Why buy commercial face wash products when you can make better and safer ones at home? Swing through this article to discover recipes on homemade face wash!

Homemade Face Wash

Most people’s routine of zeroing in on a face wash involves a random trip to the supermarket, browsing through countless products and buying the one that promises the most. However, as far as commercial face wash products go, this really is an unsafe practice. Why is it an unsafe practice? Well, it is an unsafe practice because when you buy yourself a commercial face wash product and use it on your skin, there is no telling about the final outcome. The product may promise that it can get your skin to ‘glow’; however, the same may be hardly true. In any case, like most other things in life, there is an alternative for a commercial face wash product. The alternative comes in the form of a homemade face wash recipe that is much safer and more natural than its commercial counterparts. If you are looking to get to the ‘promised land’ of glowing and young looking skin, read on for three guaranteed-to-work homemade face wash recipes!
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Homemade Face Wash Recipes

Oatmeal Relief 

You Will Need
  • ½ cup Oatmeal
  • 2 tbsp Plain Yogurt
  • You can put this relief providing face wash together by adding the half cup of oatmeal to a medium sized bowl.
  • To this medium sized bowl filled with oatmeal, add two tablespoons of plain yogurt and stir both ingredients well.
  • Apply the mixture of yogurt and oatmeal onto your face and allow it to stay on for a period of around ten minutes or so. The mixture will play its role out to a T only when it is left on for a minimum period of ten minutes.
  • Once the ten minutes is done with, you can go ahead and wash away the oatmeal mixture with a gentle soap and water. Pat dry your face with a clean towel once you are done washing the mixture away!

Sweet Oil Scrub

You Will Need
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 tbsp Dark Brown Sugar
  • Begin by adding the one tablespoon of oil to a bowl. To this bowl, add the dark brown sugar and stir until you are convinced that both ingredients are thoroughly mixed.
  • You can then go on ahead and apply the oil and dark brown sugar mixture to your face. When applying the mixture onto your face, make sure you apply the same using circular motions. It’s also important to mention here that the scrub will feel extremely oily when it’s on your face. Don’t worry about this; just leave the scrub on for a few minutes.
  • Wash away the olive oil and brown sugar scrub once the few minutes have passed. You can use a mild soap and fresh clean water to wash away the scrub. Look in the mirror once you are done with washing the scrub off, you will only have a glowing and silky face to look at. 
Cranberry Charisma
You Will Need
  • ½ cup Dried Savory Leaves
  • ½ cup Water
  • ½ cup Cranberries
  • You can start off by heating the water on a gentle flame. As soon as the water begins to boil, you can go right on ahead and take it off the heat.
  • To the boiling water add the dried savory leaves and allow it to stay in for a minimum period of fifteen minutes. As soon as the fifteen minutes are done with, proceed to strain out the water. Retain the strained water.
  • Move on to the cranberries now. Find yourself a blender, add the cranberries to it and puree the same. You can then go ahead and strain the cranberries and retain the liquid that is the result of the pureeing and straining.
  • Proceed to mix the savory leaves water with the cranberry liquid. Stir for a few seconds and then soak the cotton pads in the liquid. Press the soaked cotton pads against your face, while carefully staying away from the eyes. Let the pads stay on for five minutes.
  • Remove the pads now and rinse your face with warm water to reveal glowing and young-looking skin!

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