Homemade Foaming Facial Wash That Moisturizes Skin

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Homemade Foaming Facial Wash That Moisturizes Skin

Getting the oils and debris off your face daily is instrumental in helping your skin healthy. However, commercial facial cleansers are often too harsh on the skin causing it to dry out. Using a gentle, natural soap and some essential oils, you can make a simple foaming soap cleanser that will keep your skin looking fresh.


Homemade Foaming Facial Wash That Moisturizes Skin

Essential Oils to Use

You can use several combinations of essential oils for your foaming soap. I chose sandalwood and frankincense for their anti-aging properties. Here are a few other essential oils to consider

  • Lavender – Helps heal skin irritations and great for all skin types. It’s perfect for stressed skin.
  • Geranium – Balances oil production, conditions skin and is great for all skin types.
  • Basil – Soothes insect bites and is ideal for sensitive skin.
  • Frankincense – Improves elasticity, regenerates skin cells, helps with pigmentation, as well as, tones and tightens skin.
  • Ylang Ylang – Treats oily or acne prone skin and stimulates cell growth to fight the effects of aging.
  • Lemongrass – Reduces acne and large pores and is great at enhancing skin’s glow.
  • Sandalwood – Helps in shrinking skin pores that provides an even skin texture and prevents sagging and aging skin.
  • Tea Tree – Works great for acne and oily skin.
  • Clary Sage – Fights the signs of aging and reduce puffiness, and regulates production of oil for both dry and oily skin.

Foaming Soap

Homemade Foaming Facial Wash That Moisturizes Skin

In order to make foaming soap, you need to get a special type of dispenser. A pump-style dispenser has two chambers. One chamber holds soap and one pumps air into the dispensing unit when the pump is depressed. They are easy to find online and at big box retailers. The advantages of using a foaming soap dispenser is that you use a lot less soap.  Most people use WAY more liquid soap than is necessary. The result is that you waste a good bit of it. Using a foaming soap dispenser is economical, especially when spending the money on organic Castile soap.

Making the Foaming Cleanser

Homemade Foaming Facial Wash That Moisturizes Skin

Fill your dispenser about 1/4 of the way full with liquid Castile soap and the carrier oil you have chosen.

Homemade Foaming Facial Wash That Moisturizes Skin

Add in the essential oils you have chosen. All essential oils required can be purchased from here on Plant Therapy.

Homemade Foaming Facial Wash That Moisturizes Skin

Top it off with the water.

Homemade Foaming Facial Wash That Moisturizes Skin

Insert the pump and gently shake to mix. Only a pump or two is needed to wash your face. The soap should feel silky smooth as will your skin after you use it.

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