Sugar not only sweetens your desserts but it can also be used as an amazing beauty ingredient. This wonderful sweetener softens your skin, exfoliates it and freshens it up like nothing else. It also prevents the skin from drying and acts as a natural moisturiser. It helps in hydrating your skin by drawing moisture from the environment and preserving it in your skin cells.
Sugar is a commendable source of glycolic acid. It penetrates the skin cells and leaves you looking fresh and rejuvenated. Sugar scrubs can be easily made at home and incorporated in your weekly beauty regime. They work to hydrate, moisturise, and exfoliate your skin naturally. They improve the blood flow to the surface of the skin and help remove dead cells. Here are some great sugar scrubs that you can make and use at home for beautiful and flawless skin.
1. Sugar Lemon Scrub
All that you need to prepare this magical scrub is 2 spoons of sugar and juice of 4 limes. Mix it and massage it with your fingertips gently in a circular motion on your face. Rub the sugar granules until they get dissolved properly while massaging. After this, wash you face with water. The regular use of this mask can clear tanned skin and dark spots.
2. Milky Scrub
Mix around 7 drops of orange oil (from the peel), 2 teaspoons of sugar, 2 teaspoons of milk cream and 5 teaspoons of olive oil. Scrubbing the skin with this mask will remove all the daily dirt from the surface. It will also improve your skin tone.
Mix both the ingredients in same quantity and use. This will scrub out the dirt. It will also remove dead skin layers which will give you a clear complexion.