Sugar makes an excellent exfoliator for your skin because it is good alternative to using salt. Salt can be a bit harsh and really scratch up and irritate your skin. Sugar will be a better substitute for salt if you have sensitive skin. Sugar helps to release a fresh layer of skin and to shave off those pesky black heads and dead skin cells.
Skin can appear to take on a very dry tone with an ashy tint. Adding exfoliation to your skin regime is essential, especially as you get older and in cold weather. Try this recipe below good to do once or twice a week. You can apply this to your face as well as your entire body.
- 2 tbsp sugar
- 3 tbsp warm water
- 6 drops of essential oil peppermint
- 1 tbsp of Jojoba oil
Add sugar, peppermint oil and Jojoba oil and mix together
Pour the sugar mixture into the warm water and let it fully dissolve. This is important because it can pull your skin if not fully dissolved.
Apply in a nice even circular motion onto your face or body. Let stand for about five minutes then rinse off.