Have you ever felt that your skin has lost its radiant? It is not a pleasant view whenever you look at the mirror and you notice tiny bumps on your face here and there. When your pores are clogged and you have dead skins that stay on your face, it promotes unhealthy complexion. This will create a sluggish appearance of your face. Fret not, I will share with you three easy ways on how to exfoliate your face using inexpensive ingredients that are available at any stores.
Every 25 days, our skin will naturally renew. Until at the age of 30, the process starts to slow down and if you do not exfoliate your skin, your complexion will become dull. Exfoliation removes the dead skins on your face to give room for the new skins to generate. Exfoliation also smooths out your face and this will create a healthy and glowing complexion.
If you are on a tight budget or maybe just someone who loves natural ingredients as skin care, this is for you. Moreover, you do not need to spend $$$ on exfoliating products when you can do it at home and here is how to exfoliate your face using inexpensive ingredients.
Honey Lemon Sugar Scrub
Sugar scrub is the easiest remedy that you can do at home. By using only three ingredients, you can exfoliate your skin without having to splurge on too much money. The use of honey, lemon and sugar are great for your skin. Honey has a lot of healing properties. It acts to moisture your skin. To those who are battling with acne, honey is also used to treat acne. Lemon can treat hyperpigmentation that can cause dark patches on your face. The ingredient that acts as exfoliating agent is definitely the sugar. Its rough texture removes dead skin cells and it is effective in clearing your pores.
Add two cups of sugar into a bowl. Next, add honey into the bowl. Mix them well. Cut a lemon into two and squeeze half of the lemon into bowl. If your mixture is too runny, add more sugar. Once you are satisfied with the consistency of the mixture, pour it into a mason jar and your honey lemon sugar scrub is ready!
We all know that the caffeine in coffee is natural antioxidant. It helps to increase blood flow and releases all the toxin in your body. This will give your face a healthy complexion. Coffee works well in tightening your skin. The use of brown sugar is as an exfoliating agent in which it has small particles that is gentle on your skin. Brown sugar is softer on your face but it is strong enough to scrub the dead skins away. Next ingredient is olive oil. Rich in vitamin, minerals and protein, olive oil can restore moisture on your face.
Add four tablespoons of ground coffee and four tablespoons of brown sugar into a bowl. If you do not have brown sugar, simple use white sugar. Next, pour three cups of olive oil into the mixture and stir them well. Store the mixture into a mason jar. You can use also apply the coffee scrub onto your body to create smoother skin.
Rice is associated with food, but who would have ever thought that we can make scrub out of rice? Besides of its use as an exfoliating agent, rice can treat blemishes. It also has a clearing agent that can whiten and tighten our skin.
Grind up your rice until the grains are fine. You can use pestle and mortar or the easiest way is by using a blender. Avoid from over-grinding it because we do not want to make it too powdery. We still need the texture of the rice for the exfoliating agent. Store the rice in a sealed airtight container. Whenever you want to use it, activate the rice with water and scrub the dirts away.
Exfoliation promotes healthy skin and gives radiant complexion. It also requires minimal care. You only need a few simple ingredients to make face scrub which can last for weeks. Exfoliate your face twice a week and you will start noticing that your face will glow again.