Sugar as an Exfoliant

Sugar! I love to buy new beauty products every once in a while, but I will never buy another exfoliating product again. I take a big ziplock bag full sugar and store it in the bathroom. Once a week, in the shower, I grab a couple of handfuls and start scrubbing my arms, legs, face, and it works better than any product that I have bought. I hope all of you will try this-it really makes you feel great!

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By Robyn from Altoona

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Sugar as an Exfoliant

I love Dove bar soap. I work up a handful of lather and pour about 2 tablespoons of sugar into the lather and then scrub away! It feels so great when you rinse off! I can't understand why someone would choose to use salt (it can burn) or cornmeal or oatmeal which leaves a yucky mess for your drains! It's sugar for me too! (03/24/2006)

By Grandma Margie.

Sugar as an Exfoliant

Thanks so much for the tip!! I can't wait to try it! (03/24/2006)

By crys7881

Sugar as an Exfoliant

I mix it with cooking oil, organic sunflower oil is good (Lots of vitamin E) and olive oil would probably be very good for the skin too. The sugar exfoliates and the oil moisturises and helps hold the sugar together in a paste. Skin feels amazingly well exfoliated and moisturised! Be careful in the bath afterwards, it does make it very slippery! (03/25/2006)

By Cammyhen

Sugar as an Exfoliant

You can also add sugar or salt to liquid hand soap for added scrubbing power... (03/27/2006)

By Jenn

Sugar as an Exfoliant

For a finer exfoliant, use baking soda. I use it mixed with my facial wash for super smooth skin on my face (03/28/2006)

By paintbrush21

Sugar as an Exfoliant

Am going to try out the ideas on exfoliants, thanks guys! Would castor sugar be useful as a finer exfoliant on the face? For a pedicure exfoliant do you simply increase the dosage of sugar to make it stronger? (04/01/2006)

By vicky

Sugar as an Exfoliant

I have strange combination skin and often have icky dry skin around my mouth and forehead that never seems to want to go away. I've used tons of masks and cleansers, but they only work for a few moments. I used sugar to ex foliate for the first time and my skin is smoother than its been in years. I have pretty sensitive skin, so it's great to have something so gentle to use. (03/26/2008)

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By sunshine

Sugar as an Exfoliant

I am a licensed esthetician and have been incorporating sugar into several of my facials and body treatments for many years now. It is incredibly gentle on even my most sensitive clients! It is without a doubt, my exfoliant of choice. (05/26/2008)

By Ginger

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