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Do It Yourself- 13 DIY Homemade Face Wash For All Skin Types

by Latha Bhat
Do It Yourself- 13 DIY Homemade Face Wash For All Skin Types

The foremost important step in taking care of your skin is by cleansing it properly. Our skin is prone to many diseases as dust, dirt, sweat, and bacteria gets collected on the skin. Thus, the skin needs a thorough cleansing routine. These impurities are sure to enter through the pores and cause many skin problems.

We avoid all skin problems when we make use of homemade face wash. These face washes are inexpensive and mild on the skin and do not cause any side effects. You can prepare the cleanser suitable for all your skin type with the ingredients readily available in your kitchen.

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How To Make Face Wash At Home?

To make a face wash at home, you need to determine the type of skin you have—the kind of skin classified into either oily, dry, or combination skin types. During the day when the skin gets oily, it is said to be oily skin. You do not need to have a face wash that will strip away the oils from your skin as it will cause irritation ad overproduction of the natural oils as compensation. If you use a heavy moisturizer for your skin as it tends to dry, you have dry skin. You will have to use a face wash that is gentle and promotes hydration. Combination skin means you have both types of skin. The T-zone will get oily only when the skin around your mouth gets dried out.  

Prepare Homemade Face Wash For Oily And Acne-Prone Skin

Suppose you have oily skin, a tendency to acne breakouts, blackheads, and pimples. In that case, you need a face wash that will gently remove any impurities and bacteria living on your skin and enable you to hydrate the skin with good oils. The organic cleaner is best suited for combating oily skin without any side effects.

1. Tea Tree Face Wash

Tea tree oil is famous for its anti-fungal properties and will help to fight against ace prone skin. The face wash also helps in the removal of blackheads.

Ingredients Needed –

  • Castor oil – ¼ cup
  • Jojoba oil – ¼ cup
  • Grapeseed oil – 1/2 cup
  • Tea tree oil – 15 Drops

How To Prepare

  • Take each ingredient in exact measurement.
  • Take an airtight glass jar and put all the ingredients in it and mix well.
  • Take a small amount of this mixture oil on your fingertips and gently massage into your skin in circular motions.
  • Take a towel and dip it in hot water.
  •  Place the towel on your face.
  • After steaming, remove the face wash from your skin using a clean cloth.

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2. Aspirin And Clay Face Wash

Aspirin possesses anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties that help to prevent acne breakouts. Clay is one of the best ingredients that helps to remove excess oils and sebum from the skin.
Ingredients Needed

  • Aspirin – 2 Nos.
  • Clay – 2 teaspoons.

How To Prepare

  • Take a bowl and crush aspirin in it.
  • To this, add clay and mix well
  • Now, slowly add water to form a thick paste.
  • This paste needs to be applied in a thin layer on your face and allow to dry.
  • Later, wash your face with warm water and get clean skin.

3. Honey And Milk Cleanser

Honey and Milk have moisture-enhancing properties to get back the natural oils to the skin. You can easily make this face wash at home and get glowing skin.

Ingredients Needed

  • Glass Container – 1 no.
  • Honey – 1 teaspoon
  • Raw Milk – 2 teaspoons

How To Prepare

  • Take a glass container and mix Milk and raw Milk in it.
  • Mix it till you form a smooth paste.
  • Take a small portion of this paste and massage it on the face in circular motions.
  • Wash your face with warm water.

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4. Strawberry And Yoghurt Cleanser

A combination of yogurt and strawberry will give you normal skin.

Ingredients Needed

  • Fresh Ripe Strawberries – 2 Nos.
  • Yogurt – 2 teaspoon

How To Prepare

  • In a blender, take ripe strawberries and yogurt.
  • Stir the mixture gently ad make it a smooth paste.
  • Take a small portion and massage it on your face.
  • Allow it on your face for 5-7 minutes
  • Rinse it off with tap water and dap your face dry with a clean cloth.

This face cleanser will remove all the excess oil and sebum from your face.

5. Pineapple And Lemon Cleanser

The combination of pineapple and lemon makes a good face wash for your oily skin. Prepare this face wash easily at home.

Ingredients Needed

  • Pineapple Juice – 2 teaspoons
  • Lemon Juice – 2 teaspoons
  • Baking soda – 1 teaspoon

How To prepare

  • Take a bowl and add pineapple and lemon juice.
  • Add baking soda to make a thick paste.
  • Gently apply this paste all over your face.
  • Allow it to rest for 5 minutes
  • Rinse it with cold water.

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Homemade Face Wash For Normal, Sensitive, And Dry Skin

Continue to read to know about the homemade face for persons with dry or sensitive skin. Use this face wash if your skin is normal and not too oily or dry.

6. Honey And Aloe Cleanser

Raw honey kills the formation of bacteria on the skin and moisturizes it. The antioxidant properties in Aloe Vera are incredibly gentle and soothe the skin. Aloe Vera is ideal for a person with sensitive skin. You can even add any natural oil of your choice to restore the essential moisture.

