8 Home Remedies to get rid of Dead Skin Cells from Body and Face
Skin is the largest organ of body and our body expels out dead cells and gives way to new cells which move to upper layer from lower layer which keeps the skin soother, younger and glowing with age, but the cycle slows down when person grows in age which results in accumulation of dead cells on outer layer of skin. This build up makes our skin dull and darker and also leads to blemishes and fine lines. Only bath cannot clear away the layers of dead skin. Exfoliation weekly is the best way to get rid of dead skin cells and keep our skin soft, smooth and glowing.
It helps moisturizing products penetrate deeply into skin and even improves blood circulation. Exfoliation is necessary for all skin types whether its oily or dry. It should be done on face along with elbows, keens, feet and other areas that are dull and dark. You don’t need to use chemical based cleansing products to exfoliate your skin. There are many natural ingredients in your kitchen which can help you to remove dead skin cells and makes your skin clean and clear.
I am sure these below written 8 natural home remedies would help you to clear your dead skin cells from body and face.
Graining texture of oatmeal works to effective exfoliating agent for all skin types. It contains saponins which help remove dead skin cells, excess seaburn and other impurities. Also, vitamins and minerals in oatmeal are good for our skin and protein present in it prevent water loss and keep our skin moisturized.
Take 4 spoons of oatmeal into a bowl and add 4 spoons of curd and 2 spoons of honey in it to make a slight thick paste. Now apply paste on your face and massage using circular motions. This will remove dead cells. Let it sit on skin for 10-15 minutes then rinse it with fresh water. Apply some moisturizer after this. You can also mix 4 spoons of honey, lemon juice and some water. Now apply oatmeal scrub on your skin and wash that with water after 10 minutes. Do any of these two remedies once or twice a week. You can use oatmeal scrub on your face and other body parts too.
Sugar and Olive Oil:-
Mixture of sugar and olive oil works as a good scrub for all skin types. Fine particles of sugar help remove the dead skin cells and olive oil moisturizes your skin. This scrub can be used to exfoliate all body parts even for lips. Mix 5 spoons of olive oil in half cup of fine sugar.
Add 2-3 spoons of honey and some lemon juice in it. Apply this mixture on skin and rub it in circular motions for 2-3 minutes. Rinse it with lukewarm water after 10 minutes and use any moisturizer cream after this. Do this once or twice in a week.
Drinking green tea keeps you healthy. Used tea bags can be used for scrub to get rid of dead skin cells. Leaves of green tea are slightly rough which help exfoliate your skin to remove dead cells and dirt. Moreover green tea makes skin fair and promotes skin elasticity and makes your skin healthy.
Take out the contents of 2 used green tea bags into a bowl and add 2-3 spoons of honey in it. If you want then you can add 2 spoons of baking soda. Mix all these and make a thick mixture of them properly. Now apply this paste on your face as a mask and leave it for 10 minutes. Clean this scrub slowly with wet cotton cloth or with fingers. Use this once a week for good skin.
Coffee is very useful for eliminating dead skin cells and increases production of new cells. Moreover, it has flavnoids which improves skin texture, repair damaged skin and maintains our skin complexion.
Prepare a paste by mixing 4 spoon of coffee, 2 spoons of extra virgin oil and almond oil, organic honey and fine sugar. After that mix all of these things properly and then apply this paste on face, neck, knees, elbows or wherever you want and then massage using circular motions. Let it dry for 10 minutes and rinse it with lukewarm water. Use this scrub once a week or once in 10-12 days.
Almonds are not just good health they are very good for skin care too. Almond has excess of antioxidants, vitamin A and E. also they contain healthy fats which make our skin healthy and younger.
Soak 10 almonds in water overnight for better results, sock them in milk. Peel off in the morning and make their paste. Add 2 spoon of honey in it. Apply this paste on face and neck. Rub this in a circular motion for few minutes. Let it dry for around 15 minutes. Rinse your face with lukewarm water. Use this almond and honey scrub 2-3 times a week or in 10 days time frame.
Do not throw away the peels after eating oranges. Dry these peels in the sunlight for few days and then grind them for making powder. This powder has abrasive characteristics which work as natural exfoliating agent. It removes dirt and dead skin cells from skin as this has antioxidants and vitamin C which makes your skin healthy, young and glowing.
Mix equal amounts of orange peel powder and curd to form paste. Apply it on face and on neck area. Let it dry for 15-20 minutes. Rub off the paste using your wet hands in a circular motion after that wash with lukewarm water. Repeat it 2-3 times a month.
Gram flour is an effective natural ingredient which removes dead skin cells and makes your skin glowing. It also removes excess oil from skin and prevents acne, pimples and blackheads.
Mix 4 spoons of gram flour and rose water to make a thick paste of them. Apply this paste properly on skin and leave this as such until it dries fully. Now scrub with wet fingers.
You can also mix 3 spoons of gram flour and curd together in same quantity. Add one half spoon of turmeric powder in it. If paste is too thick then add more curd. Apply this paste on face and neck and leave it for 15-20 minutes to dry. Then rinse it with fresh water. Use one of these natural home remedy once a week.
Avocado seeds are also very useful for removing dead skin cells. It also removes excess sebum and other impurities from skin. These seeds are rich in antioxidants which repair and nourish dry and damaged skin.
Wash some avocadoes seeds and peel off brown skin. Grind them in a mixer for making powder. Mix two spoons of the powder with one spoon of olive oil and honey. Apply this mixture on face, neck, hands and other body parts. Massage it in a circular motion. Let it dry for 10-15 minutes and then take a shower. Use this scrub once a week.
So friends, these were the 8 natural home remedies to get rid of dead skin cells from body and face. You should wash your face properly with water before scrub. Use moisturizer after exfoliation because natural oil get expelled and skin becomes dry. Rinse off your eyes immediately if scrub get into your eyes by mistake. Don’t rub harshly while exfoliating. This will affect your skin and can cause injury.