22 Homemade Body Scrub, Masks, and Lotion Recipes


Homemade body scrubs, masks and lotions make the perfect gift.  They are easy to make, package and give!  You’re going to love these homemade body scrub, lotion recipes, and homemade face masks recipes!  I chose recipes that were easy to make and package beautifully.  {{wink}}

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Homemade Body Scrub

1.  How-to Body Scrub ~ Make your own body scrub with your favorite yummy scent.  For this recipe you can use either a salt or sugar base depending on the texture you desire.  Decorate the jar with a label, pretty ribbon and spoon.

2.  DIY Body Scrub ~ This is a scrumptious DIY body scrub using sugar. The tutorial includes really cute printable labels, add a ribbon and you have a beautiful gift for mom this Mother’s Day! Citrus Scrub

3.  Citrus Scrub ~ This homemade citrus scrubs smells like heaven in the shower and a little drop of citrus sunshine for your day. This is the perfect thank you gift for friends and family or as a ‘just because’ gift for your closest friends. Skin Scrub

4.  Polishing Skin Scrub ~ Whip up a batch of this sugar based skin scrub/polish for yourself or for a gift! Results include soft knees, elbows, heels and anywhere else!  There’s only two ingredients so it’s super simple to make!

5.  Moisturizing Body Scrub ~ This 4 ingredient Moisturizing Body Scrub looks good enough to eat!  Most of the ingredients are edible; coconut oil, brown sugar, and olive oil.  Gently heat the ingredients in a pan and then whip them together.  Voila!

Sugar Scrub

Lemon Sugar Scrub

6.  Lemon Sugar Scrub Recipe ~ This recipe is deceptively simple and smells delicious.  It’s a perfect Mother’s Day gift because even a child can easily make this sugary scrub! Sweet Ginger Sugar Scrub

7.  Sweet Ginger Skin Polish ~ This sugar scrub is incredibly easy and fully customizable and is the perfect gift for someone who has sensitive skin that dries out easily. Pumpkin Spice Scrub

8.  Pumpkin Spice Sugar Scrub ~ Who says pumpkin spice is only for the fall?  This pumpkin spice sugar scrub will allow the recipient to enjoy the smells of fall in the bathtub year round!  {score!}

Coffee Scrub

Coffee Scrub

9.  Coffee Scrub Recipe ~ This coffee scrub recipe is super simple and makes a perfect Mother’s Day or Teacher Appreciation gift.  The best part?  It can be made in under 20 minutes, including time spent embellishing the jar! Mud Scrub

10.  Mud Scrub ~ This mud scrub is made up primarily of sugar and coffee and it’s good for your skin!  The “Caffeine, works on skin in three primary ways: as a vasoconstrictor, an antioxidant, and a diuretic”.  I totally want to try this out!

Lotion Recipes

Lotion Bar

11.  Homemade Lotion Bar ~ This homemade lotion bar is an essential gift for those with extremely dry skin, especially through the winter months. The shea butter, avocado oil, vitamin E oil, and beeswax make this bath and beauty gift luxuriously rich, thick and soothing!

12.  Crockpot Lotion Bars ~ Aren’t these lotion bars cute with the ruffled edges?!  Revitalize and moisturize your hands with this easy crockpot recipe.  We all know the winter months wreak havoc on our skin.  All of the ingredients are melted in the crockpot and then lined in muffin tins.

13.  DIY Moisturizing Lotion ~ This heavenly moisturizing lotion is rich in vitamin E and coconut oil.  Only three ingredients are needed to quickly whip up a batch.  If you adore the lotion dispenser too, there’s a tutorial to make your own.

Body Cream Recipe

14.  Lavendar Face & Body Cream ~ Using common items found in your pantry you can make your own moisturizing body cream.  It’s rich in olive oil, shea butter, coconut oil and beeswax.  Pamper your face and body with this luxurious cream.

15.  How to Make Hand Cream {free printable} ~ This whipped shea butter recipe is perfect for moisturizing dry skin, even eczema.  It’s made with all natural ingredients; emulsifying wax, olive oil, water and essential oils.  Download the free labels, print, and add a pretty ribbon and you have a ready made gift.

Homemade Face Masks

16.  Moisturizing Orange Face Mask ~ Keep your skin looking fresh and young with this amazing Orange Face Mask.  It adds radiance and moisture to your face.  Best of all, the natural ingredients can be found in your grocery aisles.

17.  DIY Oatmeal Face Mask ~ Oatmeal is perfect for all skin types, especially sensitive skin.  You can use this as a face scrub to gently exfoliate or leave it on for 20 minutes as a face mask.

18.  Carrot Face Mask ~ This Carrot Face Mask is perfect for any skin type, dry or oily.  Carrots are said to have a ‘toning’ agent in them.

19.  The Miracle Mask ~ This Miracle Mask is perfect for stressed-out skin.  It not only smells yummy, but has a calming and relaxing agents.  Only 3 ingredients for this mask, nutmeg, honey, and cinnamon.

Body Care Recipes

20.  DIY Fizzie Bath Bombs ~  Bath fizzies are so intriguing to watch fizz, melt and completely disappear.  The natural oil in them leaves your skin feeling smooth, soft and moisturized.

21.  Sparkly Strawberry Lip Balm ~ These sparkly strawberry lip balm jars are absolutely darling!  They are made using a combination of beeswax pellets, sunflower oil, strawberry flavor, pink glitter, and lipstick shavings.  There’s also a free label to download and print.  Score!

22.  Natural Facial Cleanser ~ Make your own facial cleanser with just two ingredients, castor oil and olive oil.  The castor oil gently removes the oily dirt and the olive oil helps replace the nourishing and healthy oils to your skin.

22 Homemade Body Scrub, Masks, and Lotion Recipes

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  1. Hello Laurie,
    I am so honored and grateful that you chose to include my “DIY Bath Fizzies” tutorial in this blog post. Wow, Thank you. You put together a great collection of DIY skincare goodies. ;o)
    Smiles, Paula

  2. So many recipes, so little time… These look great, I’ll definitely bookmark this page and come back to it later!

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