Skin care recipe - Avocado body scrub recipe

Avocado body scrub recipe is a less known body scrub, because honey body scrub is so popular.

This is a shame because avocado is a wonderful moisturizing agent. It is full of Vitamin E that restores the production of collagen. What it is best known for is the presence of monosaturated fats that add nourishment and moisture to the skin without adding greese or fat to it. See how it can be used to make a facial mask for dry and sentisive skin. Added to this scrub's properties are the anti-inflammatory influences of oatmeal and an effective emollient influences of almonds.

To prepare an Avocado body scrub you will need:


  • 1 ripe, mashed avocado (peeled and pitted)
  • 1/2 cup of almonds
  • 1 cup of dry oatmeal


  • Coarsely grind the almonds
  • Put on a muslin mitten and place it in the mix of almonds and oatmeal
  • Scoop up some avocado
  • Rub the body with this mixture
  • Rinse off with warm water and pat dry

The next scrub is based on sea salt and apricot oil. Salt exfoliates the skin and removes the dead skin cells, while apricot oil goes behind it and heals and moisturizes the skin.

Apricot salt body scrub


  • 1/4 cup of apricot kernel oil
  • 2 cups of sea salt
  • 1/2 cup of mashed ripe avocado

Preparation and use

  • Take a shower before you start with this
  • Combine the salt, avocado and oil into a paste like mass
  • Scoop up the paste and apply it on your body, using circular motion the whole time
  • When done, rinse off with warm water and pat dry

Use a moisturizer (body lotion) for best results.

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