Scrubbing is an integral part of skincare. The dead skin cells and dirt that accumulate on our skin tends to block the pores. Therefore, exfoliating them is the best way to get back your naturally glowing skin. But instead of spending lot of money on buying a scrub, you can try out any of the following scrubs that are made at home to enhance your skin.
But before scrubbing, you should check whether there is any acne on your skin. If so, then scrubbing can only increase intensity of problems related to skin. Besides, using a toner without alcohol or the toner from rose extract could also be helpful. Take few drops of it on a ball of cotton further proceed by applying on your scrubbed face to retain the glow. While making scrubs at home, you must not forget about the granules that are present in any scrub, which is available in the market. At home, you can use ground sugar for this scrub purpose. Now let us check out some of the easy homemade scrubs to give you a radiant shine.
Both honey and orange have their benefits when consumed orally. But a mix of these ingredients can form an excellent scrub. To make the scrub, in a bowl take oats and orange peel powder two tablespoons. Now add one tablespoon of honey in it and mix it to form a thick paste. Add few drops of water if required. Cleanse your face and now apply this to your face in an upward direction and circular motion. Rest it on face for few minutes and rinse it. Lastly, apply a toner and moisturizer.
If you are thinking of throwing away the ripe bananas from your fridge, then wait because you can make an easy homemade scrub with it. For this, put two bananas in a bowl and mash them. Add some ground sugar to it and mix well. To make the paste dilute add honey about one table spoon. This will further moisturize your skin. Now massage this pulp with small circular strokes for about 4-5 minutes and rinse thoroughly.
Curd and papaya scrub
In a bowl take half-cup of mashed papaya and add hung curd about 2 table spoons in it. Now add one tablespoon of honey and 2-3 drops of lemon and mix well. Use this facial scrub gently with circular strokes for about 4-5 minutes to get a natural glow of your skin. Rinse with water and apply some toner.
Lemon scrub for your hands, feet
Like our face, our hands and feet equally require care. So for this, you can apply the lemon scrub to cleanse them. In a bowl take powdered sugar. Now cut a lemon in half and dip them in the powder sugar. Apply this lemon on for about 5 minutes on both feet and hands. Do not use this lime coated with sugar on face because our skin is very sensitive. Leave the scrub for about 5 minutes and wash with warm water. You will feel a smooth effect on your face.
How to scrub correctly
Now that you know some of the easy homemade scrub recipes, you should also be aware of how to scrub your face correctly. For this first, you need to clean your face with water. Next, take a spoon of any scrub and start massaging gently on your face. Avoid applying scrub under your eyes. Do not pressurize your skin while scrubbing. Remember our skin is delicate. Leave the applied scrub for few minutes and rinse thoroughly.