Homemade Face Wash For Oily Skin – Top 5

Homemade DIY Natural Face Wash Oily SkinIn this article, you will learn: How do you make homemade face wash for oily skin for super cleansed, oil free skin?

Cleansing your face is one of the most crucial steps in any skin care routine. This step becomes more important if you have oily & acne prone skin. Because oily skin requires an effective face wash that helps get rid of excess oils from your skin along with the dirt and grime & every thing that pile up on skin during the day.

Most cleansers available in the market contain harsh ingredients, such as SLS and its derivatives, due to their foaming capability. These chemicals have harmful effects on the skin. Moreover, why to spend hefty amounts of money when you can make 100% natural face cleansers free of harsh surfactants at home.

Find below top 5 diy home made face wash recipes for oily skin that will remove extra oil, any impurities and bacteria living on your skin:

Homemade Face Wash For Oily and Acne-prone Skin

# 1

Clay and Aspirin Oily Skin Face Wash

Fuller’s earth Clay (Multani Mitti) or Bentonite clay is a great natural ingredient when it comes to getting rid of excess oils from the skin. Aspirin (or Disprin) has anti-bacterial & anti-inflammatory properties, which fight acne breakouts.

You will need:

Fuller’s earth Clay (Multani Mitti): 2 teaspoons, alternatively you can use Bentonite clay

Aspirin (or Disprin): 2 tablets


(i) Place the aspirin (disprin) tablets in a bowl & crush them in to fine powder.

(ii) Add the clay and mix thoroughly.

(iii) Add some water, mix well to form a spreadable thick paste.

(iv) Apply a thin layer of the paste on your face and let it dry.

(v) Wash off with warm water and pat dry for clean skin.

How often you can use:  Use this remedy up to twice a week.

Useful Related Post: Fuller’s Earth Skin Benefits & Face Packs

 # 2

 Milk & Orange Peel Powder Oily Skin Face Cleanser

 Milk contains natural enzymes & lactic acid that help cleanse, tone, and exfoliate skin. So, when applied orally, milk can cleanse & invigorate skin. To increase its effectiveness as a cleansing agent, use cold raw milk for cleansing.

Orange peel powder acts as a pH-balancing agent. Besides that it also helps in controlling oiliness, unclogging skin pores, and tightening them as well.


(a) Use cold, unboiled/unheated raw milk.

(b) If you can’t find readymade orange peel powder, then you can make it at home. Read this for a homemade recipe: How To Make Orange Peel Powder At Home.

You will need:

Raw cold milk: 3 tablespoons

Orange peel powder: 1 teaspoon


(i) Mix well the orange peel powder & milk to make a thick spreadable paste.

(ii) Apply the paste all over your face with a cotton ball.

(iii) Using your clean fingers first massage your skin gently in clockwise motions and then anticlockwise for about 5 minutes.

(iv) Let the pack stay for another 5 minutes, and then rinse off with lukewarm water.

How often you can use: You can use this oily skin face wash every day.

Useful Related Posts:

How To Use Milk As Face Wash

Orange Peel Face Masks

# 3

Cucumber And Tomato Cleanser Oily Skin Face Wash

Cucumber & Tomatoes are two of the most effective natural cleansing agents. Tomato helps cleanse any dirt & grime, lighten skin complexion, and reverse sunrays damage. Cucumber is a potent cooling agent that provides extra freshness & moisture to your face/skin. Combined together, they help remove any impurity from the skin and reduce the greasiness.

You will need

Cucumber: 1/2

Tomato: 1 small


(i) Grind the two ingredients to get a smooth, uniform consistency paste.

(ii) Apply this paste on all over your face, leaving it on for 15 minutes. Wash off with water & pat dry.

How often you can use: You can use this oily skin, refreshing cleanser every day.

Useful Related Posts:

Cucumber Face Toner For Refreshing & Moisturizing Skin

Tomato Skin Care Recipes

# 4

Honey & Lemon Juice Face Wash To Treat Oily Skin

Honey is a natural moisturizer & antiseptic. It has alpha hydroxy acids that exfoliate your skin, and contains antioxidants too that exterminate free radicals. It works as a natural humectant, so hydrates your skin.

Lemon juice is rich in citric acid that exterminates acne-causing bacteria and exfoliates as well. It also has enzyme that actually help to eliminate dead skin cells.

The combination of honey and lemon is effective as a cleanser & great for glowing and healthy skin.

You Will need:

Honey: 2 tablespoons

Lemon juice: 1 tablespoon, freshly squeezed


(i) Mix well the honey & lemon juice. You may add a little bit of water if you feel the mixture is too thick.

(ii) Apply this mixture on your face. Massage it for 1-2 minutes, leaving it on for about 10-15 minutes.

(iii) Rinse it off with plain water.

How often you can use: Use this face wash every NIGHT before going to bed. Don’t use it during daytime.

Useful Related Posts:

How To Use Lemon Juice On Face & Skin

Milk & Honey Face Mask

# 5

Bonus Recipe – Gram Flour (Besan) & Turmeric Powder

Mix well 15 teaspoons of gram flour & 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder. Store it in an airtight container in a cool place. Every time when you want to cleanse your face or other areas of your body, take a requisite amount and mix with plain water or rose water. Apply all over your face or the area you want to cleanse in circular motions, leaving it on for 2 minutes. Wash it off for super cleansed, oil free skin.

Useful Related Post: Homemade Rosewater & Glycerin Face Spray

Previous articleFace Packs For Dry Skin – Well hydrated, Soft Skin
Next articleHow Can I use Papaya for Glowing, Healthy Skin


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.