Facial Cleanser For Fair Complexion
No one likes to have blemishes on their faces; these can be caused either with the harmful ultraviolet rays of the sun or can also be age spots. We all dream of having flawless skin and this can be achieved in the comfort of your home by making some homemade body and face cleanser that will not have a drying effect and will also help the skin to rejuvenate with a fair complexion.
A mint body cleanser does not only have refreshing qualities but mint also has properties that help in removing the blemishes from the skin giving it a flawless complexion. In a saucepan add one cup of water and let it boil. Add around two tablespoon of chopped mint leaves it the water and let the leaves infuse in it for about seven to ten minutes. Once it is a little cooled strain the liquid. Then add one tablespoon of crushed cucumber, two tablespoon each of baking soda, sweet almond oil and almond oil to the water.
The above solution can be used as a liquid soap for both the body and the face as well. Then wash this with a cool rinse. Store it in the refrigerator but remember that the solution has to be used within two days.
This is an excellent cold cream for the dry skin; this not only helps in keeping the skin well moisturized but also gives it a good complexion. Make a double boiler and putting in 10 ounce of apricot kernel oil in it along with two ounce each of cocoa butter and beeswax till the latter two have melted. Keep on beating it with a melt spoon until the solution is smooth and then cool it. Transfer it to a jar or a bottle and store in a refrigerator.
This is effective cleansing milk for the dry and sensitive skin. This provides the much necessary moisturization for the face. Put the ¼ cup cream and ¼ cup of milk and around two tablespoon of chamomile leaves in a double boiler and put it on a simmer for about 30 minutes. Remember that the milk should not boil. Let it stay on the boiler but take it off from the heat. Let the solution stand about two hours and then strain and keep aside. Keep it in the refrigerator and apply it with the help of the cotton balls.
Buttermilk and fennel seeds can be made into very effective cleansing milk especially for the oily skin. In a double boiler heat ½ cup milk and two tablespoon of crushed fennel seeds for about 30minutes. Then turn it off and let it sty for about two hours. Then store it in a bottle and keep in the refrigerator. You can keep this stored in the fridge for about two weeks.
Cucumber is a natural astringent and has been known for its cleaning properties for a long time. It can effectively remove all traces of dirt from the pores. The other ingredient in the cream is Elder flower that has healing properties. To make the creamy cucumber and Elder flower cream first of all wash the cucumber in cold water and then chop a third of it roughly. Put it in a blender and then make a puree.
Squeeze the water from the cucumber and keep the juice. Put this in a glass container and add around six to seven drops of Elder flower tincture and a few drops lemon essential oil to it and stir to combine all the ingredients well. You can now keep this in the refrigerator and use when required.
If you want a glowing complexion instantly then milk is one of the most effective cleansers. The easiest way to make a good cleanser is to take half cup of cold milk and half teaspoon of salt in it. Take some cotton balls and dab it in milk and apply it all over the face. Keep it for three and four minutes and then rub it over the face in circular upward motion. This will help in exfoliating the skin as well.