How To Make a Homemade Exfoliating Face Wash

Air pollution is one of the major environmental issues now days. It not only has drastic effects on the environment but on our skin as well. The tiny dirt particles block the pores of the skin the process of gases exchange suffers. As a result of it, the skin becomes dull and unattractive. Facial skin remains the main target of this issue as rest of the body parts are to very much extend covered. Moreover, the signs of ageing become prominent as well. The only and very effective solution to this skin issue is exfoliating your skin with fine quality face wash. Yes it is true – all you have to do is replace your face soap with an exfoliating face wash. This magical beauty product opens up the pores of your skin and removes all the dirt from the depth of your facial skin. The best thing about this activity is that neither you have to buy any expensive exfoliating face wash nor you have to consult any spa or beautician. Its making is very simple process and all of its ingredients are not only pure but easily available as well. We bet the majority of them would be available in your kitchen. You can experiment with various skin remedies to make numerous home-made exfoliating face washes for various skin types.


  • 1

    Pineapple Face Wash

    Pineapple is one of the very effective natural skin exfoliators.


    - 1 Pineapple – large and ripped
    - 3 tablespoons olive oil


    Peel 1 large and finely ripped pineapple and cut it into medium slices. Place the slices in an electric blender and top with 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil. Now blend the mixture for few seconds until forms a smooth and rich face wash. Pour the pineapple into a medium bowl and use your finger tips to apply it on your face. Smoothly massage the paste in circular motion for one minute and then leave it for 10 to 15 minutes. Rinse it off like the common face wash and pat dry.

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    Oatmeal Face Wash


    - 3 tablespoons oatmeal
    - 3 teaspoons witch hazel
    - Water - enough to moisten the oatmeal


    Mix together 3 tablespoons of oatmeal and same quantity of witch hazel in a medium bowl. Pour some water into oatmeal-hazel mixture and stir until forms a thick but smooth face paste. Dip your fingers into the mixture and apply it on your face, using light upward and outward circular strokes.

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    Sugar-oil Face Wash

    It is simple but impressive homemade face wash.


    -Few drops olive oil
    - Olive oil is preferred
    - Some granulated brown sugar


    Pour some olive oil into a small mixing bowl. Now dip the fingertips of both your hands into it and then rub them against your face until completely coated. Now dip the moisten fingertips into some granulated sugar and rub against your facial skin. Continue scrubbing it until the sugar dissolves. Rinse off with lightly warm water and enjoy glowing skin.

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    Egg-Avocado Face Wash

    It not only exfoliates your facial skin but tightens it as well.


    - 1 egg yolk
    - ½ cup milk
    - ½ cup avocado -  peeled and mashed


    Crack one large egg into a bowl, separate its yellow portion (yolk) and shift it into a large bowl. Add in ½ cup of pure milk and same quality of finely mashed avocado. Use a large whisk to beat up the ingredients together until incorporate well and forms a thick paste. Use some clean cotton balls to apply this paste to your face, leave for 10 minutes and then wash with medium-cold water.

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    Lemon Face Wash

    Lemon is the best natural skin exfoliator.

    - 1 Fresh and large lemon


    Cut one fresh and large lemon into equal halves, using a sharp knife. Extract the lemon juice from both slices and apply it on your face. Leave for 10 to 15 minutes and wash off with cold water slashes.

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