Jan 272016
 
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DIY Moisturizing Exfoliating Coffee Scrub

I don’t know about you, but my skin is incredibly dry in the winter.  It’s gets pretty cold around here in Boston and my poor skin sure pays the price.  I am always looking for ways to keep my skin moisturized and over the weekend I got a brilliant idea.  I decided that I wanted to make a homemade coffee scrub.  Being the coffee addict that I am, I figured it would have a dual purpose by moisturizing and smelling awesome.

I headed to Walmart to grab some Jergens moisturizer to use in my scrub.  I couldn’t decide which one to get, so I grabbed a bottle of Jergens Wet Skin Moisturizer (Green Tea Oil) and a bottle of Jergens Wet Skin Moisturizer (Coconut Oil).  I only needed one for my scrub, but with my super dry skin this winter, I figured they would both be good to have on hand.

Jergens at Walmart

Here’s what you need:

  • 1/3 Cup Jergens Wet Skin Moisturizer (Coconut Oil)
  • 1/3 Cup ground coffee
  • 1/3 Cup brown sugar

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You will also need:

  • 8 oz jar
  • Mixing bowl
  • Small mixing spoon

Here’s what you do:

1. In a small mixing container, add your Jergens Wet Skin Moisturizer, coffee, and brown sugar.

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2. Mix all your ingredients until it reaches a wet sand like consistency.

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3. Scoop into your small 8oz jar.

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4. To use: scoop out as much as you’d like and rub it into your skin, then just rinse off.

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Jergens Wet Skin Moisturizer is the perfect moisturizer to use in this scrub. It absorbs two times faster, which makes for soft skin that lasts for a full 24 hours.  Plus all you have to do it apply it to wet skin and it instantly locks in moisture on your wet skin!

I am loving it so far. How do you keep your skin moisturized in the winter?

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  107 Responses to “DIY Moisturizing/Exfoliating Coffee Scrub”

  1. I like making my own scrubs and I know this one must smell lovely. Jergens makes quality skincare products and I will have to give this scrub a try.

  2. What a great way to indeed keep your skin moisturized during the winter and am going to have to try here soon.

  3. I’ve never made my own scrub, but your post is so inspiring 🙂 Great

  4. I will take my coffee anyway that I can get it!

  5. Wow this is the ideal scrub – it exfoliates, smells like coffee (yum!) and you skin is left moisturized! Great idea. 🙂

  6. Facial scrubs are amazing. I need to try this coffee one for sure

  7. What a great idea! I would never think to do this. I have heard some great things about coffee and your skin lately though. Why am I not jumping on this bandwagon?! I love coffee!

  8. I’ll have to give this a try. I recently discovered the wonder of body scrubs, and I’ve heard that coffee is excellent for the skin.

  9. This looks like a great scrub. Scrubs with coffee are my favorite. They always make my skin feel so wonderful. It’s like a mug of coffee for my skin.

  10. This would be a great way to get rid of my extra grounds. I quickly learned while reviewing a drop coffee maker that I am a K-cup girl!

  11. I can always use a new scrub. I bet my husband would love it just for the sheer fact that it smells like coffee.

  12. I’ve heard great things about coffee grinds. I’ll have to give it a try with my Jergens!

  13. This scrub is perfect for me. My skin gets so gross and tired during the cold Chicago winter and the coffee element will for sure perk me up!

  14. This sounds like a great scrub. I love the smell of coffee and I have such dry skin in the winter.

  15. This sounds like such a strange combination but I bet it smells and works amazing! I love making my own scrubs and I’m adding this one to my list. Thank you for sharing!

  16. This sounds like a great way to pamper yourself. I need to try to make more scrubs.

  17. I will have to try this! My skin is always dry in the winter, and I think this would really help.

  18. Yes! I just got out of the shower and I can feel how dry my face is. I bet this smells and works amazing!

  19. Great idea! I could see myself using this to exfoliate when I’m getting ready for a bodybuilding competition tan!

  20. I’m a coffee fanatic so this sounds almost good enough to eat (drink). lol I’m really curious about the Jergens Wet Skin Moisturizer too. I think I’m going to make a batch!

