DIY Natural Skin Care — 5 Sugar Beauty Tips

Brown sugar is a superb food for women to nourish their Qi and blood. (Image: healthgreen.com)
Brown sugar is a superb food for women to nourish their Qi and blood. (Image: healthgreen.com)

Brown sugar is the best choice for women to nourish their blood. Other than that, it also has amazing cosmetic benefits, which you may not know about. Chinese people often use it to make safe and healthy detoxification beauty foods.

Brown sugar is rich in minerals, vitamins, and amino acids. It can help smooth the skin and also promote skin metabolism.

Dual functions of brown sugar are whitening the skin and enriching the blood.

Because of its natural ingredients, brown sugar has special effects in detox moisturizing. Sugar cane contains a variety of essential amino acids, such as lysine and others, as well as malic acid and citric acid, which are the essential foundation for building up human proteins and also supporting metabolism.

Brown sugar nourishing tea

Having tea will improve your Qi and blood deficiencies; it will also boost your immunity and energy, and promote your general mental health and physical well being. Those of you who suffer from anxiety, stress, or fatigue will especially benefit from this tea as it builds up your stamina, while improving blood circulation and soothing your mind.

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Tea is a great companion for a healthy menstrual cycle, and will also help to balance your moods all month long. (Image: pixabay / CC0 1.0)

Method: 

  • 2 grams green tea
  • 30 grams brown sugar
  • Add hot water
  • Cover for 5 minutes before drinking
  • Drink once a day

Brown sugar detox scrub

Every woman loves body scrubs. However, the problem is most of them are filled with toxic chemicals. It’s an important fact that your skin is the body’s largest organ; therefore, you have to understand that a large portion of what you put on your skin will be absorbed into the bloodstream.

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Using non-toxic body scrubs will not only help to rejuvenate the skin and remove dead cells, it is also much healthier. (Image: pixabay / CC0 1.0)

Method:

  • Add a teaspoon of brown sugar into a mixing bowl
  • Pour in three teaspoons of honey, and stir
  • Allow it to sit for five minutes

The top layer of honey, which is fully mixed with the brown sugar, is the best for a detox scrub.

Usage:

Apply the honey to a wet face, and avoid the eyes and the skin around the lips. Gently massage for five minutes, and wash off with clear water.

Brown sugar whitening mask

There are many people who work hard to achieve fair and flawless skin. Dark and dull skin can be caused by overexposure from the sun, environmental pollution, medical conditions, stress, poor lifestyle choices, and even the prolonged use of chemical-based cosmetic products.

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There are many products that will help to achieve fair and flawless skin. However these products have harmful chemicals that can ultimately damage your skin. (Image: pixabay / CC0 1.0)

Method:

  • 300 grams of brown sugar dissolved in hot water
  • Add fresh milk or powdered milk
  • Prepare and apply to your clean face for 30 minutes
  • Wash off with clear water

Usage:

Apply once a day for 3 months; it can reduce the melanin in the skin. After 3 months, continue twice a week.

Hawthorn guizhi brown sugar soup

(Guizhi: Cinnamomi Ramulus)

Ingredients:15 grams of hawthorn fruit, 5 grams of guizhi, 30 grams of brown sugar.

Method:

  • Put the hawthorn fruit and guizhi into an earthen pot
  • Add 2 bowls of water
  • On low heat, gently let it simmer down to 1 bowl
  • Add brown sugar
  • Mix thoroughly until boiling

Efficacy: To warm the body, veins, and pulses, and it has an analgesic effect on blood stasis. It’s suitable for women with dysmenorrhea and a pale complexion.

Ginger date syrup

Ingredients: ginger, dates, brown sugar — 30 grams each.

Method:

  • Clean the ginger and dates thoroughly
  • Chop the ginger
  • Remove the date pits
  • Add brown sugar to boil
  • Drink the soup, and eat the dates

Efficacy: To warm the body’s veins and drive off the cold. It’s suitable for cold dysmenorrhea and chloasma.

The writer of this story is not a medical professional, and the information that is in this story has been collected from reliable sources — and every precaution has been taken to ensure its accuracy. The information provided is for general information purposes only, and should not be substituted for professional health care.

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