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Dump dead skin

Now that we are approaching summers (have we already?), it’s time we did some scrubbing to get rid of all the pollution and dead skin. Dr Blossom Kochhar suggests some tips...

india Updated: Feb 18, 2009 20:19 IST
Dr Blossom Kochhar

Now that we are approaching summers (have we already?), it’s time we did some scrubbing to get rid of all the pollution and dead skin.

Exfoliation not just sloughs off dead skin cells but also steps up cells division that gives you a youthful glow. Here are some recipes for homemade scrubs:

Cleansing scrub
Mix ¼ cup multani mitti (fuller’s earth), ¼ cup dried orange peel and two tablespoon sandalwood/oatmeal powder and store it in a container. Take one teaspoon and mix it with water and apply it on the skin. Rinse
with warm water. Use every alternate day.

Almond scrub
Add a pinch of crushed almonds to ¼ teaspoon of your cleansing cream and massage well into the skin. Rinse off.

Scrubbing with brush
While taking bath, scrub your body with a stiff bath brush (lathered with soap) vigorously over the body. This enhances blood circulation that casts off stored up fatigue and gives a glow to your body.

Sugar scrub
Take a teaspoon each of sugar, glycerin, olive oil and a little essential oil. Scrub it over the body for an instant glow.

Face and full body scrub
Take two tablespoon oatmeal and put in 2-3 teaspoon of honey. Mix it with yoghurt and apply it all over your body.