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Crazy-Easy DIY Exfoliating Scrubs Your Skin Will Thank You For

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Homemade face scrub ingredients every DIY-er should buy in bulk

2. Nourishing sugar scrub

Homemade face scrub ingredients every DIY-er should buy in bulk
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Granulated sugar is another wonderful, natural exfoliant. Mix it with honey, which contains powerful antioxidant and antimicrobial properties, and a little lemon for clarifying purposes, and you have a wonderfully nourishing and effective face scrub.


  • 1/2 teaspoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon raw sugar
  • Fresh lemon juice


  1. Combine the honey and sugar and a squeeze of fresh lemon juice.
  2. Mix the ingredients well.
  3. If the mixture is a little loose, add a bit more sugar.

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