How to Make a Gentle DIY Sugar Scrub for Your Face in 5 Easy Steps

Bellindah Gama
by Bellindah Gama
8 Materials
15 Minutes

In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how to make a gentle DIY sugar scrub for your face. This homemade face scrub leaves your skin looking bright and feeling silky smooth! So, join me as I show you how to make this wonderful face scrub recipe.

Tools and materials:

  • Glass container or bowl
  • Brown coarse sugar (or white sugar)
  • Fresh lemon
  • Honey
  • Raw milk
  • Clean face towel
  • Moisturizer
  • Lip balm or moisturizer

1. Make the face scrub recipe

The recipe is pretty straightforward. In a clean glass container or jar, add the following all-natural ingredients;

DIY sugar scrub for face recipe

4 teaspoons of coarse brown sugar. You can use white sugar, too. 

Squeezing the juice out of a lemon

1 teaspoon of lemon juice.

Adding raw honey to the face scrub recipe

1 tablespoon raw honey.

Adding raw milk to the face scrub recipe

2 teaspoons of raw milk.

How to make a face scrub

2. Mix the DIY face scrub

Once all your ingredients are placed in the container, give it a good mix to combine everything.

The sugar acts as an exfoliator, and the milk works as a lightening agent that also helps combine the scrub. The lemon works as a natural lightening agent as well, while honey that helps remove skin impurities. 

Tip: If the consistency is runny, remember to add more sugar. 

Applying the homemade face scrub

3. Apply the DIY face scrub

Before application, wash your face with warm water to open your pores. Next, rub the homemade face scrub on your cheeks, chin, forehead, nose, and pretty much all over your face. 

Tip: You can use this scrub as a facemask by leaving it on for a few minutes before rinsing. 

Scrubbing the lips

Don’t forget to scrub your lips! 

Leaving the DIY face scrub on as a face mask

I decided to leave my DIY face scrub for 10 minutes so that my skin soaks in all that goodness. 

Drying the face with a clean towel

4. Rinse and dry

Now, rinse and pat dry your face gently. Ensure that you are using a clean face towel for this step. 

Results of the DIY face scrub

I already can feel the difference in how soft my skin is! 

Applying face moisturizer

5. Moisturize

Next, apply your favorite moisturizer. You can even opt for coconut oil. Just make sure you are not sensitive and that it doesn’t cause breakouts. 

Applying lip balm

Then, finish everything off with your favorite lip balm. 

DIY sugar scrub for face

DIY sugar scrub for your face tutorial

You’re done! I hope you enjoyed this quick and nourishing DIY sugar scrub for the face! It will leave your skin feeling great. I hope you learned how to make a face scrub with all-natural ingredients.

This is definitely an inexpensive way to stay on top of your skincare routine game! Let me know what you think in the comments below.

Suggested materials:
  • Glass container or bowl
  • Brown coarse sugar (or white sugar)
  • Fresh lemon
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