In recent years sugar has gone seriously out of fashion. Where fat was once the enemy, it has long since been replaced by sweet sugar. Well known personalities have written books on how to give it up and skin care enthusiasts have sworn it off in a bid to achieve flawless complexions.
When applied topically however, sugar does serve skin care benefits.
Sugar gives you softer skin
Sugar is a natural humectant, which means it draws moisture from the environment and locks it into the skin. By applying products with sugar or sugar derivatives, your skin stays moisturized and smooth.