Homemade Foot Scrub

Posted on March 10th, 2017

Are your toes Spring Break ready?

No one knows that beneath those cute boots you’ve been rocking, you haven’t had a pedicure since… umm, when was your last pedicure? No worries! Start prepping your toes now with a homemade foot scrub, for all those sexy sandals you’ll be rocking on Spring Break in a couple weeks.

Easy Homemade Foot Scrubs

 Foot Scrub #1: The Sugar Cookie

It actually smells like a SUGAR COOKIE, and you probably already have the ingredients in your kitchen! A simple sugar scrub awesome for getting rid of rough patches on your heels… and it’s great for elbows and knees too. Make extra and keep it in your shower.

Ingredients:

  • 2/3 cup granulated white sugar
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup olive oil or coconut oil (virgin, unrefined)
  • 1 tbsp. vanilla extract

Steps:

  • Combine foot scrub ingredients in a bowl.
  • Transfer to airtight, shower-friendly container.
  • Hint: Use scrub at the end of your shower, when skin is softer.

Foot Scrub #2: The Strawberry Love

Strawberries are chock-full of skin beautifying antioxidants, smell delicious, and are so darn pretty they are certain to make you feel like spring! This foot scrub is super-simple to make, and is best used during a relaxing bath.

Ingredients:

  • 3 large strawberries; finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp. rock salt OR brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp. coconut oil (virgin, unrefined)

Steps:

  • Mix it all together and smush up those strawberries.
  • Transfer to a tub-safe container.
  • Pop your feet out of the tub and scrub for at least a minute.
  • Let the Strawberry Love set for 2-5 minutes.
  • Rinse and admire your pretty feet!

Foot Scrub #3: The Happy Hippie

Bliss out with an aromatherapy foot scrub. Our fave scents are lovely lavender or relaxing rose, and we recommend making it a total aromatherapy experience!

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 tsp. lavender or rose essential oil (make your own essential oil, or of course you can also purchase some in-store or online!)
  • 1/2 cup Epsom salt (amazing for removing rough skin and soothing aches)
  • 1/4 cup olive oil or coconut oil (virgin, unrefined)
  • Handful of rose petals or lavender buds

Steps:

  • Combine all ingredients.
  • Transfer to bath-safe container.
  • Add several drops of essential oil to your bath.
  • Light some homemade candles!
  • Massage onto feet.
  • Leave on for ten minutes.

Bring on the sexy Spring Break sandals!

 

Sources
https://healthnbodytips.com/10-easy-homemade-foot-scrub.html/
http://naturalbeautytips.co/best-homemade-foot-scrub-recipes/
http://www.thegloss.com/beauty/diy-foot-scrub-recipes-pinterest-hacks/