Salt or Sugar- Which Exfoliates Better?

Salt questionQuestion:  I love making natural products at home, especially   scrubs. I’ve read good things about both salt and sugar.  Which  one would you recommend?

Answer:  I’m also a big fan of DIY skin care.  I love to make my own products and scrubs are at the top of  my DIY list.  I actually like both sugar and salt scrubs and they work well for  different problems and different body parts. What makes both salt and sugar so effective is that the grains gradually dissolve as they are rubbed into the skin. Most scrubs are combined with oils to exfoliate and moisturize at the same time. Sugar also contains glycolic acid  which is one of the most effective  exfoliating ingredients in  countless skin care products.   It removes the  top  dead layer of skin cells which not only clarifies the … Continue Reading…