Body scrubs usually come in the form of pastes containing an abrasive substance, such as salt or sugar, and a binding ingredient, such as an oil. As they consist of simple products, people can often make DIY body scrubs at home using everyday ingredients.
Body scrubs can be useful for removing dead skin cells, smoothing the skin’s surface, and adding moisture. However, as they are abrasive, it is best not to use them on sensitive, damaged, inflamed, or itchy skin.
This article explores the benefits of body scrubs, how to make DIY body scrubs, and how to use them.