Brown sugar face wash?

blackcat10071blackcat10071 Registered Users Posts: 66 Curl Neophyte
I've heard a lot about brown sugar face wash made by mixing the sugar with milk. Have any of y'all ever tried this? Is it good for acne? It would be really helpful because those are easy to find in any kitchen. I just want to know how it worked for you. :happy7:


  • crimsonshedemoncrimsonshedemon Registered Users Posts: 2,098
    I love sugar scrubs
    Here's a recipe that would be helpful for acne

    1/2 cup of brown sugar
    3 tbsp. 2% milk
    1 tbsp. all natural honey
    1 cucumber

    Place the brown sugar in a small bowl. Brown sugar is made with some of the world's finest oils and is used in many skin care products. It not only tastes and smells great, but it moisturizes and rejuvenates skin while gently exfoliating and removing dead skin cells.

    Add 3 tbsp. of 2% milk. The lactic acid in milk soothes and softens dry, itchy skin. Milk will help moisturize, while at the same time tightening wrinkles and refining pores.

    Stir in 1 tbsp. all natural honey. Honey has been used for centuries in many natural remedies. Honey is known to kill bacteria and germs on the skin, and it also reduces inflammation and swelling, giving the face a taut and youthful appearance.

    Peel and slice two pieces of cucumber to place over your eyes. Cucumber is a natural astringent and has the same pH as skin. It prevents and eliminates acne while restoring the skin's own natural protective layer.

    Wash your face gently with warm water and pat dry. Apply the milk face mask to your face and neck, massaging gently for a few minutes. Place the cucumber over your eyes and relax for 20 minutes. Then, wash your face with warm water and gently pat dry

    Read more: How to Make a Milk Face Mask | How to Make a Milk Face Mask |
  • CuteCurlyCocoaChickCuteCurlyCocoaChick Registered Users Posts: 8
    Yeah it is a very wonderful scrub, I love it. Mix it with peppermint oil, or campher and it invigorates your face.
  • EmmaJJEmmaJJ Registered Users Posts: 10
    Mixing honey with brown sugar to get a natural ingredients scrub. You should not scrub your face more than 2x a week so I would not suggest you to use it everyday.
  • ShannonCShannonC Registered Users Posts: 8
    One of the best ways to maintain the natural glow of your skin is using natural ingredients. There are so many benefits and you cannot harm your skin as much as you can do if you use masks that contain strong chemicals. I agree that using honey on your face and body in any combination with other ingredients can transform the way you look. What I would add additional to the honey and brown sugar recipe is a little bit of lemon and drop of coconut oil. I am always careful when I am scrubbing my skin.
  • QueenballucciQueenballucci Registered Users Posts: 1
    I don't think it's such a great idea to use exfoliation on the face. Your face is very sensitive and manual exfoliating leaves tiny tears on the face :thumbdown::thumbdown: if you do be very gentle and be aware of the fact that no matter how gentle you'll be causing tiny tears on your face.

    I got this from a website when I googled "manual exfoliation face tear" it was the 5th one down

    1) Physical Scrubs – Some scrubs are good and some are bad. If a scrub is made of crushed seed hulls (St. Ive’s Apricot Scrub) or has jagged edges, do not use it on your face. They will scratch your face making micro-tears and micro-punctures in your skin. This breaks down the skin’s integrity and leaves it open to possible infection. A good facial scrub would have round beads that are used to gently slough away dead skin cells. How you use a scrub is very important also. You must gently roll the scrub over your skin using small circular motions and minimal pressure. DO NOT rub your skin aggressively as if you were using a piece of sandpaper on wood. It is a must to purchase your scrub from a skin care professional as many over-the-counter products are detrimental to your skin.
  • jeepcurlygurljeepcurlygurl Registered Users, Curl Ambassador Posts: 20,731 Curl Virtuoso
    I love sugar scrubs for my body but prefer a baking soda scrub for my face. It just seems more gentle but still effective. 
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