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7 Top Ways To Remove Dirt From Skin Naturally

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Dirt often gets accumulated on the skin gradually. Dirt build-up is most commonly seen on hidden parts of skin such as neck, joints, calves, armpits, elbows and back. The dirt build-up become stubborn with time and do not get removed from the skin even when you bathe regularly.

Scrubbing, exfoliating and cleansing the skin are the best methods for removing dirt build-up on the skin. There are all kinds of solvents, soaps, cleaning agents, scrubs available in the market. But why waste money on buying chemical-based products when you can get rid of the dirt from skin at home itself.


There are many natural remedies which can be used to remove dirt build-up on the skin. For example, an oil massage will swell up the dirt and make it easy to remove. You can massage the skin with body oil and then leave for about 20 minutes. Now scrub out the dirt accumulated on the skin with your wet fingertips. Similarly, there are many other ways in which you can get rid of the skin dirt and clean it at home.

Here are some of the best and effective ways to remove dirt from skin naturally. Take a look...

Ways To Remove Dirt From Skin Naturally:



Oil Massage

Getting an oil massage is not only relaxing, but also helps clean the skin and remove all the dirt that has accumulated on the folds of the skin. Massage the dirt filled area with warm oil and leave for 20 minutes. Scrub out the dirt and take a hot shower.


Body Lotion

Take some body lotion in your palm. Wet your skin with water and then massage the affected area with the lotion. Use your nails to scrub out the stubborn dirt form the skin naturally.


Use A Wet Towel

This is a simple way to remove dirt form the skin naturally. Wet a towel and squeeze out excess water from the fabric. Now scrub out the dirt from the skin with the towel. Do not be too harsh or else the skin might start burning. Ideally, do this after applying oil on the skin. Regularly, wipe of water from the skin with a towel by exerting a little pressure. This will prevent dirt from settling down on the skin.


Lemon Scrub

Lemon is a natural bleaching agent which cleanses and exfoliates the skin. Add some salt on a lemon slice and then massage on the affected skin. It will lighten the dirt and help get rid of it.


A Hot Shower

A hot shower opens up the skin pores and makes it easy to get rid of the dirt build-up. Use a mild scrub gently during shower to get clear skin.



Oatmeal scrub has a lot of beauty benefits. You can mix oatmeal with milk or with curd. Apply this on the skin and leave for about 2 minutes. Now, scrub gently using your fingertips and then rinse with hot water.


Sugar Scrub

It is another way to get rid of the dirt build-up from the skin. Scrub with sugar granules on wet skin to remove dirt and cleanse it naturally.

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Story first published: Saturday, April 5, 2014, 1:01 [IST]
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