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How To Make Homemade Face Scrubs

Mary Smith
By Mary Smith. Updated: February 12, 2019
How To Make Homemade Face Scrubs

Exfoliation is one of the essential steps in maintaining an efficient beauty routine to make us always look radiant. There are many reasons to exfoliate, and when it comes to our face exfoliation is essential as it helps us highlight our natural beauty and maintain a healthy complexion. What is great is the fact that skin exfoliating products do not need to be purchased in a store; you can make them at home easily. In we explain how to make homemade face scrubs for a perfect complexion without complications.

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Exfoliation is important for our skin because it removes dead cells and gives the complexion greater brightness and smoothness. It also helps disguise scars and blemishes. After exfoliation facial moisturizers and anti-ageing creams work much better and the skin looks healthier and more beautiful, so it is recommended to exfoliate once a week.


One of the most economical and effective homemade facial scrubs we can find is sugar, preferably fine grained to avoid scratching our face. Clean your face, moisten it and place in your hand a spoonful of sugar. Rub it in your hands a little and then pass it over your face in a circular motion and always going up. There is no need to apply force.

This is a quick solution but it only serves the purpose of exfoliating. However, other masks can also nourish and hydrate the skin.

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Oatmeal is another great ally to exfoliate your face at home. Mix 3 tablespoons of oatmeal with 1/4 cup milk. Allow the flakes to soak for about 10 minutes; this will create a layer with a certain thickness. Apply it on your face and leave it on for a few minutes. This mask will help moisturise the skin and is perfect for dry skin types. If you have oily skin replace the milk with water.

Moreover, if you want to discover other beauty routines with this ingredient, we invite you to take a look at our article on how to make oatmeal face masks.

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Honey is one of the most used bases for beauty products, an ingredient that makes our skin beautiful and full of life. For this exfoliating face mask mix a tablespoon of honey, two ground almonds and a teaspoon of lemon juice. Apply gently and let it act on the face for 15 minutes, then remove with cold water. You will immediately notice your skin looking revitalized soft and very hydrated.

You can also learn how to make a banana and honey face mask.

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Other exfoliating face masks which are very simple to prepare are those made from carrots. Thoroughly clean and peel a carrot, dice it and put it in the blender to further crush it. The result should be a textured paste. Mix the paste with a little facial moisturizer and apply for 15 minutes. You will soon see how you are rid of dead cells and give your skin greater vitality.

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Another great way to exfoliate the skin are face mask made from clay. Using a wooden spoon mix a portion of white, green or red clay with a little mineral water to create a paste. Clay masks have many benefits for the skin including important exfoliating properties.

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Remember that it is not just about creating a good homemade mask to exfoliate the skin, it is also about knowing how to apply it correctly; so you can achieve the best results possible. This is why we advise you to read our article on how to exfoliate your face for a better effect.

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