Skin polish at least once a month is essential to give your skin fair and glowing complexion. Skin polish not only improves your complexion but also helps a lot to rejuvenate your skin by removing dead skin cells. For skin polish you don't need to visit any expensive beauty parlour or salon because now you can polish your skin at home simply by following some given steps:
Best Homemade Skin Polish Recipes
1. Baking Soda Skin Polish
When we talk about homemade skin polish recipes, Baking soda skin polish is the top of the list. The micro grains of baking soda act like sandpaper and help a lot to remove dead skin cells.It also helps to remove skin blackheads. To make baking soda skin polish you need given ingredient.
- Baking soda : Enough to make Thick Paste
- Your regular Face wash : Enough for you face
- You Body wash : Enough for you Body
To make a skin polish for your face, take one part of baking soda and one part of your favourite face wash and mix them to make a thick paste. Now gently apply to your damp face, exfoliating in a circular motion and wash your face with fresh water. Now go to bath room and take a hot bath to open your skin pores. Now take some body wash and add the same amount of baking soda. Mix them to make a thick paste and gently exfoliate your entire body. Use a pumice stone on exceptionally rough areas such as elbows, knees and heels. Removing deep calluses takes time. Do not over work the heels or they will crack painfully. Now wash the entire body and pat dry your skin with soft and clean towel. Finally apply a good moisturizer to give the the final glow and your are done with soft, smooth and glowing skin.
2. Sea Salt and Olive Oil Skin Polish
Sea salt is an excellent scrub and efficiently remove the dead skin cells. Olive oil draws out impurities, moisturizes, and helps the skin maintain a healthy balance of natural oils. To make this skin polish you need the given ingredients
- Sea salt : 4 Tablespoons
- Olive Oil : 2 Tablespoon
- Lemon juice : 1 Tablespoon
- Lavender Oil : half teaspoon (optional)
First take a hot bath to open skin pores. Now mix above ingredients and apply on your damp skin in gentle circular motions. Use a pumice stone on exceptionally rough areas such as elbows, knees and heels. Finally wash your body with fresh water and apply a good moisturizer.
3. Brown Sugar and Jojoba Oil Polish
Sugar is a natural exfoliating agent, it gently exfoliate the layer of dead skin cells. Jojoba oil is a natural moisturizer and encourages new cell growth. To make this skin polish you need the given ingredients.
- Brown Sugar : 1 Cup
- Jojoba Oil : 1/2 Cup
- Orange Oil or Orange Juice: 1 tablespoon
- Vitamin E Capsules : 5
First take a hot bath to open skin pores. Now mix above ingredients and apply the thick paste on your damp skin. Use gentle circular strokes to exfoliate dead skin cell but don't be too harsh to skin your skin. Now wash the entire body and pat dry with soft and clean towel. Finally apply a good moisturizer for final glow.
4. Apple and Sugar Skin Polish
Apples an exfoliating enzyme in apples that is useful for removing dead skin cells and surface dirt. Apple also contain a good amount of vitamin A and C, Both vitamins are essential for healthy and glowing skin. Sugar acts as an excellent natural scrub and remove dead skin cells. To make this skin polish you need the given ingredients.
- Brown Sugar : 2 tablespoons
- Granulated Sugar : 2 tablespoons
- Fresh Apple Puree or Apple Pulp : 1 tablespoon
- Granulated Cinnamon : 1/4 tablespoon
Mix all ingredients and go to bath room to take a hot bath to open skin pores. Now apply this mixture to skin in a gentle circular motion. For rough areas like elbows, heels, and knees use a loofah sponge and pay special attention. Now wash the entire body, pat dry with soft and clean towel and finally apply a good moisturizer.
5. Sugar, Olive oil and Flower Petals Skin Polish
To make this skin polish you need the given ingredients:
- Granulated Sugar : 1 Cup
- Olive Oil : 2 Tablespoons
- Dried rose petals : 1/8 Cup
- Lavender flowers : 1/8 Cup
- Honey : 1 tablespoon
- Lavender Essential Oil : 1/2 teaspoon
Combine all ingredients and mix well. Go to bath room, take a hot shower to open skin pores and apply this mixture in gentle circular motions to entire body and pay special to rough areas like elbows, heels, and knees. Wash your entire body and pat dry with clean and soft towel. Finally apply a good moisturizer.
Some Preventions and Important Tips
(i) For best results polish your skin at least once a month followed by a good moisturizer.
(ii) Don't over scrub any skin area otherwise it can scratch the skin.
(iii) While skin polish in bath room, Be careful and not to slip because the oil in the mixture can make the floor a little slippery.
(iv) Don't use scrub on unhealthy, damaged or wounded skin.