Face exfoliation, why you should do it?
Well, there are a few reasons. Face exfoliation will remove dead skin from your face and your skin will breathe. Also, exfoliation will clean your pores and they will appear smaller.
Your makeup will look better and your skin will absorb better all the skin products you use.
And the best thing is that exfoliation is suitable for all skin types.
And again, we are here to share with you few ideas how to skip the cosmetical industries and make great natural exfoliation at your home.
So check out these five excellent ingredients from your kitchen that you can use to exfoliate your skin.
1. Honey And Strawberries
Organic honey is rich in enzymes that are very beneficial for skin. Strawberries, on the other hand, will make your skin look younger.
Small strawberry seeds will gently massage and exfoliate your skin.
How to use:
Smash few strawberries with a fork(2-3) and add one tablespoon of organic honey.
Gently massage your face and leave it to rest for 15 minutes. After just rinse your face with water.
This exfoliation recipe works great for people with sensitive skin.
Sugar may not be healthy to eat, but it’s excellent as a beauty supplement.
For this recipe you will need two more ingredients: lemon and olive ( or coconut) oil.
Sugar is great because of its texture. It will remove the dead cells and will even your skin texture.
Lemon juice is good for the skin because it can remove sun and age spots and even your skin tone.
Olive oil (or coconut) will soothe your skin and both oils are known for its anti-aging properties.
How to use:
Mix a juice of half lemon with one tablespoon of olive oil ( or coconut).
Add ½ cup of granulated sugar.
*How much oil you add is optional depending on how thick your exfoliator you want to be.
Gently massage your face in circular motions. Leave it to rest up for 10 minutes and after just rinse with cold water.
This face exfoliator is ideal for acne-prone skin. And you can use onto your body also!
3. Coffee Grounds
We have already mentioned how you can use coffee as a beauty supplement in some of the previous posts.
Coffee is a marvelous skin exfoliator. It will remove the dead cells and make your skin brighter.
All you need are grounds from your morning coffee. You can add a few drops of lavender essential oil and lemon juice. And as a result, you will get a great mix that will feed your skin.
How to use:
Mix 2 tablespoon of ground coffee with couple drops of lavender essential oil. Add a tablespoon of lemon juice.
Gently massage your face. Leave it to rest up for 10 minutes. After just rinse your face.
This exfoliator works for all skin types.
4. Baking Soda
There are many ways to use baking soda, and the one of them is to use it to exfoliate your skin.
Baking soda is alkaline, it softens the sebum on your face and quickly removes it. It will also easily remove the dead cells. Soda also has antiseptic properties.
How to use it:
For this recipe you just need this one ingredient.
Wash your face with warm water, then just simply massage your skin with little baking soda. After just rinse with water.
This exfoliator also works on all skin types.
Who thought os this?
That is a first thing that came into my mind.
But, it works. Oatmeal soothes the sensitive skin so why not use it to exfoliate your face.
How to use it:
Mix one tablespoon of oatmeal with three tablespoons of hot water.
Leave it to soften for around 15 minutes.
After just simply massage your face with it for around two minutes.
*Avoid the eye are.
After just rinse with warm water and once more with the cold one.
As I mentioned above, this exfoliator is perfect for sensitive skin.