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How to Make Your Own Salt Scrub – DIY Recipe!

Looking to make a relaxing body scrub? You will find this homemade salt scrub recipe very helpful.

Homemade salt scrub recipeI may sound like a broken record about how the holidays are stressful, but seriously, have any of my readers had a quint and cozy holiday without stressors of some sort?

Because if you have, I need to know your universal holiday secrets, and I need them now!

But for the rest of us who do experience stress, I have recently shared a DIY bath salts recipe that is helpful for relaxing and de-stressing the body.

This week I want to continue that theme and share another DIY recipe that is perfect for tending to your body’s needs, lavender salt scrub.

Homemade salt scrubs couldn’t be easier to make, or more beneficial to your skin. Five minutes is all you need to whip up this lavender salt scrub, and your skin will be absolutely radiant!

And if you are preparing close to the holidays you might as well make an extra batch or two for gifts!

A lot of people believe that body scrubs are only used for exfoliating the skin. But they can do much more (such as relaxing and de-stressing), depending on the ingredients used in making the scrub. That is why I really love this lavender salt body scrub!

DIY lavender salt scrub

Why I Love this DIY Lavender Salt Body Scrub Recipe

So, let’s talk about why this salt scrub is so great for your skin and more! This lavender salt scrub not only exfoliates your skin, making it smooth and radiant, but it also helps to de-stress your body.

Epson salt is a fantastic natural exfoliant, detoxifier, skin softener, and tension reducer. And even though various carrier oils provide amazing benefits when used in this salt scrub, I prefer to use jojoba oil for two reasons.

The first reason is that I find lavender and jojoba oil work well together. They complement each other without one being more overbearing than the other.

The second reason is that jojoba oil is not only a great moisturizer, but it also reduces inflammation and rejuvenates the skin. It is also easily absorbed into your skin, preventing acne breakout.

When combined with lavender essential oil, it provides all the necessary elements needed to create an incredible body healing and relaxing salt scrub.

This is because lavender essential oil is not just a perfect relaxation remedy but also eliminates nervous tension and enhances circulation

DIY Lavender Salt Scrub Recipe

What You Need     

Ingredients for making salt scrub

Benefits of Ingredients

  • Epson salt is a natural exfoliant and helps alleviate muscle tension, pain, and cramping
  • Jojoba oil is a natural anti-inflammatory, and since this recipe is meant as a de-stressor, our body is more than likely going to have inflamed muscles and joints
  • Lavender essential oil provides calming properties to help keep the body relaxed and helps with the muscles and joints becoming inflamed
  • Dried lavender acts as an exfoliating agent, has relaxing effects and gives your salt scrub a nice smell

Directions – How to Make Salt Scrub

  1. Pour the salt into a clean, dry container
  2. Add in the dried lavender and the essential oil and stir
  3. Pour the jojoba oil on top and place lid

How to make homemade salt scrub

How to Use Your DIY Lavender Salt Scrub

Your Lavender Salt Scrub works best before a shower or bath. Mix the oil and the salt together and use generous portions and massage onto your body paying particular attention to the areas that are inflamed or holding tension. Follow up after your bath/shower with this homemade body oil for even more radiant, smooth skin!

Homemade body salt scrub

DIY Epsom salt scrub

DIY salt scrub recipe with Epsom salt and lavender. This body scrub not only makes your skin smooth and radiant, but it is also very relaxing and great for de-stressing your body especially during this holiday season. Makes a great gift too. #saltscrub #bodyscrub #diysaltscrub #homemadesaltscrub #Epsomsalt #lavender #diyskincare #essentialoils #essentialoildiy #diygiftideas #homemadegifts

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