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DIY Aloe Vera Gel Scrub with Glitter: Sparkle and Glow Your Way to Healthy Skin


About the author: Jinane Doughan is a professional make-up artist with a degree from the French Fashion Institute ESMOD Dubai. She specialized in natural handmade skincare and haircare products.
Her YouTube channel, Jinane World, has 600+ educational videos and 100K+ subscribers.
She is an accredited Master Trainer and gives courses at a reputed academy that has 16 branches worldwide. She sells online courses about natural skincare.
Disclaimer: This article is for educational purposes only and does not constitute professional medical advice. Use any natural skincare or haircare products at your own risk and perform a patch test before use.

Looking for a fun and easy way to pamper your skin? Try making your own DIY Aloe Vera Gel Scrub with glitter! This scrub not only exfoliates and moisturizes your skin, but it also adds a touch of glam with the addition of mica colors and glitter.

Aloe vera gel is known for its hydrating and soothing properties, making it the perfect base for this luxurious scrub. And with the added benefits of essential oils and sand, your skin will be left looking and feeling its best.

In this article, we’ll show you how to make your own glittery DIY Aloe Vera Gel Scrub, so you can indulge in some self-care while giving your skin the love it deserves!

Ingredients Needed

  • Aloe vera gel
  • Aloe vera body oil
  • Mica color powder (we’ll use green mica color here)
  • Glitter
  • Sand (alternative: almond shell powder)
  • Any essential oil

Choose high-quality ingredients to boost the effectiveness and safety of your DIY beauty products. Also, where an essential oil is included in my recipes, I utilize either of two types of essential oils: pure, if added in drops, or diluted, if mixed in grams.

Tools Needed

  • Scale to measure quantities
  • Small bowl
  • Tablespoons
  • Mixing/stirring sticks
  • Container to store the scrub

Steps: DIY Aloe Vera Gel Scrub

1- Add 100 grams (3.53 oz) of aloe vera gel to a bowl.

DIY Gel Scrub - Adding the aloe vera gel
Add the aloe vera gel

2- Pour 10 grams (0.35 oz) of aloe vera body oil.

DIY Aloe Vera Gel Scrub - Adding the aloe vera body oil
Add the aloe vera body oil

3- Mix the ingredients very well until the mixture turns into a white paste/gel.

DIY Aloe Vera Gel Scrub. Mix well
After mixing well

4- Add green mica color powder and mix thoroughly.

DIY Aloe Vera Gel Scrub. Add mica color powder
Add mica color powder

5- Add some glitter to give a bit of shiny look to your skin. Mix well.

DIY Aloe Vera Gel Scrub. Add glitter
Add glitter

6- Add 60 grams of sand. If you want to have better / stronger exfoliation, you can add more and vice versa.

7- Mix thoroughly.

8- Add 3 grams (0.11 oz) of your preferred essential oil and mix well.

9- Transfer the scrub to a container and you’re all done!

DIY Aloe Vera Gel Scrub. Final product
DIY Aloe Vera Gel Scrub. Final product

How To Use: DIY Aloe Vera Gel Scrub

  1. Begin by wetting your skin with warm water to help open up your pores and prepare your skin for exfoliation.
  2. Take a small amount of the DIY Aloe Vera Gel Scrub with Glitter and apply it to the desired area.
  3. Using gentle circular motions, massage the scrub into your skin, focusing on any dry or rough patches.
  4. Continue to massage for 1-2 minutes, taking care not to apply too much pressure.
  5. Rinse the scrub off with warm water and pat your skin dry with a towel.
  6. Follow up with your favorite moisturizer or body oil for an extra boost of hydration.

Note: As with any new skincare product, it’s a good idea to patch test the scrub on a small area of skin before using it all over your body to ensure that you don’t have any adverse reactions. Avoid using the scrub on any areas of broken or irritated skin.

Benefits: DIY Aloe Vera Gel Scrub

Here are some of the benefits of using this DIY Aloe Vera Gel Scrub with Glitter:

  • Exfoliation: The scrub contains sand, which gently exfoliates the skin, removing dead skin cells and promoting cell turnover. This helps to reveal smoother, brighter, and more even-toned skin.
  • Hydration: Aloe vera gel is known for its hydrating and soothing properties, which help to keep the skin soft, supple, and moisturized. This is especially beneficial for those with dry or dehydrated skin.
  • Relaxation: The addition of essential oils in the scrub helps to create a calming and relaxing experience during use, which can help to reduce stress and tension.
  • Glowing Skin: The mica colors and glitter in the scrub provide a subtle, natural-looking glow to the skin, making it look healthier and more radiant.
  • Self-Care: Taking the time to indulge in a little self-care can have positive effects on both your physical and mental well-being. Using this DIY scrub is a great way to pamper yourself and practice self-care, all while promoting healthier skin.

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Video How-To on My Channel | Jinane World

The DIY Aloe Vera Gel Scrub recipe is demonstrated in this video.


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