6 Natural DIY Facial Cleansers to Soothe Your Skin


Having healthy skin requires a lot of effort and understanding of what works for you personally. And of course knowledge of skincare products and ingredients is helpful too. Store-bought facial cleansers can get the job done but, at the same time, they have a higher risk of side-effects.

If you are looking to cleanse your skin in the most natural and simple way, you should consider a healthy DIY cleanser. That way you will know your ingredients, know what you are putting on our skin, and enjoy the healthy benefits. Keep reading to discover 6 natural DIY face cleansers that will soothe your skin.

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1. Coconut Oil, Honey & Essential Oils

This DIY face cleanser has coconut oil as the star ingredient, as well as raw honey! You can also add your favorite essential oils like lavender, lemon, or peppermint.

All you have to do is mix the ingredients together and apply them on the skin. Perform a gentle massage while cleansing your skin, for about half a minute.

For the next step, apply a warm towel on your face, to open up the pores. When done, remove the cleanser with the help of a clean washcloth and rinse it off with lukewarm water.

Coconut oil is an inspired choice, as it cleanses the skin without stripping it of its natural oils. Its beneficial properties about skin health have been confirmed by numerous studies and scientific articles, including one published in Dermatology Times.

This natural remedy is recommended for women who are trying to minimize common signs of aging, such as facial wrinkles.

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2. Apple Cider Vinegar & Water

For a long time now, apple cider vinegar has been recommended as a natural remedy for the beautiful skin.

Used as a facial cleanser, it can restore the healthy pH of the skin and clean off any impurities or debris (reduced risk of breakouts).

Not only does diluted apple cider vinegar prevents the pores from becoming clogged but it also keeps the skin in a healthy state, without excess oiliness or dryness.

The skin benefits of apple cider vinegar have been demonstrated by numerous articles, such as the one published on CNN.

All you have to do is mix the apple cider vinegar with water, using the resulting mixture to cleanse your skin.

You can apply it on the skin with cotton balls. When done, apply your regular moisturizer and enjoy your clean completely fresh skin!

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3. Lemons & Honey

Many of the top skin brighteners out there contain lemon as the main ingredient. This is because lemon is rich in antioxidants and acts as a natural skin brightener, moisturizer, and disinfectant.

You can easily prepare a DIY facial cleanser using only two simple ingredients: lemon and honey.
Mix the two of them and apply the mixture on your face. After cleansing your face, rinse it off with warm water.

Lemon is rich in citric acid, which is well-known for its antibacterial properties. Honey has similar properties too, and additionally it can keep the skin moisturized.

The beneficial properties of honey, about skin health, have been confirmed in a study published in the Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine.

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4. Yoghurt and & Aloe Vera

The combination of yogurt and aloe vera gel is a particularly lovely way to cleanse the skin. Used on a regular basis, this natural face cleanser will help you enjoy a luxurious skin, without any risk of dryness or excess sebum.

All you have to do is mix the yogurt with aloe vera gel, applying the mixture on your face. When done, rinse it off with lukewarm water.

Yoghurt has natural cleansing properties, not to mention it keeps the skin hydrated. Aloe vera has similar properties, eliminating the toxins accumulated on the surface of the skin.

You can ready more about the beneficial properties of yogurt and how it is helpful for the skin by a study published in the Journal of Cosmetic Science.

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5. Olive Oil, Vinegar & Water

You can prepare a very effective facial cleanser by mixing extra-virgin olive oil with vinegar and water.
Olive oil cleanses and moisturizes the skin, while the diluted vinegar will restore its natural pH and remove impurities accumulate on its surface.

This facial cleanser is recommended to those who have irritations or sunburns. All you have to do is apply the cleanser on the skin, then rinse it off with warm water.

Olive oil has long been used as a natural remedy for beautiful skin, being rich in substances that are beneficial for all complexions.

Numerous studies and articles have confirmed the beneficial properties of olive oil for skin health.

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6. Chamomile Tea & Oats

Chamomile tea is quite beneficial for the skin, having potent antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. You can quickly prepare a soothing natural facial cleanser by combining chamomile tea with ground oats.

If you want for the facial cleanser to also have detoxifying properties, you can also add bentonite clay. All you have to do is apply the resulting mixture on your skin, performing a gentle massage. When done, rinse it off with lukewarm water.

It is a well-known fact that chamomile tea has a soothing effect on the skin. This natural remedy is especially recommended to those who have dry skin, as well as irritations.

Its beneficial properties about skin health have been confirmed by numerous studies, including one published in Molecular Medical Report.

To recap, these are some of the most lovely, healthy and fun to try DIY facial cleansers! These are especially great for soothed and healthy skin.

As you have seen, these are quite easy to make and they contain only natural ingredients, with highly beneficial properties for the skin. So try some! And tell us in the comments what you think.


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2 thoughts on “6 Natural DIY Facial Cleansers to Soothe Your Skin

  1. Chef-doctor Jemichel says:

    Thank you Meighan!
    The “Yoghurt and & Aloe Vera” sounds very appealing!
    Can that be applied with a sea sponge? ………
    I’m wondering how extensive the application needs to be. It seems the live activity of just the yoghurt (and possibly the aloe) might be sufficient – or – would this be enhanced with some “massaging” with a sponge to assure exfoliation? ………

    • Brittany Bly says:

      Hi Jemichel,

      Yes, you could use a sponge as long as your skin is not too delicate. Just be careful that the sponge is very clean. It’s easy for bacteria and debris to build up, thus irritating sensitive skin like the face.

      For those with sensitive skin, the exfoliating properties of milk should be sufficient.

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