It's an exciting time... For the blooms and blossoms to poke out from the snow, for the warmth to return to our days, and for the sweaters and mittens to come off! Is your skin ready for Spring? After a long, cold winter, skin can be a little lackluster, especially if it's dry where you live. It's time to exfoliate winter's dry skin away to reveal glowing, nourished skin that's ready for sunshine and afternoons outside! A homemade body scrub is useful for sloughing off those old skin cells. When you craft scrubs at home, you have total control over the ingredients you use. No harmful chemicals or scents, sulfates, or parabens for you! Here are 7 must-make body scrubs to exfoliate away your winter skin and reveal a dewy Spring glow all over! These make awesome gifts, too, so make extra! ;)
With skin-nourishing coconut oil, exfoliating coconut sugar, and the bright freshness of grapefruit and mint essential oils, you'll come out of the shower smelling and feeling like a new person with this Grapefruit and Mint Body Scrub
! Scrub away dry, scaly, chapped winter skin!
Blend the moisturizing power of body butter with the exfoliating benefits of body scrub for a super nourishing, extra-emollient treat for the skin that feels like a high-end spa treatment. Make this Moisturizing Vanilla Whipped Body Scrub
in just 5 minutes!
Would you like another reason to justify your love of chocolate? Cacao is a rich source of skin-protecting vitamins and antioxidants -- so make this Raw Chocolate Sugar Scrub
to nourish your skin. We dare you not to eat it in the shower!
If your vanity shelf is lined with bottles of half-empty cleansers and exfoliating scrubs, toss them all and start exfoliating with coconut sugar
! Gently scrub away dead skin, pollutants, and grime easily and naturally!
Give yourself a natural spa treatment at home for a fraction of the cost by making your own Himalayan Pink Salt Scrub
. The trace minerals in the salt detoxify the skin and reduce inflammation, revealing soft, glowing skin that looks like it just had a professional treatment!
Completely chemical-free, homemade Strawberry Sugar Scrub
is a wonderful sensory experience, reminiscent of summer, shortcakes and daiquiris. (Just what you need after a long winter, right?)
With skin-nourishing antioxidants, this Spirulina Body Scrub
makes an invigorating body scrub that leaves skin feeling fresh and looking vibrant. Plus, antioxidants for anti-aging!