Applying skincare products are important for your skin, but people tend to forget the importance of exfoliating. Day to day basis, imagine how much dirt for face has to deal with. Exfoliating helps to get rid of dirt, leaving your skin feeling soft, and brighten up your face! Facial scrubs remove dead skin cells and blackheads form the outer layer of your skin – which is most exposed. By using facial scrubs regularly, dead cells would be removed and new skin cells are brought to the surface – keeping your skin nice and fresh. However, some facial scrub products could be too harsh for your skin. Keeping it all natural is the safest, easiest way to go!
Scrubs to Avoid
As mentioned, some scrubs that are too harsh for your skin would not do you favours for your skin. Products that are too harsh could cause redness, which damages your skin – resulting your skin to become even more sensitive. Pores have seen to be enlarged after using these products. There are many gentler exfoliating ingredients in your kitchen that could substitute face scrubs product that works better. Natural ingredients such as rice, sugar, or oatmeal dissolves on your skin as you massage. Works great and tastes good!
Delicious Natural Face Scrubs
Oatmeal and Honey
Oatmeal is an amazing ingredient, it makes your skin smooth and moisturises as well as providing a relief from rashes, itching, and other skin irritations – as they contain anti-oxidant properties. Honey can soothe and purify they skin as they contain natural antibacterial and healing compounds. Lastly, coconut oil helps to keep your skin moist.
Mix 2 parts oatmeal (for a better outcome, you can ground them up), 1 part honey and 1 part olive oil (or almond oil or coconut oil – which ever you have in your kitchen) together. Mix well and apply the mixture onto your face and rub on your skin for a few minutes. Rinse off.
Brown Sugar and Honey
I’ve mentioned the properties of honey, but it is worth mentioning again! Honey is just amazing as they contain anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-fungal properties. Hence, they are great for healing acne while gives your skin moisture.
Mix 1 tablespoon honey and 1 tablespoon brown sugar together. Before applying, wash your face and apply a small amount to your wet skin. Massage gently before rinsing off.
Green tea contains anti-oxidant properties that help to fight damaged skin and reactivate cells. Sugar can help the skin to look fresh as they contain glycolic acid. Olive oil contains anti-oxidant that helps to keep the skin form aging.
Mix 1 tablespoon dried green tea leaves (you can get them from tea bags), 1 cup white or brown sugar, half cup olive oil and 2 tablespoon honey. To use, apply only a tablespoon and gently massage your skin for 30 seconds. Rinse off with water. To store, put the exfoliator in an air-tight container in a dark and cool place away from sunlight.
Don’t forget to exfoliate your skin for the fresh, youthful look! If you have any other face scrub recipes, don’t forget to share!