How to make a natural scrubfor the face or body. Instructions for preparing oneDIY scrubwith natural ingredients.
In the article we will illustrate how to make a natural scrub for the face and body care.
Just combine a number of ingredients and use them for skin cleansing. Before applying the scrub, it is good to wash your hands carefully, use sterile utensils or wooden utensils in the case of exfoliating masks based on natural clay. Let's see in detail how to make a natural scrub following our instructions, step by step. Among the ingredients to be found for do a scrub for the body and face, we find coffee grounds, baking soda, yogurt, oatmeal and above all clays.
How to prepare for the scrub, like at the beautician
To prepare the skin of the face and body for the scrub, it may be advisable to take a sauna or 10 minutes of Turkish bath ... Perhaps not everyone has this possibility but for the face it can be solved, once again, with the DIY. How to prepare the skin of the face for the DIY scrub?
- Put a saucepan with water on the stove, even better if you add a few drops of tea tree essential oil to the water.
- As soon as it is about to boil, turn off and pour the mixture into another cold container. The water will begin to evaporate.
- Bring your face close to the container and create a small sauna-like environment by covering the head and the pan with a towel.
- Face the vapors released by the boiling water.
This way the pores will be well dilated and easier to clean. If sonatural scrubyou need against blackheads, you can follow the instructions seen on the pageBlackheads, remedies. You will notice that itscrubTaken by itself, it does little for acne and blackheads. The face scrub is useful for eliminating dead cells and preventing the appearance of blackheads but with just one treatment you will do very little. For a definitive solution, it is better if you read the instructions in the article mentioned above!
How to make a scrub face and body with coffee and almond oil
Rinse the coffee grounds thoroughly and allow to air dry perfectly. The coffee grounds will need to be clean and dehydrated.
Pour 150 grams of coffee grounds into a bowl then add a carrier oil such as almond oil or olive oil. Mix well with a spatula until the mixture has a soft consistency, it should look like a fluid cream. In case of dry and dehydrated skin, you can use sweet almond oil.
Sweet almond oil is even more suitable if thisscrubit is used not only for the face but also for the body.
For application: pour a small amount and massage your face gently, then rinse with warm water. If not used immediately, it can be stored in the refrigerator for three days, in case of storage at low temperatures, keep the product at room temperature for a couple of hours before proceeding.
How to make a face scrub with yogurt
Apply a jar of white yogurt directly on the face, wait 20 minutes before rinsing. Use Natural Yogurt!
How to make a face and body scrub with baking soda
Mix equal parts baking soda and water then mix. Apply on the face by gently rubbing the skin, massage focusing mainly on the T-zone. Rinse with cold water.
How to make a body scrub
In a small bowl, mix 250 grams of dry coffee grounds, 250 grams of brown sugar and almond oil just enough to make the ingredients fluid and easy to spread.
For application: apply to the body and practice circular massages on the skin before proceeding to the bath or shower. It keeps for a couple of weeks: just close it in a glass jar, preferably airtight.
Beauty treatment for face and body with clay: exfoliating, regenerating and nourishing for the skin
Mix two tablespoons of ventilated red clay (superfine or ultra-ventilated), with two tablespoons of almond oil, mix and add six tablespoons of distilled water.
Apply to the skin for 10 - 15 minutes and rinse with plenty of warm water. For an invigorating effect, add carrot essential oil, a perfect anti-wrinkle thanks to the abundance of antioxidants. Almond oil will act as a carrier and assist in the absorption of carrot essential oil.
L'red clayis used forregeneratethe structure of the skin. Cell renewal should be linked precisely to the high content of iron oxides.
Red clay compresses tighten the skin, help repair damaged skin, and aid in the healing of broken capillaries. They are also very useful against dark circles and to relieve varicose veins and stretch marks.
Red clay for cosmetic use can be found in the most well-stocked and specialized boutiques in natural remedies, or by taking advantage of online sales. An excellent red clay, also available on the web, is the ultra-ventilated one orsuper fine. On Amazon, a 200-gram pack ofUltra-ventilated Red Clay is offered at a price of 10.95 euros with free shipping costs.
Useful link from Amzon: Ultra Ventilated Red Clay
The treatment thus described will carry out aexfoliating action (for the mechanical action of the rubbing in the application and removal of the product, just like it happens for coffee), a regenerating action (thanks to the iron bones, magnesium and numerous minerals contained in the clay), a moisturizing and nourishing action for the skin (thanks to almond oil or, even if less moisturizing, olive oil). For an anti-wrinkle treatment, the addition of carrot seed essential oil is recommended.