40 Effective Homemade Face Wash for Oily Skin

Homemade face wash for oily skin is gentle, safe and easy alternative to commercial facial cleanser.It dissolves deep-seated impurities and surface dirt without causing breakouts.This all natural homemade face wash reduces oiliness without drying the skin, fights acne-causing bacteria, doesn’t clog pores and leaves the skin feel notably clean, supple and glowing.

A homemade wash is good idea because you can have the control over the ingredients. Besides, you will be able to create the right homemade face wash for oily skin. Homemade products are natural and have almost no side effects on skin. Here are some of the best natural homemade washes for oily skin.

40 Effective Homemade Face Wash for Oily Skin
40 Effective Homemade Face Wash for Oily Skin

1. Egg Yolk

Egg yolk contains natural cleansing properties. Egg white just helps in toning your skin. Apply the whole egg or just yolk to cleanse your face.

2. Pineapple

Rub a slice of pineapple on your clean face. Pineapple will add freshness to your skin and leave your skin fair looking.

3. Banana

Banana is a natural cleanser and moisturiser. It provides your skin a glow and slows down the signs of aging.

4. Strawberry

Strawberry holds so many benefits for our skin. It is the best cleanser, great exfoliater, natural toner, and colour brightener. Use strawberry juice to cleanse and tone your face.

5. Papaya

Papaya add glow to your skin and cleanse thoroughly, removing every particle of dirt from your face. It naturally hydrates your skin and provides you an instant fresh look.

6. Apple

Well, apple is great for everything. Apple juice or apple pulp, both are great for cleansing the skin. It gives glow and radiant look.

7. Lemon

Lemon is a natural cleanser and bleacher. Lemon juice can be used on the skin regularly. Replace your face wash with lemon and notice the difference.

8. Honey

Honey works as a natural hydrant. It removes the dust from your face, while providing your face glow and shine. The combo of honey and lemon will also do a great work on your skin.

Mixing yogurt and honey and applying it will make your skin deeply cleansed.

9. Mango

Mango helps to cleanse your skin deeply. Mango works as toner and rejuvenates your skin. It makes your skin supple and soft and slows down the signs of ageing.

10. Orange

Orange is highly rich in vitamin C. If vitamin C is given to your skin, your skin begins to glow. Whether you use orange pulp, juice or peel, it works the same.

11. Cherries

If you are irritated with tanned and tired looking skin, then cherries are just the right alternative for you. It is a multi-mineral and multi-vitamin fruit, which hydrates and nourishes your skin. Use the pulp of cherries or juice of cherries. You will be thankful to use this fruit after observing the effects.

12. Pomegranate

Using pomegranate on a daily basis can help in removing tan and deeply cleansing your skin. Use this to gain naturally fair colour.

13. Watermelon

If you have dry skin, then watermelon is the correct fruit for you. Watermelon naturally hydrates your face. It seals the moisture within your skin, which helps to get rid of dry skin. Use watermelon juice as a facial cleanser on a daily basis.

14. Aloe Vera

Aloe vera juice will cleanse your skin and make your skin clear and beautiful.

15. Raw Milk

Raw milk is the best cleanser ever. It not only cleanses your skin, but also provides moisture. It makes your skin look fair and smooth.

16. Baking Soda & Jojoba Oil

Baking soda is a great exfoliater and works great as a cleanser. All you need is to add jojoba oil and honey to baking soda. Use this for a week and see the difference.

17. Avocado

Avocado is a very good and natural hair conditioner, and it is also a very good skin conditioner. It gives moisture, nourishment, cleanses the skin and gives softness to the skin. The pulp of avocado with lemon juice is a wonderful facial cleanser.

18. Grapefruit

Rub a slice of grapefruit on the skin to make it more clean and glowing. It reduces the excess oil from your skin and removes the particles of dirt and dust.

19. Sugar & Honey

Sugar is a very good and effective natural scrubber. It cleanses the skin and provides shine to your face. Add honey for more cleansing and glowing skin. Lemon juice will make this cleanser even better.

20. Aloe & Papaya

Making this cleanser is just like making a face pack. Aloe gently cleanses the skin while papaya not only cleanses, but also moisturises. Add honey and lime juice for more effective results. After this, you won’t feel the need of using any product on your face.

21. Yogurt & Lemon

The combination of yogurt and lemon is perfectly good for your skin. Yogurt will nourish the skin and lemon will cleanse your face. While you make this cleanser, add 3-4 drops of lemon essential oil to retain the natural skin complexion.

22. Rosewater

Cleaning your face with rosewater will not only cleanse your face, but will also give your skin a rosy colour.

Mix rosewater and glycerine. To it, add rose essential oil (few drops). Washing your face daily with this cleanser will deeply cleanse your face and make your face like rose.

