Let’s Pamper your face with lemon and sugar! lemon and sugar scrub is great for the face. When applying place a dime size of scrub on your palm and use with gentle circular motions. … Lemon tightens pores and evens out the skin tone, sugar removes dead skin cells and cleans pores. Exfoliating our skin is important as it removes dead skin and allows pores to breath. Our skin releases oils which are necessary to keep our skin healthy and moisturized. However, if we don’t exfoliate, the skin cells will get clogged with oils and everyday dirt, often resulting in patchy skin, greasy complexion and acne.