minimizes the pores. You will need half a cup of sea salt, half a cup of hydrating body oil, half a cup of lemon juice and half a cup of orange juice, both freshly squeezed. This body scrub must be used after you have thoroughly cleaned your body in the shower: after that, simply apply the mixture on your body and start scrubbing in a circular motion. You can do it either with your bare hands or with a bath sponge. One of the biggest benefits of making your own body scrub at home is that you get to choose any essence you like, and you can store the mixture in an tight container and use it whenever needed.
5. Coffee Body Scrub
Last, but not least, the coffee body scrub is highly recommended to those who have oily skin, as coffee dries it and gives it a beautiful glow. However, few of us know that coffee can be successfully used as an efficient body scrub that exfoliates the skin and, as some specialists claim, may even come in handy for reducing the appearance of cellulite. The coffee body scrub tightens and lifts your skin, this is why it is a commonly used ingredient in some of the most expensive body scrubs these days. Basically, you will need one tablespoon of ground coffee, one tablespoon of salt, one of coconut oil and one of olive oil. Mix all the ingredients together and then gently use the body scrub to clean your body. Store it in an airtight container and use it twice a week, for the best results.
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