Women blessed with dry skin know the struggle. These chilly winters make it worse by bringing along dry patches, itchiness, flaky skin, and irritation. During this time, you need just the right facial cleanser, something that gently clears the impurities, dust, and dirt from your face and gives you a squeaky clean face. 

Instead of using face washes that are packed with chemicals, you must rely on natural, homemade face washes. Here, we thought of bringing you some easy to make, DIY facial cleansers. 

Honey And Curd Face Wash

honey face wash

This mild cleanser is great for everyday use. While the honey hydrates and moisturises your skin, curd soothes and softens your face. 

Ingredients Required

  • 3 Tbsp Curd
  • 1 Tsp Honey


In a bowl, add both honey and curd and mix well. Apply this mix on your face, keep for few minutes and then wash with cold water. Follow with a moisturiser. 

Olive Oil And Glycerine Cleanser

olive oil face cleanser

Both olive oil and glycerine are great ingredients for dry skin. 

Ingredients Required

  • 1/2 Cup Olive Oil
  • 2 Tbsp Glycerine


In a bowl, mix both the ingredients. Also, add a few teaspoons of water and combine. Store this mix in a clean bottle. Use a little quantity to wash your face. Massage all over your face and then wash with normal water. 

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Jojoba, Castor, And Lavender Oil Face Wash

lavender oil face cleanser

Oil cleansing is one of the best methods to wash off all the impurities from the face. This mixture of jojoba, castor, and lavender oil removes all dirt, makeup, and impurities from the face. This face wash helps in cleansing your skin without making it dry.

Ingredients Required

Equal quantities of jojoba, castor, and lavender oil depending on usage


In a bowl, add a mix of jojoba, castor, and lavender oil. Mix well and then apply all over your face. Massage for a few seconds and then wash with lukewarm water. 

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Milk Face Wash

Milk has moisturising properties that keep the skin hydrated and soft for a long period of time. Adding a pinch of turmeric to the milk helps you get a beautiful glow. 

Ingredients Required

  • 3 Tbsp Milk
  • Pinch Of Turmeric


In a bowl, add milk and a pinch of turmeric. Mix both the ingredients well. Apply this mix all over your face in a circular motion and keep it on for 2 minutes. Using a wet towel or cloth, clean it off.

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Apple And Malai Face Cleanser

Malai or cream has moisturising properties which are great for dry skin. 

Ingredients Required

  • 1 Apple Slice
  • 1 Tbsp Cream
  • 1 Tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 Tsp Olive Oil


In a bowl, add a small bite size apple and mash it with a fork. Add 1 tbsp of cream, 1 tsp of olive oil, and 1 tsp of lemon juice to it. Mix all the ingredients well and make a smooth paste. Apply all over face and neck, keep for 5 minutes and then wash with warm water. 

Preparing these homemade face washes is so simple! Pamper your skin with these natural facial cleansers. Though these facial cleansers are completely natural, it is best to do a patch test on your hand to prevent any allergies or infections on your face. For more such beauty related stories, stay tuned!