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Go au naturel to moisturise your skin with this orange peel and neem oil body scrub

Pamper your skin with this homemade body scrub that has orange peel and neem oil. The best part? It is quick to prepare and has multiple benefits.
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Grace Bains Published: 10 Oct 2021, 08:00 am IST
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When it comes to skincare, exfoliation and moisturization, our focus should not just be our face, but also the entire body. A body scrub can help you with these requirements, as it can effectively remove dead skin cells and dirt, hydrate the skin, leaving you with brighter, softer and healthier skin.

You don’t need to go out looking for a body scrub! You can make it right at home using natural ingredients. If you want a body scrub that will not only exfoliate but also moisturise your skin, we recommend the orange peel and neem oil body scrub.

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This body scrub will leave your skin feeling soft! Image courtesy: Shutterstock
Here’s how orange peel and neem oil can benefit your skin

Neem contains vitamin E, antioxidants, calcium and limonoids that enhance skin health. Its cleansing properties can help treat acne and reduce scars. So, Using neem oil can help reduce wrinkles, fine lines, hydrate the skin, and boost collagen production, thereby tightening the skin. According to research published by the journal Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics, neem has antibacterial properties which can help prevent the development of acne.

Orange, on the other hand, is not just a healthy choice as a food, but also for your skin! In fact, as per research published by Journal of Fundamental and Applied Sciences, orange’s s peel contains high quantities of vitamin C and has antibacterial and antimicrobial properties that help to enhance skin health.

It is super easy to make this neem-based body scrub. Image courtesy: Shutterstock
So, ready to make your very own neem oil and orange peel body scrub?

Here are the ingredients you will need

  • 1 medium size orange peel
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp neem oil
  • ½ cup water
Here’s how you can prepare the orange peel and neem oil body scrub

Step 1: Grind the orange peel to convert it into powder.

Step 2: Combine orange peel powder and neem oil in a bowl.

Step 3: Add water to the orange peel and neem oil mixture to make a paste-like texture. Your body scrub is ready!

Here’s how you can apply the body scrub

Step 1: Gently pat the scrub underneath your eyes without rubbing and other areas of the body where you require exfoliation and moisturization. Remember to use gentle circular motions while scrubbing.

Step 2: Leave the mixture on for five to ten minutes, and then rinse off with water. Use this body scrub at least twice a week to see optimal results.

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Ladies, are you ready to try this homemade body scrub? The orange peel powder will exfoliate your skin while the neem oil provides a good source of moisture to keep your skin soft and hydrated.

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