13 natural homemade face cleanser for sensitive & mature skin

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Instead of using commercial skin care products, why don’t you make your own ones? This writing in Vkool will guide you different formulas to create your homemade face cleanser that are natural, safe to use everyday.

Top 13 Natural Homemade Face Cleanser For Sensitive And Mature Skin

1. Honey Cleanser

honey cleanser reviewHoney itself is a powerful face cleanser that doesn’t need other ingredients for measuring or mixing. Just keep honey in your bathroom cabinet and use it to cleanse your face twice a day, morning and evening.

Honey contains anti-bacterial properties so that it works an excellent job in preventing acne and extremely moisturizing. So, it helps you achieve soft and smooth skin naturally.

For makeup-free skin, squirt a tsp of honey into your hand palm. Rub honey on your face and massage for 5 minutes. Then, wash off the skin with warm water.

For makeup skin, pour a tsp of honey onto a wet cotton pad. Next, sprinkle with baking soda. Use this pad to clean your face. Remove the residue with water. Then, you can follow with a toner to relieve excess dirt.

In addition, there are some variations of honey cleansers that you can discover below:

a. Honey-Egg Cleanser

Take an egg yolk and add 1 tsp of honey. Mix them well to have a smooth paste. Apply this paste over your face and keep it for 15 minutes until it dries off. Then, rinse off with warm water to reveal a clean, moisturized and smooth face.

b. Milk-Honey Cleanser

Mix 1 tsp of honey with 2 tsp of milk to have a fine lotion and apply on your skin evenly. Gently massage for 3 minutes and rinse off with warmluck water. This face cleanser helps brighten skin, and remove oil from face. This is an awesome natural homemade face cleanser for sensitive & mature skin.

2. Oil Cleanser

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The oil cleansing method has been popular for few years, and the advantage of this method is to make your skin radiant and soft. Moreover, it’s really easy to do! Simply, apply an essential oil to your face. Use finger to make circular motions on skin. Leave for several minutes, then wash off with water.

Castor oil is one of common essential oils used or blended with other ingredients to make natural homemade face cleansers.

If you’re interested in learning more about essential oils and massaging with these oils, you will find useful information in the following articles such as: Benefits Of Olive Oil and Benefits Of Massage.

Below is information about different types of essential oils with their specific benefits for your skin type.

For general skincare, you can use typical essential oils like lavender, rose, chamomile and geranium.

For dry skin, you can use cedarwood, lavender, jasmine, palma rosa, rose, neroli and ylang-ylang.

For normal skin, you can try cedarwood, rosewood, geranium, roman chamomile, jasmine, neroli and lavender.

For combination skin, you can apply an oil cleansing method with ylang-ylang, neroli, geranium and rosewood,

For oily skin, the best choices are Roman and German chamomile, lavender, peppermint, cypress, cajeput, frankincense, sandalwood, patchouli, juniper, grapefruit and lemon.

For aging skin, try frankincense, geranium, fennel, myrrh, rose, patchouli, clary, sages, rosewood, cypress, neroli and lavender.

For skin with acne, you can use tea tree, grape fruit, lavender, sandalwood, thyme, basil, palma rosa, cedar wood and mint.

3. Yogurt Cleanser

Yogurt is a wonderful natural cleanser that is rich in lactic acid, fat and protein, lactic acid, and fat, so it helps detoxify and clean skin well.

You can use plain yogurt or mix it with other ingredients to natural cleanser. The following are some variations of this homemade face cleanser.

Recommended reading: Benefits Of Yogurt

a. Yogurt-Lemon Cleanser

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To make your homemade lemon-yogurt face wash, mix 1 tsp of lemon juice with 1 tbsp of yogurt. Add 2 drops of essential oil for a magical smelling cleanser. Use your fingertips to apply this mixture to skin, massage the skin to loosen makeup and dirt. Leave for a few minutes and wash off with water.

b. Yogurt-Apple Cleanser

If you have a dry-skin type, yogurt-apple mixture is the greatest cleanser to apply. Yogurt contains natural cleansing properties and it is packed with proteins to hydrate and soften your dry skin. Olive oil and honey can capture moisture into skin. So, why we use apples? In fact, apples are better because they are high in vitamin A, vitamin B, vitamin C, and antioxidants for a rejuvenated and fresh skin.

To start, peel off an apple and blend slices with ¼ cup of yogurt, 1 tsp of olive oil or any essential oil you have, 1 tsp of tsp of honey until you have a smoothie. Massage the paste onto skin. Leave for several minutes and rinse off with water.

c. Yoghurt-Strawberry Cleanser

Take 2 tsps of yoghurt and 2 strawberries. Blend both in a blender and stir this puree gently. Apply it on face and massage gently. Leave for 5 minutes, then rinse off with water. This homemade face cleanser helps remove excess sebum and oil from face.

