Photo: Angela Weiss / Stringer / Getty Images

Who doesn’t appreciate a good homemade recipe? And we’re not talking about just for food, either; anything that you can save money on or have fun making is worth trying to create yourself! Well, for those of you who enjoy having clean skin, actress Nikki Reed has two homemade recipe for you.

“Here are some of the recipes you guys asked for!! Homemade body scrubs for those of you who would rather do it yourself :)” Reed wrote on Instagram, adding, “I usually take an hour on Sunday’s to make all my goodies for the week ie almond milk, tinctures, sprouted hummus etc. It’s worth it I promise! [sic]”

The accompanying image shows Reed in the middle of making one such scrub, with her hands covered in the mixture and the counter filled with different jars, which she recommends collecting from businesses that would otherwise throw them away.


The body scrub mixes are as follows.

For the first recipe:

A cup of grape seed and coconut oil for the base (mixed)
A cup of brown sugar to act as an exfoliant

• A few drops of peppermint oil
• A cup of coffee grounds

And for the second:

• A cup of grape seed and coconut oil for the base (mixed)
• A cup of finely ground oatmeal
• Several drops of lavender oil
• A cup of sea salt to exfoliate

With over 28,000 likes so far, a lot of Nikki Reed’s fans were clearly looking forward to trying one of these recipes themselves! Many, of course, shared their own recipes, such as a face mask using turmeric; a scrub with coconut oil, brown sugar, and vanilla extract; and even a homemade toothpaste. And followers are in luck; from the sounds of it, these are only the first of many recipes that Reed plans to post in the future!