You can use coconut oil and sugar to exfoliate your face and body. There are several reasons that you should use this scrub as you can easily make it at home which can be less expensive than products available in the market.
You will know exactly what is in the scrub when you make this coconut oil and sugar scrub at home.
This scrub will help you get smooth, soft, and beautiful skin by removing dead cells and impurities from your skin.
In this article, we will share with you how to make coconut oil and sugar scrub and the benefits of using it.
Advantages of Using Coconut Oil Sugar Scrub
You can easily use this scrub on your face and the rest of your body. Here are some benefits of using a sugar scrub.
Antioxidant properties are always present in virgin coconut oil. Antioxidants prevent premature aging by preventing cellular breakdown.
Coconut oil makes your skin healthy by protecting your skin from environmental damage.
Harmful bacteria often cause several skin issues. So, by using sugar scrub you can easily treat your skin, as coconut oil has antimicrobial and antibacterial properties.
Hydrate Your Skin
Coconut oil can be very effective in hydrating your skin by preventing dry, flaky skin.
Sugar draws moisture from the environment and keeps your skin hydrated as sugar is a humectant. More Like This: Simple Homemade Face Scrub That Treats Oily Skin in No Time
Sugar Stops Ingrown Hair
Using the sugar scrub can prevent the hair from curling up inside your skin and you do not have to use a razor to get rid of it.
This scrub can be used on any part of the body to prevent ingrown hair.
Most Effective Exfoliate
The coconut oil and sugar scrub can easily remove dirt and make-up from your skin and stimulate skin cell growth.
This scrub can gently remove dead skin cells compared to a scrub made of salt.
How to Make Coconut Oil Sugar Scrub?
Making the sugar scrub at home can be quite simple. Let us find out how to prepare it.
Coconut Oil Sugar Scrub With Vanilla
Warm-up half a cup of coconut oil until completely melted. Now in a bowl mix the coconut oil with one cup of white sugar.
Add 8 to 10 drops of vanilla essential oil to the mixture and mix it well. Store it in a jar and use it whenever you want to exfoliate your face and body.
Citrus Fruit Coconut Oil and Sugar Scrub
Mix ½ cup of granulated sugar with ½ cup coconut oil and ½ tsp. of citrus essential oil (lemon, orange essential oils).
Mix these until well combined and apply it on your face and rest of your body parts and massage in a circular motion for 30 seconds and then, rinse off. You can also use the zest of lemon or orange instead of essential oils.
Coconut Oil Sugar Scrub With Coffee
Mix ¼ cup of brown sugar with ¼ cup of coconut oil and ½ cup coffee grounds.
Use this scrub whenever you want to exfoliate your skin. And store the rest in a container in your fridge.
How to Apply It?
|If you need to apply this scrub on your face then do not use citrus essential oil. Apply the scrub and massage it for 1 minute in a circular motion. Then, rinse your face with cold water.|
|If you want to apply this scrub on your legs then soften the skin of your legs and feet by soaking them in warm water. Now massage the scrub all over your legs, feet, and areas between your toes. Then, rinse your legs properly. Do not apply the scrub on the soles of your feet to avoid any accident as you may slip off.|
|For your hands, apply the scrub all over your hands, fingernails, and between your palms. Massage it for a minute then, rinse off.|
So, these are some effective DIY coconut oil sugar scrub remedies. You can also make this scrub using ingredients like oatmeal, vitamin E oil, and cinnamon powder.
So, enjoy exfoliating your body using these natural homemade remedies. But avoid using this scrub if you have acne-prone oily skin.