How to Exfoliate Your Skin With Olive Oil and Sugar

So you want smooth, clean skin the healthy way? Here's a recipe for smooth healthy skin done easily, and naturally.

Ingredients

  • Olive oil (extra virgin olive oil is really good)
  • Sugar (or brown sugar)
  • warm water (not hot water. it will only scald and dry out your skin)

Steps

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    Wipe your face with a hot cloth to dampen your face.
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    Take olive oil (preferably extra virgin olive oil) and wipe it on your face liberally.
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    Take sugar and wipe it in your hands gently.
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    Smooth the sugar on your cheeks and gently rub all over the face.
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    Gently rub the sugar on your skin for about 20-30 seconds all over the face. Be careful of the eye area.
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    Rinse face with warm water to get all the sugar off. Your face will still be covered in oil. Take the damp cloth and wipe your face gently until all the oil is off. Be gentle!!!
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    Do this every week for healthy smooth skin without dead skin cells!

Tips

  • Don't use too much sugar. It will only get messy.
  • Have all the stuff prepared before you start doing this. Walking around with olive oil on your face, searching for sugar isn't cool.
  • If you dab roughly at your skin after the process, you'll have burning and red spots on your skin. Be careful!
  • Don't use a light towel or a brand new towel. Oil shows up.
  • Your face will be red for a while, but after a few minutes it will be back to normal and your skin will be smooth!
  • Be gentle!
  • Use Witch Hazel as a natural toner afterwards.

Warnings

  • If you do this roughly, your skin will be red for a while.
  • Be prepared to clean up.
  • Not recommended for people with extremely pale skin as it will cause it to be very red for a while.

Things You'll Need

  • A dark/old towel

Article Info

Categories: Facial Preparations