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Homemade Body Scrub

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Jun 13, 2004
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Homemade Body Scrub

You can add powdered lemon, orange peel, powdered lavender buds, chamomile, calendula etc. to the following scrubs. For dry scrubs, add water to 1 - 2 Tb sp of mixture to make it a paste. Gently massage into skin and rinse well.

Apricot body scrub


Apricot oil, 1/2 tsp

Castor oil, 1 tsp

Beeswax, 1/2 tsp

Sea salt, 1 Tb sp

Almond powder, 1 tsp

Baby Shampoo base, 2 tsp

Melt the beeswax, castor oil, and apricot oil together and mix well. Remove from heat. Add sea salt and almond powder. Stir in the shampoo.

Honey Almond Scrub

  • 2 Tbsp almonds
  • 2 tsp milk
  • 1/2 tsp flour
  • 1/2 tsp honey
Grind almonds in a blender. Add milk, flour and honey, mixing until a thick paste is formed. Rub onto skin, rinse with warm water followed by the pH balancer.
Honey 'n Oats Scrub

  • 1/2 cup uncooked oatmeal
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • 1 Tbsp cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp ground almonds
Moisten face with a warm washcloth then apply mixture to face avoiding the sensitive area around the eyes. Let mixture dry, then remove with a warm, damp washcloth.
Peppermint Patty Scrub: (For Oily Skin)

  • 2 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup almonds
  • 2 tsp dried lavender
  • 2 tsp dried peppermint
  • 2 cup white cosmetic clay
Grind oats, almonds and herbs to a very fine powder in blender or with a mortar and pestle. Mix ground herbs with clay, store in covered container. To use: mix 1 heaped tsp of mixture with water to make a paste. Massage onto skin then rinse well with warm water.
Rose body scrub


Sea salt, 1 Tb sp

Rolled oat, 1/4 cup

Milk (buttermilk or goats mil) Powder, 1/4 cup

Cornmeal, 1 Tb sp

Rose petal powder, 1 Tb sp

Put all ingredients in food processor and process until fine. Add fragrance/essential oils drop by drop while processing.

Orange & Oats Scrubbing Grains

  • 1 cup dried orange peel
  • 1 cup cooked oatmeal
  • 1 cup almonds
Place peels, oats, and almonds in food processor, blend until mixture is a fine powder. Place some in the palm of your hand and moisten with a few drops of warm water. Rub paste onto face in a gentle circular motion