The Hack: Covering a cut tomato in sugar and using it as a facial scrub.
Safety First: Citric acid is a beta hydroxy acid that is found in tomatoes. It can actually help with acne and infuse antioxidants into skin. The sugar is the bad guy in this equation. While it may seem like an ideal exfoliant, the crystals can be too rough and abrasive for your face. It can create microabrasions or irritation — especially if you already have sensitive skin or have blemishes or breakouts. Stick to exfoliants that are specifically made for facial skin.