Natural Homemade Face Cleansers That Rival The Abilities Of Luxe Face Washes

face cleanser at home

Cleansing is the most crucial part of any skincare routine. No amount of stellar skincare products can make up for a face that has not been well cleansed. Oddly, however, an alarming number of cleansers are overly acidic, too harsh, and biting for our dew-starved skin. Some formulas can strip the skin of precious natural oils. While others are too light to wash away extra sebum and product residue, especially if your complexion is oily. As the market is flooded with a myriad of face cleansers, we are going to unveil natural homemade cleansers that rival the abilities of luxe store-bought formulas.

No matter how high-maintenance your skin may be - these natural homemade face cleansers will give your skin an instant glow-up. Keep swiping for homemade face cleansers for every skin type and concern. 

Natural Homemade Face Cleanser

Although the beauty world is brimming with wide-ranging face cleansers. Today, we are going to introduce you to inexpensive ways to whip up your natural homemade face cleanser to achieve smooth, glowing skin!

1. Yogurt Face Cleanser

You’ll need: 

  • Yogurt

  • Cucumber


Step 1: In a blender, take a tablespoon of yogurt along with half a cucumber. 

Step 2: Blend the two ingredients together to form a paste. Apply this mix evenly onto your face. Let it sit for 15 minutes before washing it off with lukewarm water. 

2. Honey Cleanser

You’ll need: 

  • Honey

  • Aloe Vera gel


Step 1: In a bowl, take a tablespoon of raw organic honey and half a teaspoon of Aloe Vera.

Step 2: Mix them together and apply this paste to your face. Let it sit for 15 to 20 minutes before rinsing it off with cold water.

3. Oatmeal Cleanser

You’ll need: 

  • Oatmeal

  • Milk


Step 1: Simmer a cup of oatmeal in half a liter of water for 30 minutes. Using milk will also do the trick as milk contains lactic acid, it helps to slough off dead skin cells giving a brighter complexion. 

Step 2: Strain the liquid and apply it to your face and neck using a cotton ball. Rinse after 10 - 15 minutes. The remaining liquid can be stored in the fridge for up to 3 days. 

4. Almond Cleanser

almond face cleanser

You’ll need: 

  • Almonds

  • Milk


Step 1: Take a handful of almonds and soak them overnight. Grind to a smooth paste made with cream or milk for extra hydration.

Step 2: Apply the resulting mask to your face and neck. Let it sit for 15-20 mins and then rinse with water.

5. Egg-xactly!

diy face cleanser using egg

You’ll need: 

  • Egg

  • Honey


Step 1: Take the yolk of one large egg and mix it with 1 teaspoon of organic honey.

Step 2: Stir the face pack well and apply it all over the face. You can also add a paste of 5-6 almonds to the mix for an extra dose of nourishment. Once the pack dries off well, rinse with lukewarm water to reveal glowing, youthful skin.

6. Very Berry

face cleanser using berry

You’ll need: 

  • Strawberries

  • Yogurt


Step 1: Take 2 teaspoons of yogurt and 2 ripe strawberries.

Step 2: Blend both the ingredients in the blender to make a thick paste. Apply by gently massaging it to your face. Keep it on for 5 - 7 minutes and then rinse off with cool water. This natural homemade cleanser will help remove excess sebum and oil from the face. 

7. Gram Flour FTW!

homemade face cleanser using gram flour

You’ll need: 

  • Gram flour/ besan

  • Curl or malai


Step 1: Mix 2 tablespoons of besan with curd, malai, or besan to prepare the pack and apply it all over the face.

Step 2: Gently massage. Keep it on till it dries completely. Then, wash off with cold water.

8. Tomato Cleanser

tomato cleanser

You’ll need: 

  • Tomato

  • Milk


Step 1: Mix 2 teaspoons of tomato pulp along with 1 teaspoon of milk to form a paste. 

Step 2: Apply this cleanser to your face. Leave it on for 10 minutes before rinsing off with water.

9. Watermelon Cleanser

homemade face cleanser using watermelon

You’ll need: 

  • Watermelon


Step 1: This is the easiest DIY face cleanser with multiple benefits. The malic acid in watermelon works on the skin to exfoliate and help you get rid of the tan. It also hydrates the skin and seals the moisture giving the skin a dewy glow. All you need to do is rub in watermelon pulp on your face and wash it off after 20 minutes.

10. Pomegranate Juice

face cleanser at home using pomegranate juice

You’ll need: 

  • Pomegranate Juice

  • Milk


Step 1: Mix equal parts of pomegranate juice and chilled milk to form a paste.

Step 2: Scrub it on your face for a couple of minutes. Next, wash with cold water and pat dry.

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MyGlamm Youthfull Hydrating Foam Cleanser

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What is the best cleanser for acne-prone skin?

If you have acne-prone skin, it's best to look out for ingredients such as salicylic acid and azelaic acid that help keep breakouts at bay.

Is Rosewater a cleanser?

Rosewater is a natural cleanser. It works as an astringent and a cleanser that effectively removes dirt, oil, and grime from the skin's pores. The result is clearer, brighter skin.

Can I use milk as a cleanser?

Having high content of lactic acid, milk works as an excellent cleanser. It helps remove the dead skin cells and lactic acid is a natural exfoliant. Thus, milk can be used as a cleanser to get rid of dirt, bacteria, or sun tan for that matter.

What can I use as a facial cleanser?

Vitamin-C-rich fruits, milk, curd, honey, and egg are great to be used in homemade face cleansers. Avoid using ingredients that are too harsh or acidic. It’s best to steer clear of lemon juice and baking soda as they can be quite stripping of hydration.

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