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Top 10 Natural Exfoliants


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Yogurt
Yogurt's delicious, but instead of eating it, try applying it to your face for a soothing exfoliation treatment.
Yogurt's delicious, but instead of eating it, try applying it to your face for a soothing exfoliation treatment.
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Yogurt may be a good-for-you staple in your kitchen, but did you know it's also good for your skin? Yogurt contains lactic acid, which is an alpha hydroxy acid (the same kind you'll find in prescription skin care treatments) but at a concentration so mild it's gentle enough to use on any skin type, face and body.

Yogurt (and milk, too) hydrates and exfoliates, has skin-smoothing and soothing benefits, and the lactic acid may also help to even out your skin tone as well. Apply plain yogurt as a facial or to larger areas of your body, let it set for about 20 minutes, then rinse.


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