Homemade Sugar Scrub Recipes
Natural Homemade Sugar Scrub Recipes
Sugar and salt scrubs are famous for deep skin cleansing and rejuvenating it by removing dead cells and other hazardous agents. Regular use of these scrubs keep skin lively, shiny and free from blemishes like spots, marks, skin darkening and other issues. Salt scrubs are harsh and can be harmful for people with sensitive skin. Even people who have normal skin can suffer with rashes or skin damage due to harsh effects of salt scrubs over a period of time. Sugar scrubs on the other hand are very safe, these are so mild that even people with sensitive skin can use to gain rejuvenated skin. These are mild on skin but as beneficial for cleansing skin as any other scrub. Here are few easy to use effective homemade sugar scrub recipes which you can try to keep skin healthy and mesmerizingly beautiful.
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Homemade Sugar Scrub Recipes
Green tea has anti-aging effects. The super-charged antioxidants present in this tea reverse aging signs and delay skin aging to maintain youthful glow, shine and tightness of skin. Take loose green tea in place of teabags, if it is necessary for you to use teabags use plain green tea in place of flavoured, you will need concentrated cup of tea. Take one cup of water and add one tablespoon of loose green tea and let it boil for few minutes. Lower the flame and add one tablespoon of sugar, let it get dissolved and add some more, keep adding till you get a consistency which is good enough to act as a scrub. Put off the flame and let mixture cool down. Add one tablespoon of honey and mix all the ingredients well. Apply this scrub massaging the skin to exfoliate and leave it on for 20 minutes. Wash off later and pat skin dry.
Coconut, Olive Oil and Almond Oil
Another recipe for sugar scrub which is more suitable for people with dry skin requires coconut oil, if you do not have coconut oil, you can use grapeseed oil, almond oil or olive oil. Collect the oil in bowl and put it to boil, once oil starts boiling add one tablespoon of sugar, keep adding some sugar till desired consistency has been achieved, put off the flame and allow mixture to cool down. Add one tablespoon of lemon juice to the mixture and stir to make it even. Scrub face and other exposed parts of skin. Massage the paste with gentle pressure so that it takes out stuck unwanted material. Leave it on for 10 minutes and wash off with plain water.
White or Brown Sugar with Olive Oil
Here is another simple and effective homemade sugar scrub recipe. Take white or brown sugar in sufficient quantity and equal amount of olive oil. Add these to form a mixture and add few drops of essential oil of your choice like lavender, rose, orange, lemongrass etc., mix all the ingredients well and store it in a container. Keep stirring after few hours so that sugar gets dissolved and paste forms a thick consistency. When entire sugar is dissolved you can use one tablespoon of it to scrub skin and remove unwanted and harmful material attached to it. This is one of the popular ways of using sugar as body scrub.
Sugar and Cinnamon Powder
Take water in sufficient quantity about a cup or less, put it to boil, add one tablespoon of sugar. Keep adding sugar till you get a thick consistency. Put off the flame and allow mixture to get warm. If you have about half cup of sugar solution add 2 to 3 teaspoons of grounded cinnamon powder to it. Mix the ingredients well and apply when it is slightly warm. Do not allow the mixture to cool down completely as sugar will harden and become like a candy. This is fast and easy scrub recipe to gain smooth and pampered skin.
Brown Sugar and Almond Oil
You can also try this homemade sugar scrub recipe with vanilla extract. Take half cup each of brown sugar and almond oil. Heat the oil and add sugar to dissolve it easily. Once sugar has dissolved put off the flame and allow mixture to become slightly warm. Add half teaspoon of vitamin E oil and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract. Mix all the ingredients well and apply over skin as a scrub. Leave it one for 10 to 15 minutes and wash off to get smooth, soft and lively skin.
Coconut Oil, Brown Sugar, Cinnamon and Pumpkin Pie Spices
Here is one very unique recipe for sugar scrub. Take half cup of coconut oil and heat it, add half cup of brown sugar and let it get dissolved in the oil, whisk the mixture to allow sugar to dissolve quickly. Put off the flame and allow it to cool down till it becomes warm. Now add half teaspoon of vitamin E oil and half teaspoon of pumpkin pie spices. If you do not get pumpkin pie spices you can use cinnamon powder in the same quantity. Mix all the ingredients well. This will not only cleanse skin and remove dead cells and other debris but also improves flow of blood and keeps skin cells nourished.
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