01/15These homemade body scrubs will give your skin the ultimate glow

These homemade body scrubs will give your skin the ultimate glow

Fresh Coffee & Coconut Oil Scrub: Take half a cup of coffee grounds and pour half a cup of white sugar in it. Add one cup of lukewarm coconut oil to this. Mix these ingredients well and then apply the mixture on damp skin. Gently massage your skin to get rid of dead skin. Wash off in the shower after half an hour. Do this once a month for best results.

by Alisha Alam
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02/15Lavender vanilla sugar scrub

Lavender vanilla sugar scrub

A heavenly mix of lavender and vanilla in this scrub is not only great for skin, but it also has a delightful fragrance. The two ingredients help sooth the skin. For the base of this scrub, you can opt for coconut or almond oil.Mix the oil with vanilla extract and a few drops of lavender essential oil along with the sugar. The best part about this scrub is that you can make a big batch of it and store the scrub in the bathroom to use whenever you like.

by Darielle Britto
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03/15Peppermint body scrub

Peppermint body scrub

Pamper your skin with the fresh fragrance of peppermint in this heavenly body scrub. Peppermint can help treat various skin issues and contains soothing properties. To make this scrub, mix a few drops of peppermint oil with three tablespoons of sugar and four tablespoons of sweet almond oil. Turn this blend into a lovely paste. You can also add a little pomegranate juice.

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04/15Coffee and olive oil body scrub

Coffee and olive oil body scrub

This scrub will help exfoliate your skin and slowly get rid of the appearance of cellulite. It will also rejuvenate the skin and get rid of all the dirt and grime. Combine raw sugar,ground coffee, three tablespoons of coconut oil and two tablespoons of olive oil in a bowl. Mix the ingredients and all you have to do next is apply it all over your body.

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05/15Ginger and coconut oil scrub

Ginger and coconut oil scrub

A popular scrub is a delicious blend of coconut oil and ginger. Best of all, you'll find these ingredients right in your kitchen. Just heat up some of the oil in a saucepan and add chopped ginger to it. Let it cook for 5 to 10 minutes. Once that's done strain the mix using a sieve. While the oil is cooling off add olive oil. All you have to do next is enjoy the scrub's effects on your body.

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06/15Honey and brown sugar scrub

Honey and brown sugar scrub

A combination of honey and brown sugar may be good enough to eat, but it can do wonders on your skin if you use it as a body scrub. The honey will help to rehydrate your skin and contains anti-bacterial properties, while the brown sugar works to remove blackheads. It is also great if your skin is prone to acne and will leave your skin soft and smooth.

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07/15Green tea body scrub

Green tea body scrub

Green tea is available almost anywhere so it will be easy for you to add this to your mix. Why? Because it contains antioxidant properties that help reactivate cells and prevent any further damage to your skin. Adding green tea to your scrub helps to get rid of dirt and pollutants your body is exposed to. So pour yourself a cup of this healing tea, while you blend the rest of it into a divine scrub.

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08/15Chocolate Scrub

Chocolate Scrub

While you may love bingeing on chocolates, did you know they're also rich in antioxidants? These little fellows can help make your skin smooth and soft. Take a bowl and add half a cup of coconut oil and one cup of cocoa powder. Add a cup of brown sugar to it and mix well. Apply this mixture to your skin and let it sit for 10 minutes. Wash it off after.

by Alisha Alam
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09/15Grapefruit Scrub

Grapefruit Scrub

Apart from making your skin smell delicious, grapefruits can also energise and improve your mood. Take a bowl and add half a cup of coconut oil to it. Add half a cup of white sugar and 1 tablespoon of grapefruit juice. Add a bit of beetroot juice for colouring. Add 2 drops of peppermint oil and mix all the ingredients well. Apply to your skin and let it sit for a good 20-30 minutes. Then wash it off with warm water.

by Alisha Alam
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10/15Pumpkin Scrub

Pumpkin Scrub

Pumpkins are enriched with vitamins, which is what makes them perfect for a nourishing scrub. Take some organic pumpkin puree and empty half a cup into a bowl. Add some brown sugar. Pour some honey onto the mix and stir well. Apply the mixture to your skin and let it harden. After about 40-50 minutes head for a bath and wash off the scrub with warm water.

by Alisha Alam
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