Posted: December 26, 2018 by XPOFeed

The skin is the largest organ of the human body. It is all the more important to take care of the skin regularly. In order to promote the renewal and thus the vitality of the skin, old skin cells should be regularly removed with high-quality and nutrient-rich peels. In addition, the blood circulation is stimulated and the skin radiates again. Especially with impurities and a pale complexion, peels can work wonders.

Dead skin cells are removed using a scrub. 


The term peeling has long been on everyone’s lips. Its origin finds its name in the English word “peel”, to German “peel”. In recent years, different variants of the peeling have developed.

Today we distinguish three variants:

  1. deep peeling
  2. medium deep peeling
  3. the superficial peeling

The latter is probably the most common form of peeling and can also be made by yourself. In the beauty salons , a distinction is made according to three different techniques.


Mechanical peeling

The mechanical peeling is the most common method of treatment and is carried out with different coarse-grained substances. In Japan, for example, coffee grounds are often used. Alumina, salt crystals, sand, plastic particles or the like provide the peeling effect.

Chemical peeling

That chemical peel is also very commonly used today. Applying fruit acid, lipo-hydroxy acid, tretinoin or other chemical substances will cause peeling of the skin. Chemical peels are also commonly used to treat wrinkles . Previously only feasible in beauty salons, there are now less concentrated chemical peels in the drugstores.

Exfoliation with laser

Laser exfoliation is one of the most intensive methods and is used only in very rare cases. In this case, the skin is stimulated and irritated with a YAG laser or with a carbon dioxide laser. This causes skin peeling. Redness can be seen up to four weeks later.

However, scrubs do not always have to be very expensive, because light scrubs can also be easily made and applied.


  • good skin compatibility
  • without preservatives
  • favorable in the production
  • simple production

Thanks to natural and less ingredients very well tolerated by the skin A specially body scrub is very inexpensive and always fresh. The production is easy and simple.



Home-made exfoliation has a nourishing effect and is cost-effective. 

Sugar and oil scrub

Mix two tablespoons of cane sugar with a few drops of cold-pressed olive oil and apply this mixture to the face in a circular motion . After a few minutes of exposure, you can rinse the scrub with lukewarm water.

Also as a whole body peeling, this mixture can be used. Corneal areas, such as the heels, can be treated very well.

Salt Milk Scrub

If you want to do something good for the body, you can spoil it with a self-made full-body exfoliation. To do this, mix 2 tablespoons coarse-grained salt with a little milk. The scrub has the right texture if it has a rough, mushy consistency. After the first showering gently rub the body with the exfoliating porridge. Massaging strengthens the effect. Then rinse the scrub with lukewarm water. For a particularly refreshing effect and finish the care program with a hot-cold alternating shower.

Lemon peeling for the face

Mix a tablespoon of granulated sugar with a tablespoon of lemon juice. Apply this mixture to the face and rinse thoroughly. This scrub helps remove blemishes and should be done once a week.

Facial scrub for dry skin

Crush a ripe banana with a fork and mix with the pulp of a ripe papaya. The enzyme papain frees the skin of old dead skin in a chemical way – without irritating the skin. Leave for 10 minutes and wash with lukewarm water.

Exfoliation for soft and supple skin

To do this, mix the juice of one lemon with 2 tablespoons of brown sugar and 1 tablespoon of macadamia oil. Apply twice daily to the skin.

Exfoliation of oil and salt

Mix two tablespoons salt with a little oil and rub the skin with it. The oil moisturizes the skin.

honey peeling

Mix high quality forest honey with a little sea salt. Due to the contained enzyme glucose oxidase honey has an anti-inflammatory effect.

Exfoliation for sensitive skin

The scrub consists of three tablespoons of natural yoghurt, one teaspoon of honey and two teaspoons of almond bran.

Peeling for a firm skin

For this full-body scrub you need coffee grounds (for example, from breakfast) and a tablespoon of coconut oil. Mix both ingredients well and rub the body in a circular motion. Works very well against cellulite.

Plug-honey facial scrub

Mix 2 tablespoons of cottage cheese, 1 teaspoon of honey and 1 tablespoon of fine granulated sugar.

The Dead Sea mud scrub

This scrub is especially effective on oily and blemished skin as it is completely made without oil.

Mix 100 milliliters of boiled cold water with about 10 grams of Dead Sea mud (from the health food store). This mixture is fed with 1 to 2 scoops of xanthan gum, which you can also buy in the health food store. 1 tablespoon of cosmetic base water, 1 tablespoon of betaine and 1 tablespoon of olive-almond-kernel granules complete the exfoliation. Apply the freshly applied peeling evenly to face and décolleté and let it work for about 10 minutes. Finally, foam the dried mixture with a little water and finally wash off the scrub with lukewarm water.


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