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DIY Anti-Cellulite Body Scrub: Natural Fight with Cinnamon, Ginger, Coffee


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.

Introducing our invigorating DIY Anti-Cellulite Body Scrub: a natural solution to fight cellulite with the power of cinnamon, ginger, and coffee. Are you tired of dealing with stubborn cellulite and longing for smooth, radiant skin? Look no further! The potent blend of these natural elements creates a refreshing and effective exfoliant that can help reduce the appearance of cellulite while leaving your skin feeling rejuvenated.

Say goodbye to store-bought products filled with chemicals, and say hello to a revitalizing, homemade remedy that you can easily prepare in the comfort of your home. Let’s dive into the recipe and unlock the secret to naturally glowing and firm-looking skin!

Ingredients Needed

  • Sugar
  • Ground cinnamon
  • Ground ginger
  • Ground coffee
  • Pure, dark cocoa powder
  • Optional – Dried orange peel that is ground and filtered
  • Cinnamon oil – Carrier
  • Ginger oil – Carrier
  • Coffee oil – Carrier

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

  • Measuring cup
  • medium-sized bowl
  • Large wooden spoon
  • Tablespoon
  • Teaspoon
  • Glass container to store the DIY Anti-Cellulite Body Scrub

Prior to use, ensure that both your utensils and containers are properly cleaned and disinfected. Wash them with warm soapy water, dry with a tissue, and then sanitize by spraying with 70% medical alcohol. Wipe them clean and let them air dry before use.

Steps: DIY Anti-Cellulite Body Scrub

In a Medium-sized Bowl

1- Start by adding 2 cups of sugar (400 grams or 14.1 oz).

DIY Anti-Cellulite Body Scrub. Add sugar
Add sugar

2- Add 1 full tablespoon of ground coffee (about 5.3 grams or 0.18 oz).

DIY Anti-Cellulite Body Scrub. Add ground coffee
Add ground coffee

3- Add 1 full teaspoon of ground ginger (about 2.81 grams or 0.099 oz).

DIY Anti-Cellulite Body Scrub. Add ground ginger
Add ground ginger

4- Add 1 full teaspoon of ground cinnamon (about 2.6 grams or 0.09 oz).

DIY Anti-Cellulite Body Scrub. Add ground cinnamon
Add ground cinnamon

5- As an optional step, if you wish to add dried orange peel that is ground and filtered, you can add 1/2 teaspoon.

6- With a wooden spoon, mix the ingredients well.

DIY Anti-Cellulite Body Scrub. Mix well
Mix well

7- If you notice that there are larger particles in the mix, grab a handful of the contents and rub them between your palms. Repeat this a few times to ensure that the mix becomes uniform and homogeneous.

8- Add 1 full teaspoon of pure dark cocoa powder (2.5 grams or 0.088 oz).

DIY Anti-Cellulite Body Scrub. Add pure, dark cocoa powder
Add pure, dark cocoa powder

9- Mix the ingredients well. Again, rub the contents several times between your palms, to ensure homogeneity.

In a separate cup

10- Add 2 tablespoons of coffee oil (30 milliliters or 1.01 US fl oz).

11- Add 2 tablespoons of ginger oil (30 milliliters or 1.01 US fl oz).

12- Add 2 tablespoons of cinnamon oil (30 milliliters or 1.01 US fl oz).

13- Mix the oils well.

DIY Anti-Cellulite Body Scrub. Mix the coffee oil, ginger oil, and cinnamon oil well
Mix the coffee oil, ginger oil, and cinnamon oil well

Mix all the Ingredients Together

14- Pour the mixture of the 3 oils over the contents of the medium-sized bowl.

DIY Anti-Cellulite Body Scrub. Pour the 3 oils over the main ingredients
Pour the 3 oils over the main ingredients

15- With the wooden spoon, mix all the ingredients thoroughly for a minimum of 3 minutes.

DIY Anti-Cellulite Body Scrub. Mix thoroughly all the ingredients
Mix thoroughly all the ingredients

16- By following the quantities indicated above, your scrub will have a cohesive consistency, meaning that, when you rub it on the skin, it will hold together and not fall off.

DIY Anti-Cellulite Body Scrub. The scrub has cohesive consistency
The scrub has cohesive consistency

17- Scoop the scrub into a glass container.

DIY Anti-Cellulite Body Scrub. Scoop the scrub into a glass container
Scoop the scrub into a glass container

18- Seal the container. The DIY Anti-Cellulite Body Scrub is now done!

Important: Since we didn’t add a preservative, be careful not to introduce any water drops into the scrub when you use it. Water drops might spoil the scrub. If you prefer to add a preservative to the quantity of scrub we have made, mix in 4 grams of phenoxyethanol (0.14 oz).

