5 DIY sugar scrubs that your body will love

DIY Sugar Scrubs

Everyone wants soft and touchable skin, but going to the salon every week can wreak havoc on your bank account. Lucky for you, we have put together 5 of our favourite do-it-yourself natural sugar scrub. They will help you achieve glowing skin from head to toe – without breaking the bank!

Face sugar scrub

Face Scrub
Exfoliating regularly clears the pores and prevents a lot of skin problems like acne, blackheads, and whiteheads. Use this Tomato & Sugar Scrub to get clear skin.

Things You Need:
1 Tomato
1 Bowl of Sugar

Yes, that is it. Cut the tomato in half and dip it into the bowl of sugar. The sugar will stick to the tomato and your scrub is ready! Scrub your face with this using circulars motions. Continue to scrub for 4 to 5 minutes. Use this scrub two to three times a week to improve skin. Pssst. This also helps in reducing wrinkles, spots and other signs of aging.

Lip Sugar Scrub

Lip Scrub
With matte lipsticks being all the rage this year, thanks to Kylie Jenner, our lips are in need of some extra TLC. Lipsticks can often leave our lips feeling dry, use this Honey & Sugar lip scrub to hydrate them.

Things You Need:
1 Tsp. Honey
1 Tsp. Olive Oil
1 Tsp. Brown Sugar
1 Tsp. White Sugar

Mix all ingredients together with a toothbrush and apply the scrub to your lips. Massage in circular motions, and viola you’ve instantly got hydrated & plumped lips!

light underarms scrub

Underarm Scrub
Dark underarms are an unappealing sight. Shaving, sweat, and dust can cause them to darken, flake or get rough. Use this Cucumber & Lemon sugar scrub to lighten your underarms.

Things You Need:
1 Tsp. Cucumber Juice
1 Tbsp. Lemon Juice
½ Tbsp. Baking Soda
1 Tsp. Olive Oil
2 Tbsp. Sugar

Mix all ingredients together and use it to scrub the underarm area. Leave it on for 20 minutes and rinse with lukewarm water. Include this in your regular shower routine and you will see the difference almost instantly.

Body sugar scrub

Body Scrub
Baby soft skin all over, huh, it just seems like a farfetched dream. Not anymore! Save those coffee grinds and say goodbye to dry skin, cellulite and flaky skin. The caffeine and antioxidants in the coffee help with cellulite. #CoffeeIsLife

Things You Need:
¼ Cup Coffee
3 Tbsp. Hot Water
2 Tbsp. Sugar
3 Tbsp. Olive Oil

First mix the coffee and hot water together to form a paste. Leave the paste for 10minutes and add sugar & olive oil. Apply this scrub to the body using a washcloth. Rinse with warm water, pat dry and moisturise your skin.

Soft hands & feet scrub

Hands and Feet
Exfoliate and wash away dead skin to reveal smooth and beautiful hands and feet using this Coconut & Lime sugar scrub.

Things You Need:
¼ Cup Sugar
¼ Cup Sea Salt
1 Tbsp. Honey
1 Tbsp. Coconut Oil
Juice of one lime

Mix everything together and store the mixture for up to two weeks. Scrub your feet and hands whenever needed for soft and supple skin!

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