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Best homemade face scrub recipes for glowing skin

Updated on March 20, 2012

Salt scrub recipes for face are used by many people as they are easy to make at home and are excellent remedy for pimples and acne prone skin. These scrubs also work excellently for cleansing the skin. Using homemade salt scrubs is an effective tool to remove acne and pimples right at home. Some of the best sea salt scrub recipes for face that can be easily made at home are discussed below:

Salt Scrub Recipe for Facial Cleansing

First, this facial scrub is made by adding a single tablespoon of sea salt to 5 tablespoons of almond oil. It is then applied smoothly over the face and the surrounding area. The skin is gently scrubbed using this scrub. This skin exercise will give a very clean and a moisturized look. Continue reading for glowing skin tips.

The white salt in the basket is real sea salt found near beaches. The salt brown in color is used for washing out fish.
The white salt in the basket is real sea salt found near beaches. The salt brown in color is used for washing out fish. | Source

Exfoliating Face Mask

This is the best face mask made using the properties of exfoliation in the sea salt. This is perfectly suitable for sun tanned skin. One full teaspoon of honey is mixed well with sea salt and then gently applied to the face. The mask is allowed to remain for about ten minutes before washing it off in cold water.

Removal of Blackheads

This is the best homemade facial mask for glowing skin tips to remove those ugly blackheads from the nose and also to naturally cleanse the skin of dead cells and impurities. A pinch of sea salt is taken first. It is then mixed well with freshly squeezed lemon juice. The mixture is then sauntered over with either a tablespoon of olive oil or a tablespoon of almond oil. The mixture is mixed well to make a paste. This paste is used to massage the entire face. This skin exercise will remove the blackheads deep within the skin. The mask is allowed to settle for a few minutes and then washed well with cold water thoroughly. The face is then dabbed with a clean soft towel cloth for that ever glowing skin feel.

General Face Scrub

Finally, make the paste by using two teaspoons of oatmeal powder, one teaspoon of lemon juice, a pinch of sea salt, and a few drops of almond oil. The paste is made to be thick by continuously mixing it with the almond oil until it becomes thick and squishy. The paste is then applied on the face and allowed to dry for a few minutes. The paste is then gently washed off with cold water. The face is then daubed with a soft terry cloth to dry off. This is the best face scrub for all skin types.

Scrub Precautions

Only use pure sea salt for high level of facial skin care. Table salt, iodized, or kosher salts are not accepted. Sea salt is available in most of the convenience stores locally. The concentration should not be so high. To test it, put a pinch of the solution on fingertip and taste the solution. The solution should not be sourer than salted potato chips. Avoid using the salt masks if the skin type is sensitive.

The above mentioned are excellent homemade salt recipes for a perfect healthy skin. These skin enhancing tips can be used on a regular basis, like once or twice a week or as per convenience.


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      Rajinder Soni 6 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Plus Anamika as you live in Mumbai, you can get plenty of real sea salt in that area. It's an excellent way to rejuvenate your facial skin. Send me some in Delhi for personal use. Also natural sea salt bath expels toxins.

      @JAS, it's really beneficial tried and tested by self. Best of luck dear.

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      Susan Zutautas 6 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      I would never have thought that sea salt would be good for a face scrub. Interesting, and I will have to try this. Thanks.

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      Anamika S 6 years ago from Mumbai - Maharashtra, India

      I did not have any idea that salt could be used in face scrub and mask. I am not into any sort of chemical based stuff for my face and use only home stuff like sugar, lemon juice, honey, tomato juice, gram flour etc. Good Hub, voted up!