Most of the times, we take care of our face by following a good skin care regimen, but the body is often neglected. Dry, scaly skin, tanned elbows and foot, daily travel in pollution, all make our body skin dry and lifeless. Body polishing treatments have now become popular in many spas and parlours. But you don’t have to spend a fortune every now and then for that. You can easily do a salon-like body polishing session at home.
Rice flour- Has great skin exfoliating and brightening properties. Exfoliates skin and buffs away dead skin cells.
Turmeric- Has anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory properties. Keeps skin clear and has brightening effects too. Helps lighten scar and pigmentation
Coconut oil or aloe vera – Moisturizes skin, keeps it soft and supple.
Things you need-
- 1/3 cup Organic rice
- 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
- Enough aloe juice or coconut oil – how to make aloe juice.
In a blender, add in some rice and blend to a smaller granules. You can also use a mortar and pestle for it. Add in turmeric powder and mix. Add enough aloe juice to make a spreadable consistency. Use this as a face and body polishing scrub on damp skin before bath. You can also add essential oils if you like.
**Caution- Patch test before using.