Body scrubbing is a mechanical exfoliator that helps to remove the upper layer of dead skin cells via abrasive materials like sugar and salt. This stimulates skin cell turnover, resulting in smoother, brighter skin and possibly preventing future acne breakouts. Certain organic ingredients are available that have proved to be the most suitable ingredients for mechanically exfoliating your body and removing dead skin cells of your body.
In this article, you will find a few readily available ingredients that you can use to scrub your body and get the best outcomes.
- Brown sugar
- Common salt scrub
- Coconut oil
- Any essential oil
A perfect body scrub can be easily prepared at home using all the ingredients mentioned above. The prepared scrub can be used and stored in proper conditions. First, you must use it to exfoliate and massage your whole body for better results. Regardless of the ingredient you are using to prepare your body scrub, there is a general way you can apply the body scrub. Using a body scrub is relatively straightforward and safe as long as you follow a few simple steps.
- inse your skin in warm water and start scrubbing your body.
- Gently rub it on your skin in small circular motions, using your hand or an exfoliating glove.
- Keep scrubbing your whole body in small patches for almost 30 minutes.
- Rinse your skin liberally with lukewarm water.
- Wash your skin using your regular cleanser.
- Apply a moisturizer.
About the Author: Dr. Iqra Mubashar is a registered Pharmacist originally from Lahore, Pakistan. She has earned her pharmacy degree from the University of veterinary and animal sciences, Lahore. She has completed her internship as a trainee from Children hospital, Lahore. She has completed her research work in clinical pharmacy and pharmaceutics. She has worked as a healthcare documentation head in Al-Qasim enterprises, Islamabad. She has specialized in prescription handling, drugs information, literature research, patient counseling, and pharmaceutical care planning. Her research work on coronavirus is under publication.