badge

Saturday, April 25, 2015

DIY: Lemon and Sugar Face Scrub/Acne Prone Skin/Combination Skin


I never had Skin Issues and my skin was kind of flawless in my teenage years, college days, after marriage and also during and post pregnancy. So, my SkinCare Routine was pretty much washing my face with any face wash I liked and applying any moisturiser/sunscreen that I find.

But almost two years back my skin started breaking out. Within no time, both my cheeks were full of painful cystic acne. They would go and come back again and again and again leaving behind ugly marks and redness.

Though my skin is much better ATM but nothing like what it used to be. Acne scar bother me more than anything and therefore, I am more careful about what I use on my face and try to use minimal products and also I try to follow the same Skincare Routine.

When it comes to Face Scrubs and Packs, I try to use mostly Organic stuff or Home remedies easily available in our kitchen.

So far, Lemon and Sugar Scrub is my favourite. It really works for my combination, acne prone skin.You can also use it as a Body Scrub mostly to get rid of those dead skin cells, concentrating mostly on elbows, knees, heels,nails etc.

What you need

-  Half a lemon or juice
- 1 tbsp sugar

Lemon – A natural source of Vitamin C, helps to lighten acne scars and evens out skintone. Also a natural astringent that tightens pores and brightens the complexion.

Sugar – A natural exfoliator; a natural source of glycolic acid which evens out skin tone, cleans pores, and improves overall skin texture by removing dead, dull skin cells.

How to

Take half a lemon and dab it over sugar and rub it all over your face and neck in circular motion. You can also squeeze out the juice and mix it with sugar. Make sure you avoid using it over open wounds and over scrubbing.

After you are done, splash lots of cold water over your face. You can take it one step step ahead with applying a face pack or simply apply a nice moisturizer suitable for your skin type.

Your skin should feel really clean, soft and smooth. With time and regular application, it will help to fight acne and lighten acne scars. Hope this face pack works for you as well.
xox

