Get a glowing skin with nature’s aid. Here are some natural homemade facial cleansers that will give you the facial radiance you always desired.

Homemade Facial Cleansers

“A bit of lusting for someone does wonders for the skin” how we wish this was the solution to all our skin problems. Then all it would take was raging hormones and puppy love to give you that glowing clear skin, that goes pink with the very mention of that special someone. However, alas, men don’t grow on trees and love is no common place affair and we are but ordinary mortals exposed to everyday drudgeries of life. Our skin bears the brunt of all our misgivings; from the cruel sun, to the black smoke effusing out of the car—all affect our skin in terrifying ways. These environmental elements darken your skin and give you sunspots that make you look twice your age. You also notice a new paleness about you that you want to shrug off but with time, it only seems to worsen! The best way of getting that skin glowing apart from finding a love interest is to use the right cleanser. “There are like a gazillion cleansers available in the market, so just prop one and you are good to go”. Ha! Now if you start believing in that statement, you can kiss your skin goodbye and spend the rest of your life covered in band-aids like a rotting mummy. Going against nature is as criminal as suicide. Nature provides us with a variety of materials that act as cleansers, using them might not give immediate results but there is however no fear of more damage. So stop spending on those good for nothing cleansers in the market and try one of these homemade facial cleansers. 
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Natural Facial Cleansers 
Gentle Oatmeal Facial Cleanser
  • 1/2 cup Oatmeal or Cornmeal
  • 2 tbsp of plain Yogurt [Add enough yogurt to form a paste] 
  • Mix all the ingredients.
  • Smooth over entire face avoiding eye area.
  • Allow to sit for 10 min and rinse. 
Coconut Cleanser
  • 3 tsp Coconut Oil
  • 1 tsp Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp Glycerin
  • 2 tsp Water 
  • Melt ingredients together in a double boiler. 
  • When melted, remove from heat and beat with a whisk for 5 minutes. 
  • Transfer to jar when cooled.
  • Apply it on the face and rinse it. 
Sweet Oil Scrub
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 tbsp Dark Brown Sugar 
  • Mix ingredients in a bowl.
  • Apply to skin in a circular motion for a minute or 2.
  • Rinse with a warm cloth and water.
  • The cleanser will feel greasy but after you rinse and pat dry, skin with be silky soft!
  • It is great for removing eye makeup. 
Creamy Oatmeal Facial Cleanser
  • 1/2 cup Oatmeal
  • 2 tbsp heavy Cream (or milk) 
  • Grind the oatmeal to a finer dust using a blender or coffee grinder.
  • Mix all ingredients in a bowl.
  • Smooth over entire face in a circular motion.
  • Rinse well. 
Olive Oil Cleanser
  • 1 tbsp Castor oil
  • 1 tbsp of Olive oil
  • Green tea leaf extract.
  • 1 drop of Essential oil.
  • 1 tbsp Jojoba oil
  • Mix up the ingredients.
  • Apply to skin in a circular motion for 2 minutes.
  • Using a warm face cloth, rinse and wipe off face.
  • Your face will feel very oily while you are cleansing. Do not worry. The face cloth will remove the excess oil.
  •  When you dry your face with a towel, it will still feel oily but the results are super soft skin!
Lemon and Yoghurt Facial Cleanser
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 2 tsp plain Yoghurt.
  • Mix all the ingredients in a bowl.
  • Apply on face, leave it for 10 minutes, and then rinse with warm water.
Honey Facial Cleanser
  • 1 tsp Honey
  • 2 tsp of Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp Yellow Sugar
  • Mix all the ingredients in a bowl.
  • Apply with circular motions.
  • Leave on for 5 minutes.
  • Rinse with lukewarm water.
Egg Cleanser
  • 1 tsp Lime Juice
  • 1 tsp Honey
  •  Egg White
  • Mix all the ingredients.
  • Apply to face and let it dry for a few minutes then wash with warm water.

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