Exfoliation is very important to keep our skin clean, glowing, and beautiful. But you don’t need to rush to the market to buy a scrub that is filled with chemicals. You can easily make your own scrub at home! The best thing that you can use to exfoliate your skin is —sugar! Your read that right! Sugar has excellent scrubbing properties and can prove to be the thing you were looking for! It contains alpha hydroxy acid that works easily to remove the dirt and dead cells clogging your pores, giving you brilliant results.
Top 10 Homemade Sugar Scrubs:
You can easily make your own sugar scrub with various ingredients available at home. Here are some of the homemade sugar scrub recipes you can try:
1. Coconut and Cucumber Sugar Scrub:
Take half cup of coarse sugar and half cup of fine white sugar. Mix them well. Add 2 teaspoon of coconut oil and 1 teaspoon of cucumber juice. Mix till all the ingredients are well blended. Store it in a clean plastic container. The glycolic acid of sugar will clean your skin deeply. Coconut oil has hydrating properties, which will moisturize the skin, while cucumber will give a toning effect. With regular use of this scrub, your skin will appear softer, more flexible and younger looking.
2. Minty Sugar Scrub:
Mix half cup of granulated sugar. Add 1 tsp mint juice and 1 tsp of almond oil. Blend all ingredients well. Add one drop of peppermint oil. This cooling scrub has the restoring and stimulating properties of mint. Your skin will definitely look smoother and brighter.
3. Potato Sugar Scrub:
Mix together 2 cups of sugar with 2 tablespoon of potato juice. Add 2 tablespoon of milk cream and blend well. Apply it to your skin and gently scrub in a circular motion. It will remove tan and leave your skin soft and smooth.
4. Rose and Sugar Scrub:
Pour 1 cup of coconut oil to a handful of rose petals. Then add 1 cup of sugar and 1 tablespoon of jojoba oil. Mix well and apply to your face. Rinse well. This will moisturize and tone your skin.
5. Lemon and Honey Sugar Scrub:
Take 1 cup of Sugar. Add 1 tablespoon lemon juice and 1 teaspoon honey. Mix well and apply. This scrub is packed with cleansing properties of lemon and moisturizing properties of honey, which will leave your skin perfectly clean, soft, and glowing.
6. Gentle Oatmeal Sugar Scrub:
Take 1 cup of sugar and mix it with 2 cups of finely powdered oatmeal. Add 1 tablespoon of almond oil. Mix well. This homemade sugar scrub is very gentle and will make your skin velvety soft and will also hydrate your skin.
7. Fragrant Lavender and Sugar Scrub:
Take 2 cups of sugar ad add 1 cup of almond oil to it. Mix well. Add few drops of lavender essential oil. Your super refreshing lavender scrub is ready! This will leave your skin soft and supple.
8. Orange and Mango Sugar Scrub:
This is a fruity scrub which cleans and rejuvenates your skin. Take about 1 1/2 cup sugar. Add 1/2 cup of coconut oil, 2 tablespoon of fresh orange juice and 1/4 cup of mango puree. Blend well and apply to your skin. I am sure you’ll be surprised by your radiant and soft skin!
9. Almond Sugar Scrub:
Take 1/2 cup of sugar and add 1/2 tablespoon of crushed almonds to it. Add 1 tbsp honey, 2 tbsp coconut oil and the juice of half a lemon. Mix well and viola, your rich scrub is ready to be used! Apply gently and get beautiful skin. This is another amazing homemade sugar face scrub that work wonders!
10. Lemon and Orange Sugar Scrub:
Take 3 cups of sugar. Add 1/2 cup of olive oil, 1 tablespoon of lemon juice, and 1 teaspoon of orange zest. Mix well. Doesn’t it smell heavenly? This is a simple yet very effective scrub for a clean, glowing, and soft skin.
Here is how to make homemade sugar scrubs using natural ingredients which will give your skin ‘the spa’ treatment! Beautiful skin is now sweet and easy to get!
Try these homemade sugar scrubs and do tell us how they worked for you. Share your experience with us in the comments section below.