What would you like to know?
Share this Story

Rejuvenate your skin with homemade facial cleansers

Kori Ellis is an editor and writer based in San Antonio, TX, where she lives with her husband and four children. At SheKnows, she writes about parenting, fashion, beauty and other lifestyle topics. Additionally, Kori has been published i...

Homemade beauty treatments

Making homemade beauty treatments can be fun. Using ingredients that are usually found in your kitchen, you can create homemade facial cleansers and DIY masks that will leave your skin feeling healthy, fresh and clean.

Honey and oats facial scrub

For normal skin

Honey and oats facial scrub ingredients

This DIY scrub will help exfoliate and revitalize skin.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon whole milk
  • 1 teaspoon ground almonds
  • 1 teaspoon ground walnuts

Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients and apply mixture liberally to moistened face.
  2. Allow to dry for 10 minutes.
  3. Remove with warm washcloth.
  4. Rinse face with splash of cool water.

Peppermint lavender facial scrub

For oily skin

Peppermint lavender facial scrub

This homemade cleansing scrub will help to fight oily skin and reduce breakouts.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup almonds
  • 1 teaspoon dried lavender
  • 1 teaspoon dried peppermint
  • 1 cup white cosmetic clay
  • 1/2 cup honey

Directions:

  1. Grind oats, almonds and dried herbs to a powder with a blender. Mix in clay and honey.
  2. Store in sealed container in refrigerator.
  3. To use, remove 1 tablespoon of mixture from container.
  4. Mix with warm water to form a thick paste.
  5. Apply generously over face and neck, and massage well.
  6. Rinse with warm water.

Cucumber yogurt facial cleanser

For sensitive skin

Cucumber yogurt facial cleanser

This mixture will nourish skin, tighten pores and help reduce blemishes without drying the skin.

Ingredients:

  • 1 small cucumber
  • 1/2 cup yogurt
  • 3 tablespoons beaten curds

Directions:

  1. Puree cucumber and yogurt in an electric blender.
  2. Pour into a small bowl. Stir in beaten curds and mix well.
  3. Apply paste over entire face and massage well.
  4. Leave it on for 5 minutes and then rinse with cool water.

More homemade beauty treatments

Summer beauty with epsom salt
Get healthy hair with herbs
Homemade beauty for hair

Comments
Recommended for You
Hot
New in Beauty
Close

And you'll see personalized content just for you whenever you click the My Feed .

SheKnows is making some changes!