Exfoliation is a great way to relieve your skin of impurities and clogged pores. Especially during this hot and humid monsoon season, when our skin feels greasy and unhealthy. While washing and cleansing helps to clean the upper layers of our skin, it fails to reach through to the invisible dead skin cells and impurities. That is when effective scrubbing comes handy. You can always resort to commercial products for exfoliation. However, using homemade scrubs for the same, can not only relieve you of your skin woes, but also will give you the natural glow, you’ve always wanted.
Here are 4 natural face scrubs, you can make at home.
Ground coffee scrub
Ground coffee makes for a good scrub. Mixed with coconut, you can apply it on the face and rub it gently in a circular motion. For best results, you can repeat the process two times a week.
Lemon, honey and sugar scrub
Rich in natural exfoliants, lemon can help you get rid of acne, blackheads and dead skin cells. All you need to do is mix one cup sugar, half cup olive oil and one tablespoon honey. Squeeze the juice out of the lemon into the mixture and stir it well. Finally, you can apply it on the face and wash it with cold water.
Baking soda scrub
Baking soda can work wonders on the skin. You can take a spoon of baking soda and mix it with any face cleanser. Apply it on your face gently but thoroughly. This scrub can help you get rid of oily skin and acne.
Oatmeal scrub can heal your skin from painful acnes. It removes all the excess oil from the skin and gives you a soft and glowing skin. To prepare the scrub, you can add two tablespoons of oatmeal into a mixture of whole milk and olive oil. Leave the oatmeal to soften and mix well. Apply it on the face and rub gently for two to three minutes. Finally, you can wash it off with cold water.