Body Polishing At Home And Its Benefits

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Just like your face, your body needs some pampering. Because the skin sheds dead cells that need to be cleared. Otherwise, they accumulate on the surface, making it rough, dry, and patchy, clogged pores. Giving you not-so-wonderful feeling when you run your fingers all over it. Your skin is your largest organ and the way you take care of it reflects the way you appear to be outside. Body polishing is usually done with natural substances that help in cleansing and moisturizing your skin. It is the best way to exfoliate your body’s skin and make it glow. Continue reading to know all about body polishing at home and its benefits.

What is body polishing?

Body polishing is a way to pamper your skin to make it shine and also healthy. This is a form of exfoliation. The layer of dead skin cells hides the natural glow and makes our skin look dark and patchy. To get rid of all these, we must scrub our body skin regularly. Skin polishing or body polishing does exactly so!  It is like facial for the whole body, where scrubs and loofahs are used to clean the dead cells and moisturize the skin. Body polishing in spas and salon treatments can cost a lot, but you can indulge in body polishing at home too. Body polishing is a cleansing process for our skin, where natural ingredients, such as flowers, herbs, grains, pulses, essential oils, etc are used. This article is all about the home techniques and tricks you can follow and do body polishing all by yourself.

Benefits of body polishing

There are several benefits and advantages of polishing your body they are:

  • It offers therapeutic benefits for our mind and body, as it a skin cleansing process.
  • Polishing helps in skin exfoliation, that removes the dead cells. This brings new and healthy cells, and helps your skin breathe.
  • Boosts blood circulation, giving you that flawless, radiant look.
  • Body polishing is a great way to get rid of skin dryness.
  • Removes dust, dirt, pimples, and blackheads on the skin.
  • It easily removes tan and sun damage from the body.
  • Body polishing removes the fine lines and also reduces wrinkles from your body.
  • Lastly, it has a relaxing, calming and rejuvenating effect on our mind, making us feel fresh and in peace.

How to polish your body?

Process

Body polishing at home not only saves time and money, but you can easily customize the treatment and the ingredients as per your preference of choice.

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Things you will need:

  1. A loofah.
  2. Pumice stone
  3. Olive oil (as it is good for massage and scrubs)
  4. Any D.I.Y body polishing scrub.

The procedure:

  1. First, take a shower with Luke warm water.
  2. Now take warm olive oil and massage into your body for 10 to 12 minutes.
  3. Take body polishing scrub of your choice, with the help of loofah massage your body.
  4. Massage for about 10 minutes in a circular motion. With your hands gently rub or scrub the rough areas like elbows, knees, and heels.
  5. Follow this with a bath, you will feel great.
  6. Also avoid using any soap or body wash, after body polishing session.

Now that you know the process of body polishing at home, let’s discover some homemade and easy polishing scrub recipes that you can try and make your skin glow and body shine.

Body polishing  recipes

1. SALT, SUGAR AND HONEY POLISH

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You will need:

  •  A cup of salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • Rock salt – 2 spoons full.
  • 1 teaspoon of honey (raw is better)
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons of virgin coconut oil.

How to prepare

  • Mix everything together and make a fine paste out of it.
  • Keep the mixture in a jar and refrigerate it for an hour or half.
  • Now the polishing scrub is ready to use.
  • Use this once a week and you will have glowing skin.

2. BROWN SUGAR, ALOE-VERA, AND LEMON POLISH

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For this you will need:

  • 1 cup brown sugar.
  • 1 cup Aloe-Vera gel.
  • 2 tablespoons of lemon juice.
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon zest (optional)

How to prepare

  • Mix all the 3-4 ingredients together.
  • Keep it in the refrigerator for some time.
  • Use this once a week, and this will help in exfoliation.
  • With regular use, there will be proper blood circulation in the body, and you will feel the difference in the skin.

3. RICE FLOUR POLISHING SCRUB

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This is one of the oldest ways of scrubbing your body, even our grandmothers also have used it. This is an instant scrub, for this

You will need:

  • 5 tablespoons of rice flour.
  • 3 spoon full coconut oil.
  • 1 teaspoon of rock salt.
  • Pinch of turmeric.

How to prepare

  • In a bowl, mix rice flour turmeric and rock salt.
  • Pour coconut oil to form a paste.
  • Use this paste and scrub and massage your body with it.
  • These are totally natural ingredients.
  • You can use this scrub twice a week for better results.

4. BAKING SODA, SALT AND COCONUT OIL POLISH

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This yet another great recipe to exfoliate and remove dead skin cells from the body. For this polish

You will need:

  • Baking soda- 1 cup.
  • Salt – 2 tablespoons.
  • 1 cup of coconut oil.

How to prepare

  • Mix baking soda, salt, and oil together to form a smooth paste.
  • Pour the paste in a jar and keep it in the refrigerator.
  • Use after an hour or any time you want.
  • We can keep this mixture for a month.

5. STRAWBERRY, MILK AND SUGAR POLISHING SCRUB

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For this you will need:

  • 1 cup crushed strawberries.
  • 1 cup of sugar.
  • 3 tablespoons of raw milk.

How to prepare

  • Mix all the ingredients together.
  • Refrigerate for half an hour
  • Then, use the mixture to scrub your skin
  • To get glowing skin, use this once a week.

These were some super simple, easy and quick body polishing recipes, which all of us can use and let our skin shine bright!

Also Read: Best Body Scrubs Available In India