DIY Cleansers For Normal/Combination Skin

cleCleanser is what we use to cleanse our skin am and pm, since soap and water cleansing can be too drying for some.

There are some natural homemade cleanser recipes for all skin types, as you all know cleansers same as other beauty treatment should according to one’s skin type. (Knowing your skin type)

Olive oil cleansing lotion can be used by this skin type

Olive oil cleansing lotion
½ cup of olive oil
2 tbsps. Of glycerin
2 tbsps. of water
1 tsp. of liquid soap
Mix together in a blender until smooth, and then pour in a jar with a tightfitting lid.

All-purpose honey cleanser can also be used by this skin type

All-purpose honey cleanser
2 tbsps. liquid soap (liquid castile soap works well)
¼ cup of honey
¼ cup of rose water (distilled water may be used instead
Stir all ingredients, being careful not to beat as this will cause the soap to foam. Pour in a clean container one with a pour spout or pump is nice.
Pour a small amount in your palm and massage gently in to skin( can also be used as shampoo or body wash). Rinse thoroughly off with tepid water.

Abs cleanser can also be used by this skin type

ABS Cleanser
1 African black soap melted to form liquid
¼ cup of glycerin
¼ rose water
Mix together well and place in air tight container and use when needed. Can be also as body wash.

Cleansing milk

Cleansing milk
½ cup plain yogurt
1 tbsps. Of sunflower or any light oil
1 ½ tsp. of fresh lemon juice
Mix together and store in a refrigerator.
Pour a small amount in your hand and use.

Tips

½ cup equivalent to 8 tbsps. And ¼ is to 4 tbsps.

Cleansers should rinse off with tepid water then follow by splashes of cold/freezing water to seal pores.

All traces of make should be removed before using cleanser.

Double cleansing i.e. cleansing the skin twice instead of once is beneficial, first cleanse remove dirt and dead cells, while second cleanse cleanses the pores well.

Cleanse your face twice daily morning and night.

Moisturize after cleansing with lotion, oil or cream suitable for skin type.

Make sure hands are clean before using cleanser, so as not to be transferring dirt back in to your skin.

If you don’t care for your skin, who will?

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Posted on February 11, 2014, in d.i.y and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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