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How To Use Vanilla Extract For Skin Care

By: Somya Ojha

Of late, vanilla extract has emerged as a new trend in skin care. Numerous women who swear by its effectiveness on skin have included vanilla extract in their beauty routine.

It helps improve the skin's texture and treat a myriad of skin issues. Along with that, it is known to be enriched with exfoliating properties that can help your skin get rid of dead skin cells that tend to cause various skin issues.

Despite of its many benefits, there are still many women who are not aware of the ways in which vanilla extract can be used for skin care. That is why, today at Boldsky, we are letting you know about some of the tried and tested ways of using vanilla extract that can do a great deal of good to your skin.

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Include these ways of using vanilla extract in your beauty regimen for getting a younger, glowing skin. Read on to know more about these ways here.

How to use vanilla extract for skin

1. Vanilla Extract With Honey As Mask
Both, vanilla extract and honey are loaded with properties that can treat several skin issues such as, acne, blemishes, etc. Mix both, vanilla extract and honey in equal quantities and slather the mix on your skin. Let it settle in your skin before washing it off. This homemade mask will help your skin get become smoother and softer.

How to use vanilla extract for skin

2. Vanilla Extract With Lemon Juice And Sugar As Scrub
The exfoliating properties of vanilla extract makes it an ideal ingredient for preparing scrubs at home. You will need 2-3 teaspoons of vanilla extract, 1 tablespoon of lemon juice and 2 tablespoons of granulated sugar. Then use a scrub pad to gently exfoliate your skin using this homemade scrub. It works wonders on dead skin cells deposit and cleans the skin from well under the surface.

How to use vanilla extract for skin

3. Vanilla Extract With Cocoa Powder And Strawberry Juice As Mask
This particular vanilla extract mask is considered great for improving the texture of the skin. For preparing this homemade mask, take 1 tablespoon of both, cocoa powder and vanilla extract, then mix them with 3 tablespoons of fresh strawberry juice. Apply this vanilla extract mask on your skin and massage for a couple of minutes. Apply it once a week for softening your skin.

How to use vanilla extract for skin

4. Vanilla Extract With Salt And Olive Oil As Scrub
It is a known fact that exfoliating your skin on a regular basis that do wonders on your skin. And preparing this body scrub is rather straightforward. Take 1 tablespoon of each, vanilla extract and salt and mix both these ingredients with 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Once a week, try exfoliating your skin with this scrub for making it soft and supple.

How to use vanilla extract for skin

5. Vanilla Extract With Milk As Mask
This is one of the most effective ways of using vanilla extract. You will just have to mix both, 2-3 tablespoons of vanilla extract and 2 tablespoons of raw milk. You could add a few drops of rose water to add a refreshing touch the mask. Gently apply the mask on your skin and massage for a few minutes before washing it off. Application of this vanilla extract mask can help you get baby-like soft skin.

Read more about: skin care, body scrub
Story first published: Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 19:00 [IST]
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