Weekends are meant to chill and unwind the stress you have undergone for a week. And if you are looking for the best way to destress your body, then we suggest you try homemade body scrubs. Instead of booking an appointment at a salon, or investing money on products, make your own body scrub that is organic, fresh and sans preservatives or chemicals. Body scrubs will slough the dead skin cells, improve the blood circulation, make your skin smooth and reduce the chances of cellulite. So let's find out the top body scrubs that will relax and smoothen your body.
1. Citrus and sea salt body scrub:
This is the easiest scrub that requires just 5 minutes of your time. Cut lime slices and squeeze the liquid into a bowl, add to it 1 tablespoon of sea salt or Epsom salt and whip the mixture. Apply this mixture all over your body and gently scrub your body in circular motion. This body scrub will remove the dead skin cells, reduce tan lines, and lightens the blemishes. Apply this every week and get a smooth, soft and flawless body.
2. Coffee and vanilla extract body scrub:
Give some love to your body with a coffee body scrub. Coffee has the power to tighten your skin, reduce cellulite and promote blood circulation. Whereas vanilla extract will enrich the smell of the scrub and brown sugar will slough the dead skin cells. Take 2 tablespoons of ground coffee and add to it 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract and 1 tablespoon of brown sugar. Smear it on your body and leave it for 5 minutes, then scrub your entire body and wash it with cold water.
3. Banana and sugar body scrub:
If your skin craves for moisture, then you have to apply this body scrub. Banana is packed with nutrients that will lock the moisture level in your body and plump it, whereas sugar will remove the dead skin layer of your body and make your skin super soft. Mash banana and add 1 tablespoon of sugar, mix the ingredients and rub it all over your body, wash with cold water and don't forget to moisturize after your shower.
4. Rose petals and honey scrub:
In mood for some royal feel? Then try the body scrub and feel blessed. Rose petals are supercharged with malic acid that will smoothen, brighten, hydrate your skin whereas honey will moisturize and kill any bacteria on your skin. To enhance your recipe you can even add almond oil. Crush the rose petals and mix honey and almond oil to it. Scrub your body with this exquisite scrub and smell like a rose the entire day.
5. Green tea and mint scrub:
If you have body acne then you should give a try to this stunning body scrub. Green tea and mint will combat acne, bacteria and will keep your skin healthy and dewy. Extract the powder from the green tea bag and add crushed mint leaves to it. Add rose water to this mixture and if you wish, you can add your favorite essential oil too. Gently scrub your body and leave it for 5 minutes. Rinse with cold water and moisturize.
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