4 Body Scrubs for Dry Skin

Sugar is a natural source of glycolic acid, an element that promotes the creation of new cells and is capable of eliminating dead cells.
4 Body Scrubs for Dry Skin

Written by Okairy Zuñiga

Last update: 19 December, 2022

Do you often buy expensive body scrubs for dry skin? If so, we’d like to tell you that those very exclusive products used in spas (that cost you a lot of money) are actually not very expensive at all.

Most of them are based on sugar. It’s such an inexpensive ingredient, but one that cleanses, softens, and restores the skin. If you’re new to creating your own skincare products, then these body scrubs for dry skin are a great place to start. Try some of them and have fun getting moisturized, smooth, and silky skin.

Before using body scrubs for dry skin

Sugar is a natural source of glycolic acid, an element that promotes the creation of new cells and can remove dead cells.

Because of this, the result of using sugar is smooth skin in minutes. We recommend that before applying any of these exfoliating scrubs all over your body you do a test in a localized area.

To do this, simply exfoliate a small area of your arm and rinse. Then wait 24 hours to make sure there are no adverse reactions.

If your skin is sensitive, we recommend choosing oat-based scrubs instead of sugar . This way you reduce the risk of irritations.

1. Matcha green tea and sugar scrub

Sugar for body scrubs.

Matcha green tea is rich in antioxidants, vitamin C and vitamin E, so it boosts the effect of sugar. In addition, it diminishes the effects of aging such as wrinkles, fine lines, and stretch marks.

This scrub contains other ingredients such as coconut oil, which increases the softness of the skin, while bergamot oil is rich in vitamin E. Because of the oils included in this preparation, it’s recommended that you’re careful with how much sun exposure you have.


  • 1 tablespoon of matcha green tea powder
  • ½ cup of pure coconut oil
  • 1 ½ cups of refined sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of green tea oil
  • 10 drops of bergamot essential oil


  • Whisk the coconut oil if it’s in solid form until it takes on a creamy texture. If it’s very liquid, refrigerate it for a few minutes until it has a creamy consistency.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients and mix very well.
  • Store in a glass jar.

When using the scrub, scoop out the amount you need with a spoon to avoid contamination. Scrub your body with a circular massage once a week after soaping and cleanse with cool or lukewarm water.

2. Hibiscus and rose scrub

The color and scent of this exfoliating scrub to fight dry skin  are amazing. Try to use fresh and organically grown flowers.

This way you will get all the benefits without putting your health at risk. Both flowers are rich in antioxidants. We’re sure this will become one of your favorite exfoliating scrubs.


  • ½ cup of coconut oil
  • 1 ½ cups of brown sugar
  • 1 pulverized dried hibiscus
  • 1 tablespoon of dried and pulverized rose petals
  • 10 drops of rose essential oil
  • 2 capsules of vitamin E


  • If the coconut oil is in a solid state, whisk it a little until it’s a creamy consistency.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients and stir well.
  • Store in a glass container and refrigerate.
  • When the scrub is solid, it’s ready to use.
  • Use this scrub once a week.

3. Lavender and blackberry scrub

Some lavender.

This body scrub for dry skin makes the most of fruits and herbs. It’s perfect for when you want to really pamper yourself and relax.

Blackberries fight age and pollution damage. The lavender provides anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties that will renew your skin.

We recommend this scrub if you have a severe acne problem.


  • ½ cup of olive oil
  • ¼ cup of grapeseed oil
  • 1 ½ cup of white sugar
  • 10 fresh blackberries, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons of aloe vera gel
  • 10 drops of lavender essential oil


  • Combine all the ingredients and store in a tightly covered glass jar.
  • Be sure to keep your scrub in a cool, dry place to preserve it.
  • Exfoliate once a week and rinse with cool or lukewarm water.

4. Peach scrub to combat dry skin

Some peaches.

Undoubtedly, one of the most delicious fruits that best stimulates beauty are peaches. In this scrub to combat dry skin, the fruit will be responsible for giving a good aroma to the preparation.

Because it can be difficult to keep a scrub based on fresh peaches in good condition, we recommend using peach tea bags . Just make sure it’s organic and doesn’t include other ingredients.


  • 1 ½ cup of sugar
  • ¾ cup of coconut oil
  • 5 peach tea bags
  • 3 drops of edible grade orange color


  • Empty the contents of the tea bags in a bowl.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients and mix well.
  • Store in a glass jar with a lid and use once a week.

We’re sure you’ll want to try these scrubs to fight dry skin. Don’t forget to let us know the results and which one you liked the most!

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This text is provided for informational purposes only and does not replace consultation with a professional. If in doubt, consult your specialist.