Don’t wash your face with harmful chemicals and exfoliants! Choose a greener, more natural face wash routine with these how-to videos for making homemade facial scrubs.
1. Vanilla Honey And Lemon Face Scrub
Make just one treatment or a whole batch of fresh, soothing homemade facial scrub that smells delicious! You’ll combine honey, fresh squeezed lemon, vanilla extract (better than vanilla essence), olive oil, some essential oil (optional, such as lavender or rose), and sugar.
2. Green Tea Facial Scrub
Combine white sugar, green tea, and oil, as well as your choice of honey, lemon, or yogurt for anaturally detoxifying treatment for your face. You can use whatever green tea you prefer, though we recommend an organic option. Instead of baby oil, try olive oil for a more natural (non-petroleum) finish.
3. Homemade Strawberry Facial Mask
This combines strawberries with a secret ingredient – honey! Strawberries help with oil skin and contain natural salicyclic acid which is great for dead and dry skin. Mash 8 to 9 strawberries and add three tablespoons of honey. Apply this mask for 15 minutes.
Start by combining lemon juice and sugar to make a nice sugar scrub which is great for the skin. This can be applied to a dry face as is to exfoliate your skin and provide a gentle, natural cleansing. Using room temperature lemons can help keep the scrub at manageable warmth.
5. Homemade Sugar Scrubs
This sugar scrub recipe can be used for the face if you have dry skin, but is also great for dry cracked feet and elbows. This homemade face scrub incorporates vitamin E, natural oils, and scent of your choice. Essential oils, of course, are the most natural choice. Wrap these up and give as gifts for the holidays for a homemade touch.
6. Sugar And Milk Scrub
You’ll need regular milk and sugar which you combine in a bowl and mix up. Use this straight on your face for a natural, soothing scrub that’s gentle, easy to make, and highly affordable. It can also be used as a body scrub!
7. Cornmeal Face Scrub
Combine honey, olive oil, grapeseed oil, cornmeal, and some water to make this cornmeal homemade facial scrub that’s great for all skin types. Increase or decrease the quantities of oil and honey as needed to get more moisture.