5 Effortlessly Homemade Face Cleansers for Oily Skin

Last updated on 6 April, 2021

If you have oily skin you might as well know the struggle to find a suitable cleanser for your skin. Most of the foaming cleansers might dry out the skin and some might make the skin oily. So today we are presenting to you some simple homemade face cleansers which you can easily make with the ingredients in your skin, for your oily skin.

You can even make a batch of any of the following powder cleansers and store it in an airtight container. After that all you need to do is scoop out some cleanser with a spoon and use it. Some cleansers mentioned below don’t even need any extra efforts and can be made on the go, save time and efforts is what we believe in. Let’s get started with the list of

Homemade Face Cleansers

Homemade face Cleansers for Oily Skin

Homemade face Cleansers for Oily Skin

  1. Oatmeal and Green tea face cleanser
  2. Moong dal and Neem face cleanser
  3. Green Tea face cleanser
  4. Oatmeal face cleanser
  5. Gram flour face cleanser

Oatmeal and Green tea Face Cleanser

For Oatmeal and Green tea Cleanser you will need one tbsp of rolled oats and half tbsp of organic green tea. Finely mill this mixture in mixie or coffee grinder. Take some amount of this cleanser and add water to make a smooth paste. Wet your face and apply the cleanser in small circular motions. Take due care to not rub harshly while doing so.

Why this works?
Oatmeal contain saponins which is a great Cleansing agent whereas green tea contains antioxidants and also helps in reducing the acne.

Moong dal and Neem Face Cleanser

Take one tbsp of moon dal and make a fine powder, then add 1/2 tbsp of neem powder to it. Use it as a face cleanser cum scrub cum face pack.

Why this works?
Moong dal is a great skin softening agent whereas Neem is antibacterial. This Cleanser is very simple and won’t irritate the active acne too.

Green Tea Face Cleanser

When you make a cup of green tea, just keep aside one to two teaspoons of it. Dip cotton in it and wipe your face with it twice.

Why this works?
Oily skin needs frequent cleansing, but the Cleansing need not be with a cleanser everytime. Green Tea is a good source of antioxidants and hence it helps in keeping the skin clean without stripping any sebum from the skin.

Oatmeal Face Cleanser

Make a fine powder of oats and almond in your mixer and add some rose petals powder in it. You can adjust the quantity of each ingredient as per your choice and requirements.

Why this works?
Oatmeal contain saponins having good cleansing properties whereas almonds give a hydrating effect. Rose petals powder is soothing in nature and give a brightening effect with prolonged use.

Gram flour Face Cleanser

Take half a teaspoon of gram flour, add a pinch of wild turmeric powder and mix with some milk. Your ultimate cleanser cum face pack is ready.

Why this works?
Gram flour has been used since ages to clean the skin. Wild turmeric gives a nice glow and helps in clarifying the skin. Milk gives the much needed moisture to the skin while acting as a gentle cleanser.

Apart from the above list, you can try some variations like the oats and lavender flowers cleanser. We hope you find this list useful, please leave a comment below if you try out any of the homemade face cleanser mentioned above.

Ifyou have any questions or suggestions for the above list please email on skincarevilla@gmail.com

About Sonali

Sonali, is a skincare aficionado who tackles one skin problem at a time. She has been blogging at Skincare Villa since 2016 and is a Certified Formulator for making dry powder based masks and cleansers.