  21. So great when you can make these great things at home. Saves lots of money.

  22. I’m going to make this, my skin needs all the help it can get. You can’t go wrong with coffee!

  23. I try to keep my skin moisturizz 24/7. Jergens is a great product.

  24. I love a good scrub! This looks to be a great recipe that will not only make you feel fabulous but wake you up too!!

  25. Oh my gosh..I am going to smell like my favourite drink! I have heard that the caffeine in coffee really helps “perk” up tired skin but haven’t tried making one yet. I’m going to make this on the weekend and give it a go.

  26. This is something I would love to make for myself and for gifts!

  27. I just love Bloggys…wohooo a new scrub and moisturizer to try out…home made apart from the Jergens ….whats not to like huh. My skin lately dries out. It never used to so I am not sure whats going on there….So I will try this our thank you!

  28. This seems like it would be a really great scrub! The coffee gets your blood flowing underneath the skin and the brown sugar smells so yummy and exfoliates really well. Thank you for sharing this!

  29. Coffee scrub is all the rage these days! I’ve never thought of making it myself. Seems simple enough!

  30. I will have to try this. My hands always get cracked during the winter. What a great idea.

  31. I love a good coffee scrub! It’s so helpful in moisturizing my dry, dry skin during the winter. And it’s even better that it smells amazing every time you use it!

  32. I bet that smells amazing as well! I love homemade scrubs and i’d love to give this a try! Thanks for the recipe.

  33. I love the coffee scrubs, but now there’s no coffee at all here in the Philippines! Can you imagine, no coffee or tea in the whole island …

  34. Oh I bet this smells so good. I don’t like coffee, but I love the smell of it and this I bet would be awesome. Looks like a great scrub, I LOVE making my own! I’ll have to try it!

  35. I love coffee, I would not mind at all if my skin smelled like it! I bet this leaves skin nice and soft!

  36. I love the smell of coffee and so does my mom. Since her birthday is rapidly approaching this scrub would make an amazing homemade gift idea.

  37. I have seen some amazing scrubs made with this product. This one, I bet, smells amazing.

  38. I love that you made this from scratch. You could give Lush a run for its money and create your own business haha.

  39. Oh, I will have to try that! I live in WI and my skin is also so dry! I’ve been using lavender bath melts made with shea and cocoa butter, that helps! Can’t wait to try this!

  40. My sister does her own moisturizing coffee scrub and I’ve always been meaning to try it myself! Truth be told we actually have like 3 bags of coffee grounds on our bathroom counter as we speak ready and waiting to be made into something so I thank you for this great DIY recipe 😀

  41. I have never really tried coffee in my scrubs….sugar has been a staple but definitely not coffee…I can understand why coffee would make sense though

  42. I think this scrub sounds amazing! I had a coffee scrub a few years ago, it was wonderful.

  43. I really love the Jergen’s Wet Moisturizer, sounds like a great scrub!

  44. so neat that you can incorporate the Jergen’s into the scrub. I didn’t know that was an option.

  45. Oh this is awesome! I’ve always heard about doing this but never have yet. nows the time!

  46. This cold chicago weather is brutal on skin. I have been ‘blessed’ with eczema – so I am miserable right now. I will have to try this out

  47. I love this idea. I have such dry skin that I totally need this.

  48. this year not so great on skin I am sure this would smell so super awesome want to try it out soon

  49. I love making scrubs so I can get all kinds of different scents! This one would be amazing as I am obsessed with the smell of coffee.

  50. I love making homemade scrubs! I can’t wait to try this.

  51. I love an amazing scrub! Living where the winters are hard is so tough on my skin, I miss living by the beach!

  52. What a great scrub. I wouldn’t have thought making a scrub with lotion and coffee.

  53. That sure is a great way to keep moisturized. I haven’t used Jergens in a while though. I’m more of a Nivea fan.

  54. What an easy scrub to make. I love that you can use ingredients that are easily found.

  55. I have been wanting to try that new Jergins wet skin lotion. I hate putting lotion on after I have already dried off, but I know that is one of the best times to do it.

  56. I love to try new DIY beauty recipes. I bet this feels amazing. I will have to try it this weekend.

  57. well this was an awesome idea! makes me want to start making my own scrubs – looks so easy and good to use

  58. I need to give this a try. I’ve been looking for a good scrub and this one looks perfect.

  59. Can’t wait to try this one! Winter is a curse on the skin and you throw in the climate-double whammy! Thank you for sharing!

