Body scrubs help to remove the dead skin layer and expose younger looking supple skin.
Exfoliating has always been an important step in all skin-care treatments – be it a simple facial or a complete spa experience. Exfoliating helps to rejuvenate the skin by exposing the smoother and supple layer of skin after removal of the dead skin layer. While there exists a range if facial scrubs which are suited to exfoliate the facial skin, there is a wide variety of body scrubs for exfoliating the dead skin of the body.
What Exactly is a Body Scrub?
A body scrub is a suspension of coarse granules (apricot, walnut, oatmeal, sea salt) in a semi-liquid medium or gel (often resembling the consistency of body butter or a moisturizing lotion).
What are the benefits of a Body Scrub?
A body scrub will actually help to remove all the dead skin off your body and expose a supple layer of younger skin, making you feel fresh and rejuvenated. A body scrub is the best way to remove a skin tan. If your skin had become rough and has darkened due to pollution or exposure to dust, you can use a body scrub to remove the rough skin layer leaving you with a soft and supple skin.
What are the Applications of a Body Scrub?
A body scrub is generally used in a complete spa treatment, which involves the use of an exfoliating body scrub and is followed by a hydrating body wrap to nourish the skin and keep it fresh and supple. In case you are not going for the beauty treatment at a spa, you can use a body scrub while having your bath and exfoliate your skin.
How Often Can I Use a Body Scrub?
Do not use the body scrub too often because frequent scrubbing can damage the young skin layer once the dead skin is off the body surface. You can use a body scrub once in a week or two. Also remember to use a very gentle body scrub in case you have a dry skin. Also be very careful during winters when too much of scrubbing can damage the already dry skin.