Face and Body ScrubsExfoliating your skin with some homemade natural face and body scrubs is always a good way to avoid chemical preservatives often contained in market products and give yourself the joy of creating your own fresh scrub recipes.

Especially if you have an oily or combination type of skin, you will need to use scrubs a lot more often than in case of a sensitive or dry complexion.

So, scrubs are needed for every type of skin to get rid of dead skin cells and reveal a more glowing and rejuvenated appearance. They can also make lovely presents for your closest people.

The only thing you need to be careful with is to check that you don’t have an allergy to any of the ingredients used in these natural home scrubs.

Here, I will be giving you face scrub recipes for all different types of skin like normal, oily, sensitive and dry as well as one easy to make body scrub recipe.

Homemade Face Scrub for Normal Skin

This recipe is good for deep hydration and cleansing which will make your complexion feel nourished and silky to the touch.


  • 4 tablespoons of dried rose petals.
  • 3 tablespoons of dried lavender flowers.
  • 1 tablespoon of powdered sugar.
  • 2-3 tablespoons of a mixture made with warm honey and fresh orange juice.

How To Make

Mix the dried rose petals together with the lavender flowers in the blender till they become powder. Add the powdered sugar and continue blending.In a bain marie, heat the honey and when it is ready, mix 3 teaspoons of it with another 3 teaspoons of freshly squeezed orange juice.

From this mixture, take 2-3 tablespoons or as much quantity as you need and add it in the powders. Finally, blend the mixture until you get a proper paste.

How To Use

Natural face scrubs

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On a clean face, we use circular movements to apply the mixture on the face and not close to the eyes.

When we finish applying, we give a gentle massage to the skin and we let the scrub mask work for 30 minutes.

We then remove the mask with a wet sponge, a cotton cloth or a muslin cloth if it is not so hard for your taste.

While having the mask on your skin, it is advisable that you try to keep your face calm without speaking or doing any unnecessary movements.

You can follow this scrub recipe once every week and especially during winter months since apart from exfoliating, it is also very moisturizing . It is also good for anti aging purposes.

Homemade Face Scrub for Oily and Acne Prone Skin

Oily or acne prone skin is not the easiest type of skin and I know that from my combination skin which is also prone to a few blemishes.

This home recipe contains different ingredients which will remove dead skin cells, keep away oiliness, relieve as well as tighten the complexion. The leaves of mint will help the ingredients move deeper into your skin.


  • Half a teaspoon of tiny grain salt.
  • 2 tablespoons of lemon.
  • 1 tablespoon of powdered sugar.
  • 1 tablespoon of green clay powder.
  • 1 tablespoon of thinly smashed leaves of mint.
  • 2-4 tablespoons of calendula tea.

How To Prepare

We blend all the ingredients together, except for the lemon and the calendula tea, until they become a powder. Then, we add the lemon and as much tea as we need so that the mixture does not become runny.

How To Use

On a clean face spread the mixture while also massaging softly and without getting so close to the eyes. When you finish spreading, repeat the massage for 4-5 minutes.

Let the scrub on the skin for 10 minutes, and then remove it with a wet sponge which has been dipped into cold water. You can use this natural scrub for oily skin 3 times a week.

Homemade Face Scrub for Dry or Sensitive Skin

If your skin is dry, sensitive or extra thin, it is not advisable that you often do peeling. In fact, even twice a month can be enough but it always depends on each personal case.


  • 8 tablespoons of dried chamomile. (I always prefer the organic one.)
  • 8 tablespoons of dried rose petals.
  • 1 tablespoon of oats flour.
  • 2 tablespoons of calendula oil.
  • 2 tablespoons of full fat yogurt.

How To Make

Use 4 tablespoons of the chamomile and another 4 of the rose petals to prepare some tea and once it is ready, cover it and let it cool. Turn into a powder the rest of the dried chamomile and rose petals, also adding the oats flour and blending again.

It’s time for the calendula oil and yogurt to be added into the mixture. Then, use some of the cool tea into the mixture until you get a thin paste.

How To Use

On your face and neck, spread the mixture while softly massaging, keeping away from the eyes area. Leave it on for 5-10 minutes and then rinse off using a sponge which you should have previously dipped into warm water.

It’s better that you slightly squeeze the sponge before use. Afterwards, you can go on by washing out your face.

Homemade Natural Body Scrub

This is a very easy body peeling which you can prepare really fast. In a bowl of milk, add 5 tablespoons of sugar until you get a nice thin paste. Apply the mixture on wet body and massage with circular movements for some time.

Natural face and body scrubs that are homemade is a wonderful way to deeply cleanse your skin and rejuvenate it but sometimes we don’t have the time we need to prepare those recipes. In that case, good quality organic scrubs like Acure Organics Brightening Facial scrub and Alba Botanica Revitalizing Sea salt Hawaiian Body scrub can prove of some great use to you.