Homemade Facial Cleanser
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Using a gentle but effective homemade facial cleanser is essential in a natural skin care regime, your facial skin is too delicate to mess around with

You don't want unnatural chemicals, vague sounding or even harmful ingredients in your daily skin care routine…no thank you

The ingredients used in these homemade face scrubs are truly natural; they are taken from fresh products which have specific cleansing qualities, they use only the REAL thing


And everyone, and that includes you, can enjoy a satisfying natural spa experience right there in your own home with these homemade facial cleanser recipes. It's all made clear; these face cleanser recipes are as simple as ABC, affordable or downright cheap and you probably have the ingredients already somewhere in your kitchen cabinets




We have the recipe you bring the energy

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Why a homemade facial cleanser
what's in it for me...or my skin?

Where most soaps out there are harsh and can even dry out your skin by taking off essential protective natural skin oils, you can use a gentle homemade facial cleanser in your daily skin care ritual

They effectively clean your delicate facial skin by not only removing dead skin cells, and excess oil, but they also dissolve dirt and impurities. This improves the renewal of skin cells, improves circulation and protects against eventual break outs

And most important…you're in control



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Homemade Facial Cleanser ingredients

Pamper & treat yourself by making and using these effective homemade facial cleanser recipes and keep in mind the next few tips:


  • Before you apply a cleanser clean your face and neck with fresh water and pat your skin with a clean towel
  • Even better is to take a hot shower or a steam bath to clean and open up your pores. For some useful steam bath tips click the link



Which kitchen cabinet ingredients are useful as a natural homemade facial cleanser?

There are a few ingredients you can use when making a natural facial cleanser. These are specifically focused on the job of cleansing your skin of course To make the most effective cleansers it is important that you use natural, fresh and ripe ingredients

Also make sure to choose the kind of cleanser that fits your skin type. If you have oily skin you would want a citrus fruit or citrus acid based facial cleanser

Whereas if you have dry or sensitive skin you would want to use ingredients that also heal, soothe, soften and moisturize your skin. You could use aloe vera or dairy products like milk and cream, or green tea


Besides the recipes you'll find below, you can carefully experiment with these specific ingredients and design your own signature homemade facial cleanser


  • Apple cider vinegar
  • Apple juice
  • Aspirin
  • Baking soda
  • Blackberries
  • Bladderwrack
  • Buttermilk
  • Cedarwood oil
  • Clay
  • Cream Cheese
  • Coconut oil
  • Cornmeal
  • Cream
  • Egg white
  • Cucumber
  • Fennel seed
  • Grapefruit
  • Grapefruit oil
  • Grapes
  • Green tea
  • Honey
  • Juniper berry oil
  • Lemon
  • Lime
  • Marigold
  • Milk
  • Mint, mint juice
  • Dead Sea mud
  • Oats or Oatmeal
  • Orange
  • Papaya
  • Peach
  • Peppermint oil
  • Peru balsam
  • Pineapple
  • Rose oil
  • Sea salt
  • Strawberries
  • Tomato
  • Vertivert oil
  • Yarrow extract
  • Yerba Mate
  • Yogurt


As you can see, some or most of these you will probably already have in your kitchen cabinets or fridge. No need to buy expensive facial cleansers with designer labels to clean your facial skin; it is possible to do-it-yourself


It's that easy! You can apply one alone, like gently cleansing your delicate facial skin with the inside of a peach or grape peelings for a few minutes

You can also mix two or a few of the ingredients. After that you can also add whatever ingredient you think will satisfy your needs; just do some delicate experimenting, but always keep your skin type in mind

And please share with the rest of us when you hit the jackpot and found that new super special natural facial cleanser that works for you. For this use the contact us button or simply click here

But don't forget to read on and find more natural facial cleansing possibilities and ideas





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Homemade Facial Cleanser recipes

We gathered some very powerful facial cleanser recipes here for you. These should keep you occupied and clean for a while ;-)

Enjoy making and applying these homemade cosmetics all by yourself or with friends


It's now official home spa pampering time! Gather the ingredients, invite some friends over, turn off your phone, turn on your favorite music, pour that drink you love, shift your mind to the good things in life, put on a smile and most importantly:


Think positive, happy thoughts and relax...

this is actually half the secret of these recipes!




