Keeping that skin silky smooth for those skin-bearing outfits is a must for the summer.  Never fear!  Here are eight simply scrumptious DIY scrubs to have all heads turn as you sashay those beautifully buffed legs and shoulders  across the room.  Experiment a little, and find your perfect scrub, your new baby-smooth skin (and your partner) will thank you!

Coconut Smoothie Scrub

  • 2 parts granulated sugar (You can use up to 1/2 cup if you want your scrub to have a more coarse, sand-like texture.)
  • 1 part coconut oil


Java Jolt Scrub

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup fresh coffee grounds (or grounds from freshly- brewed pot of coffee)
  • 1 cup coconut oil
  • 4 Tablespoons of olive oil


The Lemon Drop Scrub

  • 2 cups of granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup of olive oil
  • 1/4 cup almond oil
  • Juice from two lemons
  • 2 tablespoons of vanilla extract


Coconut Sweetie Scrub

  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup coconut sugar
  • 3/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla


Crocodile Tamer Scrub

  • 2 parts granulated sugar
  • 1 part Epson Salt
  • 1 part olive oil
  • 15 drops of your favorite essential oil

Energize Me Scrub

  • 1 cup sea salt
  • 1 cup oil of olive oil or jojoba oil
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest


The Sweeter the Scrub

  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup of cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil

Stay silky!

Did you try one or did you mix it up a little?  Tell us about it below.

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