DIY Scrubs: Exfoliate your skin at Home with sugar


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Too much stressed out? Don’t have time for salons? Now you can take care of your body and face by trying these amazing DIY scrubs.

Sugar is not the best ingredient for scrubbing but helps to retain the moisture of the skin.

Here are a few scrubs which you can make with sugar and some other ingredients which can easily be found in your pantry:

Lemon and sugar scrub


Lemon helps in brightening the skin and removes tan naturally. Add sugar to it and it’s perfect for removing dirt.

Mix a tablespoon of sugar in half a lemon’s juice. You can also add a bit of honey to attain a nice consistency. 

Apply it all over your face and leave it for 20-30 minutes and wash it off

Green tea and sugar scrub

Green tea

Applying green tea which is an anti-oxidant along with sugar will give you a feeling of freshness. Moreover, it helps reduce acne.

Just take a teaspoon of green tea leaves and add a teaspoon of sugar to it. Add a few drops of olive oil to achieve a thick consistency. 

Apply the paste all over your face and leave it for a while. 

When you wash it away, make sure you gently scrub it with your fingertips to remove all the dirt and dead skin from your face.

 Oatmeal and sugar scrub


Oatmeal absorbs the excess oil from the skin and helps in treating acne.

Just take a tablespoon of oats and add a teaspoon of sugar to it. Add a few drops of olive oil or honey to turn it into a paste. 

Apply the mask all over your face and let it dry off. Scrub it gently while washing off and make sure you don’t hurt your face in the process.

Turmeric and sugar scrub


Turmeric contains tonnes of skin benefits. It helps in reducing tan, fighting off acne, lightening dark circles and even clear off dead skin. 

Just take a tablespoon of turmeric powder and add a teaspoon of sugar to it. Add a teaspoon of honey and mix it well. 

Apply it all over your face and leave it for 20 minutes. Wash using lukewarm water to remove the yellowness from the face.

Tomato and sugar scrub


Tomato is good in soothing the skin and has anti-ageing properties. 

Use half a tomato and spread a teaspoon of sugar on it and rub gently. Make sure you do it gently, as harsh sugar can scratch your skin.

Wash it off with water and apply a moisturizer later.

Yogurt and sugar scrub


Yogurt helps in reducing wrinkles and acne.

Just take a tablespoon of yogurt and add a teaspoon of sugar to it. Just mix it lightly and add a few drops of honey. 

Apply the paste all over your face and let it dry. Wash off with lukewarm water and moisturize.



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