Facial scrubs are an essential part of skin care and beauty treatment. A facial scrub removes dead skin cells and all the dirt and grime that we accumulate from the environment. Facial scrubbers clean the skin deeply by exfoliating the skin and help you get clear, glowing skin. Homemade facial scrubs made of natural ingredients mostly available in our kitchen are far better options than store bought commercial scrubber as they do not contain any harmful toxic chemicals and very cost effective compared to commercial scrubber. Here are 5 homemade facial scrubs for getting beautiful, glowing skin. Try the one that suits best to your skin type. Using these scrubs 2-3 times a week will bring a huge difference in the color and texture of your skin.
Here Are The 5 Homemade Facial Scrub For Glowing Skin:
1. Nourishing Cucumber Scrub for Sensitive Skin
This all natural, easy to make homemade scrub is suitable for women with sensitive skin. To make this scrub you will need:
Take 2 tablespoons of sugar and add 1 tbsp. avocado oil, grade a medium size cucumber and blend well with oil and sugar. Mixing thoroughly, apply on your face and neck and rub it gently. Allow it to work for 10-15 minutes and wash off will tepid water. You will get soft glowing skin instantly.
2. Turmeric Face Scrub
Turmeric has been used in India and other Asian countries, not only as a culinary herb but also as medicinal herb and for getting fairer, glowing skin especially for brides. To prepare this effective scrub, you will need:
Mix together 1tbsp of gram flour, 1 tbsp. rice powder, ½ tsp. turmeric powder and little milk to form a paste. Wash your face and apply the paste on your moistened face and neck. Rub in circular motion using your fingertips. Leave it on your skin for 15 minutes and wash off using lukewarm water. This simple scrub will help to reduce dark spots, suntan and brighten up your skin tone with 2-3 uses only. The antiseptic and antifungal properties of turmeric will also help to minimize the occurrence of blemishes. You will get clear glowing skin. This scrub is suitable for all skin types but if you have oily skin use rose water, instead of milk.
3. Sugar Scrub For Glowing Skin
Sugar is great for exfoliating the skin due its glycolic acid content. Not use does it removes dead skin cells but also contributes to the regeneration of new skin cells. Sugar is a basic ingredient of many facial scrub recipes due to its anti-aging properties. Lemon, honey, yogurt etc. can be added to sugar for preparing scrub suitable for your skin type. Here is an invigorating facial scrub containing coconut oil and peppermint extract to bring perfect glow to your skin. You will need:
Microwave 2tbsp. of coconut oil for 2-3 seconds. Add 2 tbsp. of sugar and 1tsp. mint extract. The cooling effect of mint extract will wake your skin up. Mix the ingredients and apply on the clean face and neck thoroughly. Scrub gently with your fingers in circular motion. Rinse with lukewarm water to get amazing affect. Adding juice of half a lemon will help to remove tan from your face and brighten up the skin.
4. Strawberry Face Scrub For Oily Skin
It is an excellent facial scrub for oily skin. Strawberry has mild abrasive nature which helps to remove dead skin cells, excess oil and other impurities and leaves skin clean and smooth. Strawberries also contain natural salicylic acid and alpha hydroxyl acid that aids in getting fairer and glowing skin. Honey on the other hand has good moisturizing and hydrating properties which helps to open the pores of the skin. To prepare this scrub you will need:
Mash 4-5 strawberries, add 1 tablespoon honey. Add juice of half a lemon; mix well and apply to the face and allow the vitamins get absorbed by the skin leaving it on your skin for 10 minutes. Wash off with cold water. You will get smooth glowing skin with every use.
5. Oatmeal Scrub For Dry Skin
Oatmeal is an excellent ingredient for scrubbing dirt and impurities from the skin. It is a good exfoliating agent for both oily as well as dry skin. It successfully absorbs oil from the skin and also heals dry and itchy skin. Soak 2 tbsp. of oatmeal in water. Apply on your face and massage your skin rubbing gently. After 10 minutes, wash your face with lukewarm water to get smooth glowing skin.
Using any of these scrubs will exfoliate your skin clearing all the impurities and help you get fairer glowing skin.