Looking for homemade face wash for oily skin ?
Try this recipe. You can make it in just 5 minutes. this home made face wash for oily skin can be stored for 1-3 months without refrigeration. All you need is Fuller’s earth or Mulatnin mitti, besan, neem powder, lemon peel powder and tea tree oil.
Oily skin needs a face wash that can remove excess oils to control acne and open pores. Removal of oils imparts a fresh matt look. This homemade face wash does all of the above. If you want to go for no-chemicals skin care, then this recipe is for you.
So, are you ready to try this 100% natural homemade face wash for oily skin?
How to make Homemade Face Wash for Oily Skin?
Mix and store the following ingredients in completely dry airtight container:
- 5 tablespoons of Fuller’s earth or Multani mitti: Available at
- 10 tablespoons of Gram flour or Besan: Available at
- 1/2 tablespoon of Turmeric powder: available at
- 1 table spoon of Neem powder (for acne prone skin): Available at
- 5-10 drops to tea tree oil to enhance anti-acne action (optional): Available at
- 1/2 tablespoon of Lemon peel powder (omit in sensitive skin)
We have shown the steps of making and using this natural face wash for oily skin in the video given below:
How to use natural face wash for oily skin?
- Wash your face with plain water.
- Take a small amount of above mixture on your palm.
- Put some drops of water and make a paste on your palm.
- Massage this paste on your face gently in circular motions.
- Spend more time on your T-Zone.
- If possible, leave it for a minute or two on your face. The good idea is to start your shower by applying this paste and end by rinsing it.
- Rinse off with water and pat dry with a soft tissue, if you have added turmeric to prevent staining of the towels.
How to store Homemade Face Wash for Oily Skin?
The only precaution you need to take is KEEP THIS FACE WASH DRY. If water gets into this face wash, bacteria and moulds will grow in it.
Store this home made face wash for oily skin in an airtight container. Close the lid properly after each use. Put it away from the tap. In the beginning, I also wasted a couple of batches until I got more disciplined on keeping this face wash away from water.
This little effort of making and storing this face wash will pay off in the long run with beautiful skin, without risk of harming yourself and the mother earth.
Why these ingredients?
- Multani mitti and chickpea flours absorb extra oils from the greasy skin. They gently exfoliate your skin to remove dead cells and debris to give clean and fresh skin.
- Turmeric and lemon peel powder impart skin-lightening, anti-septic and anti-ageing action to this face pack.
- In acne-prone skin, neem and tea tree oil control pimples.
Can this face wash remove make-up?
No, this face wash is not strong enough to remove the make-up. You should remove your makeup with cleansing milk and then wash your face with this homemade face wash.
Why should you use homemade skin care products?
After researching about hundreds of ingredients used in the skincare products, I realised that they might bring temporary benefit but cause skin damage on long term besides promoting cancer and environment damage. This homemade Face Wash was my first innovation- all natural, easy to make and store. I hope you will like it!