There are so many different scents and different combinations of body scrubs out there but they can also be pretty pricey. That is just one reason that homemade body scrubs are great! It is also nice to know exactly what you are putting on your skin. This Invigorating Grapefruit Coffee Body Scrub Recipe is so simple to make and won’t cost you much either. Huffington Post pointed out three reasons to make a coffee body scrub part of your skin care routine- it gets rid of puffy eyes, minimizes the appearance of cellulite (only temporarily, but still!), and exfoliates dry skin to make it feel silky smooth. Coffee is loaded with antioxidants and great for reducing inflammation so I hope you enjoy this homemade body scrub recipe.
Invigorating Grapefruit Coffee Body Scrub Recipe:
The coffee and grapefruit in this coffee body scrub recipe both help wake up the senses making this homemade body scrub a great one for the mornings! You only need a few ingredients which you probably already have at home so gather those up to begin.
Coffee Body Scrub Ingredients/Supplies Needed:
- Organic Ground Coffee
- Organic Shea Butter
- Organic Coconut Oil
- Young Living Grapefruit Essential Oil
- Measuring Cup
- Measuring Spoon
- Bag for storage
If you need Young Living essential oils, I am a distributor so you can order them through my website here.
You can find most of these ingredients at a health food store. I have also included an affiliate amazon link for your convenience.
How To Make Coffee Body Scrub:
To begin this coffee body scrub recipe, grab a small mixing bowl, sugar and your coffee. Measure out 1 cup of coffee and one cup of sugar. Mix those 2 together until well blended.
Next grab your shea butter, coconut oil and your measuring cup and spoon. Measure out 8 TBSP of Coconut Oil and pour over coffee/sugar mixture. Next Measure out 2 TBSP of your Shea Butter and mix all that up together. *If your Shea Butter is a little bit on the harder side, pop it in the microwave for a few seconds to soften it up so that it will be easier to mix. Once your coffee/sugar mixture and your coconut oil and shea butter are mixed, add your grapefruit essential oil. Drop in 8 drops and gently stir.
Lastly, scoop your scrub into a sealable bag or jar with a lid. Store in shower for easy access. Have you ever made a homemade body scrub? If not, give this one a try soon! You will love how easy it is to make this coffee body scrub recipe and the way it makes your skin look and feel is amazing…not to mention it smells wonderful too!
It is recommended to use your homemade coffee body scrub 2-3 times a week. Do you think you try making this coffee body scrub recipe?