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5 Best Homemade DIY Face Scrubs for Glowing Skin

Using a facial scrub every regularly is an important part of my skincare routine. While i invest in good facial moisturizers and serums, i do not spend a lot of money on face scrubs as i prefer natural and homemade DIY face scrub for glowing skin. I have already shared my skincare routine here which also lists down some tips on how to get glowing skin naturally at home and this post is a continuation of that article. If you are looking for body scrubs, read about top 10 body scrubs here.

Read on to see how you can prepare these easy face scrubs at home:

5 Best Homemade DIY Face Scrubs For Glowing Skin are:

1. Gram Flour + Turmeric Powder + Milk/curd + Rice Flour

best DIY face scrub for glowing skin Mix gram flour, rice flour, and turmeric with some milk to make a thick paste.  Leave it on for 15-20 minutes and wash it with warm water. This scrub is a great home detanning treatment and my favorite DIY face scrub. The turmeric heals the skin and acts as a whitening agent while the milk or the curd soothe the skin and reduce inflammation. Rice flour exfoliates the skin mildly to reveal brighter and glowing skin.

2. Oatmeal powder + Honey + Milk Cream/Malai

best DIY face scrub for glowing skin

Soak oatmeal in warm water for a few minutes and then mix it with milk cream or malai to form a grainy paste. Scrub it for a few minutes by massaging it into the skin and then rinse it with water. This is the best homemade face scrub for glowing skin if you have dry skin. The oatmeal scrubs the dead skin cells and hydrates the skin to make your skin feel very soft and radiant.

3. Ripe Banana + Honey + Raw ground Sugar

best DIY face scrub for glowing skin

Sugar scrubs feel very luxuriant on the skin and make your skin look healthy and gorgeous. Mash a ripe banana and add some ground sugar to form this homemade sugar face scrub. Add honey as per your requirement to thin down the paste. Apply it on the face for 15 minutes and wash with cold water.  Banana hydrates the skin and works on blemishes and tan. Sugar exfoliates the skin and honey heals it.

4. Coffee + Coconut oil

best DIY face scrub for glowing skin

This is a great anti-aging face scrub for all skin types. Coffee exfoliates the skin and has some amazing anti-aging benefits. It increases blood circulation in the skin and makes your face glow. Just mix some ground coffee with coconut oil to make this scrub and apply it on moist skin. Rinse and enjoy your glowing skin. Avoid this face scrub if you have a very oily skin.

5. Strawberry + Honey + Lemon

best DIY face scrub for glowing skin

No this is not a sorbet recipe. Strawberries are known for their anti-aging benefits and add a lovely color to your skin. The seeds act as a mild exfoliant and scrub away all the dirt and grime to reveal brighter skin. Honey nourishes the skin while lemon works on blemishes and marks and also as a lightening agent. Mash some strawberries and make a pulp with honey and a few drops of lemon to make this exfoliating DIY face scrub.

Some FAQs about DIY face scrub:

Q. Do face scrubs made at home have any side-effects?

A. Absolutely not unless you use them more often than necessary or use a lot of drying agents like salt or lemon. These face scrubs are all natural and have more benefits and fewer chemicals than store-bought scrubs. Using these natural DIY face scrubs regularly will make your skin appear youthful and radiant.

Q. How often can I use a DIY scrub for the face?

A.You should use a face scrub every 2-3 days if your skin is dry and every other day if you have an oily skin. If you are looking for a homemade face scrub for oily skin, then the 5th one in the list above works well for oily skin as the lemon and strawberry control oil and leave your skin looking hydrated yet not greasy.

Q. I have an acne-prone skin. Can I use any face scrub or need a specific scrub?

A. Acne-prone skin needs special care as it is sensitive and can break-out if you do not pay attention to it. Using a good homemade face scrub for acne can work wonders in clearing up your skin and subsiding the acne and pimples. Make sure that you do not use a harsh scrub which can lead to infections. Oatmeal helps a lot in soothing the skin so a scrub made using oatmeal and baking soda is a great way of controlling acne.

So these are some of the best DIY face scrubs for glowing skin which will give you a beautiful skin if you use them regularly. These scrubs are completely safe and natural for your skin and are formulated without the harsh chemicals used in the scrubs sold in the market.  Now that you have exfoliated your skin well and are ready to slather on a good face mask, read about the ten best face masks here to make your skin glow!

This Post Has 15 Comments

  1. Archana

    Nice DIYs. I have tried almost all of them except the strawberry one. I like using the oatmeal one…

  2. Kara

    Ohh I’ll have to try these out! Never heard of the strawberry one before!

  3. Nausheen

    These are really great tips…but I have a query , could we use it for all skin types ? Especially during winters I keep exploring such things ?
    Thanks for sharing.

  4. Kesha

    These are great tips and your FAQs are a great addition. I have struggled with my skin for nearly 25 years. I’ve had some good years and bad years. I am going to take a shot at the oatmeal scrub to see how it does for me.

  5. Karla

    Thanks for the recipes. I also thought these could only be used once/week. It’s good to know it can be more.

  6. Alaina-Lee Monster

    This is a great round up, I love DIY face scrubs. I think I might try the Oatmeal powder + Honey + Milk Cream/Malai one!

  7. Kendra

    I think using natural items for beauty is the best! Thank you for sharing your recipes!

  8. Aïchatou Bella

    These are nice DIY masks! I’ve been meaning to use the oatmeal one and funny enough just read another post about it.

  9. Nati

    I don’t scrub very often because my skin suffers a bit when I try physical exfoliation. I am now trying mandelic acid for a soft exfoliator and so far so good!

  10. Ariel

    These all sound so amazing. I love face scrubs because they are the only thing that seems to get all of the dead skin off and leave my face feeling amazing and refreshed. I always love DIY projects so I’m going to have to try this!

  11. Ellie Plummer

    I love new skin care products but it would be so cool to actually make it myself so I will have to try these.

  12. Stephanie Jeannot

    I live a good sugar scrub. Feels so nice on the skin. Never thought of using turmeric as skin care. Sounds like something I’d like to try.

  13. Amy Dong

    I’ve tried the honey, coconut oil, and lemon. But I really want to try more of the ones you mentioned here, as I love natural skin solutions!

  14. Shruti Arora

    Thanks for sharing great DIY tips. I will try all of them and see which provides the best result for me. Can you tell the duration for last two as well pls.

  15. Bikee Prajapati

    I am having very dry and acne typed skin and it always discourage me to be in front of other. Home this article helps. Thanks for the article.

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