Every skin care regime must start with a great cleansing routine. Unfortunately, most of the cleansers on the market contain artificial ingredients and chemicals that are extremely harsh for your skin. The good news is that you can replace all these harmful face cleansers with more natural products that will not only leave your skin clean, but will also improve its aspect and leave it beautiful and healthy.
The following recipes make use of natural ingredients that are rich in vitamins and minerals and come with great benefits. The Ayurveda medicine has been using them for a wide array of years, not only as cleansers, but also as treatment for skin diseases and infections. So, eliminate all your cleansers and soaps in the bathroom and call on Mother Nature.
This is probably one of the easiest ways to clean your skin. The best thing about oatmeal is that it gently exfoliates the skin, removing all its impurities and unclogging the pores. At the same time, this ingredient is a mild astringent and it’s extremely beneficial for the oily skin, but those with sensitive skin types can also take advantage from this ingredient. Plus, the beta glucan in the oatmeal is effective in healing the skin, increasing the collagen production and the reducing the inflammation.
Mix oatmeal (1 tablespoon), milk (1 tablespoon) and honey (a few drops) and then add some water. Stir until it becomes a fine paste and apply it over your neck and face. Massage a little bit so as to also exfoliate the skin.
This bee’s product is widely known for its benefits and properties and numerous face creams, lotions and cleansers contain this ingredient. It removes impurities and dirt and it also fights against infections and bacteria. It will leave the skin nourished and it’s the perfect cleanser for those with a sensitive skin.
For this recipe you will need honey (4 teaspoons) and milk (1 teaspoon). Make sure the mixture is smooth, then apply it on the face. Let it cure for almost 20 seconds, then massage it into your skin and wash it off with warm water.
Milk is known to be a natural cleanser and it is efficient for most skin types. Mix cold milk (5 tablespoons) with a pinch of salt and use a cotton ball to apply the mixture. Leave it on for almost 2 minutes, rub it in circular motions, then wash it off. This recipe is great for those who want to exfoliate their skin. It will also leave the face glowing and fresh.
Curd and Cucumber
One of the best cleansers out there is cucumber. It comes with skin tightening properties and it lightens the freckles, blemishes and spots. After such a treatment, you skin will be nourished, fresh and soft. Peel one cucumber and use a blender to obtain the fresh juice. Add some fresh curd to this juice – almost 2 or 3 tablespoons. Mix the ingredients very well and apply the mixture all over your neck and face area. Use cold water to wash off your face. This cleanser is great for a combination or oily skin.