Word "scrub" comes from English and means scrape. Scrub scrubs our skin, cleansing it from dead cells. It also removes excess sebum, makeup residues and dirt.
The scrub is based on an exfoliating element and a softening element. It is not necessary to buy scrubs in pharmacies or stores. They can be prepared at home, and they will be more useful for your skin than purchased ones.
Coffee body scrub
The most famous and most common method of cooking scrub at home - from coffee. The wet coffee remaining in the turkey is applied to the body after a shower.
Coffee and Honey Scrub
You can mix coffee with sugared honey. Such a scrub can give a slight tanning effect.
Coffee, Honey & Olive Oil Scrub
Mix all ingredients and apply on clean skin. Olive oil perfectly softens and moisturizes the skin.
Scrub salt and sour cream with your own hands
Salt mixed with sour cream or cream. Apply on the skin with massaging movements for a few minutes. Do not take coarse salt.
These were the easiest and most affordable home scrub recipes. You can try to scrub their small kiwi seeds. By the way, crushed fruit bones are added to the composition of cosmetic scrubs.
Here are some more simple recipes for making scrubs yourself at home.
Lemon Peel Scrub
You need to mix two tablespoons of chopped lemon zest, two tablespoons of plain yogurt, a tablespoon of oatmeal and half a teaspoon of olive oil. Scrub ready.
Orange peel scrub
Also easy to prepare. A tablespoon of chopped orange peel mixed with a teaspoon of olive oil. Add a spoonful of yogurt.
Homemade oatmeal scrub
Grind oatmeal, add a little milk and, if possible, chopped peppermint leaves. Scrub ready. This scrub is suitable for sensitive skin. It perfectly tones the skin. It can be used daily instead of soap.
This scrub can be used for both body and face. Mix half a cup of coconut chips with a half cup of yogurt. Add a tablespoon of sugar.
Rice scrub and coffee
Grind an equal amount of rice and coffee on a coffee grinder. Add kefir or sour cream (for dry skin). Leave for half an hour. Massage into the skin.
Cinnamon Powder Scrub
Mix the candied honey and cinnamon powder. Cinnamon must be taken in half the honey. Apply to face and body.
Mix a small amount of cornmeal with aloe juice. The resulting slurry is applied to the skin. This scrub perfectly moisturizes the skin.
Black Pepper Scrub
It is suitable for those who are actively losing weight. Thanks to him, the skin is smoothed, tightened, will not be flabby. The substances contained in the pepper, enhance blood flow to the skin. Consequently, the accelerated metabolic processes. For this scrub you need to mix half a teaspoon of black pepper and cinnamon, two tablespoons of salt and olive oil. When inflammations on the skin, salt should be replaced with sugar.
To the mashed strawberries add honey, olive oil and sour cream. Mix and apply on the skin. Instead of strawberries, you can use raspberries, currants, gooseberries. You can use these berries together.
How to use a scrub?
- To use the scrub, wash the body, if possible, steam it. Apply scrub to wet skin. After applying the scrub, use a moisturizer. It is useful to do simultaneously with the application of the cream massage.
- Do not use the scrub often. For normal and combination skin, one procedure per week is enough. For dry - less. For oily skin, you can use the scrub two or three times a week.
- Refuse to use the scrub, if after its application redness and slight itching appeared on the skin.
See also: How to prepare a scrub for cellulite at home?
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