How To Use Sugar Scrubs

What is a Sugar Scrub?

Sugar scrubs are designed to exfoliate the skin, removing the outermost layer of dead skin cells and leaving your skin softer and smoother. It is one of the gentlest of all the different types of body scrubs.

Sugars are natural exfoliants that can greatly improve the health of your skin giving your skin a healthy glow, by eliminating toxins and impurities.  Using  sugar scrubs helps to hydrate your skin.  To exfoliate skin properly using a sugar scrub, it is important to learn about application procedures and the ingredients they contain.

A sugar scrub, not as abrasive as salt, and is a good choice if your skin is extremely sensitive.

Sugar scrubs also hydrates your skin because the sugar is combined with oils and  aromatic essential oils such as sandalwood, geranium or ylang ylang. 

Choosing the Right Exfoliating Scrub

You can use a sugar scrub even if you have extremely dry skin, as these natural products have no negative effects. The glycolic acid produced by sugar is a powerful alpha hydroxy acid capable of loosening dirt and dead skin cells. Natural ingredients used to make sugar scrubs include hemp oil, coconut oil, soybean oil, jojoba, argan, and apricot oil, as well as cocoa butter and honey.

When it comes to all-natural exfoliating products, both salt and sugar scrubs are very popular. The difference between these two types of scrubs is the size of the granules. As sugar has smaller granules that dissolve more easily, it tends to be gentler. Consequently, sugar scrubs work better than salt scrubs on sensitive areas like the face. On the other hand, salt scrubs can be beneficial if you have calluses on the elbows or feet

How to exfoliate with a Sugar Scrub

To obtain the best results from exfoliation with a sugar scrubs, apply the product while taking a shower. First, wash your skin with a natural soap and rinse it well. Afterwards, apply a sufficient amount of sugar scrub to wet skin over your entire body, massaging in a circular motion to allow the granules to remove dead skin cells. Finally, rinse off well. This makes your skin look and feel refreshed and healthy. For a quick face scrub you can use the same method using the bathroom sink applying water to your face only.