10 DIY Salt Scrub Recipes For Smooth Skin

Exfoliation is a must for every girl, it removes dead cells, to renovate and revitalize your skin, for best shaving and for many other reasons. You can easily make your own scrub for perfect exfoliation, incorporate your favorite ingredients and aromas. Homemade scrubs usually contain sugar or salt, and we’ve already shared some sugar scrub recipes, so today for salt ones.

The abrasive action associated with salt scrubs invigorates the skin and helps to improve circulation. Improved circulation gives skin a natural glow. Salt has antiseptic qualities, and when applied to the skin it may help kill bacteria and reduce inflammation along with any itching and pain associated with bacterial-related skin disease. Salt scrubs help skin to regenerate and it skin discoloration, evening out skin tone and improving texture.

The first scrub is a very exquisite one, it’s a rose salt scrub. You want a consistency that’s the perfect middle between wet and dry – not too oily, not too crumbly. It will be also a great gift for anyone!

DIY rose body scrub (via www.styleoholic.com)

DIY rose body scrub (via www.styleoholic.com)

Chrysanthemum has long been used for skin healing and is reported to help restore the skin’s barrier function, moisturize and generally help skin that has seen a lot of life and love. That’s why it’s the main ingredient of this scrub.

DIY chrysathemum salt scrub (via blahblahmagazine.com.au)

DIY chrysathemum salt scrub (via blahblahmagazine.com.au)

Chamomile has amazing calming benefits. And ginger is unique in the way that it is both stimulating and soothing at the same time. Make a scrub with both of them for stimulation and nourishment right in one container.

DIY chamomile ginger salt scrub (via www.thefreespirited.co)

DIY chamomile ginger salt scrub (via www.thefreespirited.co)

This cool summer- and cocktails-inspired body scrub will help you to keep your skin soft and moisturized. And you’ll enjoy the refreshing lime aroma while using it!

DIY lime salt body scrub (via www.shelterness.com)

DIY lime salt body scrub (via www.shelterness.com)

Cranberries are packed full of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals and is considered to be beneficial for skin. This is especially a great scrub for feet, your feet will be looking and feeling 100x better in no time.

DIY cranberry salt scrub (via www.simplystacie.net)

DIY cranberry salt scrub (via www.simplystacie.net)

If you’re looking for a very fast recipe with no efforts, you’re in luck. Make a salt and olive oil in just a few minutes! All you’ll need is sea salt and olive oil. Alternatively, you could also use epsom salts in place of sea salt.

DIY sea salt and olive oil scrub (via www.simplystacie.net)

DIY sea salt and olive oil scrub (via www.simplystacie.net)

Vitamin C helps skin rebuild collagen making skin more resilient and younger looking. It’s also a great antioxidant. Apricot oil brings in a little moisture since salt soaks are detoxifying and can use a bit of oil to balance out of the skin. Add these ingredients to Himalayan salt to get a perfect scrub!

DIY lavender mint and Himalayan salt scrub (via www.styleoholic.com)

DIY lavender mint and Himalayan salt scrub (via www.styleoholic.com)

Himalayan pink salt is a great culinary ingredient, which is full of more than 80 minerals and useful elements. However, these elements can often be more accessible to the body through dermal absorption. This is why a body scrub using Himalayan pink salt and essential oils can work wonders with your skin and give you needed relaxation after a hard day.

DIY Himalayan salts and rose petal scrub (via www.styleoholic.com)

DIY Himalayan salts and rose petal scrub (via www.styleoholic.com)

I love tasty smelling scrubs, especially when they are based on everyone’s favorite cocktail – Margarita. The bright citrus scent energizes and sets the mood for a day, so it’ll be perfect for a morning routine few times a week.

DIY Margarita salt scrub (via www.styleoholic.com)

DIY Margarita salt scrub (via www.styleoholic.com)

There can’t be too many scrubs, right? Here’s one more really cool recipe that I’m glad to share with you today. It includes lavender which not only smells divine, but also is calming and soothing, which makes its use perfect right before bed.

DIY lavender and salt calming scrub (via www.styleoholic.com)

DIY lavender and salt calming scrub (via www.styleoholic.com)

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