How to Make Fresh Grapefruit Facial Cleanser
Grapefruit is one of the healthiest things you can eat and it can give you great looking skin from the inside by giving your body the vitamins and nutrients it needs to produce healthy, supple skin. But grapefruit is also one of the healthiest things you can put on your skin. The antioxidants in grapefruit, like the ones in oranges, will fight free radicals on the skin's surface and fight lines, wrinkles, discolorations and other skin problems. Using fresh grapefruit on your skin will leave you with soft, healthy skin.
You can make your own grapefruit facial cleanser at home for next to nothing. This all natural cleanser is wonderful for your skin and easy and cheap to make. Forget about paying twenty dollars or more for expensive facial cleansers designed to fight the signs of aging. You have everything you need to fight aging in your kitchen as long as you have some fresh grapefruit. If you want to give your skin an extra boos of Vitamin C you can mix fresh orange juice or tangerine juice into the facial cleanser mixture. Using Ruby Red grapefruit will give the toner a pretty pink color. Without any preservatives your homemade facial cleanser should last for about a week if you store it in the fridge. You can make some up fresh everyday, or just make one batch per week. Here's all you need to do to make your own grapefruit facial cleanser:
Cut a fresh grapefruit in half. Store the other half in plastic baggie to make more cleanser or eat it for breakfast. Put the half grapefruit in a blender with some fresh grapefruit or orange juice, and about a cup of white granulated sugar. Blend the mixture until it's smooth, adding more fresh juice if you need to. Pour into a plastic bottle or bowl and use that to wash your face. The sugar will exfoliate your skin and the grapefruit juice and grapefruit flesh will condition, cleanse and tone your skin. In the summer you can use this mixture on your feet to keep them soft, fresh, and sweet smelling for sandals all summer long. You can also use this mixture on your whole body once a week to exfoliate and tone your skin. This grapefruit facial cleanser is great for a girl's night party. Have your friends over and make your own bath and body treats. Or, make some up for gifts that are inexpensive but fun.