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Simple Homemade Body Scrub Using Lemon

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Regular exfoliation is essential for the health and appearance of your skin.

This beauty technique plays an instrumental role in regenerating new skin cells and shedding off the dead ones.

That is why, over the past few years, there has been a significant rise in the sale of commercial body scrubs.

But, as we all know, most of the commercial skin care products are infused with chemicals that do more harm than good, plus they're usually quite expensive.

So, today at Boldsky, we will be sharing with you an inexpensive and incredibly simple way to prepare your own body scrub using some natural ingredients.

Simple homemade body scrub

The ingredients that are required to whip up this simple homemade body scrub are Epsom salt, olive oil, lemon juice and lavender oil.

Epsom salt is an excellent ingredient that can naturally remove the dead skin cells and even soften the texture of it. Olive oil, on the other hand, serves as an ideal moisturiser and lemon is packed with antibacterial properties.

And last but definitely not the least, lavender oil is great for making the skin feel more soft and supple.

So, read on to know more about the quantity of ingredients that are required and the method of preparing this simple homemade body scrub.


Simple homemade body scrub

3-4 tablespoons of Epsom salt
2 tablespoons of olive oil
4-5 tablespoons of lemon juice
2-3 drops of lavender oil


  • Take a bowl and add all the ingredients in it.
  • Mix them well to make a coarse paste.
  • Store the mixture in an air-tight jar.

You can use a loofah or a scrubber, whichever suits you best, to gently scrub your body. Store this scrub, so that at least once in a week you can use it to exfoliate your skin.

It will remove the dead skin cells and also make your skin feel super soft and smooth.

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Story first published: Saturday, June 4, 2016, 10:15 [IST]
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