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Homemade scrub for the face
How effective is the sugar and rose scrub for the face? We’ll talk about that and more in today’s article. Many people mistakenly think that cleaning the face daily and using moisturizers is enough to achieve a healthy complexion.
Although these steps are essential for a daily routine, there are other facial treatments that we must do at least once a week. These are, but are not limited to face scrubs, masks, among others.
In today’s article, we will know a different way to make these face scrubs. Usually, we have used essential oils to prepare our homemade scrubs. Today we are going to replace these oils with rose petals.
For a long time, rose petals have been used in different beauty products. Whether in creams, serums and even masks. It is because, rose petals offer many benefits for the skin. I will talk about all of them later.
One of the things I like about this sugar and rose scrub, is that it has only three natural ingredients. Two of them, are already mentioned. The third, is the infallible organic coconut oil. It is a magical and luxurious combination that will give your face the care it deserves.
I’m sure you’ll start seeing results in a short time. It also has a unique aroma and texture. By the way, although this is a scrub using roses, you can use it at any time of the year. Obviously, in the spring and summer you will enjoy it much more for its tropical touch.
But, let’s not delay this article anymore. Let’s begin to know, as usual, the benefits of this homemade face scrub.
Benefits of sugar and rose scrub
Exfoliate the skin in itself, has many benefits. Among them, it removes all dead skin from the surface. It helps improve texture, dry skin and stimulates the circulation and regeneration process of the skin.
In this particular case, the use of rose petals will bring extra benefits. Roses have many vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that help deflate the skin. Therefore, it helps reduce redness of the face. So, if you suffer from rosacea, psoriasis or sensitive skin, this rose sugar scrub will be your best ally.
On the other hand, rose is a natural astringent that is effective in minimizing the pores of the face, as well as moisturizing the skin.
If you are prepared, take note of the ingredients and method that we will use for this homemade scrub.
How to make rose sugar scrub for the face?
- 1/4 cup organic coconut oil
- 14 – 15 organic rose petals
- 1 1/2 cup sugar (can use brown sugar as well).
- Put the coconut oil in the microwave for about 30 seconds or until it melts. Do not over heat.
- Add coconut oil, roses and sugar in a blender or food processor.
- Blend everything about two or three seconds only.
How to use face scrub?
Like any other scrub, this one is used by taking small amounts with your fingers and applying it to the face. One area at a time. While you are applying it, give a circular massage so that it removes dead skin and impurities.
Remember to do it gently so as not to hurt the skin. Once you have applied the scrub all over your face, you proceed to remove it with warm water. Finally, you follow your skin care routine with facial serum and moisturizer.
To sum up, this recipe is very easy to make and with ingredients that you can find in any store. As a result, you don’t need to invest a lot of money. Usually, this type of scrub with sugar and roses is used once a week.
Similarly, you can apply it on the body. Simply, add a little more of each ingredient to give you more. In addition, it is a homemade scrub that once you try it, you will love it. Best of all, you will be providing benefits to your skin.
If you like these types of scrubs, you cannot miss this apricot scrub for the face. It is another different option and with other benefits. If you want to know more about the importance of exfoliating the skin, I invite you to read: Why is exfoliation important?