Sugar Me Sweet
Sugar can get you into trouble as a sweet treat however in skin care it is actually a quite helpful ingredient. As a natural humectant, sugar draws in moisture keeping the skin hydrated and supple. Sugar lends itself as an excellent exfoliant on the body however, when selecting a sugar for a facial scrub select less course granules such as brown sugar to prevent micro tearing of the skin. Natures troublemaker is also a natural glycolic acid, an alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) that sloughs off dry lifeless skin cells thus promoting cellular turnover which generates a more youthful-looking skin.