Skip the Spa and Try These 10 Budget-Friendly, DIY Skin Scrubs

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Sea salt, sun and outdoor activities are what we love most about summer, but they can take a serious toll on your skin. While we'd love to treat ourselves to a pampering spa day, our wallets just can't handle it. Luckily, there are a ton of amazing - and effective! - DIY recipes out there for scrubs to slough off rough skin and masks to moisturize and repair it. Just take a trip to your fave natural foods store and stock up on some goods to make these super summer skin savers.

Avocado Face Mask

Avocado, banana and egg create this rich, silky face mask that softens and tightens skin.

Exfoliate your skin with soothing, de-puffing cucumber and refreshing, awakening mint.

Apple Crumble Face Scrub
Walnuts, oatmeal, cinnamon, raw turbinado sugar - nope, this isn't a dessert recipe, it's  a facial scrub that doubles as dessert. Win-win.

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Clarifying pineapple, deep-exfoliating black lava sea salt and soothing coconut oil will refresh a sunburned complexion.

Sounds gross, but buttermilk, Greek yogurt, banana, cocoa, honey and lemon juice blend together to make this super smooth, pudding-like treatment.

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Lavender & Lemon Oatmeal Mud Mask

Made with Pascalite clay (a type of bentonite clay), this mud mask features nourishing oatmeal and calming lavender for pro-level results.

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Grapefruit Sugar Scrub

We don't just love this scrub for its gorgeous coral color - grapefruit is loaded with Vitamins A and C.

Girl Look at That Body Scrub

Brown sugar, olive oil and honey - no doubt they're all in your kitchen right now, so whip them together in a bowl to make this sweet scrub.

DIY Coffee Body Scrub

Bloggers rave about coffee bean-based Frank body scrub. Make it at home and save yourself some dough. 


Honey, Cinnamon & Coconut Scrub

Honey is packed with antioxidants, while the cinnamon and coconut flakes serve as exfoliants. Feel free to nibble on the leftovers once you've used it on your face.


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