diy diy scrub for strawberry legs

Got strawberry legs ? I know they doesn’t look good. Here you will find some best recipes for homemade scrubs, to get rid of strawberry legs.

Before starting the recipe let’s know

What are strawberry legs ?

Appearance of little black dots or bumped dots on your legs, makes your legs look like strawberry seeds. Hence this condition is called as strawberry legs. Medical name for strawberry legs is Folliculitis.

Well these spots are not painful but they can cause irritation and itching sometimes. If the condition increase then you should see a doctor.

What are the reasons for strawberry legs ?

strawberry legs causes
  1. Strawberry legs usually occurs after shaving, because shaving opens skin pores which attract dirt and bacteria. It gets collected in skin pores and appear as black dots.
  2. Using old razors can also cause strawberry legs
  3. These spots also occur, if you shave your legs using only razor
  4. Not shaving properly can cause ingrown hair, which leads to appearance of these spots
  5. Dry skin can also sometimes lead to strawberry legs.

What helps to treat strawberry legs ?

Strawberry legs can be treated at home easily. The best thing you should do is to exfoliate at least twice a week and keep your skin moisturized everyday.

Make sure to always use a shaving butter or shaving cream along with razor.

Now let’s dig into the recipes along with their powerful benefits

7 BEST DIY SCRUBS to GET RID of STRAWBERRY LEGS :

1. COFFEE SCRUB :

Homemade coffee scrub for strawberry legs

Ingredients :

  • Coffee powder or coffee grounds – 2 tbsp
  • White or brown sugar – 2 tbsp
  • Rose water – 1 tbsp

Directions :

  • In a bowl add coffee powder or coffee grounds
  • Add sugar and rose water
  • Mix everything nicely and your coffee scrub is ready.

Benefits :

Coffee has antioxidants and anti-bacterial properties which protect your skin from damage. It also makes your skin soft by exfoliating gently.

Sugar scrubbing helps to remove dirt, dead skin cells and toxins out of your skin. Rose water helps to hydrate skin and refreshes your skin naturally.

2. SEA SALT SCRUB :

salt scrub for strawberry legs

Ingredients :

  • Grounded sea salt – 3 tbsp
  • Coconut oil – 2 tbsp
  • Lavender essential oil ( optional ) – 5 drops

Directions :

  • Add sea salt in a bowl
  • Then add coconut oil and lavender essential oil
  • Mix everything and your scrub is ready.

Benefits :

Sea salt has many skin benefits. It comes with natural exfoliating properties. Sea salt helps to remove dead skin, makes skin firm and helps to remove toxins from the skin.

It also helps to prevent acne, soothes muscles and provides relief from muscle cramps.

Coconut oil is a miracle oil for your skin. It helps to moisturize your skin deeply, vitamin c present in it helps to encourage collagen production.

It also helps to make your skin soft and glowing.

Lavender essential oil helps to soothe irritated skin caused due to this condition. As it has anti-inflammatory properties. It helps to calm your skin and reduces skin dryness.

3. CUCUMBER SUGAR SCRUB :

cucumber scrub for strawberry legs

Ingredients :

  • Cucumber – 1
  • Sugar – 3 tbsp
  • Rose water – 1 tbsp

Directions :

  • Wash cucumber properly
  • Grind the cucumber coarsely, you don’t need to make a fine paste
  • Add the cucumber in bowl
  • Then add sugar and essential oil
  • Give it a nice mix and your cucumber scrub is ready.

Benefits :

Cucumber is an excellent source of hydration, has cooling properties. It is filled with minerals, vitamins and other amazing nutrients.

Cucumber is a very good source of antioxidants and vitamin c. It helps to fight with free radicals, treats clogged pores easily. It helps to calm and soothe irritated skin.

Rose water and cucumber when mixed with sugar, makes an amazing exfoliator. This scrub helps to remove dirt, excess oil collected in skin pores. Makes your legs smooth and glowing.

4. ALOE VERA SUGAR SCRUB :

Aloe Vera scrub for strawberry legs

Ingredients :

  • Aloe Vera gel – 2 tbsp
  • Sugar – 3 tbsp
  • Honey – 1 tbsp

Directions :

  • Take a bowl add aloe vera gel, you can use fresh if you have
  • Then add honey and mix properly
  • Add pour sugar and give it a nice mix. Aloe scrub is ready.

Benefits :

Aloe Vera has moisturizing and anti-aging properties. It helps to treat wounds, irritated skin and reduces dark spots. Apply aloe vera on your skin also helps to hydrate your skin.

Salicylic acid present in aloe vera, helps to unclog pores and removes excess oil and dirt from the skin gently.

Honey is a natural skin conditioner, that helps to moisturize your skin deeply, make skin glowing and smooth. It also helps to reduce scars on skin.

5. KIWI SUGAR SCRUB :

Kiwi scrub for strawberry legs

Ingredients :

  • Sugar – 3 tbsp
  • Kiwi – 1
  • Coconut oil – 1 tbsp

Directions :

  • Peel one kiwi and crush it
  • Add sugar and coconut oil
  • Mix it and your kiwi scrub is ready.

Kiwi is rich in vitamin c. It helps to make your skin firm, fights with free radical and keeps your skin healthy. It also helps to exfoliate your skin gently by removing excess oil, dirt and toxins from the skin.

It has anti-bacterial and anti-microbial properties which helps to prevent acne and keeps skin healthy and glowing.

6. COCONUT CINNAMON SUGAR SCRUB :

coconut cinnamon sugar scrub

Ingredients :

  • Sugar – 3 tbsp
  • Coconut oil – 1 tbsp
  • Cinnamon powder – 1 tsp
  • Honey – 1 tsp

Directions :

  • In a bowl add sugar, add cinnamon powder and mix
  • Then add honey and coconut oil
  • Mix and your scrub is ready.

Cinnamon has antioxidants, anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties. It helps to make your skin firm, prevents acne, removes dirt, bacteria and excess oil.

It also helps to reduce scars and makes skin clear and glowing naturally. Cinnamon’s exfoliating properties helps to clear clogged pores easily.

7. STRAWBERRY SUGAR SCRUB :

strawberry sugar scrub

Ingredients :

  • Strawberries – 4
  • Sugar – 3 tbsp
  • Honey – 1 tbsp

Directions :

  • Wash the strawberries properly and crush them
  • Add sugar and honey in the crushed strawberries
  • Mix and your strawberry sugar scrub is ready.

Benefits :

Strawberries are excellent source of vitamin c, that helps to make your skin healthy. It helps to fight with free radical damage, makes your skin firm and boost collagen.

These are also a very good source of salicylic acid, which helps to clear out toxins, dirt and unclog pores by exfoliating gently.

TAKE AWAY :

The most easy way to get rid of embarrassing strawberry legs is to exfoliate your skin properly. All the above scrubs are natural and easy to make.

You can use any of these scrubs at least twice a week. Not only these scrubs can be used for legs but you can use them anywhere.

Although these scrub recipes uses at least one moisturizing ingredient. If you still feel dryness, you can apply any good moisturizer after using scrub.

So, enjoy these natural homemade scrubs and treat strawberry legs at home.

Ritu

 

 

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