Why we need to exfoliate:
It is a known fact that new skin cells are created in the skin’s inner layer called dermis. The moment new cells are formed, the older dead cells are pushed to the outer layer of the skin called epidermis. Dead cell gradually flake off. But some of them stay long making your skin looking dull and rough. They clog your skin pores causing the menace of acne and other skin problems. So basically the process of exfoliating remove these dead cells. So today in this DIY article we are going to learn the method of a homemade exfoliating body scrub. Here in the following we are going to have a glimpse of five best exfoliates. And they are!
These are a few best exfoliates that help us removing the dead skin cells making our skin look more younger and glowing. Also help us deal with acne and other blemishes. Now lets talk about making a homemade exfoliating body scrub.
Exfoliating Honey Mask and Scrub:
For making this exfoliating homemade scrub initially we need one teaspoon raw honey and half teaspoon baking soda. Now lets work on the making procedure.
When you are going to get started make sure you have a dry face. Now put honey and baking soda on your palms and rub palms together for a few seconds to warm up the honey and work in the baking soda. But do not do this very hard or for longer time. Now gently apply this mixture on your face entirely and rub it for a minute or so. If you want to use it as a mask, leave it there for five to ten minutes on your face. Now rinse your face with warm water for a couple of times. Now wipe it off with a foamy or wet wash cloth. You would literally be surprised how easily it goes off your face. Since the baking soda is alkaline so you might need to tone your skin with some apple cider vinegar afterwards. It would help restore your skin Ph level. This homemade exfoliating scrub is just that easy and it has many good effects on your skin.
As we know that honey has anti bacterial properties and it has been used for centuries in treating many ailments of skin. While on the other hand baking soda is a gentle exfoliate and it helps remove dead skin cells without causing any excessive irritation.