I am in love with natural beauty products. Something about using ingredients from the earth seems so obvious and I’m in love with the simplicity of it.
While pregnant with my first little one, I became more aware of what I was putting on my body and that began my love affair with natural ingredients and their therapeutic benefits.
There is just something about a body scrub that really feels luxurious to me. Here are my absolute favorite recipes for DIY body scrubs that I highly recommend you making if you’re in the mood for some serious self-care.
Hello Glow is one of my favorite go-to blogs for natural beauty recipes. The author is extremely knowledgable about her ingredients, which I’ve found is pretty important when making homemade recipes for yourself and others.
If you’re looking for a scrub that is perfect for a gift, this one is it! It’s a really spa-like salt scrub made with beautiful ingredients like almond oil, essential oil, floral buds and petals. Lia even offers her readers a free label to use. You can check out the recipe and her site here.
The picture alone shows you how creamy and luxurious this DIY body scrub is. It’s perfect for the winter season, but I would defintely use it all year long.
This is an extremely refreshing body scrub with so many nutrients packed into it. These nutrients are absorbed into your skin while the exfoliant sloths off dead skin cells, completely rejuvenating your skin.
I am a huge fan of eucalyptus, especially when I’m feeling under the weather. This scrub is both energizing and comforting when you’re not feeling your best due to the eucalyptus essential oil. Keep this on hand if you’re having respiratory issues.
Did you know that frankincense is amazing for your skin? It’s one of the best essential oils you can use due to its anti-aging properties. It also has a ton of other health benefits as well.
Here is a great scrub for a wake-me-up! Orange essential oil has a list of health benefits, but its energizing properties is one of my favorites.
Here is another great scrub to try out, move over St. Ives. This apricot scrub is amazing for the body to soften the skin.
Peppermint is another energizing essential oil. It’s also great for respiratory health. So whether you want a little boost to start your day or you need some under the weather self-care, this is a great scrub to have on hand.
Last, but certainly not least, is this amazing Sugar Cookie Scrub. It’s perfect for a quick gift and I love using this on myself at home as well.