With warmer-weather upon us, now is the perfect time to prep your feet for the open-toe season ahead! Instead of popping over to the salon for a pedicure, why not try our super easy and inexpensive duo of organic foot scrub recipes? You can make them at home with everyday ingredients, too.

These two all-natural DIY foot scrubs will help remove dead skin, soothe tired soles and soften your feet; as well as leaving them smelling wonderfully fresh!

Homemade DIY organic foot scrub recipe

Lemon & Sugar Foot Scrub

You Will Need

8 tbsp white sugar
1 tbsp olive oil
1 lemon
A mixing bowl
A grater
Jar for storage

Lemon sugar organic foot scrub recipe

How To

1. In a mixing bowl, add your olive oil.

2. Squeeze in the juice from half of the lemon.

Lemon organic foot scrub recipe

3. Gradually spoon in your white sugar and mix together until you have your preferred scrub consistency.

4. Grate the lemon and mix the lemon zest into the scrub.

Homemade lemon organic foot scrub recipe

5. Mix well and store in a mason jar. Decorate with ribbons, string and tags if you wish – the scrub makes a great homemade gift!

6. To use, scoop up the scrub with your fingers and massage into your feet to exfoliate and refresh. Rinse thoroughly, pat dry, and finish with rubbing in some moisturiser.

Adapted from this original recipe.

Sugar organic foot scrub recipe

Coconut, Lime & Sea Salt Foot Scrub

You Will Need

1 tbsp coconut oil
5 tsps coarse sea salt
1 tbsp olive oil
1 lime
A mixing bowl
A grater
Jar for storage

Lime organic foot scrub recipe

How To

1. In a mixing bowl, combine your coconut and olive oil.

2. Drizzle in the juice of half a lime.

DIY organic foot scrub recipe

3. Slowly mix in the sea salt (add more or less, depending how coarse you want the scrub).

4. Add in the zest of 1 lime, mix well and store in a glass jar.

Lime sea salt organic foot scrub recipe

5. To use, sit on the edge of your bathtub or in a chair with your feet in a large bowl. Rub the mixture into your feet, scrubbing well, making sure to concentrate the heels and soles of your feet.

6. Relax for a few minutes, rinse with warm water and then pat dry.

7. Store any leftover scrub in the fridge – it’ll keep for up to two weeks.

Adapted from this original recipe.

Lime coconut seasalt organic foot scrub recipe

MY TOP TIP:

Try these scrubs at the end of a long day, right before bed. For an extra nourishing treat, I like to finish by moisturising my feet with some coconut oil and popping on a pair of our cosy bamboo socks overnight.

 

If you have a bit more time to pamper yourself, why not try out my organic avocado hair mask recipe too?

Planning to make a homemade foot scrub? Share your pictures on Instagram or Twitter using #madewiththought or let me know in the comments box below – I’d love to hear from you.

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