To the all skin care methods, scrubbing is one necessary method to drop out the dead and flaky skin from the body. It helps to reveal the new and healthy skin. Follow the below steps to prepare homemade scrubs.
There are a very few things as rewarding as having a glowing, flawless skin. Harmful sun rays, pollution, dirt, hormonal imbalance often take toll on it.
Make-up can only be a temporary solution, if you are wise enough in making choices go for these 3 amazing natural scrubs feature in this article and get a gorgeous-looking skin.
This coffee scrub is an ideal scrub to remove the dead skin cells and to get the healthy and soft skin.
- Ground coffee
- Extra virgin olive oil
- Vitamin E capsules
How to make
Mix 1/4 cup of ground coffee with equal amount of sugar, two tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil and oil extracted from three vitamin E capsules. Mix all the ingredients together to form a paste. Use this as a scrub and rub over the entire skin.
Rub it for a minute or two until you feel the skin has turned soft and smooth. After that, rinse off with lukewarm water and use a mild body wash to find the new softness over the skin. To lock the moisturizer levels, apply your moisturizer.
To combat with the cellulite, the ingredient coffee in the scrub is a good choice. Sugar acts as exfoliator and removes the dead skin cells over the skin, you can even use the brown sugar also.
Olive oil passes deep into the skin and prevents the skin from aging, it also rejuvenates the skin and brings a young glow. The antioxidant properties of vitamin E prevents the skin from damage and helps to increase the skin softness and suppleness.
Lemon sugar body scrub
- Granulated sugar
- Lemon extract
- Olive oil or sweet almond oil
How to make
Take one cup of granulated sugar in a bowl and add this sugar, one tablespoon of lemon juice and six tablespoons of olive oil or sweet almond oil.
Mix all the three ingredients together and form like a paste. Moisture your body before going to the shower, massage the scrub for ten to fifteen minutes and then rinse off your body. Pat the skin and get the difference.
This lemon and sugar scrub is one of the simple scrub to remove out the dead skin present in the body. It also gives you smooth and silky skin.
Brown sugar and lemon scrub
- Brown sugar
- Sea salt
- Lemon juice
- Coconut or olive oil
- Essential oil
How to make
Take one cup of brown sugar in a bowl and add half cup of sea salt, one tablespoon of honey, two tablespoons of lemon juice, two tablespoons of coconut oil and one tablespoon of essential oil. Mix all of them well to form a fine paste.
Apply this mixture to skin and massage gently in the circular motion with the help of fingertips for about five to ten minutes and then rinse off with warm water and dab little amount of moisturizer to get the soft, smooth and glowing skin.
The lemon extract present in the scrub works as a natural disinfectant, it open’s up the pores and helps to cleanse the blocked pores. The addition of essential oils and coconut oil give you a soft and healthy skin texture.
Scrub it off with ground salt
Salt is full of minerals that are extremely beneficial to your skin. The gritty texture mildly wipes away all the dirt particles from the skin pores. A salt scrub is suitable for every skin type.
Ingredients: You can prepare a simple salt scrub with a cup of fine ground salt along with 1/3 cup of sweet almond oil or any other carrier oil such as sunflower oil in order to hold the mixture together. Lastly you will need a few drops of grape seed oil to add into the scrub.
Direction: Start off with adding the grape seed oil and salt in the bowl. Mix these two well. Now slowly add the almond oil in the concoction. Stir continuously until the scrub gets the texture of moist sand. When you are done, slowly exfoliate the face with circular motion. Let it dry for 20 minutes. Wash off with cold water.
Result: This scrub absorbs all the unwanted substance from your face. Your skin feels soft, supple, revitalized. If you had previously experienced itching, red rashes, then these problems will too be sorted out.
Scrub with the sweetener
This scrub involves sugar as its main ingredient. Preparing scrub with sugar is actually very easy as it is available at every kitchen; it is rather a miracle if it’s not!
The grainy texture of the sugar makes it a perfect exfoliating scrub. If you are miffed with acne scars, oily skin, then this scrub is ideal for you.
Ingredients: there are two ways to make a scrub with sugar. Both types are incredible in their own ways. Choice is yours. For the first type you need glycerin with sugar and for the second one, you need fresh lemon slices along with sugar.
Direction: For the first kind, all you need to do is to mix some sugar in a bowl with a little glycerin; you can also use olive oil instead of it. Form a paste and apply all over your face. Massage with gentle circular strokes with a bit extra pressure on the T-zone area. Do this for a few minutes and wash off.
For the second method, dip a slice of lemon into sugar, now scrub the exposed body parts thoroughly for maximum 5 minutes. After it dries, and rinse with lukewarm water.
Note that the number of times you should scrub in a week depends on your skin type. If you have a dry skin, do not scrub more than once a week. However, if your skin type is oily or normal, you can repeat this twice in a week.
Result: This scrub will help you to have a smooth skin texture. All the ugly skin spots, patches; rashes will start bidding farewell to you.
Awesome orange and honey scrub
Orange extracts are used in many beauty products for its amazing exfoliates qualities. Honey is enriched with enzymes that have been extensively used for skin remedies. The combination of the two knights in shining armour will create a scrub magnified for you.
Ingredients: You need 3 tbsp of orange peel powder, one tsp of raw honey and 2 tbsp of oats to proceed with the making process.
Direction: Mix all the three elements together to make a paste. Add a little water to it to maintain the consistency. Clean your skin with cold water before applying it. After washing, rub the paste all over your face with the help of the fingers making mild circular motion save the eye area putting pressure on the T-zone, after 5 minutes wash it off.
Result: Orange, for its antioxidant contents nicely whitens and brightens the skin tone and hydrates it at the same time. Besides that, adding honey to the scrub endows it with double power. The activated enzymes have antibacterial as well as moisturizing properties. This safeguards your skin from harmful bacteria, germs, fungi that lead to various skin diseases. Some people have reported to face irritation in their skin after applying honey on it. If you too have a sensitive skin, you are advised to avoid honey and use glycerin or almond oil as a substitute.