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DIY Citrus Body Scrub Recipes

Updated on December 29, 2014
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Candice has studied essential oils for over 25 years, and found many helpful natural remedies and treatments for all types of ailments

Do you love DIY beauty treatments, and easy spa treatments you can do at home? Do you love essential oils? How about free essential oil recipes? Well, you've come to the right place! Read on to find out a few homemade spa treatments you can make and use in the comfort of your own home (and at a fraction of the cost of buying it in the store to boot!).

There’s nothing like waking up to the scent of citrus oils…they are so energizing, fresh, and perky, you just can’t help but smile when you inhale their burst of sunshine. I have so many favorite essential oils, but I really couldn’t live without my citrus oils, they truly are my sunshine in a bottle!

If you love citrus oils as much as I do, here are a few body scrub and citrus blend recipes that you can use, or alter depending on your tastes:

Consider these skin workouts, increasing circulation, getting rid of dead skin cells, and aromatherapy treatments all in one!


Citrus-Smiles Wake-up Call Scrub

  • 1/2 cup pure virgin coconut oil (or butter) You can also use any other carrier of your choice
  • 2/3 cup sugar (or 1/2 cup if you like a more moisturizing scrub)-you can also use salt, brown sugar or any other exfoliant of your choice
  • 5 drops Tangerine e.o.
  • 5 drops Pink Grapefruit e.o.
  • 2 drops Lemon e.o.
  • 2 drops Lime e.o.
  • 3 drops Rosemary e.o.
  • 2 Vit. E caplets

Wake-Me-Up Body Polish

Guaranteed to open up those tired morning eyes and give you a wonderful start to your day made with 100 percent certified-organic virgin coconut oil. My product’s only other ingredients are sugar, vitamin E and essential oils. That’s it. It’s a tropical island in a jar. The scent is divine, and the polish leaves skin soft and glowing, as if you’ve just been to the spa. You’ll spend a mere 30 seconds polishing and buffing your skin to a healthy radiance. With Pink Grapefruit, Lemongrass and Tangerine pure essential oils.

Make your own:

  • 1/2 cup pure virgin coconut oil (or butter)
  • 2/3 cup sugar (or 1/2 cup if you like a more moisturizing scrub)
  • 5 drops Tangerine e.o.
  • 7 drops Pink Grapefruit e.o.
  • 4 drops Lemongrass e.o.
  • 2 Vit. E caplets

Crack of Dawn Scrub

Yup, I said it…Crack of Dawn is a magic bullet for waking your ass up in the morning…it’s like crack for natural ingredient enthusiasts! Once you try this one, you’ll definitely be addicted!

  • 1/2 cup pure virgin coconut oil (or butter) You can also use any other carrier of your choice, like jojoba, olive, grapeseed, sweet almond, etc. depending on how moisturizing you want your scrub
  • 2/3 cup sugar (or 1/2 cup if you like a more moisturizing scrub)-you can also use salt, brown sugar or any other exfoliant of your choice
  • 3 drops Tangerine e.o.
  • 3 drops Pink Grapefruit e.o.
  • 4 drops Sweet Orange e.o.
  • 2 drops Peppermint e.o.
  • 2 drops Rosemary e.o.
  • 1 drop Vanilla abs.
  • 2 Vit. E caplets

Also be sure to Check out my articles3 Ways to use this easy DIY whipped body butter recipe http://hub.me/aj4U8, and Best DIY Natural Pore Cleanser Recipes .

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      Candice Collins 4 years ago from WestCoast Florida

      thanks! and yes, I'd much rather use anything natural vs. man-made chemicals.. I'm sure most people would!! :)

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      Candice Collins 4 years ago from WestCoast Florida

      awesome!~ you'll love it! thanks for your comment :)

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      Om Paramapoonya 5 years ago

      Thanks for these body scrub recipes. I might give the Crack of Dawn Scrub a try sometime!

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      maryhoneybee 5 years ago from Richmond, Virginia

      Excellent recipes. With these you know you're not putting any icky chemicals on your skin, which is great. Thanks for the hub!

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      katiem2 6 years ago from I'm outta here

      Thank you for the great DIY Citrus Body Scrub Recipes I adore this and love in home spa treatments. :) Katie

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      kims3003 6 years ago

      Nicely written review. Very helpful and a nice writing style

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      rpalulis 6 years ago from NY

      Great Citrus Body Scrub Recipe, thanks for sharing.