How to make an exfoliating scrub at home for soft hands and feet

How to Make a Hand Exfoliating Scrub at Home

Looking to soften your hands and feet? If so, I’ll show you how to easily make a hand exfoliating scrub at home!

This easy homemade exfoliating scrub will help you moisturize your hands and feet in a natural way. An effective beauty remedy perfect to repair the dryness caused by the extreme temperatures of summer or winter.

Ingredients you need:

  • 6 Tbsp. of Himalayan salt (for a pink colour) or coarse salt.
  • 1 ½ tbsp. of glycerine for skin.
  • 2 tbsp. of olive oil (or jojoba, almond, avocado, or other NATURAL oil).

Optional: Add aroma using one of the following suggestions:

  • 1 ½ tbsp. rose water.
  • 2 drops of vanilla extract (try one drop at the time, as it will change the colour of your scrub).
  • 3–4 drops of essential oil (lavender, rosemary, lemon, orange, rose, eucalyptus)

Optional: Add colour using one of the following suggestions:

  • Himalayan salt for a natural pink scrub.
  • A few drops of food colouring if you used regular coarse salt.
How to make an exfoliating scrub for soft hands and feet

How to Make a Hand Exfoliating Scrub at Home

  1. Grind the salt.
  2. Toss the salt into a small blender and grind it until you obtain finer grains (10 seconds). Or if you have a mortar and pestle, you can use this to grind your salt.
  3. Your salt doesn’t have to be completely pulverized. But if you have sensitive skin, it is recommended to obtain finer grains.
  4. Put all the ingredients in a clean airtight glass jar.
  5. Toss the salt, glycerine, natural oil (aroma and colour if desired) in a clean airtight glass jar to incorporate them.
  6. Mix gently all the ingredients until obtaining a homogenous mixture.
  7. Preserve your new homemade scrub for up to 4 weeks.
How to make a hand exfoliating scrub homemade DIY
Here´s my exfoliating scrub, I used Himalayan salt for a pink colour.

How to Exfoliate Your Hands and Feet with Homemade Salt Scrub?

  1. Apply 1 tsp. of your homemade salt scrub to your clean hands or feet and massage gently for 1–2 minutes.
  2. Rinse the exfoliated skin with lukewarm water to remove the scrub.
  3. Pat dry your skin with a clean towel.
  4. Moisturize your exfoliated hands or feet with either:

• 1 tbsp. of this homemade rosewater toner.

• 1 tbsp. of room temperature rosemary, peppermint or chamomile tea.

• A few drops of natural oil (olive, jojoba, almonds).

• Your regular moisturizer.

That’s it! Show off your beautifully softened hands (and/or feet)!

How to make a hand exfoliating scrub at home - by A Stellar You

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