Blackberry and Lemon Scrub

Blackberry can be a delicious aid in maintaining beautiful skin.  It is packed with multiple nutrients like vitamin C, vitamin E and other potent antioxidants.  The vitamin E present in blackberry helps in maintaining the health of skin fats and prevents the skin from wrinkles. Apart from protecting the skin from oxidative damage, the vitamin C is also responsible for the formation and strengthening of collagen strengthening of collagen structure which is the basis of connective tissue and aids in keeping skin toned and tightened.

Lemon is a natural source of vitamin C which is an ingredient commonly used to lighten sun and age spots to even out skin tone.  It is also a natural astringent that helps tighten pores and brighten the complexion.

You can use this scrub for your face and body.


  • 1/2 cup blackberries pureed

  • 1 1/2 cups of fine granulated sugar  (you can use salt for a deeper more intense scrub)

  • juice from one lemon  (you can add zest as well)

  • 1/2 cup safflower oil (if you don't have replace with olive oil, avocado oil or coconut oil)


  1. Puree blackberries.

  2. Add sugar, safflower oil, lemon juice and zest and mix well.

  3. Scoop into a jar and store in your refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.