In today’s economy, a great way to save money is to create homemade options for your beauty regimen. Today’s best facial cleansers often include natural ingredients rich in antioxidants, minerals and vitamins. One of the best places to find their ingredients is in fruits and vegetables. Here are some great homemade facial cleansing ideas. They are inexpensive and easy to create.
Great Grape Exfoliating Cleanser
Believe it or not, grapes work as a great cleanser to help gently exfoliate your skin and extract impurities. Cut seedless grapes in half and gently rub them on your bare skin. Rinse with warm water followed by a splash of cold water to close your pours. You’re skin will feel great.
Lots of Honey Cleanser
Honey is another great ingredient known for it’s hydrating properties. It also has anti-oxidant and antiseptic qualities. Mix 1.5 tablespoons with oatmeal to create a thick paste. Gently spread the mixture over your face and rinse with warm water.
Pampering Papaya Cleanser
Papaya contains a special enzyme that is particularly good for oily skin and to help prevent blemishes. This enzyme helps clean pores and removes dirt and excess oil. A great papaya cleanser includes plain yogurt and sea salt. Soy milk is another good option to combine with papaya. Use a ripe papaya and mash it with a food processor or hand masher. Combine with 2 tablespoons of plain yogurt and one tablespoon of sea salt. Refrigerate for about 10 minutes. Spread the mixture evenly on your skin and let it sit for 10 minutes. Rinse with cool water and gently pat your skin dry.Many of the nutrients our skin needs can be provided by items we typically have right in our kitchen. Take stock of your kitchen and see what you can come up with. We’d love to hear your own experiences and recommendations.
Note: Please consider any food allergies before trying these facial cleansers.