DIY Scrubs: Prepare These At Home And Reduce Skin Tan Easily


Body scrubs can be the best thing to get rid of dirt, and oil from your body, keeping it radiant & nourished. Here are some DIY scrubs to prepare at home.

Written By Chitra Jain | Mumbai | Updated On:
DIY scrubs

Body scrubs can be the best thing to get rid of dirt, dead cells and oil from your body, keeping it hydrated, radiant, nourished and moisturised. Due to the growing inflation, beauty products are not lagging behind and the firms also charge an enormous amount for such products. What if the same products can be prepared at home by yourself, which can serve you better results. According to a leading lifestyle magazine, these are some of the DIY scrubs to prepare at home and get rid of skin tan. 

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DIY scrubs to reduce skin tanning

Coffee body scrub:

Coffee has a number of benefits, besides being your wake up drink. Coffee has a rich source of caffeine, which is the best exfoliating agent. It removes the stubborn dead cells from your skin while moisturising it deeply. Coffee also contains antioxidants that protect against UV damage and prevents moisture loss.


  • ½ cup coffee
  • ½ cup of sugar
  • I tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp salt


  • Mix in coffee, sugar and salt followed by the rest of the ingredients, and your exfoliating coffee body scrub is ready to go.

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Lemon and sugar scrub:

We always try to protect our skin and tend to get tanned by those harsh sun rays and UV rays that damage and weaken our skin. Sunscreen can protect your skin from more damage, but cannot remove the present tanning. Lemon has great exfoliating properties that treat your tanning deeply. Lemon and sugar scrub is perfect for those who are seeking a clear and radiant skin that is free from tan and scars.


  • 5 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 cups olive oil
  • 2 lemons
  • 3 tbsp honey

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  • Mix in sugar and olive oil. Squeeze lemon over the mixture, followed by honey. Mix all the ingredients well and apply on the tanned areas after having a shower. Rub gently and not harshly as you may aggravate your skin by rubbing it harshly, in order to exfoliate too much. Honey used in the scrub works as a moisturising agent, so your skin is not left dry and flaky post application.

Almond orange scrub:

Almonds are really good for health, and also especially for winter skins. Natural almond oil is highly required for the body in winters, to keep it cleansed. Orange is added to the scrub for a stimulating and refreshing feel, and also orange is an excellent exfoliating agent. 


  • 1 handful of almonds
  • 1 orange peel
  • 1 cup olive oil


  • Blend all the ingredients together in a blender till they are blended completely. Apply the mixture all over your body. Rinse thoroughly after massaging for 8-10 minutes.

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