4. Grain Cleanser

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Cleansing grains can exfoliate and clean skin gently. Make your DIY cleansing grains by grinding oats or almonds into a powder, then mixing it with liquid like lemon juice (for oily skin), milk and yogurt (for dry skin), honey, water, peppermint tea (for normal skin) to have a paste.

Apply this paste on skin and massage gently for 3 or 5 minutes, avoid eye area. Next, wash off with water.

Beside oats or almonds, you can use other grains like ground sunflower seeds, cornmeal, rice bran, wheat germ and baking soda.

5. Clay-Aspirin Cleanser

Clay is a natural and safe cleanser for different skin types. It can absorb excess dirt, sebum and oil; refresh and sooth any skin irritation. Aspirin is well-known agent that contains anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. Thus, this natural cleanser cleanses face and aids in fighting off pimples. To make this homemade face cleanser, mix 2 tps of clay with 2 crushed aspirin powder, add a little water to have a smooth paste. Keep for about 10 minutes till the paste dries. Then, rinse off with water. 

6. Pineapple Cleanser

Mix 2 tsps of pineapple juice with 2 tsps of lemon juice, 1 tsp of baking soda to have a thick paste. Then, apply this paste on face and massage gently. Keep for 3 to 5 minutes before rinsing it off with water.

7. Besan Cleanser

Besan is an old and a natural homemade face cleanser. Mix besan with curd, milk. Apply this mixture to face and massage gently. Wait for 15 minutes till it is completely dried and wash off with water.

8. Tomato Cleanser

Mix 2 tsps of tomato pulp with 1 tsp of lemon juice and 1 tsp of milk. Apply this paste on face and keep it for 10 to 15 minutes before rinsing it off with water. Also, you can store this homemade face wash for future use. 

9. Milk-Chickpea Cleanser

Mix 5 to 6 tsps of chickpea flour with 1 tsp of turmeric powder and 2 tsps of raw milk and 1 tsp of turmeric powder to have a smooth paste. Apply this mixture over your face. Wash off after 10 minutes to have clean and soft skin.

10. Cream-Apple Cleanser

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To make this homemade face cleanser, prepare a small-sized apple, 1 tsp of cream, 1 tsp of olive oil, 1 tsp of lemon juice. Mix all these ingredients to have a smooth paste. Apply this paste on face, and keep for 5 or 10 minutes. Rinse off with water.

11. Oats-Lemon Cleanser

Oatmeal can help exfoliate skin and absorb excess oil while antibacterial properties in lemons aid in killing bacteria and preventing acne breakouts. Add a little honey to give the skin a smoother touch.

To start, combine ½ cup of rolled oats with ¼ cup of fresh water, ¼ cup of lemon juice and ½ tbsp of honey in a large bowl. Mix them well and apply on skin. Massage gently and then rinse it of with water.

12. Mint-Cucumber Cleanser

Cucumber and yogurt are excellent ingredients to clean and nourish skin. Mint can add an extra refreshing fragrance and soothing to the cleanser. Instead, you can use your own favorite essential oil.

To start, blend ½ cup of plain yogurt, 6 mint leaves and ½ peeled cucumber. Mix these ingredients well and apply on skin, massage for 5 minutes and rinse off with water.

Discover: Benefits Of Cucumbers

13. Avocado Cleanser

Beside mint-cucumber face wash, you can make your own cleanser with avocado if this fruit is available in your local markets or food stores. The oil in avocado aids in soothing and moisturizing sensitive and dry skin.

To make your homemade avocado wash, peel off avocado and mash it into a bowl. Add 1 or 2 tsps of lemon juice as a natural astringent and 1 tsp of honey for the softening and moisturizing effect. Mix these ingredients wells to have a smooth paste and apply this paste onto the skin. Then leave it for 10 to 15 minutes. Rinse off with water and a washcloth.

Notice that you can create the same recipe with strawberries and pineapple.  Enzymes in these fruits work wonders to cleanse dead skin cells on your face and anti-inflammatory properties aid in curing and preventing acne.

In addition, in the line of beauty and style, you can make the recipes above and add any essential oil you want to enhance their effects and create a magical fragrance for better relaxation.

As you see, it is not difficult to make your own natural homemade face cleanser for sensitive & mature skin. Just try some of 13 recipes above and experience clean and healthier skin naturally.

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