Cleansing the skin of dead skin is an extremely important step in proper skin care. For this purpose, a natural sugar scrub will serve great, which you can successfully make yourself at home. All you need are simple ingredients such as brown sugar and a few drops of essential oil to enjoy your home spa.
Smooth skin, without signs of cellulite is the dream of most women. To achieve this effect, it is necessary to daily care and attention to proper cleansing of the skin. Products that are perfect for this task are all kinds of scrubs. Here are 3 fantastic recipes for exfoliating cosmetics that you can make yourself
Natural scrubs based on cane sugar
To make scrubs you will need cane sugar. It has many health-promoting applications, which is why it is a product often used in cosmetics. Its most important properties include
- soothing and moisturizing dry skin,
- regeneration of irritation,
- smoothing effect
- firming and elasticity of the skin,
- improving skin color,
- cleansing of dead epidermis,
- unblocking the sebaceous glands,
- cleansing of pores.
In combination with other natural ingredients cane sugar is a real cleansing and regenerating bomb for our body. Another very valuable ingredient that we can add to a homemade scrub is coconut oil. Even its small amount has a positive effect on skin hydration. Homemade cosmetics can be prepared from products that are found in our kitchen or bathroom, and have excellent action in the fight for a smooth and clean body. Therefore, sugar scrubs are the most effective cosmetics for skin care
How to make homemade sugar scrub?
To make this scrub you will need
- 1 cup of cane sugar,
- ¼ cup ground coffee,
- 10 drops of peppermint oil,
- 1/3 cup coconut oil.
The recipe for homemade skin cleansing paste is very simple. Just mix all the ingredients well to form a homogeneous paste. You can add a few drops of essential oil for fragrance, for example, from vanilla extract. After mixing, put the whole mixture into a glass jar with a lid. It does not have to be large, the scrub will be enough for several times. It should be used within a week, because natural cosmetics do not have a long expiration date. It is best to apply the scrub during a bath, after which you should rinse your body thoroughly. After the shower, you can use a moisturizing balm to enhance the effect
This homemade scrub is a real delight for the senses and the body. Its properties and effects, especially moisturizing and soothing, will be great when combined with cane sugar. To make it you just need to have in your supplies
- half a cup of sugar,
- 4 tablespoons of lemon juice,
- 2 tablespoons of honey,
- a few drops of your favorite essential oil.
As in the previous recipe, mix the ingredients into a homogeneous mass, and then put the whole into a jar. It is worth preparing a small amount of scrub, because it needs to be used within two days. Lemon juice has a great effect on brightening the skin and giving it a natural glow. It is also an ingredient thanks to which we will feel the citrus freshness, which will charge us with positive energy
The last recipe included in today’s list is a real beauty and fragrance hit. You can put it in a bigger jar, tie it with a beautiful pink ribbon and give it as a gift for your mother or a friend. To make it you will need
- a large glass of cane sugar,
- olive oil or baby oil,
- rose petals
Due to the fact that fresh rose petals can be picked only at a certain time of the year, you can prepare the scrub in a larger quantity and close it in an airtight jar. The first step is to blend the sugar grains with the rose petals, slowly pouring in our oil. Blend until all the ingredients are thoroughly mixed. It is worth setting the blender to a lower speed so that the rose petals are cut, not crushed. Put the whole mixture into a decorative jar, earlier putting whole petals on the bottom. A huge advantage of rose sugar scrub is the fact that it smells insanely. The scent after use stays on the body for a long time.