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on 11/10/2010 12:23:00 AM
More reviews by redheadjane
Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Warm
Hair: Red, Straight, Fine
I'm in the process of going Natural with all my beauty products and sugar is on the top of my list. I will never buy a face scrub again. I mix sugar, organic raw honey, a splash of ACV (Apple Cider vinegar and either little olive oil or sweet almond oil. You have to make a paste and be careful not to add too much liquid or the sugar will disolve. I rub it in and let it sit for a few minutes, sometimes I let it sit for about 10 minutes like a mask, then scrub some more and rinse. MY skin is so soft and glowy afterwards. If you wanna do a quick scrub, mix some sugar in with your cleanser. I keep some in my bathroom now in a sealed jar (Keeps the moisture out). I am using organic and natural cleansers like Alba and Dessert Essence. They work great with the sugar ! I have flakey skin on my chin and it does wonders for it. Make my makeup go on smoother.
4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.
on 10/31/2010 4:09:00 AM
More reviews by beautybum
Skin: Combination, Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
i mix a combo of honey, olive oil and either white or brown sugar (organic for all if I have it) and scrub away. the exact measurements of the concoction don't matter, as long as it makes a gritty paste.Amazing for people with constant dry chapped lips like me, I use this on my lips almost every day/
1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.
on 10/31/2010 2:25:00 AM
More reviews by Nareeporn
Skin: Acne-prone, Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Coarse
It is so true what other reviewers have said before. I'd like to offer an alternative of your brown sugar concoction. I mix mine with rice bran oil, pink clay and finely grounded coffee for morning exfoliation. I leave it on for a few minutes as mask as well. Rice bran oil is lighter than olive oil and pink clay helps with cleansing and balancing. Grounded coffee to wake up the skin in the morning. With the oil mixer, I've heard that hazelnut oil is good for acne-prone skin. I'll try this and will update this review soon.EDITED 28 June 2015: My current favourite sugar for exfoliation is coconut sugar. It's got a sort of crumbly texture, less refined than brown sugar. In contact with water, it doesn't melt as quickly as castor sugar, so you can work it on your skin for a bit longer. It melts in water eventually. Price-wise, it's a bit more expensive than refined sugar. You can get coconut sugar from health food store for about $5 for 500g. Can mix with oil and other exfoliants above, or mix with your favourite gel, cream or lotion cleanser.
3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.
on 10/28/2010 9:46:00 AM
More reviews by fluffyby
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
Great product with great price. I love it when i scrub my face with my regular cleanser and a fair bit of sugar! Goodbye Skin Food black sugar mask. Now I am making my own black sugar face scrub. And I love it even more when I use the excess to scrub my hands and gently rub every finger. When I rinse everything off, my hands feel soooooo smooth! I love black sugar! :)
on 10/1/2010 12:55:00 PM
More reviews by Adriana265
Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium, Warm
Hair: Black, Straight, Medium
What can I say that all the other glowing reviews haven't? Sugar is an excellent exfoliator, with added benefits such as being natural and tasting great! I add sugar to sesame oil and use it as a face polish...it gets rid of all the dead skin cells and makes my skin glow. Works just as well as the stuff you buy in stores but for a fraction of the price.
on 10/1/2010 11:58:00 AM
More reviews by Minerva10
Hair: Blond, Wavy, Medium
I love mixing sugar (regular) with honey and using it my hands! After rinsing, my hands feel amazingly soft and moist! My BFF tried it and vowed NEVER to purchase anymore HE scrubs again.
on 10/1/2010 10:54:00 AM
More reviews by paulamwiggins
Skin: Combination, Fair, Neutral
Hair: Blond, Straight, Medium
I tried this last night, ladies! Plain old white table sugar mixed with some olive oil. Scrub scrub scrub then rinse in the shower with a little mild cleanser. My skin feels so soft and glowy today!!! Loooove it. Can't beat the price!
on 10/1/2010 10:40:00 AM
More reviews by PALEGRE3N
Skin: Dry, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Relaxed, Fine
Wow! I'm never buying an exfoliator again. I mixed a little brown sugar, white sugar, jojoba oil, olive oil and some cleanser and it worked magically. Nobody has an excuse not to try this.
on 10/1/2010 1:30:00 AM
More reviews by peunwha
Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium, Neutral
Hair: Brown, Straight, Fine
HIGHLY RECOMMEND !you'll never know until you actually try it.i think ORGANIC BROWN SUGAR BEATS every scrub products out there ( i have tried sooo many products from department store, and those are always too strong , harsh to my skin. containing lots of CHEMICAL)Instruction: wet your face with little water -> carefully rub all over your face with it. -> wash face with water.the result is soooo good. it refines the texture of my face and make it clean.
on 9/26/2010 12:51:00 AM
More reviews by hotdamnitsjess
Hair: Black, Other, Other
After reading all of the comments here, I decided to try this immediately. After a scrubbing of sugar, I can honestly say my face has never felt so clean! I always use toner and face wash, but this sugar as an exfoliator has taken my skin to a whole new level as far as how clean it feels. I just used my hands, warm water, and a towel to dry. My skin feels extremely soft too!As for the aftermath of whether my skin may react to it in the morning, well, I will definitely update my ratings. I am hoping this will help with my breakouts.
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