Get Clearer Skin In Under A Week With These Homemade Scrub Recipes

Before you get started with these natural homemade scrub recipes, it is important to learn their use, purpose and benefits. Well, scrubs work at a very topical level of the skin removing dirt, dead cells and excess oil.

However, scrubs are not only about the application. All scrubs need to be massaged in such a way that the dead layer of the skin actually gets removed. This has to be washed off thoroughly.

So, when preparing these homemade scrubs at home, reserve some time in hand as the more time the scrub spends on your skin, the better the outcome will be.

However, with one-time use of a homemade scrub recipe, do not expect the results to live on your skin forever. You have to repeat the scrubbing of your skin in order to maintain its glamour.

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Also, dermatologists and skin specialists confirm that twice-a-week scrubbing is good and healthy for any skin type.

That's all the basic about scrubbing that you need to know of before you begin preparing the following at home. Now, take a look at these effective homemade scrub recipes for clear and gorgeous skin.

Tomato And Sugar Scrub Recipe

2 tablespoons of sugar
1 half-cut tomato

  • Dip the tomato in the sugar and let it get coated.
  • Rub the sugar side of the tomato on your skin gently.
  • After a while, the sugar will get transferred on to your skin and then you have to dip the tomato again in the sugar.
  • You have to basically rub the cut tomato on your skin. In case of the face, rub the homemade scrub in a circular motion.
  • After a tomato-sugar massage of 15 minutes, you can wash your face with cold water.

Oatmeal, Cinnamon And Milk Scrub Recipe

2 teaspoons of ground oats powder
2 tablespoons of raw milk
1 teaspoon of cinnamon powder
1 small bowl

  • In the bowl, put the ground oatmeal and cinnamon powder and mix.
  • In the mixture, add the milk. Though two tablespoons of raw milk bring consistency, if needed you can add little more milk. You have to make such a consistency that it makes a good scrub.
  • Massage the scrub on to your face, neck and body for 15 minutes and ensure you wash with cold water.

Coconut Oil, Coffee And Honey Scrub Recipe

1/2 tablespoon of coconut oil
1 tablespoon of honey
1 tablespoon of ground coffee
1 small bowl

  • In the bowl, put the ground coffee. Add honey and coconut oil. This scrub has to look brown in colour with a smooth texture.
  • Once all the three ingredients are well mixed, apply it all over your skin. Massage the scrub.
  • Wait for a while and then, wash using cold water.

Banana, Honey And Oats Scrub Recipe

1/2 a banana
3 teaspoons of ground oats
1 tablespoon of honey
1 small bowl

  • In the bowl, smash the banana with your hands or with a spoon. Add honey and make it into a smooth paste.
  • Next, add the ground oats. The oats act as natural microbeads that exfoliate the dead cells, skin impurities and clear clogged pores.
  • Apply on the face, neck and body. After 20 minutes, you can wash it off.

Rice Flour, Rose Water And Lime Scrub Recipe

1 tablespoon of rice flour
2 spoons of rose water
3 tablespoons of fresh lime juice
1 small bowl

  • In the bowl mix all the ingredients in the right amount - rice flour, rose water and lime juice. The final scrub should have a thick texture. In case you find it to be dry, add more rose water or if it is too liquid like, you can add rice flour.
  • Once the smooth scrub of rice flour, rose water and lime juice is ready, you can apply it on the skin.
  • This dries of quickly and can be taken off using lukewarm water.

Coffee, Oil And Sugar Scrub

2 teaspoons of coffee
2 teaspoons of sugar
3-5 tablespoons of oil (olive/coconut)
1 small bowl

  • In the bowl, first mix the coffee and sugar. Next, add the oil of your choice. This is an oily scrubber that along with exfoliation also moisturizes your skin.
  • Once this homemade scrub recipe is ready, where you will be able to see the sugar popping out as microbeads, massage it all over the skin.
  • Do ensure that even after massaging, you let this scrub be on your skin for up to 20 minutes. Later, wash with water.

Almond Powder And Milk Cream Scrub Recipe

15-20 almonds
3 tablespoons of milk cream
1 small bowl

  • For this scrub, you have to soak the almonds in water overnight. Peel the skin of the almonds and let them dry. When the almonds are dry, put them in the blender to make a powder. Keep the almond powder little coarse in texture. The almond powder can be stored in an airtight container.
  • In the bowl, take up to 5 teaspoons of almond powder and add milk cream to it. Mix the almond powder and milk cream to prepare your white skin scrub.
  • Massage this all over your skin, wait for 10-15 minutes and wash off with water.

Rosemary, Peppermint, Sugar And Salt Scrub

1 cup of sugar
1 cup of Epsom salt
1 cup of grapeseed oil
20 drops of rosemary essential oil
20 drops of peppermint essential oil
1 small bowl

  • In the bowl, first, mix the sugar and salt. These two are the primary ingredients of your rosemary, peppermint, sugar and salt scrub.
  • Next, add the grapeseed oil and the essential oils in the sugar-salt mixture. Ensure that the oils you use are pure in nature.
  • Mix the sugar and salt mix with the oils to make your scrub.
  • Massage it all over your face and body. Wash using lukewarm water.
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