The tendency to use natural products in skin cleansing is growing and it is easy to see why: these products are 100% natural, healthy, safe, inexpensive, environmentally friendly and, on top of that, treat the skin well. Meet our top 10.
Milk: Milk is a natural cleanser that, applied to the skin with a cotton disc, ends up leaving it smooth and resplendent. After its application, you can let the milk dry by itself or remove it immediately with warm water.
Oatmeal: A good alternative to cleansing the skin also involves the use of oats – a natural product that is indicated to rid the skin of dead cells and harmful toxins, leaving it to breathe in full and with an extremely healthy appearance. Mix a little oatmeal with milk or yogurt; apply on face massaging with gentle movements and remove with warm water.
Mix yogurt, milk and honey: add to these three ingredients almond or crushed sesame seeds, cover the face and let it act a few minutes before removing with tepid water. A natural cleansing and exfoliation that will leave the skin soft and luminous.
Olive oil and coconut oil: this pair of natural products aims to soften and moisturize the skin in depth. Mix 1 part olive oil, 2 parts warm water and 3 parts coconut oil and apply on the face – this facial mask will leave your skin like never seen and felt!
Grapes: A natural product packed with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties, grapes are a boon to the health and appearance of the skin. Use crushed grapes to design a face mask, letting it act on the skin for some time. The result? Younger, firmer skin.
Fruit puree: Fruit crushed to resemble puree is an excellent cleansing treatment for the skin, namely banana, strawberries, meloa or avocado.
Vegetable puree: Alternatively, vegetables are also great natural products to create “cleansing creams”. Choose to puree vegetables such as tomato, cucumber or pumpkin.
Rose water: a natural product used for decades in skin care, rose water is practical and multifaceted since it can be applied to all types of skins. It can also be used as a make-up remover.
Lavender oil: the essential oils are a key part of several alternative therapies (including aromatherapy ), but are also effective in treating skin. For the face, it is advisable to use lavender oil which, diluted in warm water (only 3 or 4 drops), can be used to wash the face, leaving it naturally disinfected and revitalized.
Chamomile infusion: the next time you make a cup of chamomile tea, do a little more and use this infusion to cleanse and relax the skin, giving it its natural texture and look.