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All-natural Vanilla Face Scrubs To Brighten And Refresh Your Skin

By: Somya Ojha

Everyone knows that vanilla is a popular flavour used in cakes; however, very few people are aware of the fact that this ingredient is packed with skin-nourishing features that can treat a myriad of unpleasant conditions.

A powerhouse of anti-inflammatory properties and antioxidants, vanilla can boost your skin's overall health and appearance.

face scrubs to brighten skin

Often used for soothing irritated skin, this skin care ingredient can also help you achieve a brighter complexion. Especially when vanilla is used in combination with other natural ingredients in the form of a facial scrub, it can impart a natural glow on your skin and make it appear bright and fresh.

Today, at Boldsky, we've brought together a list of such skin-brightening vanilla scrubs that you can easily make at home.

Pampering your skin with these homemade scrubs can help you get the kind of skin you've always yearned for.

Take a look at these recipes here:

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Recipe #1

What You'll Need:

  • ½ Teaspoon Of Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Teaspoon Of Oatmeal
  • 1 Tablespoon Of Rose Water

How To Use:

  • Mix the components thoroughly to get the scrub ready.
  • Slather it on your facial skin and gently scrub for a little while.
  • Wash it off with tepid water and follow up by applying skin toner.
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Recipe #2

What You'll Need:

  • 1/3rd Teaspoon Of Nutmeg
  • ½ Teaspoon Of Vanilla Extract

How To Use:

  • Put the components together in a bowl and mix to get the scrubbing material ready.
  • Spread it on your face and scrub for 5 minutes.
  • Rinse off the residue with lukewarm water.
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Recipe #3

What You'll Need:

  • 1 Teaspoon Of Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Teaspoon Of Brown Sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon Of Lemon Juice

How To Use:

  • Create this next scrub by mixing all the above-stated components with each other.
  • Spread a thin layer of the resulting material on your face and scrub for a bit.
  • Use lukewarm water to wash off the residue.
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Recipe #4

What You'll Need:

  • 1 Teaspoon Of Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Teaspoon Of Coffee Grounds
  • 1 Tablespoon Of Rose Water

How To Use:

  • Blend all the ingredients with each other.
  • Cover your facial skin with the resulting material.
  • Gently scrub your skin with your fingertips for 5 minutes.
  • Wash your face with a mild face wash and tepid water.
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Recipe #5

What You'll Need:

  • ½ Teaspoon Of Vanilla Extract
  • 2 Teaspoons Of Olive Oil
  • 1 Teaspoon Of Cocoa Powder

How To Use:

  • Just combine all the ingredients and thoroughly stir for a little while to get paste-like material ready.
  • Put the material on your facial skin and leave it there for about 5 minutes.
  • Once done, use your fingertips to scrub off the residue.
  • Follow up by washing your face with tepid water.
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Recipe #6

What You'll Need:

  • 2-3 Blueberries
  • 1 Tablespoon Of Coconut Oil
  • 1 Teaspoon Of Vanilla Extract

How To Use:

  • Take a glass bowl, put the blueberries in it and thoroughly crush them.
  • Add the other 2 ingredients and mix them up.
  • Apply it on your face and gently scrub for a couple of minutes.
  • Later on, rinse your face with tepid water.
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Recipe #7

What You'll Need:

  • ½ Teaspoon Of Gram Flour
  • 1 Teaspoon Of Vanilla Extract
  • 2 Teaspoons Of Green Tea

How To Use:

  • In a bowl, put all the aforementioned ingredients and mix them up.
  • Smear the material on your face and gently scrub your skin for about 5-10 minutes.
  • Afterwards, wash your face with lukewarm water.
  • Follow up by applying rose water on your face for best results.
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Story first published: Thursday, December 7, 2017, 16:33 [IST]
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