Natural Homemade Face Scrub: DIY Exfoliating Scrub

Natural Homemade Face Scrub helps you to get younger-looking natural, beautiful spotless skin. Let’s know today how to make the right Homemade Face Scrub for your skin.


Necessity of Scrubbing

Our skin is daily exposed to atmospheric dust and pollution. Due to this exposure, our skin pores suffer a blockage on the skin. This slowly leads to skin problems like the formation of dead skin cells and our skin starts losing its natural glow. This blockage caused due to dead cells on skin pores results in the formation of acne, scars, dark spots which do not allow our skin to breathe. To remove these dead cells, Face Scrubbing is done. Regularly scrubbing our face is necessary to remove these dead skin cells so that we can get back our natural glowing skin.


Why Natural Homemade Face Scrub?

There is already a crowd of dozens of face scrubs available in the market which claim to give you the best skin results. But if you want a natural everlasting healthy skin, creating these scrubs in a natural way using kitchen ingredients will not only be easy and cheap for you, but it will also not have any side effects on your skin.

By exfoliating your skin regularly, you can get rid of many skin problems such as blackheads, acne, and dark spots. Some of the best Homemade Face Scrub is being described below which you can use to get healthy beautiful skin at home.


DIY Homemade Face Scrub

It is important to choose the right scrub for your skin to get a spotless younger looking beautiful skin. Let’s know how to make the right scrub for oily, dry, and normal skin at home.


DIY Exfoliating Scrub


Homemade Face Scrub For Normal Skin

  • Poppy seeds Scrub

Mix 1 teaspoon honey in half teaspoon of sandalwood powder and a half teaspoon of poppy seeds. Rub this on your face gently in an upwards rotating motion. This will remove the dead skin cells from your face and honey will enhance your skin with a natural glow.


Homemade Face Scrub For Dry Skin

  • Almond Scrub

Make a paste by grinding 4-5 almonds in water or milk and massage your face with that paste. This is a good scrub for dry skin and gives good results when done regularly. This scrub improves your skin tone, removes the facial dead skin cells, and removes blackheads as well.


Homemade Face Scrub For Oily Skin

  • Honey Scrub

Take 5 almonds and crush it. Mix one teaspoon of honey in this powder of almonds and apply it on your face. This scrub is very effective for oily skin.


  • Bran Scrub

Bran is the coating or outer skin of whole cereal grains which is easily available in the market as well as online shopping sites.


Make a paste by mixing 1 tablespoon bran, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, a pinch of turmeric powder and rose water. Massage on your face and body with this paste with light hands in an upward circular motion. After two minutes wash your face with lukewarm water.


  • Rice scrub

Mash one slice of ripe papaya in two tablespoons of  Rice Powder. Add lemon juice into it and make a paste. Massage with this paste and wash it with water after 5 minutes.

Alternatively, you can also use one tablespoon of lemon juice, one teaspoon rose water, and one tablespoon of rice flour to scrub your face.

Rice powder not just lighten the color of your skin, but will also remove all the dead cells from your skin. If you have black spots on your face, then this scrub is best for you.


  • Split Green Gram Scrub

Mix two tablespoon curd in one tablespoon of Split Green gram (split moong dal) powder. Make a paste and massage your face in a circular round motion with this paste. Let dry and then wash it off with plain water.


Homemade Face Scrub For All Type Of Skin

  • Gram Flour (Besan) Scrub

I am sure everyone knows about this old and well-known remedy from grandmother’s treasure box.

Make a paste by mixing two tablespoons of gram flour, one spoon rice flour, one teaspoon turmeric, and milk together. Apply this Homemade Face scrub on your face as well as body and let it dry. Wash with water 20 minutes later. This scrub will also enhance your skin tone and remove all dead cells from your skin leaving your skin smooth and shiny.


  • Walnut Scrub

Take 1 tablespoon walnut powder and mix two tablespoon curd in it. Mix well and form a paste. Apply this paste on your face by massaging in a circular upward motion. Let this dry and then wash it off with lukewarm water.


Alternatively, you can also make another walnut scrub using almond oil. Take 3 tablespoons of almond oil and add two tablespoons of walnut powder in it. Make a paste and apply it on your face and wash it off once dried. This scrub makes your skin clean and beautiful.


