Scrubs are a fine way to exfoliate skin, remove dead skin cells and leave you with a bright, glowing complexion. There are countless scrubs available, and you have probably heard of sugar and salt scrubs if you are trying to go with natural products and each can be combined with Essential Oils as well. They are both effective at cleansing brightening skin, so which one do you use? Here are the facts about each, so you can choose the right one for you.
Sugar Specializes in Dry Skin
Sugar is more refined than salt, and it works exceptionally well if you need to buff away dry areas of skin. It exfoliates the skin and will leave it exceptionally soft. A lovely way to pamper yourself before you head out for a night on the town, these scrubs are relaxing and divine. These scrubs are also the right choice if you have sensitive skin. They are less abrasive and less drying that the salt scrubs.
Salt Provides more Exfoliation
If your skin has uneven areas and hasn’t been exfoliated in a while, then a salt scrub can be the right choice for you. Salt is coarser than sugar, so it provides more exfoliating power. It’s important that you wait a few hours between shaving your legs and working the scrub in. Otherwise, you could irritate the skin. However, a salt scrub will leave your skin healthy, youthful and radiant. Salt scrubs are also excellent for clearing up acne and smooth harsh callouses.
Treatment for Medical Conditions
Salt scrubs are often used for relieving painful medical conditions. Improving circulation and treating the skin with minerals, the right scrub can provide relief from Eczema, body acne, muscle aches, pains and Psoriasis.
There are benefits to salt and sugar scrubs. Natural solutions to dry, dull skin, they will leave you looking more youthful and beautiful. Sugar scrubs are more gentle due to the smaller exfoliating particles, but salt scrubs are more effective if your skin is particularly rough. The next time you want to pamper yourself and enjoy skin that is exceptionally smooth, invest in a quality scrub that will also give your skin a beautiful glow.
The great thing about these scrubs is that they are safe for the face and the body. So you can use a salt or sugar scrub in the shower over your entire body to exfoliate and moisturize the skin. We would love to hear which scrubs you use and why you use that particular scrub. Do you add any oils to it?