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Homemade Skin Care - Cleanser Recipes

Cleansers are a great way to clean your skin from all the dirt and bacteria you have gotten from whatever you've been doing during the day or night.
Believe it or not, cleansers aren't hard to make, and they can even be fun! So why don't you try to make your own homemade skin care?

This page was updated on 1/5/2013
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Homemade Skin Care Recipes

Cleanser Recipes

Grape Facial Cleanser



1 Cup Mashed Grapes
1 Teaspoon Olive Oil
1/2 Teaspoon Salt or Baking Soda
1/4 Cup Milk

Put Grapes, oil, salt / baking soda, and milk in a blender and blend well.

Apply to your face then wash off with warm water.
This homemade facial cleanser can be used morning and night.

Did You Know:
Grapes – are high in antioxidants and minerals

Salt – is and excellent for exfoliating and removing toxins in your body.
Baking soda or Salt mixed with Milk creates a gentle exfoliating mixture.

Gentle Facial Cleanser



1/2 cup oatmeal or cornmeal
plain yogurt (add enough yogurt to form a paste)

Mix all the ingredients until they turn into smooth cream.

Apply smoothly over face avoiding around you eye area.

Did You Know:
Oatmeal – is highly absorptive, hypoallergenic and excellent for softening skin. Out of all the grains, oatmeal is the best for a source of amino acids (Amino Acid works as a water-binding agent in skin care). Oatmeal is clinically shown to heal dry and itchy skin.
Strangely enough, in shampoos, dusting powder, moisturizers, cleansing bars and other cosmetics, straw and oatmeal is commonly used.

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Strawberry cleanser, and Apple cleanser (good for acne prone skin)

Cleansers for different skin types.
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Oatmeal Face scrub

Lots of cleanser and scrub recipes

Exfoliating Facial Cleanser

Good for all skin types



6 tablespoons (3 oz) Peach kernel or apricot or sweet almond oil
120g (4 oz) Almond meal
4 tablespoons (2 oz) Cider vinegar
4 tablespoons (2 oz) Water
6 drops Essential Oil of your choice
(lavender or lemon oil are beneficial to oily or sensitive skin)

Combine all ingredients in a blender and pulse until the mixture becomes a paste-like consistency.

Sea Salt and Lemon Body Cleanser


lemon juice
sea salt

drink a cup of hot water with some lemon juice in it every two hours. This will flush out the toxins that have built up in your body.
Sea salt will also draw toxins out of your body. Combine sea salt and water to make a paste. Then apply to your body, allowing ten minutes before your shower.

Did You Know:
Lemons – are a good source of vitamin C
Salt – is excellent for exfoliating and removing toxins from your body

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Great for preteens and teens!

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