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Why Spend Money on a Store-Bought Scrub?
Some of the most popular facial scrubs cost a lot of money. This seems ridiculous when you consider it's made of a few simple ingredients, including brown sugar, oil, and essential oils. Stuff you can get for pennies. So why not make your own? These facial scrub recipes are so wonderful, you could eat them. And they're great for all skin types.Continue to 2 of 10 below.
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The Basic Brown Sugar Facial Scrub With Honey
Ahhhh, the basic brown sugar scrub recipe. There really isn't a better natural exfoliant than brown sugar. It doesn't tear at the skin like oatmeal or salt can do and it tastes delicious if it somehow makes its way into your mouth. This popular scrub includes Manuka honey and oils. It's a must try!Continue to 3 of 10 below.
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Oatmeal Scrub for the Face
Oatmeal scrub works for all skin types. It includes almost all the ingredients in your kitchen: egg, milk, brown sugar, oatmeal and more.Continue to 4 of 10 below.
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Coffee Grounds & Cocoa Facial Scrub
This skin brightening facial scrub is interesting because it contains coffee grounds and cocoa powder -- two products that are great for the skin. Add honey and oil and you have a super moisturizing scrub that's good for all skin types.Continue to 5 of 10 below.
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Pineapple & Papaya Facial Exfoliating Mask
Kiehl's makes an amazing Pineapple Papaya Facial Scrub that will set you back a bunch of money. You can make a similar scrub using these ingredients for much less.
Pineapple and papayas are not only delicious to eat, but the juice from both are a natural exfoliant. The honey calms the skin. This isn't a scrub, as much as it is an exfoliating mask. Enjoy!
Note: Don't use this on sensitive skin. Pineapple and any other citrus fruit can exacerbate your sensitive skin issues.Continue to 6 of 10 below.
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Super Simple Brown Sugar Scrub for the Face (Just Two Ingredients!)
Brown sugar is a wonderful natural exfoliant that works for all skin types. It is adapted from a recipe suggested by Lena Korres, founder of Korres Natural Products, and makeup artist Jemma Kidd, in Cosmopolitan magazine.Continue to 7 of 10 below.
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Almond Milk Facial Scrub
This facial scrub is different from the other recipes on this list. It's made up solely of dried ingredients, so you can make up a large batch and keep it for a good long while or give it as gifts.Continue to 8 of 10 below.
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Peach Facial Scrub Recipe
Like many fruits, peaches contain alpha hydroxy acid. Alpha hydroxy acids are a group of natural acids found in foods such as sour milk, fruits and sugar. They work as a mild exfoliant, breaking down dead skin cells and helping create new cell turnover. Use these often and you're left with smoother skin, a clearer complexion and fewer blackheads.Continue to 9 of 10 below.
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Brewer's Yeast Greek Yogurt Facial Scrub
The brewer's yeast in this scrub will help stimulate your circulation while the Greek yogurt refreshes your face. The brown sugar, of course, is the perfect exfoliant.Continue to 10 of 10 below.
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Make Your Own Sugar or Salt Scrub (Great for Dry Skin)
Head to a posh spa and you can treat yourself (for a mere $100-$300) to an all-over body scrub. Or you can spend up to $50 on a fancy body scrub. Why buy when you can make a homemade body scrub out of basic ingredients yourself? All you need is a quick recipe made up of salt or sugar, body oil and a nice, warm bath.