While there are many types of skin products, cleansers are definitely one of the most common and important ones. In fact, you could use the product every day in order to make sure that your skin and free of dirt, dust, oil, and other chemicals that build up during the day.
The good news is that there are many homemade cleansers you can make that not only effectively clean your skin, but also do it naturally. This is certainly a big plus if you want your skin to be as clean as possible, but don’t want to add harsh chemicals.
Yogurt: Not Just for Breakfast
When we think of yogurt we usually think of it as a tasty breakfast or snack. However, it can also be a great natural facial cleanse. It’s rich in lactic acid as well as protein. What’s so special about them? Those 2 compounds can team up to help detoxify skin. Adding lactic acid to skin regularly helps it to get rid of dead skin cells via exfoliation. Meanwhile, the protein can help to tighten up pores, make fine liners lighter, and also add moisture.
Tyr massaging a very thin layer of yogurt (plain) into your face after it’s been cleaned. Make sure to use your fingertips for this procedure. What’s so great about this recipe? It will help to loosen up any makeup or dirt on your face. Then let the yogurt set on your face for a few minutes. Finally, use warm water as well as a towel to wash off the yogurt cleanser.
Olive Oil to Remove Oils
When you think of olive oil you probably think of healthy cooking. However, it can also be an excellent ingredient as a great facial cleanser. The reason is that it moisturizes your face naturally, and also includes ant-oxidants and healthy foods. These can all help to battle free-radicals, which speed up the aging process. For this cleanser you’ll need:
- ½ cup olive oil
- ¼ cup vinegar
- ¼ cup water
This recipe can provide many benefits including killing bacteria, making kin smooth/clear, and lightening dark spots. Believe it or not you can enjoy all of these benefits from olive oil. So the next time you’re in the grocery store, remember to get a larger container so you can use it for your diet and face.
Rare Name, Big Results
Are you familiar with something called linoleic acid? If not, you certainly should be. The reason is that it can help to clear up blemishes by safeguarding the surface of the skin.
There are different ingredients you can use, including rosehip oils, hemp, and safflower. All of the ingredients are very high in linoleic acid so they’re excellent options to use.
Other good options are grapeseed/safflower oil in order to help your face’s natural production of oil to be controlled better. Are you having problems with dry skin? If so, try oil from almonds, wheat germ, macadamia, or avocado. They’re very high in healthy fatty acids and something called polyphenols that help to provide nutrients and battle aging. Just add enough of the oil to cover your entire face. Use your fingertips and use a circular motion. Then use a washcloth (warm) to cover your face and oil for a couple minutes. This will open the pores. Finally, use warm water to wash off the oil.
These are just some of the effective homemade cleansers you can use on your hair. They’re easy to make and include ingredients that you likely already have in your home. Before you know it your face will be as clean as possible, and ready for you to start your makeup regimen.