Decoding Tomato & Sugar Scrub Viral At-Home Treatment
When it comes to finding from the latest influx of DIY at-home treatments, there are endless options to choose from! But with so much to explore and practice, is everything safe and even worth your time? We guess not! Because well, not every treatment will work for your skin type or skin problem, hence a proper knowledge on the same is a must.
The latest craze of DIY has lead to using tomato and sugar scrub as an easy remedy for doing away with excess oil build up, shrinking pores, removing blackheads and smoothing the skin.
What is used in the DIY solution?
Face wash, sugar and scrub and you are sorted!
Best suited for people with oily skin, for this procedure start by cleaning your face with a face wash. Now you just have to cut open a tomato, sprinkle some sugar on it and start to ever so gently rub it on your face. You might feel a slightly stingy or itchy sensation for the first 5-10 minutes. But soon enough, the skin will start feeling sight and the sensation will ward off! Let this mixture sit on your face for 15 mins of so, after which simple wash off your face with cold water. Cold water will also help in closing the pores.
Tomato has great properties to eradicate excess oil from your face. It has various antioxidants including lycopene, which leads to calming the inflamed sin and working as a shield against free radicals. Its consistent application helps in shrinking pores, whitening the skin and removing the blackheads. It has antibacterial properties to boast of! But when it comes in contact with the natural source of alpha hydroxy acids, sugar, it works as an excellent exfoliate.
People who have sensitive skin should stay away from this treatment as it can cause further irritation to your skin.