Beauty Skin Care

15 Delicious DIY Body Scrub Recipes for Your Smooth Skin Needs

It's time to feed your addiction for smooth skin and DIY projects. 

beauty-legs-lotion-3146-e1534924825571.jpgWanna achieve smooth skin while smelling like a literal SNACK? No seriously, you can smell like a snickerdoodle cookie, a mimosa (for all my brunch loving queens), an apple pie or a vanilla pumpkin latte. Body scrubs are another skin care regimen that turned our world around for the better. Think of it as another mandatory step to add to your weekly skin care routine. Like once a week you’ll do a facial mask, body scrub better be added to that lineup. According to Huffington Post: “Scrubs should only be used two to three times a week, and rubbing in a circular motion is most effective as it helps to free ingrown hairs and is less abrasive than a back and forth movement.”

The benefits of body scrubs are so astounding and effective that you would think it would cost you a fortune to make with all kinds of fancy ingredients that you probably would have a hard time pronouncing. I have never been more happy to tell you that you’re WRONG. Body scrubs only contain very few affordable ingredients including sugar, honey, essential oils & more!

While those ingredients won’t be costing you practically anything, you do have to invest a little more in containers to put your body scrubs in. I highly suggest those mini mason jars, which can literally be found ANYWHERE. Alright skin care scientist, get ready to step into your lab and create these 15 delicious smelling body scrubs. It’s time to feed your addiction for smooth skin and DIY projects.

1) Banana Body Scrub


  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 tablespoon of brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon of vanilla

2) Brown Sugar Honey Scrub


  • 1 tablespoon of brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of honey

3) Sweet Lemon Scrub


  • 2-3 tablespoons of lemon zest
  • 8-10 drops of lemon essential oil
  • 1 1/2 – 2 1/2 cups of sugar
  • 1/2 cup of coconut oil

4) Coffee Sugar Scrub


  • 1 part coconut oil
  • 1 part coffee grounds
  • 1 part brown sugar

5) Vanilla Latte Sugar Scrub


  • 1 cup of brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup of coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup of coffee grounds
  • 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract

6) Peppermint Body Scrub


  • 1/4 cup of coconut oil
  • 3/4 cup of sugar
  • 1 tbsp of red jojoba beads
  • 5 drops of peppermint essential oil

7) Vanilla Pumpkin Scrub


  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 1/2 cup of coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon of pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon of ground clove
  • Red & yellow food coloring (Optional)

8) Apple Cinnamon Scrub


  • 1/2 cup of coconut oil
  • 1 cup of brown sugar
  • 1 apple, pureed
  • 1-2 drops of cinnamon extract

9) Chocolate Body Scrub


  • 4 tablespoons of cocoa powder
  • 1 cup of brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup of an oil of your choice

10) Rose Body Scrub


  • 1 1/2 cups of sugar
  • 1/2 cup of coconut oil
  • 5 drops of rose essential oil
  • Few drops of red food coloring

11) Pink Lemonade Scrub


  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 2/3 cup of coconut oil
  • 2 packets of Pink Lemonade flavored Kool-Aid
  • 1 lemon

12) Snickerdoodle Body Scrub


  • 1 cup of brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup of coconut oil
  • 3 teaspoons of ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons of vanilla extract

13) Green Tea Sugar Scrub


  • 1 1/2 cup of white sugar
  • 2 teaspoons of green tea powder
  • 2 green tea bags
  • 1 cup of coconut oil

14) Mimosa Body Scrub


  • 1/2 navel orange juice
  • Zest of 1 orange
  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 1/4 cup of grape seed oil

15) Apple Pie Scrub


  • 1 cup of brown sugar
  • 1 cup of white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup of coconut oil (fractioned)
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