Detoxifying lemon salt scrub

The lemon salt scrub is amazing for deep exfoliation of your skin. It will detoxify and soften the skin. This salt scrub will turn the tired-looking skin into radiant and velvety soft one. Its bright yellow color and fresh citrus scent will give you an amazing start of the day.

If you are looking for more gentle exfoliation, try this lemon sugar scrub.

Preparation time: 5 minutes
Difficulty: easy


  • Clear glass jar, 250 ml (8.5 oz)
  • 300 grams (10.6 oz) sea salt
  • 15 tbsp mustard oil
  • 20 drops lemon essential oil
  • 10 drops lemongrass essential oil

Ingredients for lemon salt scrub


The sea salt is a deep exfoliator. It is awesome for dry areas like elbows and feet. The sea salt also detoxifies your skin and leaves it dreamy smooth.

The mustard oil naturally lightens your skin. It contains high levels of vitamin E and in this way it improves the skin health.

The lemon essential oil and the lemongrass essential oil are packed with vitamin C. They lighten and renew the skin.


Check out the video or follow the directions below.

Pour the sea salt and the mustard oil in a bowl. Add the essential oils. Stir till everything is well mixed. That’s it!

The result
The result

The lemon salt scrub is ready for use.

lemon salt scrub

How to use it

Use 1-2 times a week on your body skin. Rinse with water and a shower gel.

How long it lasts

The salt scrub will last a few months.

Tips and common mistakes

The mustard oil is not as common as the coconut or almond oils are in the homemade beauty recipes. Yet don’t replace it with another oil, because you won’t get this bright yellow color.

The lemongrass essential oil is optional. It gives a sweeter scent of the scrub.

Have you prepared a lemon salt scrub at home?

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