Exfoliation is one of the best ways to cleanse your skin of impurities and dead cells that accumulate over time and spoil your whole look. If you want your skin look younger, soft and shiny, then you’re advised to exfoliate it occasionally.
Exfoliation is a beneficial procedure for any skin type. Besides that you will clean the skin, several studies have shown that this treatment stimulates lymphatic drainage and circulatory system and prevents aesthetic problems such as cellulite.
In this article we will present 5 of some of the best natural scrubs for face and body.
2 natural face scrubs
If you maintain your facial skin clean and hydrated, then wrinkles will never bother you and you’ll look younger. The following natural scrubs are ideal if you want to cherish your face and to remove all the impurities that could affect your beauty.
This is one of the best scrubs you can try if you have oily skin, largely because it doesn’t contain any bit of oil.
– 1 ripe banana
– 3 tablespoons of brown sugar
Mash the banana, add 3 tablespoons of brown sugar and mix well. Apply the scrub on your face in circular movements then rinse with warm water.
Lemons are well known for their astringent and cleansing properties. This natural lemon scrub will leave your skin soft, clean and free of imperfections.
– 1 cup of sugar
– half a cup of olive oil
– juice squeezed from half a lemon
Mix the sugar with the olive oil and add the lemon juice. Mix all ingredients and then apply the obtained scrub on your face in circular movements. This treatment is very effective, but try avoiding sun exposure immediately after applying it because you risk dark spots.
3 natural body scrubs
In order to exfoliate your body and to remove dead cells that accumulate on your skin, you must apply the scrubs with circular movements from the bottom up, so to stimulate your circulation. But don’t apply too much pressure!
Oats has cleansing properties which, besides that will help remove dead cells that cover your skin, will make your skin softer.
– half a cup of oatmeal
– half a cup of sea salt
– 2 tablespoons of olive oil
Mix all ingredients in a bowl until you get a paste. Apply this paste on your skin with circular movements (using a glove or towel), leave it to act for ten minutes and then rinse out with cold water.
Almonds and salt scrub
Each 100 g of almonds has a significant content of vitamin E (exactly 26.22 mg).
This wonderful natural scrub will moisturize your skin and will help it look shiny, soft and beautiful.
– 2 cups of sea salt
– ¾ cup of olive oil
– ¾ cup of almond oil
– 3 drops of essential oil
Mix all ingredients in a glass bowl and allow the mixture to ferment in a cool, dark place. When ready, apply your body scrub with circular movements, leave it to act for 15 minutes and then rinse out with cold water.
Coffee grounds scrub
This coffee grounds-based scrub is known for its anti-cellulite and rejuvenation properties. If you use it, your skin will be cleansed of any dead cells and will look much healthier.
– half a cup of sugar
– 1 cup of coffee grounds
– 3 tablespoons of olive oil
– 2 tablespoons of honey
Mix all ingredients in a bowl until you get a paste. Wet your skin and apply this paste using circular movements, focusing on cellulite areas. Try this treatment 2 times a week.
Few tricks to get the best possible results
Exfoliation is a great way to cleanse your skin of impurities. To make this process easier, we advise you to apply any scrub using circular movements.
To facilitate the peeling process, wet your skin first so the creams can be greased easily.
Once you’ve exfoliated the skin, apply a moisturizer.