Enjoy and have FUN!



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Milk & Honey homemade facial cleanser


The classic milk & honey cleanser; a very basic natural cleanser that has been in use for thousands of years. The milk cleans and soothes while the honey cleans but also acts as a natural humectant, meaning it attracts moisture and keeps it where it belongs: under your skin


What do you need:

  • 1 teaspoon dark organic Honey
  • 1 tablespoon whole Milk (or cream)


How to do it:

Warm up the honey until it becomes runny (not too hot!) by putting it in a small glass or metal bowl which is immersed in hot water (or a few seconds in the microwave) Mix the honey and milk well

Prepare fresh each time you use it

Tip: For silky soft skin try our honey masks





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Tomato, Milk, Lemon & Orange homemade facial cleanser


A typical skin stimulating homemade cleanser


What do you need:

  • 1 ripe fresh Tomato
  • 2 tablespoons Milk
  • 1 tablespoon fresh Lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon fresh Orange juice


How to do it:

Put all the ingredients in a food processor and whizz it until it becomes a smooth watery substance

You can keep this refrigerated for a few days





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Cream, Milk & Chamomile homemade facial cleanser


A homemade cleanser for dry and sensitive skin


What do you need:

  • 4 tablespoons Cream
  • 4 tablespoons Milk
  • 2 tablespoons crushed dried Chamomile flowers


How to do it:

Put all ingredients in a double boiler and let them simmer for 30 minutes, but do not let it boil. Take it from the heat source and let it cool down for 3 hours, then strain it

You can keep this in the fridge for a few days




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Apple, Yogurt, Lime & Almond oil homemade facial cleanser


This natural cleanser stimulates and revitalizes dull looking skin and is useful for all skin types


What do you need:

  • 1 slice peeled Apple
  • 2 tablespoons Plain unflavored Yogurt, with active cultures
  • 1 teaspoon Almond oil
  • 1 teaspoon Lime juice


How to do it:

Put all the ingredients in a food processor and whizz them until you have a smooth watery substance

You can keep this in the fridge for a few days





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Buttermilk & Fennel seeds homemade facial cleanser


A homemade cleanser for oily skin


What do you need:

  • 1/2 cup Buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons crushed Fennel seeds


How to do it:

Put the ingredients in a double boiler and let them simmer for 30 minutes. Take it from the heat source and let it steep and cool down for 3 hours, then strain it

You can keep this in the fridge for a few days





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Grapes, Milk & Olive oil homemade facial cleanser


This natural cleanser both cleanses and moisturizes your skin


What do you need:

  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin Olive oil
  • 5 fresh Grapes
  • 1 teaspoon Milk


How to do it:

Put all the ingredients in a food processor and whizz them until you have a smooth watery substance





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Oatmeal, Honey, Cream, Lavender & Juniper berry oil homemade facial cleanser


A deep cleansing but also soothing homemade cleanser


What do you need:

  • 3 tablespoons Oatmeal flour
  • 1 tablespoon dark organic Honey
  • 2 tablespoons Cream
  • 2 drops Lavender oil
  • 2 drops Juniper berry oil


How to do it:

Slowly warm up the cream in a double boiler (or 15-20 seconds inmicrowave) but do NOT let it boil. Add the honey and let it melt slowly. Then blend in the oatmeal and leave it for 5 minutes. Now add the oils and blend it well

Apply it to a warm, damp face and neck. Gently massage it on in circular movements. Rinse it off with warm water and end with a splash of cold; pat your skin dry





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Almonds, Cream & Lime juice homemade facial cleanser


What do you need:

  • 2 tablespoons finely ground Almonds
  • 1 tablespoon Cream
  • 1 teaspoon Lime juice