  60. You had me at coffee. Absolutely need this in my life. This weekend for sure !

  61. i have to try this! not only do i think it will help my face but i think it will smell good too

  62. I love creating DIY body scrubs. I need to try making one with coffee.

  63. Homemade scrubs can save you so much money! Thanks for the recipe!

  64. I’ve heard so much about how beneficial coffee is to our skin. I would love to try this scrub.

  65. That is a great idea. I need to moisturize my skin it gets so dry this cold season

  66. This is so helpful information. Will share this to my friend, she told me that her skin is always dry.

  67. My skin dry up so bad during the winter. This must have smelled so good after you made it. I will try this.

  68. I agree it would definitely be good to have both on hand. I’ve never made my own scrub at home but I do think it would be a good idea.

  69. This would be a great scrub for any season! Too cold and too hot weather can really dry out our skin. I will have to try this myself. Thanks for the idea.

  70. THIS I’ve GOT to try. I’ll bet the smell alone is enough to revitalize!

  71. This is awesome! I never thought of using coffee as part of a facial scrub. I bet it smells good too.

  72. Oh what an awesome scrub! Coffee is supposed to be great for skin anyway so I’m definitely going to try this!

  73. This sounds amazing. I bet this scrub smells so good!

  74. This is genius! I love DIY products. I bet it smells amazing too!

  75. I love scrubs and I can’t wait to try this. This would also make a great gift idea.

  76. What a brilliant way to use that lotion. I love coffee scrubs they really do work

  77. Finally! I’ve been looking for this 🙂 I am so happy thank you for sharing!

  78. I’m a huge coffee drinker and lover but had never thought of using it as a facial scrub. Thanks for inspiring me to try something new.

  79. I have heard of doing this before. It would make a great Christmas gift for someone, especially since the coldest times of the winter are right after the holiday. I will have to keep this in mind for next Christmas!

  80. This looks like a good all natural scrub to try out. I never thought of using coffee before, sounds great!

  81. I have so much coffee on hand so this really intrigues me! I want to try it out later after the gym now!

  82. Sounds like a great scrub. I love DIY scrubs like this. I can’t wait to try this recipe.

  83. Scrubs are becoming so popular. For people like yourself that enjoy coffee I bet this creation works very well. Personally I prefer a Lufah glove for dry skin.

  84. I drink coffee, but never thought about making a scrub with it! Great idea girlie!

  85. I need a diy spa day with my daughter. This sounds like a fun scrub for both of us.

  86. I need something like this for my skin. Like you mine tends to be pretty dry too. I am going to try out this scrub.

  87. I’ve never used a body scrub before, but would definitely like to check this one out. One of my most favorite things in the world is coffee! So why not try this.

  88. omg i must try this! i love both of the ingredients! specially coffee

  89. I would love a good coffee scrub! I love how you incorporated the Jergens product to create this DIY scrub!

  90. I make a brown sugar scrub to. Add coffee would be wonderful. I should totally try this!

  91. I haven’t been brave enough to make my own foot scrub, but I definitely need something. My heels are so dry. They are not cracked or anything, but definitely unsightly!

  92. I love coffee scrubs but they are so expensive! It’s a great idea to make your own 🙂

  93. This looks awesome! I would love to make my own. Thanks for sharing how!

  94. Coffee Scrub is supposed to be great at reducing cellulite, so that’s an added bonus!

  95. looks really nice and i could imagine the smell from here, i would definitely try this.

  96. I love body scrub! I use facial and body scrub twice a week. I need to try this

  97. I am alllll about homemade scrubs! I need to create a new skincare regime, and this pairing looks perfect! #client

  98. I don’t really like the smell of coffee but I will use this recipe without it and try it. The new lotion looks great.

  99. Ooo this coffee scrub sounds fabulous!!! Perfect for winter time since my skin is always a dried up mess!

  100. This is a super DIY! This is my first time hearing about Jergens Wet Skin Moisturizer, what would make it even better is if I had a coupon to purchase

  101. What a really unique idea! I haven’t heard of putting coffee in a skin scrub before, but it seems like it would be a natural exfoliant. And coconut oil is pretty much the nectar of the gods for skincare, so this must really moisturize your skin well.

  102. oh wow what an interesting scrub, I need to start making my own too.