Granulated sugar is one of the best exfoliators: small sugar granules are generally gentler than salt, which can cause microscopic tears in the skin; because of sugar’s natural humectants properties, these scrubs are more hydrating than salt scrubs, which can strip skin of natural oils. Brown sugar is softer than granulated sugar, make a small test on your skin to find out what works better and let’s take a look at some face scrubs containing sugar.
Strawberries are very summer-like, it’s high time to feel the season with this cool exfoliator. The scrub contains almond oil, strawberries, vanilla and granulated sugar – use super fine or blend in your blender for a gentler exfoliation. The texture is creamy and rather soft, the exfoliator will do for both the face and body.
This scrub smells like a heady summer delight and cleanses and rejuvenates skin with some kind of fruit enzyme super power you won’t believe. The main ingredient is a melon, which contains hefty amounts of vitamins A and C, and are full of lycopene, all of which help eliminate free radicals and regenerate skin. The result is a goopy, sherbet-colored sticky sludge that rinses clean to reveal skin as smooth as a baby’s bottom.
Raw honey has anti-bacterial properties, as well as anti-viral and anti-fungal and it’s great for healing acne and is also a humectant and draws moisture to the skin, leaving it soft and supple. Brown sugar is a gentle exfoliator, just mix these two ingredients to get a very nice face scrub.
This scrub smells delicious as it contains vanilla and honey, which create a heavenly combo. Brown sugar naturally inhibits bacterial growth and its rough texture helps slough off dead skin cells. Olive oil moisturizes, nourishes, and cleanses the skin. Vitamin E is both a natural preservative and nourishes the skin. Nothing else is needed for a great facial!
This homemade sugar scrub is very easy to make and requires just a couple of ingredients: granulated sugar, organic grape seed oil and essential oil of your choice, lavender is one of the best idea due to its calming properties. Read how to make this scrub in the source.