July 2


DIY – Clarifying Cocoa Vanilla Face Polish

By Tarun Dosanjh

July 2, 2018

An amazing exfoliator that can be fixed right out of your kitchen cabinets and can do wonders on the skin.

Exfoliating, hydrating and tightening.

This quick face polish can take off the dull dead skin cells and reveal a glowing skin in minutes.

What you need –

1.Cocoa powder- 1 tablespoon

2.Brown sugar -3 tablespoon

3.Olive oil- 1 tablespoon

4. Vanilla bean extract -3 drops

1. Cocoa Powder

Rich in antioxidants called Flavonols , Cocoa helps to fight free radicals reducing the signs of aging and keeping the skin youthful .

It also helps to keep the skin cells plump and fight premature wrinkles.

2.Brown Sugar

Because of small and gentle particles, brown sugar is a great exfoliator for all skin types, including the sensitive ones.

It effectively scrubs off the dead skin cells making way for a clean, glowing skin.

3.Olive Oil

High in antioxidants like Vitamin E , Polyphenols and phytosterols , oilive oil has great antiageing benefits for the skin.

Because of its light nature, olive oil penetrates easily into the skin while providing a moisturizing and exfoliating effect.

Olive oil is non- comedogenic and does not clog the pores.

Therefore it is suitable for all skin types including the oily skins.

4.Vanilla Bean Extract

Vanilla helps to soothe and calm the irritated skin.

It contains Vanillin, a polyphenol that has high antioxidant properties.

Vanilla bean extract is anti-inflammatory in nature; therefore it is great for sensitive skin as well.


Mix all the ingredients in a bowl.

Apply the mixture on the face and neck and let it set for a minute.

Now gently massage using light circular motions for about 60 seconds with wet hands particularly on the creases likes the sides of the nose and under the lower lip.

Rinse off with clean water.

So get squeaky-clean and polished skin within minutes with this easy cocoa facial scrub without burning a hole in your pocket.

Tarun Dosanjh

About the author

Tarun Dosanjh is an aesthetician & skincare coach who has been in the beauty business for the past 20 years.

She has been helping Indian women look their absolute best, using a blend of clean, organic and botanical based skin care products.

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