Very Simple and Effective! 6 Super Simple DIY Face Scrubs

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From the very beginning, the secret to having a youthful, radiant and glowing face has always been the use of facial products. Although there are quite a number of related products in the market, the best of them all are ones that can be made at the comfort of one’s home. The good thing about homemade facial products is that, you can use your creativity in creating unique ones, such as facial scrubs, based on the available ingredients. In this case, if you are looking for an easy to make, affordable and effective and facial scrubs, here are some ideas that you should borrow:

 1. Brown Sugar Facial Scrub:

To get started, thoroughly mix one cup of brown sugar with olive oil and lemon juice. Then, massage the mixture on to your skin and let it rest for 20-45 minutes before washing it off with lukewarm water. As soon as you rinse it off, you will notice that the skin feels smoother. This scrub helps in exfoliating, cleansing and getting rid of stubborn blemishes on the skin.

2. Honey Facial Scrub:

If your skin is currently experiencing problems such as acne and/ or rashes, honey will do it good. When making the scrub, combine the honey with some milk, sugar and lemon juice. Then, after creating a thick enough paste, apply it on to your face and leave it for about 30 minutes. You’ll be amazed at the results!

3. Egg White Facial Scrub:

You can also use the egg whites in combination with yogurt and sugar to make a scrub. Since egg whites have both a cleansing and healing power, they are guaranteed to help in rejuvenating the skin.

Similarly, you can make more specific scrubs such as ones listed below:

 4. A Soothing Facial Scrub:

Avocado oil, cucumber and brown sugar are the perfect ingredients for making a soothing scrub. You can either choose to mash the cucumber first, or run it through a juicer before mixing its contents with other ingredients. If you have a sensitive skin, then, you will find this scrub very friendly.

5. A Tightening and Moisturizing Facial Scrub:

To come up with this kind of scrub, have all the necessary ingredients ready – tomatoes, olive oil and salt. Start by scooping the tomato flesh before combining it with olive oil and salt to create a thick paste. The key benefit of this scrub is that it helps in retaining one’s skin elasticity.

6. A Deep Cleansing/Exfoliating Facial Scrub:

This is in many ways a favorite of many. You’ll need a pineapple, coconut oil and sea salt. First muddle the pineapple before adding in sea salt and coconut oil. While the latter helps in soothing the skin, the enzymes present in the pineapple will help in clarifying the skin.

Essentially, the key to making a perfect homemade facial scrub is to first understand the benefit(s) presented by each of the ingredients. Once you know this, you can experiment on making the most unique type of scrub. The best ingredients to use in your preparation include honey, lemon juice, sugar, milk, coconut oil, olive oil and egg whites. However, you should limit the number of ingredients being used per scrub to five.

 Other than the homemade facial scrubs being economical, they are also fun to make, are 100% natural and posing no danger to the skin and, can be used by anyone, irrespective of their skin type.


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