Your feet bear the brunt of whatever you do throughout the day. When you are on your feet, your entire weight is on your feet. And then there is the effect of your feet staying cramped within your shoes or socks – the result is that feet tend to be dry and there tends to be the risk of infections too. But guess what can take care of both these problems, as well as relaxing your feet? A relaxing foot scrub! And we have here 8 Homemade Foot Scrub recipes for you!
1. Smell-like-a-cookie Foot Scrub
This scrub not only smoothes out the skin and softens it – it also leaves you smelling like freshly baked cookies! And all you need is 2/3rd cup regular sugar, 1/3 cup brown sugar, a tbsp of vanilla extract and ½ a cup of olive oil – and you are done for a few foot pampering sessions! So check out the detailed recipe here!
2. Refreshing Coffee Foot Scrub
Coffee is full of antioxidants that help to heal your feet. And the caffeine in it is good too. All you need for this scrub is 4 tbsp of freshly ground coffee, 3 tbsp each of oats ground to a powder, almond or olive oil and Epsom salt. Also – for the instant pick me up effect – pour in 2 drops of peppermint essential oil and you are good to go. Click here to check out the rest of the details.
3. Mint And Tea Tree Foot Scrub
Both mint and tea tree rejuvenate, and the tea tree also acts as a strong anti-bacterial agent! So this is a must for those people who spend the whole day in closed shoes! Just mix together sea salt in a jar with enough apricot kernel oil to just cover it. Now add about 4-6 drops each of peppermint and tea tree essential oils. Mix together and use! As for tips on adapting the recipe, check out the original!
4. Softening Brown Sugar Foot Scrub
This great foot scrub actually contains baking soda – and this works really well to gently exfoliate the skin and leave it soft and supple! To make this, you just need to combine a tablespoon each of baking soda, olive oil and brown sugar and use. And as for how to use it, go check out the details!
5. Moisturizing Coconut Oil Foot Scrub
Coconut oil has surprising moisturizing qualities, and it also penetrates deep into the skin when used with this scrub. To make this add a cup of white sugar to a jar, along with ¼ cup vitamin E oil and ¼ cup coconut oil, or just ½ a cup of coconut oil. Mix and use. You can liven it up with a few drops of essential oil of your choice as well. And you can even make this into flavored foot scrubs – for the recipes, click here!
6. Luxurious Strawberry Foot Scrub
Strawberries are rich in antioxidants and vitamins – which are all great for your skin! So make some into a foot scrub and use immediately! For this, you will need to mush together a tablespoon of salt with 3 strawberries. Add in 2 tbsp of your favorite oil and get scrubbing! This actually has two versions – one for a gentle scrub and another for a heavy duty one. You’ll find both versions here.
7. Natural Exfoliating Foot Scrub
Exfoliation is very important for feet – since they tend to accumulate a lot of dead tissue over time – leading to a dull and dried appearance. But proper exfoliation and moisturizing can remedy that pretty soon! And this recipe takes care of both… For this you will need ½ an oz of walnut shell powder, pumice powder (fine), cocoa butter, shea butter, ¼ oz of sweet almond oil, ¾ oz argan oil, a little more than 2 ½ oz. of sea salt and some essential oils. Check out the recipe for the detailed instructions!
8. Stinky Feet Remedy Foot Scrub
Now this last one is a real keeper (not that the rest weren’t!) Feet which are in socks for prolonged periods of time quite often stink! And the stink is difficult to get rid of… But with this scrub, you are sure to get positive results! For this you will need 2/3 cup of Epsom salt, 1/3 cup of raw sugar, along with a tablespoon and half of coconut oil and ½ tablespoon of dried peppermint leaves. To this add 4 drops of tea tree oil and 5-6 drops of peppermint oil. And as for how to mix them together, check out the recipe!
And with that we come to the end of our compilation of 8 Homemade Foot Scrub recipes that are not just effective, but also really easy to make! Most of the ingredients are already there in your pantry. And when you can get soft and smooth feet as a result, we’re sure you’ll give these a try!