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Got Dry Skin? Then, Try These Incredible Homemade Face Cleansers!

By: Somya Ojha

Winter season is often accompanied by a host of skin problems. Low level of humidity is known to make the skin dry and flaky, which in turn can lead to acne breakouts.

That is why, it is extremely important to keep your skin well moisturised through the day. And while most women pay extra attention to the kind of moisturisers they use, they often tend to completely ignore the type of face cleanser that they use on a daily basis.

Most store-bought face cleansers are loaded with harsh chemicals that can steal your skin's moisture. However, with the help of a few amazing natural ingredients, you can easily prepare a homemade face cleanser at the comfort of your home.

So, today at Boldsky, we've brought together a list of recipes to prepare natural face cleansers that can keep your skin moisturised and prevent it from getting dry or flaky.

These tried and tested face cleansers are known for their effectiveness. Also, we highly recommend you to perform skin patch tests before you apply the cleanser all over your face. This will let you know if the ingredients present in these homemade face cleansers suit your skin and save it from any unpleasant reaction.

Keeping that in mind, read on to know more about these homemade face cleanser recipes for dry skin.


1. Honey And Curd Face Cleanser

This easy-to-prepare facial cleanser requires just two stellar natural ingredients, namely honey and fresh curd. Prepare the cleanser by mixing 1 teaspoon of raw honey and 2 teaspoons of curd. Then, use a cotton ball to apply the mix all over your face and neck. Massage for a couple of minutes before splashing water on your skin. Follow this up by applying a mild toner and moisturiser for smooth and hydrated skin.


2. Lemon And Honey Face Cleanser

Another amazing homemade cleanser that can help you fight off dryness can be easily prepared in a jiffy. To ensure that this cleanser works its magic, mix 2 teaspoons of honey with just 2-3 drops of fresh lemon juice. Gently apply the cleanser onto your face and neck, massage in a circular motion for a few minutes before cleansing with water.


3. Apple, Olive Oil & Honey Face Cleanser

This simple yet powerful homemade face cleanser is known to nourish and hydrate the skin from well under the surface. First of all, slice an apple into thin pieces, then mix it with olive oil and honey. Massage it on your face and neck for a minute before cleansing with water. This face cleanser will keep your skin well hydrated and combat dryness effectively.


4. Cucumber Juice And Curd Face Cleanser

Certain natural ingredients like curd is known to be great for dry skin. And its impact tends to increase when combined with another equally effective ingredient like cucumber juice. So, extract fresh cucumber juice and then mix it with 1 teaspoon of fresh curd. Massage in a circular motion for 2-3 minutes before splashing water on your face.


5. Apple Cider Vinegar & Water Face Cleanser

Diluted version of apple cider vinegar is not just great for combating dry skin but also for fighting off the signs of ageing. This homemade face cleanser can benefit your skin in ways you've never tried before. Just use a cotton ball to dip in the solution and dab it on your face and neck. Then wash it off with cool water. And it is imperative to do a skin patch test before to see how your skin reacts to apple cider vinegar.


6. Coconut Oil Face Cleanser

Coconut oil is known worldwide for its moisturising and nourishing features. Apart from hydrating the skin, it also cleans off the pores and prevents acne breakouts. All you have to do is, dip a cotton ball in coconut oil and then gently apply it all over your face. After that, wash away the oil with cool water. It is recommended to use just a little amount of this oil to ensure that your skin doesn't become too oily.


7. Milk & Honey Face Cleanser

For rejuvenating your skin and keeping it well moisturised for the course of the day, you must try this incredible two-ingredient face cleanser. Just mix 1 teaspoon of raw milk and half a teaspoon of organic honey. Apply it on your skin and massage for a minutes before cleansing it with cold water.

Read more about: dry skin, face mask, coconut oil, honey, milk
Story first published: Tuesday, December 20, 2016, 17:00 [IST]
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