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Today I will show you three options to make a diy green tea scrub that will not only help regenerate the skin but also increase circulation and leave the skin smooth and hydrated.

Green tea has incredible benefits for health and also for the skin. Using green tea in your homemade skin care products is a must to obtain the following skin benefits:

  • Promotes skin cell rejuvenation
  • It helps to eliminate excess oil, minimizing pimples and acne
  • Its exfoliating action provides a glow to the skin
  • Diminish eye puffiness
  • Protects the skin from sun damage
  • It helps with rosacea, atopic dermatitis and several other conditions

These homemade body scrubs have the antioxidant benefits of green tea and the moisturizing benefits of the oils used.

 
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Diy green tea scrub recipes
3 DIY green tea scrub recipes with dried rose petals
 

How To Make Green Tea Scrub (3 ways)

 

I have been experimenting with green tea and dried rose petals scrubs and these 3 recipes are the ones I like the most. So, if you don’t mind elaborated recipes, follow the step by step directions.

 

1. With Soap and Almond Oil

 

Ingredients (green side)

 

150 gr of granulated white sugar
Two bags green tea
75 gr sweet almond oil
30 gr base soap (white or clear)
5 drops lemongrass essential oil
Cosmetic grade green colorant
Silicone molds

 

How to make it (step one)

 

These scrubs have two sides of different colors and ingredients. First, we are going to make the green side and then, the pink side.

  • In a bowl combine sugar and tea bags powder.
  • In a separate container melt soap, add 5 drops of lemongrass essential oil and green colorant. Stir and combine with sugar and tea mixture.

Fill half of the molds with the mixture. Now onto the second part.

 

Ingredients (pink side)

 

150 gr of granulated white sugar
One teaspoon dried rose petals
75 gr sweet almond oil
30 gr base soap (white or clear)
20 drops rose essential oil
Cosmetic grade pink colorant
Silicone molds

 

How to make it (step two)

 
  • In a bowl combine sugar, dried rose petals and almond oil.
  • Melt soap and add it to the sugar mixture.
  • Add rose essential oil and pink colorant. Stir.

Pour the mixture on top of the green layer and place in the freezer until it sets.

Unmold.

 

2. Homemade Green Tea Scrub With Shea Butter and Soap

 

Ingredients

 

150 gr granulated white sugar
50 gr melt and pour soap
20 gr sweet almond oil
70 gr Shea butter
One tablespoon dried rose petals
15 drops rose essential oil
1 green tea bag
Pink colorant (optional)

 

Directions for step one

 
  • In a bowl combine melted Shea butter and dried rose petals. Stir.
  • Add 10 drops of rose essential oil and pink colorant. Stir.
  • Fill half of the molds with the mixture.
 

Directions for step two

 
  • In another bowl combine white sugar and one green tea bag powder.
  • Melt the soap and quickly (soap dries really fast) mix with the sugar mixture.
  • Pour over the Shea butter layer and place in the freezer until it hardens.

Unmold and cut in similar size cubes.

Diy green tea scrub cubes with soap
 

3. Sugar Scrub Recipe With Coconut Oil & Soap

 

Ingredients

 

150 gr granulated white sugar
50 gr melt and pour soap
50 gr coconut oil
1 bag green tea
One tablespoon dried rose petals powder
Rose essential oil (optional)

 

How to make it (step one)

 

Grind one tablespoon of dried rose petals in a coffee grinder to make a powder. Mix it with few dried rose petals.

  • Melt the soap in microwave, add green tea powder and stir.
  • Cover the bottom of the molds with this mixture.
 

How to make it (step two)

 
  • Now combine sugar, green tea and dried rose petals powder and stir.
  • Melt coconut oil and add rose essential oil.
  • Mix it with the sugar mixture and stir.
  • Fill the rest of the molds with the sugar mixture (on top of soap layer).
  • Place in the freezer until it sets.

Unmold.

I hope you enjoy these diy green tea scrubs as much as I do!

Other homemade scrub recipes to try: