If you ask me on any given day how I feel about DIY skincare, I’d say that it’s not my thing. I usually prefer store-bought skincare, because it’s formulation has been tested, and it’s made by professionals. Most DIY skincare that you see online is actually pretty dangerous for your skin. Breaking news—baking soda wreaks havoc on your skin and coconut oil will seriously clog your pores! So that’ why I tend not to trust DIY skincare recipes. However, recently I was at a friend’s house, and she suggested that we whip up a DIY face mask just for fun. Even though I was super sceptical about it, I gave in and gave it a try. I have to say that I pleasantly surprised. This DIY concoction not only brightened my face, but it also gently exfoliated my skin. That was all thanks to the two gentle and nourishing ingredients we used—honey and oats. So if you also want to try this DIY scrub/mask, here’s what you should know:
This simple DIY brightening face scrub needs only two ingredients:
Apply the finished product to your face and leave it on for 10 minutes. When it’s time to wash it off, scrub your face for a couple of minutes and wash it off. If you wish to use this DIY face scrub only as a scrub and not as a mask, then you can do that as well.
Here’s a visual of you after trying out this DIY face scrub:
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