Homemade Facial Cleansers And Moisturizers For All Skin Types

Those harsh, synthetic cleansing creams have betrayed you. They promised to make your skin glow. Alas! You’ve begun noticing dullness on your skin lately. It’s time to dump those chemicals and turn towards homemade facial cleansers. Here are some really effective ones.


Homemade Facial Cleanser For Normal Skin


Take a half cup of rolled oats, one tablespoon each of honey and cider vinegar, and one teaspoon each of ground walnuts and almonds.
Mix all ingredients.
Apply on your face.
Let it stay on for 10 minutes.
Remove the dried mask with a warm washcloth.
Splash your face with cool water.


RESULT: exfoliated and fresh skin.


Homemade Facial Scrub for Oily Skin


Take one cup rolled oats, half cup almonds, one cup of white cosmetic clay, half cup of honey, one teaspoon each of dried peppermint and lavender.
Grind finely the almonds, oats, and dried lavender and peppermint in a blender.
Add clay and honey to this powdered mixture. The scrub is ready.
Take one tablespoon of the scrub and add several drops of warm water to form a paste.
Apply over your face and neck and massage properly.
Let it dry.
Rinse your face with warm water.
You can store the remaining scrub in a jar.


RESULT: a fresh face. Using this scrub regularly curbs excess oil production and pimples.


Homemade Facial Cleansers For Sensitive Skin


Take a small cucumber. Peel and grate it.
Take half cup yogurt and 3 tablespoon beaten curds and add to the grated cucumber.
Mix well.
Apply over face and massage.
Let it dry for 5 minutes.
Rinse your face with cool water.


RESULT: the pores of your skin will tighten, blemishes will fade, and your skin will get the much-needed nourishment.


After cleansing your face, moisturizing comes next. This is more important during fall and winter. Again, you can bet upon home-made moisturizers. They are easy to prepare and you can store them this season. So, when you’re getting dressed for the Thanksgiving party, you simply open your “magic bottle” and apply the goodness of natural products over your face.


Two Exotic Home-Made Moisturizers


This one uses fresh strawberries. Take one tablespoon each of olive oil, vegetable oil, and coconut oil, plus a couple of drops of vitamin. Mix all the ingredients and put them in a jar. Add two tablespoons of finely mashed strawberries. Shake the jar well. Store in the refrigerator. Your winter beauty treatment is ready!
How about using aloe vera, which is considered a medicine for your skin? Heat mineral water and aloe vera gel in equal quantities together till they form a cream. Store in a jar. Your skin tonic is ready!


There is a plethora of fruits, leaves, stems, flowers, barks, and other ingredients from nature. In fact, nature is the best cosmetic.

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