  • Yogurt Scrub

Yogurt is beneficial for your body as well as your skin. Vitamin B6 is found in it and it also works to accelerate the blood circulation. Make yogurt paste with sugar granules, and massage it with light hands on your face. This will expel all the dead skin from your face and it will also improve blood circulation and moisture content of your face.


  • Sugar Scrub

This scrub is excellent for both the face and body. I am personally using this face scrub for my skin and it gives me great results.


For this, you have to take ½ cup of any oil ( coconut oil or olive oil )  and add two tablespoons of sugar in it. Massage your face and body with this mixture with light hands. You can do this before taking a bath. This scrub removes dead cells and blackheads from the skin and gives you soft, glowing, and smooth skin.


  • Tomato Scrub

Mix two tablespoons of sugar in 1/2 cup freshly minced tomato pulp and mix it. Massage this on your face in circular round motion for 4-5 minutes and then wash it off after drying. By using this method at least twice a week, you will find that your skin has greatly improved in its texture.


Tomatoes not only clean your skin but also prevents the premature aging of your skin.


  • Orange peel Scrub

Grind orange peels in a mixer and make a powder. Now add milk to this powder and use this paste to scrub your face. This face scrub will eliminate most of your skin problems.


Alternatively, you can also use lemon peel for this scrub.


  • Papaya Scrub

Take ripe papaya in a bowl and mash it. Add 4 to 5 tablespoons of sugar in this and mix it well. Massage your face with this papaya-sugar pulp in a circular motion. Wash the face thoroughly after scrubbing.


  • Aloe vera Scrub

Cut the aloe vera leaves and remove its gel. Add sugar to this gel and use it on your face as a scrub. This gel provides natural moisture to your skin by removing dead skin from your face.


  • Coffee Powder Scrub

Add a half teaspoon of powdered sugar to one tablespoon of coffee powder. Add one tablespoon of almond or olive oil in it. Use this mixture once a week to scrub your face and body scrub. Antioxidants properties of Coffee will make your skin healthy.


  • Rose Petal Scrub

Mix one tablespoon rose water, one tablespoon rose petals and two teaspoons of sandalwood powder. Apply this scrub by massaging it with light hands on your face and wash it off when it gets dry. This scrub will also improve your skin tone.


  • Salt Scrub

Take a teaspoon of sea salt in a vessel and add 1-2 teaspoons of olive oil in it. Slowly scrub your face with this mixture in a circular upward motion. After this wash your face with cold water.


Alternatively, you can also mix lemon juice in salt. But don’t use this recipe if you are suffering from any burns or cut on your skin. And this scrub needs to be done for 2 minutes only not more than that.


  • Baking soda Scrub

Take a pinch of baking soda in three tablespoons of rice flour and water mixture. Apply this mixture on your skin for 3 to 4 minutes and let it dry. Once it gets dry, wash it with plain water by massaging your face in an upward circular motion. This scrub will make your skin glowing and shiny.


Alternatively, you can also use baking soda and coconut oil mixture as a scrub. Baking soda will clean your open pores and the coconut oil will soften your skin. But remember not to use baking soda on your skin more often and longer as Baking soda is not too good to use on skin so moderate use is recommended.


Dos and Don’ts

  • Always Dampen your skin first before scrubbing. Your upper skin layers can get damaged if you start scrubbing your skin dry.
  • Scrubbing can make your skin sensitive towards sun exposure. So always use sunscreen protection after scrubbing.
  • While scrubbing, don’t be so hard on your skin using gentle hands.
  • Don’t rub your hands or use any kind of cloth or sponge while scrubbing. It should only be done with hands gently.
  • Remember to not exfoliate your skin more than 2 times a week.
  • Before scrubbing do a deep cleaning of your skin.
  • Don’t use scrub immediately after waxing.
  • Whenever you are trying any new product or ingredient on your skin don’t forget to do a small patch test first before applying it on your skin.


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A Proud Dog Mom, Content Creator, Multi-Niche Blogger, and Animal Lover, Amisha has a degree in MBA and Engineering. She is very passionate about writing and currently working as a Freelance Writer. She writes on several topics like Health & Fitness, Beauty & Fashion, Food, Reviews, Engineering, and Business & Marketing. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, watching movies, traveling, and spending time with her fur babies.

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