July 12, 2012

Homemade facial scrub

At one point in my life when I had a lot of free time, and by a lot I mean hours and hours. I researched a lot on homemade recipes and recently decided to try some of what I remember out and tell you about them. For those of you who like facial scrubs but do not want to spend a lot of money getting a facial at a spa, you definitely have to try this. I know a lot of people usually just mix 2 of the ingredients, but I like to add a little extra. Here is how I do mine.

Homemade facial scrub - sugar and honey

What you need:
    - Honey
    - Brown sugar
    - Olive oil (awesome for all skin types not just dry skin)
    - Lemon juice (lightens and brightens the skin)

Procedure:
    - Mix 1 tablespoon warm olive oil with 2 table spoons of brown sugar.
    - Add 1 tablespoon of honey.
    - 1 teaspoon lemon juice.
    - Mix well until a paste is formed.
    - Apply to clean damp face and gently scrub using circular motion for 1-2 minutes
    - Rinse off with warm water.

When making the mixture, you can change the proportion a bit, depending on the amount of scrub you need at the time. I like to mix less first, then if I feel it will not be enough, I can always add some more.

Have you tried this facial scrub before? What did you think?
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9 comments

  1. I do love a good facial scrub but there are so damn expensive in the shops. When I get the time, will try this out and let you know of the outcome.

    xoxo
    Ivy
    http://notsopoisonous-ivy.blogspot.co.uk/

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    1. I know what you mean. Thank you. Looking forward to knowing your opinion. x

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  2. Ooh I will have to try this, my skin is bad at the moment and chemical products are making things even worse!x

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    1. Cook. Let us know if you like it <3

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  3. This is really good homemade scrub, have been applying this scrub past 1 month and my skin was never so soft and glowing before.

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    1. I am so glad to hear that. I love it too. :)

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  4. wow so nice and true..thanks for this helpful information......

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  5. Thank you very much, very useful information, I am this problem for so many years. I will try to follow your suggestions.

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    1. I hope it helps. have a lovely weekend. x

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