10 Useful Homemade Scrubs

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1. Lemon-Honey Face Scrub

To remove dead skin, retain and provide moisturizing benefits, and brighten your complexion

  • 2 tablespoons of honey
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1 ½ tablespoons of sugar

Blend ingredients in a bowl, apply to face, and rinse with warm water

2. Salt, Lemon, and Sugar Scrub

To exfoliate and brighten your complexion

  • 2 tablespoons of salt
  • Juice from half of a lemon
  • Add sugar until the mixture is solid but not dry

Blend the ingredients in a bowl and gently massage the mask into skin. Let it sit for 2-3 minutes, and then rinse with water

3. Avocado and Oatmeal Scrub for Oily Skin

To provide moisture, soften and  keep skin looking healthy

  • 2 teaspoons of finely ground oatmeal
  • 1 teaspoon of avocado
  • 1 teaspoon of honey

Blend ingredients in a bowl forming a thick paste. Massage the mask onto damp face in a circular motion, and then rinse with warm water

4. Baking Soda Blackhead Scrub

To eliminate blackheads

  • 1 tablespoon of granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons water

Blend the ingredients in a bowl. Massage the mixture onto damp skin, and rinse with warm water

5. Banana and Sugar Face Scrub

To exfoliate and nourish your skin

  • 1 ripe, peeled banana
  • ¼ cup of granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup of dark brown sugar

Mash the banana in a bowl, add the other ingredients blending them into a paste.  Massage the paste onto your face, leave on for 10-15 minutes and then rinse with warm water

6. Egg Yolk, Honey, and Olive Oil Mask

This combination is perfect for dry skin types

  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tablespoon of warm honey
  • 1 teaspoon of olive oil

Blend the ingredients in a bowl. Massage the mixture onto your skin, leave on for 15 minutes, and rinse with warm water

7. Cucumber and Yogurt Face Mask

This is the perfect mask to revive your skin

  • ½ cucumber
  • 1 tablespoon of yogurt

Blend the ingredients in a blender, massage mixture onto skin, leave on for 15 minutes and rinse with cool water

8. Orange Juice and Honey Mask

For a healthy glow

  • 3 tablespoons of orange juice (no pulp)
  • ½ cup of warm honey

Blend the ingredients in a bowl, massage the mixture onto skin, leave on for 30 minutes, and rinse with warm water followed by cold water.

9. Papaya and Honey Mask

For those who have uneven pigment or sunspots

  • ½ cup of ripe, mashed papaya
  • 2 tablespoons of honey

Blend the ingredients in a bowl, massage the mixture onto skin, leave on for 15-20 minutes, and rinse with warm water

10. Vitamin C Mask

The perfect anti-aging mask

  • ½ fresh, peeled, and mashed kiwi fruit
  • 2 tablespoons of raw honey
  • 2 drops of orange essential oil

Blend the ingredients in a blender, massage the mixture onto skin, leave on for 15-20 minutes and rinse with warm water

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Source: Make It & Mend It

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