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DIY Cucumber And Sugar Body Scrub For Tan Removal

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It is really easy to get tanned, even on days when the sun is not as visible as usual.

In fact, on cold, winter days when the sun is less visible, it is actually easier to get tanned because the ozone layer is more exposed on such days, thereby giving more room for the harmful UV rays to enter and hit our skin.

So, all we do is look for an easy solution to help us get rid of that ugly tan. And scrubs are actually our favourite skin care products.

They are easy and fun to make and come in a host of options because of the endless possibilities to the number of ingredients that we can use in the form of scrubs.

diy cucumber scrub

A scrub would be great for removing a tan and dead skin cells at the same time. So, it is basically a multipurpose product.

Therefore, keep reading if you want to prepare an easy scrub that is fresh, fun to make and would suit your needs for this particular season, which can be made at the comfort of your home.

The ingredients used in this scrub are cost-effective and can be found in most kitchens easily, have a look.

diy cucumber scrub

Ingredients Required:

  • Cucumber juice
  • Aloe vera gel
  • Powdered sugar
  • Lemon essential oil
  • Olive oil

Method Of Preparation & Application:

Grate a cucumber and drain the juice from it. This may take a little time. Make sure all the juice gets drained. Add some aloe vera gel to the cucumber juice.

Then, add the powdered sugar and mix everything well. Add around 2 tablespoons of olive oil to get the right texture of the scrub.

After all this is done, add a few drops of lemon essential oil to make it smell fresh and citrusy. There, your fresh tan-removing scrub is ready to be used. Rub it all over your body before a shower to get smooth, soft, tan-free skin.

diy cucumber scrub

The cucumber juice works as a mild bleaching agent here and helps remove the tan, while the olive oil ensures that moisture is retained and that the scrub doesn't dry out the skin.

Olive oil is a rich source of vitamin E and is great for dry skin. The aloe vera gel provides a cooling effect to the scrub for burned and tanned skin, and of course, the lemon essential oil adds an amazing fragrance to the scrub.

You can actually try out this scrub with many different ingredients and essential oils, as well, to suit different needs.

So, hope you try out this scrub and keep reading Boldsky for more amazing DIY beauty tricks!

Read more about: diy, scrub, cucumber, sugar, lemon
Story first published: Saturday, August 13, 2016, 14:00 [IST]
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