Exfoliating is a very important part of any beauty regime and it should not be restricted to just the face but also applies to the body. With regular exfoliation you are able to dig deep into the dirt and impurities that are hidden within the layers of the body. Alongside, it also helps in preventing problems like pimples and acne that are caused because of too much clogging of the pores.
Here Are 12 Exfoliating Scrubs For Your Body And Face:
1. Red Lentils With Saffron
A simple and very nourishing body and face scrub has to be red lentils with saffron. It will help you in getting rid of impurities but thanks to the use of milk and saffron it also helps in getting you with brighter skin. Take 3-4 spoons of red lentils and soak them in about 4 spoons of milk and a pinch of saffron. Let it soak overnight. In the morning add puree this is in a blender and if needed add more milk to form a thick but chunky paste. Use this for exfoliation and see visible different in a couple of days.
2. Green Tea And Kiwi Scrub
For making this scrub you have to soak 2 green tea bags in about 1/2 a cup of water. Now pure some kiwi in a blender and to this add a little bit of gelatine. Once the gelatine blends in really well add your green tea water and let it stay for a minutes. As the scrub thickens, you can now use it for scrubbing your entire body and face.
3. Salt And Lavender Scrub
To a make this exfoliating mask, you need some dried lavender flowers or even lavender oil. In a small bowl take about 1/4 cup of coarse sea salt and to this add some olive oil or vitamin E oil. Mix all of the ingredients together to form a thick paste that is thick and yet coarse enough for scrubbing.
4. Coconut, Coffee And Brown Sugar Scrub
For this recipe, you need to mix together about 1 spoon of coconut oil along with a spoon of coffee powder. If you have coffee beans at your house then you can blend about 2 spoon of coffee beans here too for added texture. Now to this add some brown sugar to form a coarse scrub. Use this on the body and face to exfoliate.
5. Dried Apricot Scrub
A dried apricot scrub is a great way to keep blackheads and impurities at bay. For this, you need some dried apricots that should be soaked in about 2-3 spoons of red wine overnight. In the morning, puree the apricots coarsely along with the wine. Use this puree to gently exfoliate the skin.
6. Almond And Oatmeal Scrub
Take two spoons of almonds and oatmeals each. Now blend them together in a blender to get a thick and coarse powder. Now if you have dry skin then add some almond oil or vitamin E oil to this mixture for creating a thick paste. Else, you can also use coconut oil here. Now massage face and body gently and exfoliate the natural way.
7. Strawberries With Thyme
This is a great scrub that works very well in deep cleansing, controlling acne and also in preventing very oily skin issues. Take 3-4 strawberries, even the ripe ones would work or frozen ones. To this add about 5-6 leaves of fresh thyme. What thyme does here is provide an anti-bacterial benefit. Puree ingredients together and then use on face and body.
8. Tea Tree Oil Scrub
For people who have acne or sensitive skin, the tea tree oil scrub is highly suggested. It has antibacterial and anti fungal properties tat helps in controlling pimples and acne. Take a few drops of tea tree oil and mix together with some coarse sea salt and brown sugar. Now massage and exfoliate your body and face with it.
9. Citrus Fruit Scrub
The bets way to make this scrub is take out some jellied parts of the orange or lemon. Squeeze the juice out of it and let the pulp remain too. Also, dehydrate or dry the peel of this fruit and then puree them roughly in the blender. Now mix both the ingredients together along with adding some coarse rice flour and then scrub.
10. Wheat Bran And Rose Scrub
Take about 3-4 spoons of wheat bran along with some dried rose petals. Blend this in a blender to get a coarse paste. Now to this add some rose water to form a light but dry kind of scrub. Apply all over body and face.
11. Flax Seeds With Papaya
To make this scrub you need need some coarsely flaxseeds that have been roughly pureed or churned. To this add about 2-3 spoons of ripe and mashed papaya. Mix well and then use it for exfoliating and hydrating your skin.
12. Dried Raisin And Wine Scrub
Soak about 12-14 pieces of dried raisins in 2 spoons of wine overnight. You can also use fresh grapes with seeds here. In the morning, puree them roughly. Use this antioxidant exfoliating scrub on face and body.