It is essential to exfoliate your skin at least once a week or so to eliminate all hidden impurities. Every time you step out, some amount of dust, dirt and impurities accumulate on your skin which in turn clogs the pores.
But why use those chemical rich scrubs when you can create homemade facial scrubs within the comforts of your home. Here are some simple homemade scrub recipes that can help you attain smooth and clean skin.
You can preserve the orange peels after consumption and dry the same in the sun till it becomes hard and rough. Then you can powder these dried orange peels and then use the same to scrub your face.
You can add some milk or yogurt to the same and then scrub your face using this paste for soft and glowing skin. This scrub is ideal for acne prone skin and also reduces the appearance of spots and marks on skin.
You can try mashing avocados and add some sugar to it and then use the same mixture to exfoliate the skin. However make sure that you remain gentle on your skin when using this exfoliating agent. The particles of sugar are hard and could be rough on your skin. So ensure that you use this mixture with care for best results.
You can take some raw oatmeal and add some milk and honey to the same. This can be used as an excellent scrub for almost all skin types. This eliminates all hidden impurities from your skin and also imparts a certain glow and radiance. This face scrub can be used frequently as the ingredients used in this recipe are harmless.
Lot of brands use strawberries in their scrubs because of its grainy consistency. You can make your own strawberry scrub by mashing a strawberry into a paste. You can add some honey or yogurt to the same. You can massage your face and neck in circular motions using this paste in order to obtain flawless and clearer skin.
You can grind some almonds to a gritty consistency. You can add some milk and honey to the almond particles and use the same to exfoliate your skin. Almonds are very beneficial for skin because of the presence of vitamin E and it hence makes your skin glowing and radiant. This homemade scrub will definitely make your skin smoother and cleaner.
You can grind mint leaves into a paste like consistency. But make sure that the paste is not too smooth. Add some honey or yogurt to this and use this mixture to exfoliate your face and neck. The results will be soft skin free of blackheads, acne and other skin blemishes.
Cucumber is known to lighten the complexion and can be used as an excellent scrub as well. You can grate cucumber and use it to scrub your face for best results.