Recent Posts

♥ Looking For Something ♥

#EveryWomenIsALeader (1) 109 f (1) 5 Products Makeup Challenge (1) Abroad (1) Accessories (8) Accessorize (5) Acne (5) Acne Marks (3) Acne Prone Skin (4) Acrylic Organiser (1) Adidas (1) Aesthetics India (1) All Skin Type (1) And (1) Animal Print (1) Anti- Hair Fall (1) Apparel (2) Armani (1) Astringent (1) Attitude (4) Aviators (1) Ayurvedic Products (4) Aztec Print (1) Azzaro (1) B'DAY surprise (1) Babyliss (1) Bachelor's Party (1) Bag Review (2) Bags (5) Base Makeup (5) Bath and Body (5) Bath and Body Works (2) BB (3) BB Cream (1) Beach Hoildays (3) Beauty box (2) Beauty Subscription Box (2) Bel Ombre (2) Bio-Oil (1) Bioglow (1) Biotique (2) Birthday Outfit (1) Blazer (3) Bling (1) Blog Anniversary (2) Blog Sale (8) Blogger Meet (1) Blush (8) Blush Stick (1) Body (5) Body Butter (3) Body Lotion (5) Body Mist (1) Body Polish (1) Body Scrub (4) Body Sorbet (1) Body Wash (2) Bold Lips (1) Bolero (1) Bollywood Inspired (2) Bollywood Theme Party (1) Book Review (1) Boroplus (2) Bourjois (6) Bracelet (1) Bridal Wear (1) Budget Makeup (5) Burt's Bees (3) Busted (1) Calvin Klein (3) Cannes 2013 (1) Cannes 2014 (1) Carlton London (1) Cat Eyeliner (2) Catwalk (4) CC Cream (1) Cetaphil (1) Chambor (21) Chanel (2) Charles and Keith (5) Chemical Free (7) Christmas (1) Claire's (1) Clarifying Lotion. (1) Clarins (2) Clean and Clear (2) Cleanser (5) Cleansing (1) Clinique (10) Coat (1) Collaboration (1) Colorbar (1) Colorbox (1) Colored Eyeliner (9) Combination Skin (6) Combination/Oily Skin (10) Compact Powder (2) Comparison Post (2) Concealer (3) Conditioner (2) Confetti/Polka Dots Top Coat (5) Contest (2) Contour (1) Coral (3) Coral Lipstick (1) Cosmetics (4) Crabtree & Evelyn (3) Cream Eye Shadow (4) Cupidity (1) Current Favorite (1) Dabur (1) day cream (6) Day look (1) Deborah Milano (7) Designer Bag (2) Dice Print (1) DIY (17) DKNY (2) Dove (1) Drugstore (1) Dry Hair (1) DRY SKIN (8) Elle 18 (1) Empties (6) EOTD (22) Essential Oil (1) Estee Lauder (3) Eye & Lip Makeup Remover (3) Eye Makeup (15) Eye Palette (2) Eye Shadow (16) Eyebrow Mascara (1) Eyebrows (1) Eyeliner (15) Eyes (23) Eyeshadow Palette (1) Faballey (2) FabIndia (1) Face (21) Face Pack (5) Face Palette (1) Face Scrub (3) Face Wash (12) Faces (2) Fastrack (1) Favorites (34) Feature (1) Festive Look (13) Festive Nails (1) Figs and Rouge (1) Floral (1) Floral Blazer (1) Follow MFF (1) Food Review (1) Foot Cream (1) Forest Essentials (1) Forever New (7) Forever21 (1) FOTD (33) Foundation (10) Foundation Brush (1) Free Hand (2) french manicure (1) Frizzy Hair (1) Fun Post (6) Garnier (6) Gel Eyeliner (1) Getaway (2) Gia Bath & Body Works (2) GIFs (1) Gift (1) Gift Set (1) GIVEAWAY (19) Glambox (1) Glitter (3) Glitter Nails (6) Graphic Eyeliner (1) Graphic Eyeliner Tutorial (1) Graphic Eyes (1) Graphic Print (1) Green Tea (1) Grooming Tools (1) Guess (2) Hacks (1) Hair (4) Hair Care (1) Hair Color (1) Hair Mask (1) Hair Oil (4) Halloween Makeup Look (1) Hamdard (1) Hand Cream (4) hand n body cream (1) Handmade (1) handmade card (1) Handmade Soap (2) Hands (2) Happy Independence Day (1) Haul (46) Healthy Snack (1) Hidesign (2) Highlighter (2) Himalaya Herbals (2) Holiday (5) Holiday Collection (1) Holiday look (1) Home Remedies (1) How to (16) How To Dress Up (1) How To Fight Acne (2) How to Store Makeup (1) How To Wear A Sequins Blazer (1) Inc 5 (2) Indian (3) Indian Outfit (10) Indian Outfit. (1) Indiblogger (1) inglot (5) Innisfree (1) Intense Hydrating Mask (1) International Giveaway (1) International Website (2) Inverted Eyeliner (1) iPhone Cover (1) Itchy Scalp (1) Jewelry (3) Jumpsuit (3) Just Herbs (7) Jutis (1) Kajal (12) Kama Ayurveda (1) Kaya Skin Clinic (1) Kazo (1) Kiehl's (1) Kkcenterhk (1) Knits (1) Korean (1) Korean Skincare (1) L'Or Sunset (1) L'oreal (30) La-Roche Posay (2) Lacoste (2) Lactacyd (1) Lakme (41) Lancome (1) lehenga (3) Leopard print (3) Life Hacks (1) Limited Edition (4) Lip Balm (15) Lip Butter (5) Lip Color (2) Lip Crayon (4) Lip cream (2) Lip Gloss (13) Lip polish (1) Lip Stain (4) Lip Tint (1) Lipliner (1) Lips (54) Lipstick (67) Lipstick Holder (1) Liquid Eyeliner (1) Liquid Foundation (2) Liquid Lipstick (1) Look (2) LOTD (37) Lotus (2) Lotus Herbals (1) Louis Vuitton (2) Love (1) Luxury Brands (1) MAC (25) Mac Archie's Girls Collection (2) Madame (2) Makeup (81) Makeup Brushes (1) Makeup Collection (3) Makeup Hacks (1) Makeup Organiser (2) Makeup Palette (1) makeup remover (6) Makeup Revolution (1) Makeup Storage Drawers (2) Makeup Swap (1) Makeup tools (8) Makeup Tricks (2) Mango (1) marriage (1) Mary Kay (1) Mascara (2) Matte Lipstick (3) Mauritius (3) Max (2) MaxFactor (1) Maxi (3) Maybelline (61) Medimix (1) Memebox (4) Metallic Loafers (1) Michael Kors (2) Mini Giveaway (2) MLBB (1) Mocktails (1) Moisture Repair Shampoo (2) Moisturiser (3) Monochrome (1) Moroccan Oil (1) Moroccanoil (1) Must Haves (4) My Acne Story (1) My HG Products (1) My Little One (2) My Skincare Routine (1) Myntra.com (1) Nail Art (23) Nail Art Kit (1) Nail Paint (48) Nail Paint Remover (2) Nails (36) Natural (4) Natural Dye (1) Nayasa (1) Neckpiece (3) Neon (3) New Launch (46) night cream (3) Night look (1) Night Wear (1) Nightcare (1) Nihar (1) Nivea (3) No-Makeup Makeup (1) Normal to Oily Skin (1) NOTD (30) Nude Lips (1) Nude Pump Shoes (1) Nuteral Makeup (1) Nyassa (3) NYX (4) Offer (1) Ofra (1) Oils (1) Olay (2) Ombre (2) ONLINE SHOPPING (18) Only (1) OOTD (22) OOTN (3) OPI (2) Orange Peel Powder (1) Organic (3) Organic Harvest (1) Organic Products (1) Organize. (2) ORIFLAME (33) Outfit (9) Outing (1) PAC (1) Palazzo (2) Pantone Color Of The Year (1) Party Wear (1) Patriotic (1) Pencil Eyeliner (1) Peplum (1) Perfume (1) Pictorial (2) PICTURE TUTORIAL (18) Pieces (1) Pimples (1) Pink (2) Ponds (2) Popart (1) PR (44) Prada (1) Preview (1) Promod (3) Purely Pro (2) Quick Reviews (14) QVS (1) random (2) Rang Manch. (1) Rayban (2) Real Techniques (2) Red Carpet Look (1) Red Lips (2) Red Lipstick (2) Regret List (1) Remy Laure (1) Review (115) Revlon (30) Rimmel London (2) Romper (1) Romwe (4) Rose Gold (3) Rose Nail Art (1) Sale (3) Sale Announcement (1) Saree (4) Sari (1) Sassy Soda (1) Scrapbook (1) Scrub (3) Sebamed (1) Second Honeymoon (3) Selfie (2) Selma (1) Sephora (1) Sequins Blazer (1) Shades (1) shampoo (6) Sheet Masks (1) Shiseido (1) Shoe Collection (2) Shoe Haul (6) Shoes (6) Shopping (52) Shower Butter (1) Shower Gel (1) Sigma (6) Skincare (21) Skincare Tips (2) Skinyoga (1) Sleeping Mask (1) Smokey Eyes (2) Snake Print (1) Sneak Peek (3) Soap (2) Soap and Glory (1) socks (1) Sponsered (1) Spring Season (1) Stay Connected (1) Steve Madden (2) Storage Ideas (3) Store Launch (1) Streetwear (3) Styling Tips (1) Suit (1) Sulphate-Paraben Free (3) Summer (1) Summer Must-Haves (3) Sunscreen (2) Superbox (1) Swatch (41) Sweater (1) Tag Post (1) Tagged (1) Tamassa (1) Tarun Tahiliani (1) Terra Chips (1) Thankyou note (1) The Balm (1) The Body Shop (26) The Face Shop (3) The One (3) Theme Party (2) Thrifted (4) Tinted Lip Balm (3) Toner (4) Tony&Guy (1) Traditional (6) Travel Bag (1) Travel Essential (1) Travel Hacks (1) Travel Size (1) Tunic (1) Tutorial (14) Tvam (1) UCB (1) Under Eye Cream (1) Undersea Walk (1) United Colors Of Benetton (1) Urban Decay (2) Valentine (1) Valentine's Day (2) Vaseline (3) Vega (1) Vellvette Box (5) Vero Moda (4) VLCC (2) Water Activites (1) Website Review (2) Wedding (5) Wedding Look (1) Wedding. (1) Wedges (2) Westside (2) What To Wear While Flying (1) Wills (1) Winged Eyeliner (4) winter (1) Winter Favorites (3) Women Empowerment (1) Women In Leadership (1) Wunderlove (1) Yves Saint Laurent (1) Zara (1)