Zesty Lemon Fresh: DIY Body Polish

Are you looking to add a zesty twist to your self-care routine? Wondering if a lemon-infused body scrub might be your ticket to a spa-like experience at home?


Let’s dive in and explore the wonders of lemon body scrubs – their benefits, cautions, and everything in between! Ready to embark on a citrusy self-care journey?
There is nothing like the smell of fresh lemons. It seems to have an awakening affect .

So it stands to reason that it will do wonders when added to a few ingredients to make a delicious smelling Easy Lemon Body Scrub.

Within 10 minutes you will be putting together a simple recipe and well on your way to getting your Skin Ready for spring or summer. Let’s get started! 

Common Questions

Can I Use Lemon Body Scrubs Daily

Using lemon body scrubs daily might be too frequent for most people due to lemon’s acidic nature. Daily use could potentially lead to skin irritation, dryness, or increased sensitivity, especially for those with sensitive skin. It’s advisable to use such scrubs a few times a week, monitoring your skin’s reaction to ensure it’s not causing any adverse effects.


The granular texture of sugar helps exfoliate dead skin cells, while lemon’s acidic properties aid in brightening and smoothening the skin.


Lemon contains citric acid, which can assist in brightening the skin and promoting a more even skin tone.


Lemons are rich in vitamin C, offering antioxidant benefits that can help combat free radicals and promote healthier-looking skin.


Lemons are rich in vitamin C, offering antioxidant benefits that can help combat free radicals and promote healthier-looking skin.

Recipe Lemon

Lemon Body Scrub For Skin Lightening

Lemon’s natural acidity and vitamin C content can contribute to skin brightening, potentially reducing the appearance of dark spots or uneven pigmentation. However, it’s essential to use it cautiously and in moderation. Consistent use over time, combined with sunscreen application, may gradually help in achieving a more even skin tone.

Additional Tips:

1. Patch Test:
Always perform a patch test before using lemon-based products to ensure your skin doesn’t react negatively.

2. Moisturize:                  
After using any scrub, moisturize your skin adequately to maintain its hydration levels.

3. Sun Protection:    
Lemon can make your skin more sensitive to the sun, so apply sunscreen when going outdoors.

Remember, while lemon and sugar scrubs offer potential benefits, they might not be suitable for everyone, especially those with highly sensitive or reactive skin. Moderation, patch tests, and attentive skin care practices are crucial when incorporating these products into your routine.

What are the Benefits ?

The number one benefit of using lemon is that it is a great source of vitamin C.  It acts as a lightening agents which helps in the areas of the body that may be prone discoloration and/or age spots.

The sugar acts as exfoliation which will help in these areas of the Body:

  • Elbows
  • Feet
  • Knees
  • Hands

Results:  Giving the Body Natural Nutrients and having your skin feel AMAZING.

Best Part:  It is inexpensive and simple to make.

Best Lemon Body Scub

Lemon body scrub

Maintaining healthy skin can be simple or it can be time intensive… let’s make it SIMPLE!  The most important thing is to treat your skin with kindness.

Homemade Lemon Body Scrub

Easy to make and the smell is Refreshing. Not to mention, the feel of skin afterwards. Ahh!!! 

  • 1 c Burts bath and body oil (Lemon)

  • 2 c Epsom Salt


  1. Body Oil with the Epsom Salt

  2. Package in Jars

  3. Add Decorative Label

To purchase items needed:

Burt’s Bath and Body Oil 
Epsom Salt
Jars with lid and labels 

Remember: “Pampering ourselves is not Selfish

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