When we talk about skin care we normally concentrate only on the face. But we actually need to take care of our hands as well. You can use homemade hand scrubs to keep the skin of your hands soft and smooth. Here are the recipes of some homemade hand scrubs.
1. Homemade Hand Scrub Using Coconut Oil, Sugar, Honey, Sea Salt And Lemon Juice:
You will need 2 tablespoons of sea salt, sugar and honey respectively and one tablespoon of coconut oil and few drops of lemon juice. In one bowl mix honey and coconut oil properly. In another bowl mix the lemon juice, sugar and sea salt. Now pour the salt mixture on the honey and coconut oil mixture and stir properly. Use the scrub for the hands on a regular basis. Wash hands with warm water after you have applied the scrub.Honey and coconut oil will help in moisturizing and nourishing the skin while the sea salt and sugar act as exfoliants to remove the dead skin cells. Lemon juice gives a brighter look to the hands. You can store this scrub in a container and use it as and when you need it.
2. Homemade Hand Scrub Using Olive Oil, Brown Sugar And Lavender Essential Oil:
For this hand scrub you will need one fourth cup of olive oil, half cup of brown sugar and few drops of lavender essential oil or any other essential oil of your choice. Adding essential oil is optional. Mix all the three ingredients in a bowl and stir well. Store this scrub in a container. You can scrub your hands with this olive oil scrub and then wash hands with warm water. Make use of this scrub on a regular basis.
3. Homemade Hand Scrub Using Almonds, Milk And Honey:
Keep in mind that you cannot store this hand scrub. You need to use it immediately. For this scrub you will need about 5 to 6 almonds, two tablespoons of mild and one tablespoon of honey. Coarsely grind the almonds. Mix milk and honey in a bowl. To this add the coarsely ground almonds. Apply this scrub to the hands and scrub gently for few minutes. Wash hands with warm water after about 15 minutes. You can use this scrub on a regular basis.
4. Homemade Hand Scrub Using Calendula Flower Petals, Almond Oil And Coconut Oil:
You will need few calendula flower petals, one fourth cup of sugar and one tablespoon of coconut oil and few drops of almond oil. Grind the petals of calendula flower and mix it with sugar. Now add the coconut oil and the almond oil to the mixture of flowers and sugar. Mix well. Use this scrub immediately. You cannot store it. Wash hands with warm water after around 15 minutes.
5. Homemade Hand Scrub Using Dried Lemon Peel, Fresh Lemon Juice, Lemon Essential Oil And Sea Salt:
For this scrub you will need juice of one fresh lemon, two tablespoons of dried lemon peel, one fourth cup of sea salt and few drops of lemon essential oil. Grind the dried lemon peel coarsely in a grinder. To this add the lemon juice, sea salt and the lemon essential oil. Mix well and apply this scrub to your hands. This scrub is useful in removing tan from your hands.
6. Homemade Hand Scrub Using Vanilla Extract, Honey, Jojoba Oil And White Sugar:
For this scrub you will need one teaspoon of vanilla extract, one tablespoon of honey, one tablespoon of jojoba oil and half cup of white sugar. In a bowl mix all these ingredients properly. Now apply this mixture to your hands. After about 20 minutes wash hands with warm water.
7. Homemade Hand Scrub Using Oats, Almond Extracts, Coconut Oil And Honey:
You will need 2 cups of oats, one cup of coconut oil, one teaspoon of almond extract and two tablespoon of honey. Grind the oats coarsely in a grinder. To this add the coconut oil, honey and the almond extracts. Mix well. Now apply the scrub on the hands and wash hands with warm water after some time.
8. Homemade Hand Scrub Using Walnuts, Milk Powder And Coconut Oil:
For this scrub you will need 5 to 6 walnuts (of course remove the outer hard covering), one tablespoon of milk powder and half cup of coconut oil. Grind the walnuts coarsely. To this add the milk powder and the coconut oil and mix well. Apply this scrub to the hands and then wash hands with warm water. Instead of walnuts you can also make use of almonds.
9. Homemade Hand Scrub Using Brown Sugar, Green Tea, Olive Oil And Lemon Juice:
You will need half cup of brown sugar, one fourth cup of green tea concoction, two tablespoon of olive oil and few drops of fresh lemon juice. Mix some green tea and water and boil the mixture for few minutes. Once the mixture cools down, strain the mixture and to the liquid add the sugar, olive oil and lemon juice. Mix well and use this mixture as a hand scrub. Wash the hands with warm water after you have applied the scrub.
These are some really easy hand scrubs which you can easily make in your home using ingredients that are available in your kitchen.
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