Sugar scrub is the most natural and effective way to exfoliate and soften skin. Sugar has fine texture that gently exfoliates skin without being harsh and thus it is safe to use. It also has moisturizing properties so it hydrates skin and prevents skin from getting dry. There are many scrubs available in the market that is made from sugar but you can make your own scrub at home easily. Here is a sugar scrub recipe that you can make to exfoliate your skin.
Sugar- Sugar has great exfoliating properties. It helps buff away dead skin cells and makes skin soft and smooth.
Coconut oil- Coconut oil nourishes skin and moisturizes it. It keeps skin soft and plump.
Vitamin E- Vitamin E works as a preservative in the recipe; it also has moisturizing effects.
RECIPE FOR HAND AND BODY SUGAR SCRUB:
Things you need-
- 2 cups sugar
- 1/2 cup coconut oil
- 1 teaspoon vitamin E
- Few drops of your favorite essential oil (optional)
To make hand and body scrub using sugar you need 2 cups of sugar, half cup coconut oil, 1 teaspoon vitamin E and few drops of essential oil (peppermint or lavender oil). Mix everything well and then apply it on your arms, legs and other parts. This scrub is a very good exfoliator and it will make your body smooth and supple. If your worried that coconut oil will make your shower slippery then substitute coconut oil with honey or aloe vera gel.
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**Caution: Patch test before using