Exfoliating the body is necessary to keep the skin glowing and healthy because the dead skin cells make the skin look dull. Exfoliation helps in getting the glow back and the exfoliating scrubs made at home with the natural ingredients don’t leave any side effect, so they can be repeated twice a week without any worry about getting the skin damaged. The ready-made exfoliating scrubs should be avoided because it can affect the skin negatively and when the exfoliating scrub is easy to prepare at home, then why to go for an option with the risks or side effects? Given below are a few homemade exfoliating body scrub methods to keep the skin shiny and healthy.
Grapefruit and avocado oil exfoliating scrub:
People know about grapefruit that it helps in weight loss, but not all of them know it as a fruit which can help in making the skin glow by removing the dead skin layer. So, here we are going to tell you the recipe with which you can prepare a scrub for glowing skin and face.
- Half grapefruit juice
- 10 to 12 tbsp sugar
- 2 or 3 tbsp avocado oil
Squeeze out half grapefruit in a bowl and pour the oil in it, add sugar at the end after you mix the juice and oil properly because mixing sugar too much will dissolve the sugar and we don’t need it dissolved. Just like any other exfoliating scrub, don’t massage too much as it can damage the skin; massaging for a couple of minutes is enough for the face skin.
Honey and lemon for skin exfoliation:
Lemon not only helps in skin whitening, but also keeps the skin glowing when it is used alone or after combining it with any other natural ingredient. Here is the recipe to make an effective exfoliating body scrub.
- 2 or 3 lemons
- 2 or 3 tsp honey
- 1 or 2 tbsp sugar, it is optional
Squeeze lemons and add honey in it, mix well and add sugar if you want to remove the dead skin layer on the face. Massage it in the circular motion and make the skin shiny within a couple of minutes.
Not only the scrub made with the sugar for the skin exfoliation is great, but the body scrubs made using the salt also works well. Here is the recipe to make the homemade sugar face scrub and the salt scrub for removing the dead cells and gaining the glowing skin.
Banana and sugar scrub for dead cell removal:
Banana is great for the internal body system and it also works great when it is used for the dead cell removal, for the preparation of the scrub; you will need the following ingredients.
- 1 banana
- 3 or 4 tbsp sugar
Take a bowl and put the banana in it after peeling its cover, use a fork to mash it; but don’t mash it too much as we need to make a thick paste of it. Add sugar in the paste, use your fingers for massage and it is better to try this remedy prior to taking a bath. The massage session should be of just a few minutes and don’t forget to leave the paste on the face for a couple of minutes.
Orange juice and salt scrub for skin exfoliation:
For the preparation of salt scrub, you require the below listed ingredients and none of them is harmful for the skin even if it is used often.
- Quarter cup orange juice
- 2 to 3 tbsp salt
Take a bowl and squeeze out the orange juice in it, add the salt to make a paste with which massaging is easy. Apply the scrub on your face or any other body part for dead skin removal, start massaging the target area for a couple of minutes and wash the paste away with cold water to get glowing skin within a few minutes due to which it is added in this list of homemade exfoliating body scrub.