Virgin Coconut Oil Body Scrubs for That Winter Glow!

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The cold season has already set in and it is time to start your winter beauty care regime. Contrary to what most people do, a real beauty regime includes the whole body and not just the face and hair.

The beauty benefits of using virgin coconut oil for hair and face is already well established. There are numerous VCO face masks and hair masks to treat damaged hair or blemished skin the natural way. Skincare however, should not be limited to the face only, it should be extended to pamper the whole body. For the ones who are still unaware, VCO can be used for preparing natural homemade body scrubs. These body scrubs can be used to gently exfoliate the skin removing all the dirt and dead skin cells.

Below, we talk about some natural DIY body scrubs that can get your skin glowing:

Scrub 1: Virgin Coconut Oil Sugar scrub for Exfoliation

This is ideal to exfoliate hands and feet before a mani-pedi.

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup virgin coconut oil
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • 10 drops of vanilla essential oil (Optional)

Instructions:

  • Mix VCO and sugar in a bowl.
  • Add essential oil to the mixture.
  • Apply mixture to hands & feet and scrub gently
  • Wash it off with lukewarm water and pat dry with a soft towel.

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Scrub 2: Virgin Coconut Oil Rose scrub for Soft skin

This scrub consists of antibacterial properties and leaves the skin feeling ultra-smooth and soft.

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon virgin coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoon pink Himalayan salt or sea salt.
  • 3 to 4 drops of vanilla essential oil

Instructions:

  • Mix the VCO and salt in a bowl.
  • Add the essential oil.
  • Apply the mixture and gently rub the skin for a few minutes to remove impurities and dead skin.
  • Wash body with normal water and pat dry with a soft towel.

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Scrub 3: Virgin Coconut Oil Coffee scrub for Exfoliation

Coffee is rich in antioxidants and this scrub helps to reduce cellulite and yield smoother, more even toned skin.

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup ground coffee
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup virgin coconut oil

Instructions:

  • Mix VCO, coffee and sugar in a bowl.
  • Gently apply mixture & scrub the skin with it for 5-10 minutes to remove dirt & impurities.
  • Wash body with cold water and pat dry with a soft towel.

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The above-mentioned DIY body scrubs are completely natural and can be easily prepared at home. These scrubs make the skin glow, remove dead skin cells and even out the skin tone if applied two to three times a week. Try them to take care of all winter skin woes!

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