After a long hard day at work, when you return home the first thing you would want to do is wash your face. And why not! The dust, grime and grease accumulated on your face in the course of the day due to pollution and other factors weighs you down and you just want to get rid of that muck once and for all. The gentle splash of cold water on your face and eyes does the trick and perks you up to feel clean, refreshed and relaxed both physically and mentally. Now when you are tired and eager to wash your face, concocting a DIY recipe would be the last thing on your mind and you would naturally reach for that store-bought face wash, cleanser or soap. But then the results would not be as dramatic as the below mentioned yogurt one or this tried and tested homemade face wash. (The latter one can be prepared well in advance and stored for months together.)
Washing your face is a great way to feel fresh. The gentle splash of cold water on your face and eyes relaxes you.
Homemade Yogurt-Lemon-Orange Face Cleanser
Now then if you are in the mood to dabble with DIY beauty aids, go ahead and prepare this super easy, effective homemade cleanser. You will need only 3 ingredients - lemon juice, orange juice and firm yogurt (curds). All these are excellent cleansing agents. Take 3 tsp each of lemon juice, orange juice and yogurt. Mix well and massage the mixture onto your face and neck in gentle circular motions. Let it stay for 10-15 minutes. Then wash it off with lukewarm water followed by a splash of cold water. This deep cleanses and gets rid of all sorts of hidden impurities lodged inside your pores leaving you with a fresh, clean and radiant face.
(Guest Post by Smitha)
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