Removing dead skin cells from our body is an essential step if we want to have smoother, glowing skin it can help improve the health and texture of your skin in a variety of ways. It can also help your skin stay tight and radiant by stimulating collagen formation. Another advantage of exfoliating is that If you exfoliate your skin before using a cream, the cream will be able to go deeper into your skin to give a more smooth finish. However, over-exfoliating can damage your skin. Scrub your skin 1-2 times a week to maintain healthy skin. Let’s look into 4 DIY body scrubs you can try at home right now.
“ Scrub away all your negativity.”
– Sweven Ritual
Rice Flour Turmeric Scrub
Rice flour cleans dirt and removes dead skin cells like magic, this is the favorite scrub of every Indian woman. This DIY body scrub needs 2 spoonfuls of rice flour 1 tablespoon of curd and a pinch of turmeric, curd assists in the removal of dead skin cells as well as to fight early signs of ageing. In addition, lactic acid helps your skin to stay hydrated, making it soft and smooth, turmeric will give a healthy glow to the skin it also has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. If you have very sensitive skin replace the rice flour with Suji (Semolina/Rava).
Coffee Sugar Scrub
Coffee is known to have various skin and hair benefits and it works wonders as a scrub, it improves blood circulation and helps the skin to stay firm, for this coffee scrub you’ll need a few tablespoons of your favorite coffee powder together with some sugar, and mix it with your choice of oil like coconut oil or olive oil suits very well. Mix all these ingredients together to create a smooth paste and apply it all over your body. You’ll not only have the softest skin but smell yummy as well!!
Green Tea Scrub
Green tea contains vitamin E and vitamin B2, all of which are beneficial to skin health. Vitamin B2 keeps the skin firm and youthful, while vitamin E promotes new skin cell formation and makes the skin smoother and more radiant. For this green tea scrub you’ll need to take some green tea leaves out of your container crush the tea leaves add 1 tablespoon of sandalwood powder, 2 tablespoons of Multani mitti, and 1 tablespoon of besan, mix them and store it in an airtight container. The best part of this DIY body scrub is you can store it, yes!! Sounds unbelievable we know. It can be used for up to 10-15 days. Since it is in powder form add some water to make a paste and then apply it gently all over your body and face.
Oats Honey Scrub
Because it contains saponins, a type of carbohydrate found in plants, oatmeal is a fantastic exfoliator for naturally exfoliating dead skin cells and revealing the smooth skin behind all the build-up from additional sebum and debris. It is also a natural cleanser. They’re also known for their antioxidant and skin-soothing properties. For this DIY body scrub, crush the oatmeal breaks up the large particles then add 2 tablespoons of curd and one tablespoon of honey mix it well, and then apply it as required. We already know how well curd helps with sun damage and spots, honey hydrates the skin, leaving it soft, vibrant, and lustrous.
Almonds are high in Vitamin E, which reduces the indications of ageing and rejuvenates the skin. Vitamin E has antioxidant qualities that have been shown to inhibit free radicals in the body, which can speed up the ageing process. Almond scrubs thoroughly cleanse the skin, promoting clear, beautiful skin that is free of acne. For this almond scrub, you’ll need crushed or finely chopped almonds, some rose water, and honey to create a smooth mix, and then apply it smoothly all over your body and face.
Also, check – How can excessive exfoliation damage your skin?