Skin Exfoliation Scrubs

skin exfoliation scrubsExfoliation is an important part of skin care routine. It helps to remove the old dead skin cells from the the skin surface and improves skin tone. Exfoliation is a must-do process in all facials and chemical peels in most of the medical spas. You can exfoliate your face regularly using bath loofah, body brush or any exfoliating gloves. Brushing off the dead dry skin is often done through various skin exfoliation methods. Here we have few skin exfoliation scrubs that can be easily prepared at home and used. These ingredients are natural skin exfoliants and benefit the skin care.

Almond scrub

Generally, almonds help to nourish your skin and keeps it hydrated. It has rich vitamin E content, which brings back a natural glow to your skin.

Ingredients

Almonds – 8 to 10

Gram flour – a pinch

Cold milk – 1 tsp

Lemon juice – few drops

Direction to use
  • Take the almond in a bowl and then powder them coarsely.
  • Now add few drops of lemon juice and a pinch of gram flour into it.
  • Mix well and then add one teaspoon of cold milk.
  • Now apply this paste on your face and gently scrub it for five minutes.
  • Wash it off using warm water.
  • Try this almond scrub twice in a week to get glowing skin.

Sugar scrub

Ingredients

Organic sugar – 1 tsp

Orange juice – 2 drops

Lemon juice – 2 drops

Lavender or melaleuca essential oil – 2 drops (optional)

Direction to use
  • Take some organic sugar in a bowl and then add few drops of lemon, orange juice.
  • Now add some essential oil into it.
  • Mix all the ingredients well to form a paste consistency.
  • Before scrubbing, it is essential to clean your face well.
  • Now gently scrub your face using this sugar scrub.
  • Then rinse your face using cool water.
  • Allow it to dry, and then apply some oil as a moisturizer.

Chocolate Scrub

Ingredients

Cocoa powder – 1 tbsp

Brown sugar – ¼ cup

Olive oil – ¼ cup

Vanilla extract – ¼ tsp

Direction to use
  • Take cocoa powder in a small bowl and add some brown sugar into it.
  • Now add olive oil and vanilla extract into this mixture.
  • Mix all the above ingredients well to make a paste consistency.
  • Apply this mixture on your clean face and gently rub it for 2 minutes.
  • Allow it to soak for about 10 minutes.
  • Wash it off using warm water.

Lemon scrub

Ingredients

Fresh lemon – 1/2

Organic honey – 1 tbsp

Sugar – ½ cup

Olive oil – 1 tbsp

Direction to use
  • Take some organic sugar in a bowl and then add some lemon juice into it.
  • Now add some honey and olive oil into it and mix them well to form a paste consistency.
  • Adding honey and olive oil is totally optional as per your preference.
  • You can add them depending on how thick you want.
  • Apply this lemon sugar scrub on your face and gently scrub it in circular motion for about 2 minutes.
  • Allow it to soak for about 10 minutes and rinse it off using cool water.

Oats scrub

Ingredients

Uncooked oats – ¼ cup

Olive oil – 1/8 cup

Honey – 1/8 cup

Direction to use
  • Take some uncooked oats in a bowl and then add some olive oil into it.
  • Now add honey and mix them well together using spoon or fork.
  • Clean your face thoroughly and gently apply thick layer of this oats scrub.
  • Gently scrub your face for about 2 minutes.
  • Allow it to dry for about 10 minutes, and then wash it off using cold water.
  • Pat your face dry using clean towel and apply some olive oil or coconut oil as a moisturizer.

Tomato scrub

Tomato scrub is the one of the effective scrubs which helps to protect your skin form UV rays and it also prevents your skin from wrinkles. The sugar helps to keep your skin moisturized.

Ingredients
  • Tomato – 1
  • Sugar – 1 tbsp
Direction to use
  • Take one fresh tomato and cut it into half.
  • Now take the half piece of tomato and dip it into sugar.
  • Rub your face using this tomato in a circular motion for about 2 minutes.
  • Allow it to dry for about 10 minutes and rinse it off using cold water.
  • For better results repeat this process for twice in a week.

Try out these scrubs for face exfoliation and let us know in the comments.

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