All Natural Homemade Foaming Face Cleaner is simple to make and doesn't contain all of the chemicals and crazy ingredients that store bought facial cleansers do. It's great for sensitive skin and dry skin too, and this face wash is made with all natural ingredients too!
Over the past few years, I have tried to make as many of the products in our home as chemical free and non-toxic as possible. I started with our cleaning products and am making my way through the products we use for our body now. I've already made my own Rosemary-Mint Shampoo, Peppermint Sugar Scrub, Congestion Relief Bath Salts, Homemade Dry Shampoo and will be making more and more of our own bath and body products going forward.
One of the things that I have had on my list of things to make is face wash. I've tried a few recipes out, but wasn't impressed. I wanted something that wouldn't only clean the makeup off of my face, but also help to clarify and tone my face as well as fight any blemishes and bacteria. I absolutely love this recipe and have been using it for a few weeks now. It leaves my skin feeling amazing!
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What's in Homemade Face Cleaner?
¾ Cup of Distilled Water
¼ Cup of Castile Soap ( Purchase HERE )
1 Tablespoon of Honey ( Purchase HERE )
2 Tablespoons of Olive Oil ( Purchase HERE )
20 Drops of Tea Tree Oil ( Purchase HERE )
Foaming Soap Dispenser ( Purchase HERE )
Most of these items can be found at your grocery store, and you can absolutely clean and use an old foaming soap dispenser. I am providing the links to all of these items just in case they are had for you to find.
How do you make your own face wash?
Add all of the ingredients listed above and shake well. Since there are no chemical binders in this recipe, there may be some separation of ingredients in between uses...just shake before each use to combine them.
I like to wet my face with warm water and apply two pumps worth to my face. Just use your fingers to gently massage the cleanser into your skin. Rinse with warm water and pat your face dry with a clean towel.
This all natural face cleanser will leave your skin feeling and smelling amazing. You can add a few drops of lavender essential oil to this recipe if your face tends to be red and enflamed. The tea tree essential oil is a natural anti-bacterial and anti-fungal that helps to cleanse away bacteria and will help fight acne. I hope you love this cleanser as much as I do! Next up, I'll be working on a face moisturizer to use with it!
Interested in more non-toxic cleaning recipes and tips? Find them on my Home Cleaning Tips and Tricks Page HERE!
What can be used to replace the Tee Tree Oil? Both my wife and daughter are allergic to it.
Hi, Stephen! You can use rosemary essential oil instead or just leave the essential oil out all together. Hope this helps!
Do you have to put it in a foaming pump? Can it be used in a regular liquid soap bottle?
To be honest, Paula...I'm not sure. I don't see why it would, it just wouldn't foam.
Happy New Year Jessica!
Was wondering if you had any experience cleaning a bath tub made of fiberglass? Many items, such as Bon Ami, say not to use because it may scratch. I've used straight baking soda and water, which is OK, just curious if you have had other successful experiences?
This is the best way I've found to clean your fiberglass tub/shower without scratching... Homemade Soft Scrub
Thank you Jessica you are perfect!can i use it for my eyes make up too or do you have another recipe?
I actually just use petroleum jelly (Vaseline) to remove my eye makeup...works better than anything else I've ever tried! Hope this helps!
Almond oil is amazing to remove eye makeup and great for your eyelashes. Very cost effective too! (NOW Foods product)
Great tip, Lori! Thanks for sharing!
Charlotte Freismuth says
I always use coconut oil to take my eye makeup off it works great, I just put it about 2 tablespoons in a small glass container with a cover on it and put it in my bathroom so I have it for easy access.
I absolutely love the facial cleaner, my face feels so soft and yes it smells so good. I am anxious for the facial moisturizer and I would love for you to come up with a mask for facial cleaning also
So this can be used in the eye area, or would you suggest using something else? My skin is thin and I don't want anything that will burn or inflame around my eyes.
Hi, Lory! Great question...I never use cleanser on my eye area. I only ever use petroleum jelly (Vaseline) to clean my eye makeup off. I very gently massage it in and gently remove it with tissue. It takes even the most stuck on mascara on and leaves the area around your eyes soft moisturized. Hope this helps! ~Jess
Kenya G. Johnson says
I didn't think I'd like this because I hate the smell of tea tree but I guess the honey takes away most of the scent. I like it! It feels great. I like that it can also be an handsoap if you keep it at the sink. Thanks for the recipe.
Elgie Cloutier says
Is raw honey different than the honey bought in the grocery store? Would it work to use the store honey?
You can absolutely use store bought honey :)
Can I substitute olive oil for sweet almond oil or grape seed oil?
I've made homemade face washes before, and they usually have an expiration date. How long would you reccomend using this recipe before it goes bad (if ever)?
I'd say within a month, but I usually use mine quicker than that since I wash my face twice daily! Hope this helps!
Hello do you still use this and did you ever make a face mortizurizer. Please reply quickly if you can .Also do you know if this works for ladies in their fifties? Thank you
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