Buy or DIY: Citrus Facial Scrub

Whenever you use an orange, lemon, lime, or grapefruit, make sure to save the peel, which contains skin-rejuvenating essential oils. 

Citrus does double duty: The acid in the oil helps loosen the dead top layer of skin, and the ground-up peels slough it off.







Buy It

  • Murad Pomegranate Exfoliating Mask is left on the skin for 10 to 15 minutes. $23 for six; murad.com
  • Kiss My Face Start Up Exfoliating Face Wash gently renews with alpha hydroxy acids from fruit. $15; kissmyface.com
  • Jurlique Fruit Enzyme Exfoliator has a blend of natural fruit acids that removes the top layer of skin. $45; jurlique.com



A natural exfoliator from Janice Cox, author of "Natural Beauty at Home."

  • 1 Tbsp. dried citrus peel, chopped and finely ground in a food processor
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 tsp. pure honey
  • 1/4 cup vitamin E oil
  • 2 Tbsp. cornmeal

Mix the ingredients until well blended and massage on a damp face. Rinse well with warm water and finish with a splash of cold. Though the scrub's nicest when used fresh, you can store leftovers in the refrigerator for up to a week.

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