Exfoliating is one of the best ways to keep your skin high and up. Pamper your skin with these natural face scrub recipes and walk your way to glory.

Natural Face Scrub

If you have been lusting for a super sexy and super smooth skin, but have been put off by the thought of chemical peel offs and lotions and enormous spa bills, here are some expert tips to achieve great skin without having to brave the chemicals or empty your wallet. Remember, you don’t need a slew of spa-inspired tricks or jars of essential minerals to get a face lift. Something as simple as a regular kitchen ingredient can leave you with drop-dead amazing skin, in just an instant.  If your skin feels super dull, super dry or oily, then the only way to dump the beauty bummer is to exfoliate it. Using a gentle face scrub every day before a shower will leave your skin extra hydrated and moisturized. Exfoliation is believed to remove dead cells, boost blood flow and enhance body absorption, thereby leaving you with astonishing results. If you have been pinching your pennies to get the best beauty bargain, know that something as natural as oatmeal or fresh fruits can salve your skin without you having to break the bank. To know more on recipes for natural face scrubs, read on.
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Recipes For Natural Face Scrub
Recipe 1
  • ½ cup Wheat husk or White Porridge grains
  • 1 tbsp Honey
  • 1 tbsp Milk 
  • In a bowl, take some wheat husk or white porridge grains. Add honey and milk to it and whisk it into a thick paste. Make sure that the paste is slightly granular in texture.
  • Wash your face and pat it dry. Now using an applicator brush, apply the paste all over your face and neck. Do not cover the areas around the eyes.
  • Using your fingers, gently rub the scrub in circular motions for at least five minutes. Rinse off with cold water and experience clear, gorgeous looking skin. 
Recipe 2
  • 4 tsp Oatmeal
  • 8 tsp Buttermilk 
  • To prepare this scrub, just take some buttermilk in a bowl and add oatmeal into it.
  • Allow the oatmeal to soak into the buttermilk for some time and then stir it into a thick, granular paste.
  • Apply this paste on your face and neck, sparing the areas around the eyes.
  • Leave the scrub on for fifteen minutes and then gently massage your face.
  • Rinse off with warm water. This natural scrub is likely to leave your dry skin feeling softer than usual. 
Recipe 3
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 1 tsp Olive oil
  • 1 drop Vanilla extract 
  • In a small mixing bowl, take sugar, olive oil and vanilla extract and mix well.
  • Spritz some water on your face and gently massage the scrub on your face and neck.
  • Leave it on for ten minutes and then rinse it off with lukewarm water.
  • You can use a mild moisturizing face wash to rinse off the oil and moisturize your skin. 
Recipe 4
  • 2 or 3 Strawberries
  • 5 drops Honey 
  • Take the strawberries in a bowl and mash them well.
  • Add honey to the mashed strawberries and mix it well.
  • Apply thoroughly on your face and neck and leave it on for 15-20 minutes.
  • Dampen a towel and gently wipe off the scrub from your face. 
Recipe 5
  • 2 tsp brown Sugar
  • 1 tsp Lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp Aloe Vera
  • 2 tbsp ground Oats 
  • In a bowl, combine brown sugar, lemon juice, aloe vera and ground oats into a smooth paste.
  • Dampen your face and apply the paste thoroughly. Massage it gently, using your fingers in slow circular movements.
  • Rinse off with tepid water.

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