Instead of spending money on expensive facial scrubs, you can make your own at home with items in your pantry. Facial scrubs help to exfoliate and cleanse the skin. Sugar and salt removes the dead skin cells. Additional ingredients such as yogurt and honey help to moisturize the skin. Some people are sensitive to the oils used to make homemade facial scrubs. Instead of using oil, you can stick to natural recipes to cleanse and exfoliate your face.
Things You'll Need
Place 1/4 cup of sea salt into a coffee grinder. Grind the salt into a find consistency.
Roll a whole lemon onto a counter top with the palm of your hand. Roll it back and forth to soften the pulp.
Slice the lemon in half and squeeze it into a small bowl. Remove any seeds that fall into the bowl.
Pour the lemon juice into the salt slowly. Stir the mixture while you add it until a thick past forms.
Add 1 to 2 tsp. of unsweetened yogurt to the scrub. Mix it until a creamy consistency forms.
Apply the scrub to your face in a circular motion. Leave it on your face for 10 minutes, and then rinse your face with warm water.
Combine 1 tbsp. of organic honey and 1 tbsp. of sugar into a bowl.
Stir the sugar and honey until it mixes well.
Massage the scrub onto your skin. Allow it to sit for two to three minutes.
Rinse the scrub off your face with a damp washcloth and warm water.
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