Ingredients Needed                                              

  • Raw honey – ¼ cup
  • Aloe Vera Gel – ¼ cup
  • Argan Oil – 2 tablespoons

How To prepare

  • Take a glass container.
  • Mix all the ingredients in it.
  • Store this cleanser in the fridge in case you have used fresh Aloe Vera.
  • Take a small portion of this cleanser.
  • Slowly spread it over your face in a thin layer.
  • Leave it on your face for a minute.
  • Wipe it gently with a warm washcloth.

7. Honey Matcha Face Wash

Matcha is one of the essential antioxidants that reduce the effect of aging and pollution on the skin. Raw honey kills the formation of bacteria on the skin and moisturizes it.  Honey is suitable for people with dry skin as it will not allow the skin’s pores to dry.

Ingredients Needed

  • Matcha Powder – ½ tablespoon
  • Organic honey – 4 tablespoons
  • Avocado Oil – 4 tablespoons
  • Unscented Castile Soap – 4 tablespoons
  • Tea tree Essential Oil – 10 drops

How To Prepare

  • Take a bowl and mix all the ingredients in it.
  • Take an 8 ounce (250 ml) bottle and transfer the pour the above mixture into it.
  • Fill it with water.
  • Wet your face with water and use this cleanser as you would clean with a bar of regular soap.

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8. Avocado Cleanser

You can make a good face cleanser recipe with Avocado oil, Aloe Vera, and Frankincense essential oil. Avocado oil promotes cell regeneration and has all the essential fatty acids.

Frankincense essential oil contains anti-aging properties and promotes cell repair.

Ingredients Needed

  • Avocado Oil – 15 ml
  • Aloe Vera Gel – 45 ml
  • Frankincense essential oil – 4 drops
  • Glass bottle – 1 no.
  • Cotton Pad

How To Prepare

  • Take a glass bottle and mix all the ingredients as mentioned above in it.
  • Store it properly.
  • Before using this face wash, wet your face with warm water.
  • Take a cotton pad and apply this cleanser to it.
  • Massage your face with this cotton pad cleanser in a circular motion.
  • After 10 minutes, rinse your face with warm water.

9. Curd And Honey Cleanser

Curd has antibacterial properties, which are suitable for the skin. Raw honey kills the formation of bacteria on the skin and moisturizes it.

Ingredients Needed

  • Curd – 2 teaspoons
  • Organic honey – 1 teaspoon
  • Olive oil – 1 teaspoon

How To Prepare

  • Take a bowl and mix curd and organic honey in it.
  • Mix the pack well and apply it all over your face.
  • Allow it to rest on your face for 2-3 minutes.
  • Later, rinse it off with cold water.

Use Olive oil if you have dry skin. Toning and moisturizing of the skin need to follow up regularly. You can use this face wash regularly, and it is very mild on the skin.

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10. Egg And Honey Cleanser

A combination of egg and honey is suitable for normal skin, and the face washes easily made at home. Raw honey kills the formation of bacteria on the skin and moisturizes it.

Ingredients Needed

  • Egg Yolk – 1 large one
  • Organic honey – 1 teaspoon
  • Almonds – 6-7 nos.

How To Prepare

  • Take a bowl and add one large egg yolk into it.
  • Add one teaspoon of organic honey to it.
  • Make a smooth paste of 6-7 almonds and mix it into the above mix.
  • Stir the pack well and apply it all over your face.
  • Allow the pack on your face for 10-15 minutes, till it dries off.
  • Rinse with lukewarm water to get a smooth and moisturized face.

11. Cream And Apple Cleanser

Cream and apple are suitable for normal skin.

Ingredients Needed

Apple – 1 small sized

  • Cream – 1 teaspoon
  • Olive oil – 1 teaspoon
  • Lemon Juice or Lemon Juice – 1 teaspoon

How To Prepare

  • In a vessel, boil one small-sized apple
  • With the help of a fork, mash it gently.
  • To this, add cream, olive oil, lemon juice, or orange juice.
  • Mix all the ingredients thoroughly to form a smooth paste.
  • Apply this paste all over the face, forehead, and neck.
  • Allow it to rest for 5 minutes.
  • Rinse it off with warm water.

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Homemade Face Wash For Combination Skin

Mentioned below are some of the face cleansers gentle on the skin for a person having combination skin. It also helps to balance the natural oils in your skin.

12. Gram Flour Cleanser

People around the globe use gram flour or besan as a face wash for years.  It helps to remove any impurities gently.

Ingredients Needed

  • Milk – ¼ cup
  • Gram Flour or Besan – 2 tablespoons

How To Prepare

  • Take a bowl and mix gram flour and Milk.
  • This mix should form a smooth paste which should not be too thick.
  • Take a small portion of this mix in your hand and massage your face in smooth circular motions.
  • Let it rest for 5 minutes.
  • Wash your face with lukewarm water.

13. Tomato Cleanser

Tomato with lemon makes a good face cleanser for your face.

Ingredients Needed

  • Fresh Tomato Pulp – 2 teaspoons
  • Lemon Juice – 1 teaspoon
  • Milk – 1 teaspoon

How To Prepare

  • Take a bowl and mix all the above ingredients in it
  • Apply this mixture to your face in a thin layer.
  • Allow it to rest for ten minutes.
  • Wash your face with cold water.

Homemade face wash should be done as a routine, and try it once in a while. Try these different recipes to find the one which will suit you best. It would be best if you used other face cleansers for the summer and winter seasons.

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