Washing Away Dull Winter Skin: DIY Spring Facial Scrub Recipes

Homemade facial scrubs are a great way to cleanse your skin and get rid of that dull winter look at a low-cost. By using natural ingredients, you can cleanse and refresh your skin right at home. The low-cost of these ingredients helps save you money while still giving you an excellent beauty treatment. Unlike face masks facial scrubs are not left on your skin but rather are scrubbed-in to remove blemishes and cleanse your skin. They can be used nightly to remove daily dirt and grime or they can be used for special at home spa treatments. Below are some tried and true homemade face scrubs.

 Basic Quick Oatmeal Scrub:
3 TBS coarsely ground oatmeal
1-2 TBS water
A quick mix of these two ingredients gives you a quick and simple natural homemade facial scrub. Note that the oatmeal is coarsely ground. You can achieve this by running dry oatmeal through the food processor for a couple if spins. The amount of water depends on your preference of texture in your facial scrubs. The more water you use, the thinner your facial scrub will be.

Purifying Banana Scrub:
¼ mashed banana
3 TBS coarsely ground oatmeal
1 TBS plain yogurt
Mix ingredients thoroughly. This natural facial scrub helps cleanse your skin of impurities and leaves your skin feeling soft. This scrub should come out at just the right texture for a facial scrub. If it is too thin for you, add a little more oatmeal until it is the right consistency.

Spring Refresher Scrub:
1 TBS plain yogurt
1 TBS ground mint leaves
2 TBS dry cream of wheat
Place cream of wheat in bowl. Add ground mint then slowly add yogurt until you have the right consistency. The cream of wheat in the refresher scrub helps scrub the pores on your face clean. The mint leaves your skin feeling nice and refreshed. The yogurt helps rehydrate and soften your skin.

Summer Scrub:
2 TBS crushed pineapple
2 TBS mashed mango
3 TBS shaved coconut
These tropical fruits are a wonderful way to strip excessive oils from your face leaving it cleansed and smelling great. Please note that if your skin tends to be on the dry side to be careful using this natural homemade scrub. You will need to moisturize even more after this particular scrub. Honey is a great natural moisturizer for your skin. Rub it in, leave it on for a few minutes, and wash off. Viola! Your skin is cleansed and moisturized and the best part is that it is all natural.
These four natural homemade facial scrubs will help get you started on having naturally cleansed and great feeling skin. Feel free to experiment with the amounts. Maybe you prefer a little more banana and a little less yogurt. Or perhaps a little more coconut but a little less pineapple is what works best for you. You can't go wrong; you can just make it better for you.

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