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Highly Effective DIY Pomegranate Body Scrub: Your Skin’s New Best Friend


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 highly effective DIY Pomegranate Body Scrub: the ultimate secret to achieving radiant and glowing skin! This all-natural body scrub is crafted with simple yet powerful ingredients, including pomegranate peel powder, jojoba oil, sugar, and a touch of mica color powder for that extra boost of freshness.

It’s time to bid farewell to dull skin and embrace the vibrant, youthful glow that this delightful DIY scrub can offer. Join us on this journey to pamper your skin and unlock the secrets of this wonderous pomegranate body scrub!

Ingredients Needed

  • Sugar
  • Pomegranate peel powder
  • Jojoba oil – Carrier. Alternatives: Olive oil, grapeseed oil, sweet almond oil.
  • Pomegranate oil. You can buy it readymade, or make it at home: In a glass bottle, mix a little pomegranate peel powder and jojoba oil. Leave it in a cabinet for 20 days.
  • Mica color powder. Choose 2 that you like. Here, I will use red and gold mica color powders.
  • Essential oil. I will use cherry 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

  • Measuring cups
  • 2 bowls
  • Wooden popsicle
  • Small containers or bottles to store the DIY Pomegranate 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 Pomegranate Body Scrub

1- Start by adding a 1/2 cup (100 grams or 3.52 oz) of sugar into the bowl.

DIY Pomegranate Body Scrub. Add sugar
Add sugar

2- Add 1 teaspoon (3 grams or 0.10 oz) of pomegranate peel powder.

DIY Pomegranate Body Scrub. Add pomegranate peel powder
Add pomegranate peel powder

3- With a wooden popsicle, mix well, till you get a homogeneous blend.

4- Add 22 milliliters (0.74 US fl oz) of jojoba oil. You can use instead olive oil, grapeseed oil, or sweet almond oil.

5- Mix the ingredients thoroughly.

DIY Pomegranate Body Scrub. Add jojoba oil and mix. You can use instead olive oil, almond oil, or grapeseed oil
Add jojoba oil and mix. You can use instead olive oil, almond oil, or grapeseed oil

6- Add 2.5 milliliters (0.085 US fl oz) of pomegranate oil.

DIY Pomegranate Body Scrub. Add pomegranate oil
Add pomegranate oil

7- Mix well.

8- Add 10 drops of essential oil. Choose one that you like, but based on fruit, since we are making a pomegranate scrub.

9- Mix again.

10- To make our DIY pomegranate body scrub more interesting, we will make it in 2 colors. Split the contents into 2 bowls.

DIY Pomegranate Body Scrub. Split the contents into 2 bowls
Split the contents into 2 bowls

11- With the tip of a wooden popsicle, add a little red mica powder to one bowl, and gold mica to the second bowl. Since one of the ingredients is oil, the mica powder dissolves easily upon mixing.

DIY Pomegranate Body Scrub. Add a little mica color powder
Add a little mica color powder

12- Mix thoroughly.

DIY Pomegranate Body Scrub. The red scrub after final mixing
The red scrub after final mixing
DIY Pomegranate Body Scrub. The gold scrub after final mixing
The gold scrub after final mixing

13- Scoop the scrub into small containers or bottles for storage. You can alternate layers of different scrub colors as in the image below.

DIY Pomegranate Body Scrub. Final product 3
DIY Pomegranate Body Scrub. Final product

How To Use: DIY Pomegranate Body Scrub

Step 1: Prepare Your Skin
Start by washing your body with warm water to open up the pores and remove any dirt or impurities. Pat your skin dry gently with a towel.

Step 2: Scoop the Scrub
Take a generous amount of the pomegranate body scrub with clean fingers or a spoon. You can adjust the quantity based on the areas you want to exfoliate.

Step 3: Apply and Massage
Using gentle circular motions, apply the scrub to your damp skin. Focus on areas that may be rough or in need of exfoliation, such as elbows, knees, and heels. Avoid using the scrub on any open cuts or wounds.

Step 4: Exfoliate
Continue massaging the scrub into your skin for about 5 minutes. The sugar granules will work to exfoliate and slough off dead skin cells, while the pomegranate peel powder and oils provide nourishment.

Step 5: Let it Sit
For enhanced benefits, leave the scrub on your skin for an additional 2-3 minutes. This allows the oils to deeply penetrate and hydrate your skin.

Step 6: Rinse Off
Thoroughly rinse off the scrub with warm water. You may use your hands or a gentle washcloth to remove the scrub entirely.

Step 7: Pat Dry and Moisturize
Gently pat your skin dry with a clean towel. Take a moment to admire the newfound radiance and softness. For ultimate hydration, follow up with your favorite body lotion or moisturizer to lock in the nourishing effects of the pomegranate body scrub.

Step 8: Repeat and Store
You can use this highly effective DIY pomegranate body scrub up to twice a week, depending on your skin’s sensitivity. Store any remaining scrub in an airtight container in a cool, dry place for future use.

Now that you know how to use the DIY Pomegranate Body Scrub, enjoy the luxurious spa-like experience it provides and revel in the rejuvenating effects on your skin. With regular use, you’ll achieve glowing, smoother, and healthier-looking skin from head to toe.

DIY Pomegranate Body Scrub. Final product 2

Benefits: DIY Pomegranate Body Scrub

The DIY Pomegranate Body Scrub offers a plethora of benefits for your skin, thanks to its carefully selected and natural ingredients. Here are the key benefits you can enjoy from using this highly effective body scrub:

  1. Exfoliates Dead Skin Cells: The sugar granules in the scrub act as a gentle yet effective exfoliant, sloughing away dead skin cells and revealing fresh, radiant skin underneath.
  2. Revitalizes Dull Skin: Pomegranate peel powder is rich in antioxidants and vitamins, helping to revitalize and brighten dull, tired-looking skin, leaving it with a healthy and youthful glow.
  3. Hydrates and Nourishes: The combination of jojoba oil and the pomegranate oil blend deeply moisturizes the skin, providing essential nutrients and leaving it soft, supple, and well-hydrated.
  4. Improves Skin Texture: Regular use of the body scrub can help improve the overall texture of your skin, making it smoother and more even, and reducing the appearance of rough patches.
  5. Stimulates Blood Circulation: The massaging action of using the scrub on your skin can help stimulate blood flow, promoting better circulation and contributing to healthier-looking skin.
  6. Enhances Absorption of Skincare Products: By removing dead skin cells and impurities, the body scrub allows your skincare products, such as lotions and creams, to penetrate deeper into the skin for maximum effectiveness.
  7. Aromatherapy Benefits: The addition of essential oil in the scrub offers aromatic benefits, creating a soothing and relaxing experience during use, promoting a sense of well-being.
  8. All-Natural and Chemical-Free: As a DIY scrub, it contains no harmful chemicals or synthetic additives, making it a safe and eco-friendly option for your skincare routine.
  9. Evokes a Spa-Like Experience: Treating your skin with this luxurious and highly effective scrub brings the feeling of a spa treatment right into the comfort of your own home.
  10. Suitable for Most Skin Types: The natural and gentle nature of the scrub makes it suitable for various skin types, including sensitive skin, provided there are no allergies to any of the ingredients.

By incorporating the DIY Pomegranate Body Scrub into your skincare routine, you can enjoy these wonderful benefits and revel in the joy of having healthier, glowing, and more radiant skin.

Here are more articles on DIY scrubs:

Video How-To on My Channel | Jinane World

The steps to make your own DIY Pomegranate Body Scrub are demonstrated in this video.


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