How to do it:

Thoroughly mix all the ingredients until you have a smooth substance

Smooth it gently onto your face and massage it into skin

Wash it off with warm water and end with a splash of cold; pat your skin dry


Tip: You might also want to try some of our facial scrub recipes





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Cornflour, Tomato & Glycerin homemade facial cleanser


What do you need:

  • 2 tablespoons Cornflour
  • 1 tablespoon fresh Tomato juice
  • 2 tablespoons Glycerin
  • 1/2 glass Mineral Water


How to do it:

Mix all ingredients together until you have a smooth mixture. Warm this mixture up in a double boiler to thicken; do NOT boil it

Let it cool down before use; add extra mineral water if necessary





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Papaya, Aloe vera, Honey & Yogurt homemade facial cleanser


The aloe vera in this homemade cleanser helps healing your skin, while the others help to clean, soothe, smooth and protect


What do you need:

  • 2 tablespoons Aloe vera gel
  • 1 slice peeled fresh Papaya
  • 1/2 tablespoon dark organic Honey
  • 1 teaspoon Plain unflavored Yogurt, with active cultures


How to do it:

Put all ingredients in a food processor and whizz it until you get a smooth mixture





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green tea, Cornmeal, Yogurt & Mint homemade facial cleanser


Another fresh, skin stimulating and rejuvanating natural cleanser


What do you need:

  • 1 teaspoon Green tea
  • 2 tablespoons Cornmeal
  • 1 tablespoon Plain unflavored Yogurt, with active cultures
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh Mint leaves


How to do it:

Mix the green tea and mint and let it steep to make a strong cup of tea. Let it cool down for 15-20 minutes and mix the tea with the yogurt. Put the cornmeal in this mixture and let it soak for a few minutes, then mix it well

You can keep this in the fridge for a few days


Tip: Nothing beats the freshness or our mint face pack recipes





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Cucumber, Oatmeal & Yogurt homemade facial cleanser


A refreshing homemade cleanser which is also useful for dry skin


What do you need:

  • 1/2 peeled Cucumber
  • 2 tablespoons Oatmeal
  • 2 tablespoons Plain unflavored Yogurt, with active cultures


How to do it:

Put the cucumber in a food processor and whizz it until it becomes liquid. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix it well. Let it stand for a few minutes so the oatmeal can soak in the mixture


Tip: Oatmeal has fantastic cleansing properties, you might want to try our oatmeal scrubs





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Kiwi, Yogurt, Milk, Honey, Orange, Almonds, Apricot & Lemon oil homemade facial cleanser


This homemade facial cleanser with it's frozen yogurt style ingredients is useful for dry and oily skin


What do you need:

  • 1 peeled fresk Kiwi fruit
  • 2 tablespoons Plain unflavored Yogurt, with active cultures
  • 2 teaspoons Skim Milk
  • 2 teaspoons dark organic Honey
  • 2 teaspoons fresh Orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon finely ground Almonds
  • 1 teaspoon Apricot oil
  • 3 drops Lemon oil (or any other citrus oil)


How to do it:

Put the peeled kiwi in a food processor and mash it until its liquid. Add the rest of the ingredients, except for the oils, and mix it well until you have a smooth creamy substance. Now add the oils and slowly blend them in

Smooth this mixture onto your wet face, neck and décolleté and massage it gently to cleanse

Rinse with alternately cold and warm water and end with a splash of cold; pat your skin dry


Tip: For maximum effect use our homemade face moisturizers afterwards




Some words of Caution

A lot of fruits contain citric acid. Lemon, lime and orange (juice) in specific. When you use them in a skin treatment always be careful with how much you use. Too much can cause acid burns. Also if you have sensitive skin be extra aware with these ingredients

Same goes for all essential oils, this is really powerful stuff; be very careful what and how much you use

Because you can never be too careful when it comes to your skin, always do a patch test on a small piece of skin (e.g. behind the ear) to see how your skin reacts to separate ingredients



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