We all have good days and bad days when it comes to our appearance. And those who deal with an oily type of face know that the bad days seem to never end. This type of skin is mostly related to acne.
So how do you get rid of this? Of course, not only teenagers are predisposed to this problem, but also adults. The moment bacteria, pollution and dirt start accumulating on your face, they create the perfect environment for the rise of acne. But how do we fight this problem? Of course, a change in diet is at hand, since you will need to avoid refined sugars. But diet and exercise are not always enough; sometimes, you might need to turn towards skin cleansers, to strip the skin of the excess oil. But here comes the other problem: skin cleansers that you can find in the store might have chemicals in them that will do more harm to your skin than good.
Why endanger your skin when you can use safe, homemade remedies. Here are 5 examples of how you can make your own skin cleansers that won’t harm your skin.
- Basic Face Wash
The ingredients for this face wash are the following:
- 1 or 2 tablespoons of oil
- ½ castile soap (liquid form)
- 10 drops of essential oil
You blend the ingredients and pour the mixture into a bowl. In the case of oily skin, you should replace the oils with aloe vera gel and also add ground coffee in the mix for exfoliation.
- All-Skin-Type Foaming Face Wash
For this recipe, you will need:
- ½ teaspoon of coconut oil
- 1/3 cup of castile soap
- 2/3 cup of distilled water
- 10-15 drops of lavender oil
Blend the ingredients and it is ready to use! You can also place it in a container for later use.
- Acne-Prone or Oily Skin Face Wash
Blend the following ingredients together and put them in a container:
- 10 drops tea tree oil
- ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
- ½ cup organic oil
Massage the mixture on the face and clean it off with a cotton ball before washing your face.
- Face Wash for Dry Skin
Mix these ingredients together:
- 1 tablespoon of almond oil
- 20 drops of Jasmine fragrance
- 1 cup filtered water
- 1 cup mild castile soap.
Either use it right away or store it in a container for later.
- Dry or Oily Skin Face Wash
Stir the following ingredients in a bowl until it’s all well blended:
- 1 or 2 teaspoons of sweet almond oil
- ¼ cup of aloe vera gel
- a few drops of essential oil (your choice, and optional)
Pour the mixture into a container. It is recommended that if you have oily skin, you replace the almond oil with liquid castile soap.
Find out which of these five recipes is the best choice for your skin, and pamper it accordingly. It will definitely thank you later by shining through all your daily activities. Your skin deserves only the best!