3 recipes for body scrubs to make at home - SANTE PLUS MAG

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Body scrubs


Exfoliant - Source: spm

1. Softness above all

If you have sensitive skin, prefer sugar exfoliators, which are less irritating than salt ones.


Shower - Source: spm

2. Basic exfoliating treatment


  • 2 parts salt or fine grain sugar
  • 1 part oil (coconut, olive, jojoba or sweet almond, etc.)
  1. Combine the two ingredients in a bowl.
  2. Apply the resulting exfoliant to damp skin in circular motions to erase dead cells. Rinse it off with lukewarm water.

Pay attention, because the oil present in this product will make the surface of your shower tray or your bathtub particularly slippery!

superfine sugar

Superfine sugar - Source: spm

3. Personalize your exfoliant

Countless possibilities are available to you to concoct a product in your image. Proceed as follows: choose an ingredient from those listed in each of the columns below and mix them in a bowl. Then transfer your exfoliant to a screw-top jar.

200 g of:  100 g of: 160 ml of: 1 C. to s. from (optional): Up to 1/2 tsp. to c. from:
• Brown sugar

• Blond brown sugar

• Extra fine sugar

• Caster sugar

• Salt from the Dead Sea

• Sea salt

• Cristalized sugar

• Turbinado sugar (red with large crystals)

• Muscovado sugar

• Epsom salts • Ground oatmeal

• Cornstarch

• Apricot kernel flour

• Baking soda

• Jojoba oil

• Coconut oil

• Sweet almond oil

• Grapefruit seed oil • Kukui nut oil

• Olive oil

• Pumpkin seed oil

• Mashed banana (use the exfoliant the same day)

• Crushed avocado (use the exfoliant the same day)

• Yogurt (use the exfoliant the same day)

• Cinnamon powder

• Cocoa Powder

• Lemon zest

• Orange zest

• Lavender flowers

• Honey

• Rice powder

• Coconut flakes

• Freeze-dried ground fruits

• Sesame seeds

• Aromatic herbs or pounded flowers

• Instant coffee

• Essential oil (alone or in mixture)

• Vanilla extract

• Natural flavor

• Food coloring

Receipts :

The three best body scrubs

coconut oil

Coconut oil - Source: spm

1. Exfoliant with two lemons

To About 340 g

appropriate for all skin types

You will be conquered by this skincare divinely sweet, with a scent reminiscent of lemon meringue pie.

  • 80ml coconut oil
  • 2 tbsp. to s. sweet almond oil
  • 2 tbsp. with S. of vegetable glycerin
  • 110 g brown sugar
  • 70 g of semolina sugar
  • 30 drops of lemon essential oil
  • 30 drops of lime essential oil
  1. Pour the coconut and sweet almond oils, as well as the vegetable lavender glycerin, into a bowl.
  2. Add the brown sugar and the caster sugar then mix.
  3. Incorporate the essential oils.
  4. Transfer to a lidded jar

Use : apply a small amount of product to damp skin, massage in circular motions and rinse with lukewarm water.


Oatmeal - Source: spm

2. Divinely purifying exfoliant

To 1 application

appropriate for all skin types

This exfoliating velvety gently erases the skin to rid it of dead cells and make it shine with a new radiance.

  • 60 g of rhassoul
  • 25 g oat flakes
  • 4 tbsp. to s. dried lavender flowers
  • 4 tbsp. to s. dried rose petals
  • 40 g corn flour
  • 40 g ground almonds
  • 240 ml of plain yoghurt
  • 60 drops of essential oil of lavender
  • 20 drops of Moroccan chamomile essential oil
  1. Put the rhassoul, oatmeal, lavender flowers and rose petals in a food processor and mix into a fine powder.
  2. Transfer to a mixing bowl, add the corn flour and ground almonds then stir until a homogeneous preparation is obtained.
  3. Add the yogurt, honey and essential oils and stir again (add a little lukewarm water if the mixture is too thick).

Use : apply the product to skin that has just been wet with lukewarm water and massage in small circular motions to spread it all over the body. Leave to stand for 5 minutes then rinse.


Oil - Source: spm

3. Orange banana scrub

To 1 application all over the body

appropriate for all skin types

Soothing, delicately sweet, this exfoliant exudes an exhilarating scent from the mixture of fresh banana / new radiance oil.

  • 1 small ripe banana
  • 50 g of semolina sugar
  • 1 tbsp. with S. of vegetable glycerin
  • 40 drops of orange essential oil
  1. Mash the banana in a bowl.
  2. Stir in the sugar, vegetable glycerin and orange essential oil.

Use : apply the product to damp skin and massage to spread it all over the body using small circular movements. Rinse it off with lukewarm water.

For testing :

To exfoliate and nourish at the same time, replace the oil in the body scrub opposite with avocado or mashed banana. Store in the refrigerator and use within 3 days.

Smart tip:

To thin out a too thick body scrub, add a few drops of oil and to thicken it, a little salt or sugar.

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