Exfoliation is a very important and main step if you want glowing and smooth skin. It’s recommended to exfoliate skin two to three times in a week to get radiant and healthy skin. Our skin generates new skin every weak and exfoliations removes the upper layer (or dead skin) so that the new layer can breathe. Exfoliating regularly clear pores completely and prevents many skin problems like acne, blackheads and whiteheads.
There are loads of scrubs available in the market which you can use according to your skin type. But if you want something natural, then try some of these home-made scrubs:
Almond powder and papaya Scrub – Dry skin scrub : Take 2 tbsp of papaya pulp and mash it up in a blender. Now take some almonds and blend them in a blender to powder them completely. Mix papaya pulp and almond powder by adding raw milk in the mixture. If you have dry skin then also add 1 tbsp of honey too. Mix all of them really well and scrub your face using this. This scrub will lighten your complexion, remove tan and will give you radiant skin.
Tomato and Sugar Scrub – Oily Skin scrub : Take one fresh tomato and cut it into two-halves. Now take half tomato and dip it in a bowl of sugar. The sugar particles will stick to the tomato and yes, your scrub is ready. Scrub your face with this for around 3-4 minutes in circular motion. Using this tomato scrub 2-3 times a week can improve your skin texture. Tomatoes also help in reducing wrinkles and other aging signs.
Coffee Powder and oil Scrub – Cellulite scrub : Take one tbsp of coffee powder, half tbsp of powdered sugar and 1 tbsp of olive oil in a bowl. Use this scrub on face and you can even use it as body scrub once a week. Coffee has anti-oxidants thus it helps in skin firming, reduces cellulite and also adds a nice glow to skin when used regularly.
Yogurt and Oatmeal Scrub – Acne Scrub : Mix one Tbsp of ground oatmeal with 1 ttsp of honey and yogurt. Use this scrub all over your face and neck gently for around 5 minutes. Yogurt tightens skin pores, lightens acne scar and improves skin texture. Oatmeal prevents dry skin, protects skin against damage, controls oils and helps prevent acne breakouts while honey deep cleans pores by killing off bacteria that cause acne.
Rice powder and Lemon Scrub – Deep Clean pores : Take one tbsp of rice powder in a bowl and add one tbsp of lemon juice in it. Using rose water, mix both the ingredients well and make a paste. Use this on your face using circular motion and be gentle. Do this 2 times a week to get desired results. Rice powder removes dead skin cells and also helps in skin whitening. Rice powder and lemon scrub is effective if you have dark spots as it reduces them and gives you even skin tone.