face scrub to exfoliate skin

Five Best Face Scrubs that you Need to Try at Home

Exfoliation is one of the essential steps of beauty care. It excludes the dead cells from the skin’s surface. Besides this, it helps to pave the path for new, delicate, and soft skin. Exfoliation at least once in a week is quite crucial for healthy, fresh, and glowing skin. Exfoliating plays a pivotal part in a skincare routine that has lots of benefits. It makes your skin smoother; prevent breakouts, check signs of aging, and many more. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, it is necessary to exfoliate your skin safely for not to harm your skin.

Here are the five essential things to follow while exfoliating your face:

  • Exfoliate according to your skin type.
  • Massage your face smoothly in circular motions.
  • Wash your face with lukewarm water.
  • Apply a moisturizer right after that.
  • Exfoliate at least once a week.

Here are some of the homemade facial scrubs that you can try at home. These are natural ingredients that are tender on the skin and are also safe and reasonable.

Yogurt Scrub

yogurt face scrub to exfoliate skinYogurt works as natural bleach that helps in making your skin shade lighter. On the other side, besan and maida will nourish your skin.

How to Use

Take two tbsp yogurt along with one tsp besan (gram flour), one tsp maida (refined flour), and one tsp sugar. Mix everything well and gently rub on your face till the sugar dissolves. Then wash it off. It helps to moisturize and also removes grime and impurities from the skin.

Oatmeal Scrub

oats face scrub to exfoliate skinIt is quite suitable for dehydrated and acne-prone skin. Oats are perfect not only for gentle exfoliation but also for healing. It treats skin woes and leaves your skin nourished and beautiful. Honey contains anti-bacterial property and also helps to lock the moisture.

How to Use

Take three tsp grounded oats, and two tsp honey to it. Mix well, and this face scrub is ready. Apply on your face and rub in a circular motion for one minute. Leave it on for five minutes. Then wash with cold water. Once you wash it off, apply moisturizer.

Rice Flour Scrub

rice flour face scrub to exfoliate skin
Apart from removing dead cells, rice flour also helps to eliminate dirt and excess oil from the skin. Hence it gives you a softer and brighter complexion.

How to Use

One full tbsp of rice flour, four tsp rose water and few drops of lemon juice. Apply evenly on your face and neck. Leave it for 10 to 15 minutes. When dries up, wash your face gently with water.

Coffee Scrub

coffee face scrub to exfoliate skinCoffee is full of antioxidants, works excellent for anti-aging and sun damage. Caffeine in coffee increases blood flow, which promotes dead cell turn over and makes your skin soft and radiant.

How to Use

Take two tbsp coffee and one to two tbsp coconut oil. Mix it thoroughly and apply the mixture on your face and massage gently. After scrubbing three to four minutes, wash your face.

Sugar Scrub

sugar face scrub to exfoliate skinUsing sugar scrub on your skin is an excellent idea for exfoliation. It is best for you if you have dry and dull skin. Coconut, on the other hand, has astounding benefits as well, helps in intensely moisturizing and nourishing the skin.

How to Use

You need to do is pour one tsp coconut or olive oil in a bowl, add one tsp honey, and two tsp sugar to it. The consistency must be grainy, not watery. Massage gently with the mixture, and then clean your face.

Do not use regularly:

Normal and dry skin types can exfoliate their skin twice a week. Though, if you have sensitive skin, once a week is perfect. Those who have oily skin can exfoliate their skin more than twice a week.

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