Taking care of your skin should be number one on your list of things to do, along with relaxation and having a stress free day. Sugar scrubs are great for your body and can be made at home with simple ingredients. Using a sugar scrub is one way to naturally exfoliate, hydrate, and soften your skin both on your body and face.
The sugar in the body scrub works as a beauty regimen and its very fine texture helps to remove any dead skin cells and dirt that may be trapped on your face and in your pores. Sugar scrubs are extremely safe to use and so safe that you could even use them on your children.
Benefits of Sugar Scrubs
One of the many benefits of a sugar scrub is that it helps combat aging and reverses any affects caused by the sun. The scrub, when used on a regular basis, will help reduce fine lines and wrinkles form your face and hands.
Sugar scrubs made at home also help fight off acne and other blemishes that appear on your skin by helping remove the dirt and oil that clogs your pores. A regular routine is needed to help keep acne away and you can simply add a sugar scrub right to your counter.
Another benefit of using a sugar scrub is that your hands, body, and face will become softer. As the sugar exfoliates the skin, you will notice a difference in the way your skin feels. The sugar helps remove dry patches of skin everywhere.
Lastly, you can scent your sugar scrubs however you want. Whether you like the smell of fresh lemons or lavender, you can achieve any scent combination you want.
Making Your Own Sugar Scrub
Sugar scrubs are extremely easy to make at home which helps cut back on the amount you need to spend for your skin care routine. No matter what type of sugar scrub you want to make at home, you will need to follow the below basic recipe ingredients.
- 2 parts sugar (you can use brown or white sugar)
- 1/2 tsp. vitamin E oil
- 1 part oil (you can use olive, almond, or coconut)
- Any scent you want
Here are some recipes for you to consider for your homemade sugar scrub:
Pumpkin Pie Scrub
1/2 tsp. vitamin E oil
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
1/2 cup coconut oil
Mix all of the ingredients together in a bowl until well combined.
Strawberry Sugar Scrub
1/2 cup olive oil
1 cup white sugar
10 drop red soap coloring
3 drop strawberry aromatherapy oil
Mix the ingredients together in a bowl until well combined.
Have Fun and Try it Out
Sugar scrubs are great for your body and face. You can try the recipes above or make up one of your own. You will love the scent and how easy the scrub is to use. You will also notice a difference in the way your skin feels.