Cornmeal Exfoliating Scrub Recipes for Skin Care
Do you have dead skin cells, dull looking skin, and excessive greasiness on your skin? If yes, then go and get some cornmeal and add it into your skin care routine. It is a good exfoliant for the skin. Not only it helps exfoliate your skin but also makes it makes your skin soft, supple and flawless. Furthermore, it is also helpful in removing excess oils from the skin and one good thing- it won’t make your skin dry. It is laden with tons of vitamin C which is helpful in building and repairing connective tissues. Being a rich source of vitamin C it also helps remove scars and dark spots. It also has good amount of vitamin A that enables skin to retain moisture, thus making it free of wrinkles and fine lines. Moreover, it also has anti-aging properties.
One of the best and easiest ways to use cornmeal for skin exfoliation is to mix finely ground variety of it with little quantity of water to make a paste. Use this on your cleansed face as well as on your body. Here are some more exfoliate scrub recipes which when used in your skin care can beautify your complexion.
Cornmeal Exfoliating Scrub Recipes
Here we are going to mix cornmeal with some other ingredients to create some excellent scrub recipes.
Cornmeal and Aloe Vera
Remove dull and dark looking skin with a combination of ½ cup of finely ground cornmeal, two teaspoons of aloe vera gel and one or two drops of orange essential oil. This essential oil is optional. Gently rub this mixture on your skin for some time and then rinse it and apply your favorite moisturizer.
Apple Cider Vinegar
First of all, dilute apple cider vinegar by add some water into it. Now, mix this diluted solution with cornmeal powder to prepare a paste. Scrub your facial skin and wash your face thoroughly with lukewarm water.
Moisturizing Scrub Recipe
I was looking for a recipe which not only helps exfoliate my skin but also keep it well moisturized and suddenly I found this recipe on google. To make this, mix cornmeal with equal amount of honey and some heavy cream and finally add few drops of lemon juice. Use it as an exfoliant.
Have Smooth Hands naturally
Here is one exfoliating recipe for hands – Mix lemon with cornmeal and rub it on you hand to make them soft and younger looking.
Make your Skin Radiant
Make a smooth paste of orange juice and cornmeal. Gently rub it on your facial areas or any other pigmented area which is not sensitive. This recipe will help make your skin glowing and fair.
Dry Sensitive Skin Exfoliator
Remove Extra Greasiness
You can easily get rid of oily skin with a combination of plain yogurt, cornmeal and some lemon juice.
Exfoliate to Lighten Your Complexion
Chamomile tea-one cup
Milk powder- one teaspoon
Cornmeal- ¼ cup
Mix these ingredients thoroughly and massage the resultant mix on your face. Keep on for 20 minutes and then wash off. Both chamomile and milk has soothing and skin fading properties.
Apart from using cornmeal for making exfoliating scrubs, you can also use it to cure nail fungus, athlete’s foot and several other skin conditions.