Most beauty products are saturated with unneeded chemicals and artificial ingredients, but what if you could make some of your own with ease, all-natural bits and pieces? With these 21 Homemade recipes for body scrubs, polishes and lotions, you can do just that. And then use them for yourself or gift them to some of your loved ones! Take a peek at some of our favorite projects that will give you smoother skin and a healthier glow in no time.
1.Lime & Coconut Body Scrub
Spork Fork Bacon has a wonderful recipe for a lime and coconut body scrub that helps with exfoliating and moisturizing. If you love lime, then this is the one to try out next!
2. Coffee Body Scrub
Check out this 3-part DIY that helps rid the body of cellulite while also smoothing out the skin. Lypsso provides us with all the know-how in creating this unique and wide-eyed scrub.
3. Cooling Lotion
Hello Natural has so many great DIYs and recipes, and this is one of my favorites because it can be a real necessity. Coconut oil works wonders and in this lotion you’ll find a beautiful remedy for your skin after a day at the beach.
4. Hand & Body Lotion
If you’re looking for a non-greasy hand and body lotion that will really sink its teeth into you dry, cracked skin – then this recipe from DIY Natural is exactly what you need to try out!
5. Honey Almond Body Glow
This spa-style recipe from Mommy Morsels is perfect for those interested in refreshing your skin and giving it that extra healthy boost you’ve been dreaming of. And this recipe has some sesame seeds and blended oatmeal inside!
6. Beach Body Polish
The Nourished Life took that feeling of what salt water can do to your skin and bottled it up! You’ll be so surprised what your skin will feel like after a dose of this sea salt-infused polish.
7. Green Tea Sugar Scrub
Green tea scrubs are great for your skin but they’ll also boost your energy! Over at Shelterness you’ll find a super easy recipe that combines the powers of both sugar and green tea.
8. Paradise Mango Body Scrub
If you have a preference for tropical fruits then this recipe is right up your alley. Starting with raw sugar – which is a natural exfoliator – Hello Natural gives us an easy breezy tutorial.
9. Softening & Firming Body Scrub
Pure Ella has found a way to give up a softening and firming scrub without breaking the bank – and the ingredients are all natural too. With a bit of coffee grounds and coconut oil you can make this too!
10. Lemon Sugar Body Scrub
Lemon is a personal favorite of mine, but it’s the olive oil in this recipe that makes it so special. The Sweetest Occasion gives us this easy DIY that will not only scrub away dead skin but thoroughly moisturize the rest of it.
11. Pomegranate Body Scrub
If you hop on over to The Latina Homemaker you’ll find a body scrub recipe filled with an ingredient that’s rarely seen in DIY beauty products or even store-bought items. Pomegranate takes center stage in this number!
12. Herbal Body Lotion
You’ve got to check out this unique, herbal body lotion that is full of ingredients that will nourish and enrich your skin. DIY Natural gives us a great breakdown of ingredients and directions making it an easy project.
13.Cucumber Mint Sugar Scrub
Bell’alimento has a recipe that includes two ingredients that make for a unique, fragrant combination. Cucumber and mint go together quite nicely and do well with a lot of different types of skin.
14. Blueberry Lemon Body Scrub
This beauty recipe sounds like a summertime dessert, don’t you think? Dear Crissy shows us how to put this scrub together with ease and we think it may be a great choice for a shower favor!
15. Brown Sugar Honey Face Scrub
Don’t spend a fortune on facial scrubs anymore. Instead, visit The Kitchen Mccabe and learn how to make one that will get the job done without breaking the bank!
16. Delicious Scrub
Deliciously Organized makes a body scrub that combines both sugar, salt and some lavender essential oil to make something quite magical for our bodies. Feel like you’re off to the spa when you add this to your beauty regimen.
17. Ultra-Moisturizing Lotion
Hop on over to Live Simply and discover this great recipe for ultra-moisturizing lotion, which really comes in handy throughout the winter months when cracked elbows and hands become a nuisance.
18. Essential Oil Body Lotion
Home Remedy Shop brings us a classic, simple recipe for a body lotion and it’s one you can personalize. Just add your favorite essential oil to bring about the right kind of fragrance.
19. Vanilla Almond Body Scrub
Featured as a DIY party favor, Hey Gorgeous created this simple, vanilla-almond body scrub that will work great as a gift or a personal experiment. Once made, have fun personalizing the jars and getting creative!
20. Chocolate Body Scrub
Not Quite Susie Homemaker gives us one of the most unique ideas when it comes to DIY body scrub and that’s because this one is made with chocolate! Perfect for unique gifts and sweet-lovers alike, it’s one of the easiest recipes on the list.