DIY Anti-Cellulite Body Scrub. Final product
DIY Anti-Cellulite Body Scrub. Final product

How To Use: DIY Anti-Cellulite Body Scrub

Using the DIY Anti-Cellulite Body Scrub is a simple and enjoyable process that can be incorporated into your skincare routine. Follow these easy steps for best results:

Step 1: Prep your skin
Start by dampening your skin with warm water. You can use the scrub in the shower or during a bath for added relaxation.

Step 2: Apply the scrub
Take a generous amount of the DIY Anti-Cellulite Body Scrub in your hands and gently massage it onto the target areas where cellulite is present. Use circular motions and apply a bit of pressure to promote better circulation and exfoliation.

Step 3: Focus on problem areas
Pay special attention to areas prone to cellulite, such as thighs, buttocks, and hips. The cinnamon, ginger, and coffee in the scrub work together to stimulate blood flow and may help to reduce the appearance of cellulite over time.

Step 4: Exfoliate gently
Continue massaging the scrub into your skin for about 15 minutes. Avoid harsh scrubbing, as the natural ingredients in the mixture are effective without excessive force.

Step 5: Let it sit
After application, let the scrub sit on your skin for an additional 5 minutes to allow the beneficial properties to be absorbed.

Step 6: Rinse off
Thoroughly rinse off the scrub with warm water, making sure to remove all traces of the mixture from your skin.

Step 7: Pat dry and moisturize
Gently pat your skin dry with a clean towel. Since exfoliation can leave your skin more receptive to moisture, follow up with your favorite natural moisturizer to lock in hydration.

Step 8: Repeat regularly
For optimal results, use the DIY Anti-Cellulite Body Scrub once a week as part of your skincare routine. Consistency is key to noticing improvements in the appearance and texture of your skin.

Now, you’re all set to enjoy the benefits of this invigorating homemade scrub. Embrace the power of nature and let the blend of cinnamon, ginger, and coffee work wonders to reveal smoother, healthier-looking skin!

DIY Anti-Cellulite Body Scrub. Woman in a bathing suit
DIY Anti-Cellulite Body Scrub. Woman in a bathing suit

Benefits: DIY Anti-Cellulite Body Scrub

Using the DIY Anti-Cellulite Body Scrub offers a wide range of benefits for your skin and overall well-being. Let’s explore the numerous advantages that this natural exfoliant can bring:

  1. Reduced Cellulite Appearance: The combination of cinnamon, ginger, and coffee in the scrub helps to stimulate blood flow and improve circulation in targeted areas. This may contribute to a reduction in the appearance of cellulite over time, leaving your skin looking smoother and more even.
  2. Exfoliation: The scrub’s granulated texture, derived from Sugar and ground ingredients like coffee and orange peel, provides effective exfoliation. It helps to remove dead skin cells, unclog pores, and reveal fresher, healthier skin underneath.
  3. Enhanced Skin Texture: Regular use of the scrub can promote a more refined skin texture, making it feel softer and smoother to the touch.
  4. Improved Skin Radiance: The blend of natural ingredients, such as dark cocoa powder and cinnamon, contains antioxidants that can promote a radiant and glowing complexion.
  5. Boosted Blood Circulation: Massaging the scrub onto your skin stimulates blood flow, which is vital for overall skin health. Improved circulation can assist in the delivery of nutrients to skin cells and the removal of toxins, supporting a healthier complexion.
  6. Invigorating Aroma: The combination of ginger, coffee, and cinnamon oils not only adds to the scrub’s effectiveness but also creates a delightful and invigorating aroma that can awaken your senses during the application process.
  7. Cost-Effective Solution: Making your own DIY Anti-Cellulite Body Scrub is a budget-friendly alternative to expensive store-bought products. Plus, it gives you full control over the ingredients used, ensuring a chemical-free and natural experience.
  8. Relaxation and Self-Care: Incorporating this scrub into your skincare routine can be a relaxing and rejuvenating self-care practice. Taking a few moments to pamper yourself with this natural treatment can also promote a sense of well-being and tranquility.
  9. Customizable Recipe: The recipe can be easily tailored to suit your preferences. You can adjust the proportions of the ingredients or add other skin-loving components to create a personalized scrub that addresses your specific skincare needs.
  10. Eco-Friendly Choice: By using natural and biodegradable ingredients, you’re making an eco-friendly choice that reduces the environmental impact associated with synthetic beauty products.

Incorporate the DIY Anti-Cellulite Body Scrub into your skincare routine, and experience the transformative power of these natural ingredients.

For more articles on DIY scrubs, check these out:

Video How-To on My Channel | Jinane World

The steps to make your own DIY Anti-Cellulite Body Scrub are demonstrated in the first 15m 12s of this video.


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