Top 5 benefits of using brown sugar for glowing skin

Brown sugar is not only healthy for your internal body but it has several skin related benefits which you may not be aware of.

Here are the benefits of using brown sugar for skin.

Remove scars 

Regular application of brown sugar helps to diminish scars and make skin fair because glycolic acid present in the brown sugar is known to make skin fairer. Brown sugar also controls the formation of melanin.


Brown sugar can also be used in the form of aromatherapy as it smells delicious when it is warm. It can be used at home for relaxing spa treatments to exfoliate dead skin cells from the body. It works wonders to make skin glow and radiant and also works as a body polisher.


Brown sugar can be used as a great moisturizer as it helps to hydrate the skin. By drawing the moisture from the surrounding or environment it transfers to the skin. Brown sugar is soft and gentle to skin more than a raw sugar or even salt. It gives proper hydration to the skin cells and helps to look glowing and hydrating. You can apply brown sugar by mixing it with honey or any essential oil like lavender or rosemary oil for good result.


Many people go for artificial glycolic treatments to get a glowing skin. Brown sugar naturally contains glycolic acid which is a smallest alpha-hydro acid due to the small size it goes deep into the pores of the skin and purifies it properly. Brown sugar is popularly used as a scrub for exfoliating the skin as it promotes the growth of new cells. Mix brown sugar with coconut oil and with any essential oil to massage the skin in circular motion till the sugar melts. Then rinse with lukewarm water to get a glowing skin.

Remove pigementation and tan

Over exposure of the sun rays can cause tan and pigmentaion. Even after using a sunscreen our skin gets affected by the sun exposure as it triggers the melanin production on the skin. This hyper-pigmentation results in dark spots and ageing signs on the skin. Consistent exfoliation on the skin with brown sugar can break this pigmentaion process and removes tan also. It also controls melanin formation to make skin lighter and fairer.

Prevents the early ageing of the skin

Brown sugar is used as skin purifier which offers anti-ageing benefits by reducing fine lines and wrinkles. Regular exfoliation of the skin promotes collagen synthesis to enhance skin appearance and glow.

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