23. Cucumber

Either apply cucumber juice or its pulp; it will cleanse your skin evenly.

24. Honey & Almonds

Almond oil is a major and rich source of vitamin E. It gives the proper nourishment, your skin needs. Adding honey in almond paste will make it a good cleanser. Add an egg yolk for a powerful and super effective cleanser. These three ingredients are enough to cleanse, nourish and moisturise your skin. Using this cleanser on a daily basis can reduce wrinkles and help to treat acne or zits.

25. Oats

Oats can be used as a cleanser or as a scrubber. Both will provide benefit to your skin. Soak oats powder in lukewarm water and apply. This will make your skin baby soft and moisturise it naturally. Add cucumber juice and yogurt for better results.

Oatmeal and lemon are great and wonderful cleansers. Add honey to make the cleanser balanced and water to achieve desired consistency.

Cream cleanser is great for dry skin. It fulfils the moisture, needed for dry skin. Adding oatmeal and honey is like perfecting the perfection.

26. Apple & Olive Oil

Apple & olive oil both are great as cleansers. Add yogurt and honey to make this cleanser good.

27. Gram Flour & Turmeric

This is a great facial cleanser for oily skin. Gram flour will draw the dirt and excess oil out from the skin. Turmeric will make your skin fair. To combine gram flour and turmeric, you need a binder. Add yogurt, as it will not only bind the ingredients, but also give moisture to your skin.

28. Cucumber & Mint

This is a quick, refreshing and good facial cleanser. Add mint leaves (fresh & crushed) in cucumber pulp, along with yogurt. Use this once and you will feel the difference.

29. Tomato

Tomato is alone a great cleanser and toner. If milk and lemon juice are added to it, this will become even better and cleanse, tone, nourish and brighten your skin.

30. Oil Cleanser

Take any oil- almond oil, coconut oil, olive oil or castor oil. Cleanse your face with it. It will clean the dirt, and you can even wipe your make-up with it. This is the best cleanser for normal and dry skin type.

31. Olive Oil & Grapes + Milk

As you know milk and olive oil are great cleansers, but adding grape juice or grape pulp in it will make this cleanser more good and useful. Use this for oil-free and wonderful skin.

32. Olive Oil:

Olive oil is the best type of homemade cleanser for oily skin. You may wonder how oil can be a perfect cleanser for oily skin. Well, experiments have shown that olive oil is quite effective to maintain the pH balance of the skin. It is extremely helpful to pull out the impurities from within the skin efficiently.

How to apply: Olive oil is a natural cleanser. First, clean your face with a soap-free face wash. Next, take a few drops of olive oil into your palm and massage the face gently. Leave the oil onto the face for five minutes and remove it later with a wet warm towel. Discover a radiant looking skin immediately after cleansing.

33. Milk:

Everyone is aware of the goodness of milk as a natural cleanser. Hardly any other ingredient is equally effective as raw milk. The effectiveness of raw milk as a cleansing agent doubles when the milk is cold.

How to apply: Mix a teaspoon full of orange peel powder into cold raw milk. Soak a piece of cotton into the milk and apply it all over the face. Massage the skin gently clockwise and then anti-clockwise for five minutes. Keep it for another five minutes to dry.  Rinse off the pack with luke warm water. You can store this orange peel mixed milk cleanser at fridge for a week and apply when required.

34. Honey and Lemon Cleanser:

Honey and lemon both are commonly available ingredients. The best part about this homemade cleanser is that you can store it for some days in refrigerator. For oily skin, the combination of honey and lemon is excellent. While the citric acid of lemon makes an ideal cleansing agent, honey works hard to remove all impurities from the skin.

How to make honey and lemon cleanser: Making honey-lemon cleanser at home is quite easy. You need to mix honey and lemon into 70:30 ratios. You can add a few drops of water as well to dilute the same. Pour the mixture into an airtight jar and keep it away from sunlight. Apply this mixture before going to sleep every night. The method of application is same like the olive oil cleanser.

35. Cucumber and Tomato Cleanser:

You may not have heard their benefits as cleanser, but cucumber and tomatoes are the best efficient cleansing agents available all around. You can pick up these two substances when you want something extra in addition to cleansing. Tomato is a nice ingredient for removing black circles and healing eye bags. On the other hand, cucumber is an excellent cooling agent that offers your face an extra freshness every time. They remove impurities from skin, and control the greasiness as well.

How to make: Make a paste of cucumber and tomato. Apply this paste on face and leave for fifteen minutes. Rinse off with plenty of water and enjoy the difference!

Try these simple, effective homemade facial wash for oily skin and you will surely notice unbelievable results in few weeks.

    After you done washing your face, finally sluice your face with cold water.
    Watch what works best for your skin and try to mix it with other ingredients for good results.
    Remember, the more ingredients you use for making your cleanser, the more benefit your face will get.