People have become more concerned about their health, diet, and skin. Everyone wants to have perfectly glowing smooth, bright skin. Due to a hectic schedule, stress, and increasing pollution, skin becomes dull and loses its shine. A scrub is the best way to exfoliate skin and remove dead skin cells.
How to use a scrub:
Most of the time, we spend more time outside in direct contact with sunlight. Due to this, our skin gets dark and loses its glow and shine. In such cases, some dermatologists and skin experts advise trying scrubs to exfoliate skin and remove dead skin cells. It is best to scrub 2 to 3 times a week for effective results. You should use the scrub in the following ways to achieve the best results:-
- Wash your skin with warm water
- Take the scrub in your hand.
- Softly apply to the area which you want to exfoliate
- Scrub it for 30 seconds
- Clean your skin with lukewarm water
- You can use any cleanser to clean
- Dry your skin
- Apply a moisturiser
Importance of homemade scrub:
There are millions of brands selling scrubs, but then also some people opt for homemade scrubs due to their following benefits:
DIY scrubs are best to exfoliate your skin profoundly and properly without causing any damage to your skin
These scrubs unclog your pores so that serums can penetrate your skin and give excellent results. Scrub removes away dark and dead skin. Your skin absorbs moisture better after the scrub.
Homemade scrubs remove dry patches from skin called flakes, making them look clearer and brighter.
Scrubs also help to lighten acne scars on your face and give you clear spotless skin.
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DIY homemade scrubs
You may wonder how to exfoliate your skin when you don’t have any scrub at home. As nature is the best healer, it provides us with various natural ingredients that can heal and regenerate your natural skin. A recipe for some homemade scrubs is as below.
Sugar scrubs give you an even tone and deeply exfoliate your skin.
It removes ingrown hair and gives you clear and smooth skin.
- ¼ cup of sugar
- ½ cup of coconut oil
- Any essential oil of your choice
- Take warm coconut oil and add sugar to it.
- Stir it properly to mix.
- You can mix any essential oil.
The salt scrub is anti-bacterial, reduces itching, gives better skin texture and improves blood circulation.
- ½ cup of sea salt
- ½ cup of coconut oil
- Mix salt and oil together.
- Stir until you get desired consistency.
- Rinse it properly.
Coffee exfoliates dead skin cells and makes them smooth. It tightens your skin and has anti-ageing properties.
- ½ cup of coffee powder
- Two tbsp warm water
- One tbsp coconut oil
- Take a bowl.
- Put the coffee powder in it, and add water and coconut oil.
- Stir to mix it well and get the required consistency.
- Wash your face with warm water.
Rose gives a refreshing feel due to its fragrance. It brightens and calms your skin.
- Fresh rose petals
- Two tbsp rosewater
- One cup sugar
- Grind fresh rose petals and rosewater into a fine paste
- Add some sugar to it.
- Use any essential oil for better results.
- Rinse with normal water and dry your face.
Homemade scrubs are best for people who want to avoid chemically rich products and use natural things to rejuvenate their skin. Homemade scrubs benefit people with susceptible skin as you can add items according to your skin type and problems.