How to do body polishing at home! 

Body polishing is one of the most expensive service in any salon or spa. It feels amazing after a fresh session at the salon but is it really worth it? You could get better results at home without spending a penny, let’s check out how to do body polishing at home! 

What is body polishing? It is a process where the skin is moisturised and excess dead skin is removed in a gentle manner. The most common ingredients used in body polishing is brown sugar, honey, oats, olive oil and natural fruits. 

Why body polishing? As it aims to remove dead skin cells, new cells are encouraged to grow, this simple process helps to supply oxygen to skin, improves complexion, moisturise and tightens/firms your skin. Your skin feels baby soft and better. 

1. Fruit body polish : 

You will need – 

  • Body scrub/salt of your choice.
  • Fresh fruit body polish ( mix 1 cup papaya, 1 banana, 2-3 spoon honey, 3-4 spoon oats and a cup milk, mix well till a thick paste is formed).
  • Body oil or body lotion of your choice.

Step 1 : Moisten your body with some warm water and apply the scrub all over the body in circular motion. scrub for 15 minutes, wash it off with warm water and pat dry with a towel.

Step 2 : Apply the fresh fruit body polisher all over your body evenly. Now, sit and relax for 15 minutes. 

Step 3 : Apply the body oil or body lotion of your choice all over your body. Massage for 5 minutes, then wipe off with a warm damp towel to avoid staining of clothes. 

2. Brightening polish : 

 You will need –

  • 7-8 spoons of gram flour/besan
  •  half a teaspoon of turmeric
  •  3-4 Spoons of curd
  • 1 full lemon juice. add on some water till you get a thick consistency. Apply it on your entire body this can be used even on your face. Let it stay for 20 min then wash it off with warm water and follow step 3! 

3. Banana polish : 

You will need –

  • 1 ripe banana
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon of olive/almond/coconut oil

Take a warm shower for 2 min, you can skip your body exfoliating scrub as the sugar granules will exfoliate your body. apply the banana polish, gently massage it into the skin, wash it off after 15 min, now apply your body oil, clean the excess oil by using a warm damp towel. 

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