5 Best Homemade Cleansers For Dry Skin



When our face has excess oil, dirt, and dead skin cells, our skin is more vulnerable to acne and pimples. That is why we should cleanse our faces daily, at least twice a day. 

But for dry skin people, usually, they skip cleansing because it may dry their skin even more. But, even though you have dry skin, you need to cleanse your face to remove dirt and dead skin cells.

If you are not comfortable trying a chemical product, you can check this homemade cleanser list of us to make your own. Unlike other chemical products, these homemade remedies are mild to use. Plus, your skin will not damage or dry from these remedies.

What Is Dry Skin?

Basically, dry skin is very easy to identify. The following are the most common characteristics of having dry skin.

  1. Dull, and rough skin
  2. No elasticity in the skin
  3.  Red patches
  4. Invisible pores
  5. Feel itchy and irritated
  6. Peeling 

What Is Cleansing?

Cleansing is the cleaning process of our skin. Usually, at the end of the day, our faces are getting oily (If you have oily skin) and have dirt, dead skin cells, etc. To get rid of these things, you need to cleanse your face.

You can cleanse your face not more than twice a day. 

Also, you can use a face wash or a cleanser to clean your face. The difference between a cleanser and a facewash is, cleansers can clean the surface of your skin while a facewash can deeply remove dirt.

Why We Should Use Homemade Remedies?

There are many chemical products in the market. Those who like and have the ability can buy it. But nowadays, many people try homemade remedies for their various benefits.

First, homemade remedies are easy to make. You can find all the ingredients in your home or garden.

Secondly, the results are 100% guaranteed. Sometimes, when we use chemical products, we can not see any visible change. But in homemade remedies, you can see clear results within a few weeks.

Thirdly, homemade remedies are 100% safe and natural. Sometimes, some chemical products may react with our skin and I have faced a few experiences like that. Unlike chemical products, homemade remedies are 100% safe because we use 100% natural ingredients. Plus, in our homemade remedies, there are not any preservatives, fragrances, or any other harmful ingredients.

Best Homemade Remedies For Dry Skin

This is the best pick of homemade cleansers if you have dry skin.

1. Honey And Curd Cleanser

Curd can moisturize your skin, minimizing signs of aging, reducing sunburns, and giving an even tone. Also, honey is rich in anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties which can calm irritation and maintain your skin’s hydration. Together with these two ingredients, you can make an amazing cleanser.

How to Make – Take 2 tbsp of curd and mix it with 1 tbsp of honey. Then wash your face and apply this cleanser on your wet face. Gently rub it for 1 minute and after that, you can wash it off.

2. Milk and Turmeric cleanser

Milk has lactic acid which is good for anti-aging. Adding milk as a cleanser can remove dead skin cells. If you have dry skin, you can make a milk cleanser at home using this method. 

Plus, turmeric is good for moisturizing your skin. It can remove dead skin cells and help to regenerate new cells.   

How to make – Add 3 tbsp of milk and add a pinch of turmeric. Then mix it well. After that, you can apply it as a cleanser and gently rub it on your face. After 2 minutes, you can wash it off.

3. Gram Flour, Fenugreek Seeds, And Turmeric Powder Cleanser

Gram flour is a natural moisturizer and a cleanser which do not reduce your natural hydration while removing dry and flaky skin. 

Fenugreek seeds can cleanse your face well and moisturize your skin. It can remove the dryness in your face.

Also, as we discussed earlier, turmeric is the best ingredient for dry skin.

How to make – Take 1 cup of gram flour, 2 tbsp of fenugreek seeds, and 1 tsp of turmeric powder. Mix these 3 powdered ingredients well and store them in a bottle. Once you want to cleanse your face, take the amount you want and mix it with a little amount of water. And apply the paste on your face and gently rub it. After 2 minutes, you can wash it off.

4. Avocado, Egg, And Milk Cleanser

Avacado has many skin benefits for you if you have dry skin. Avocado contains biotin which can nourish your skin. Also, avocados can improve skin elasticity which means reducing aged and saggy skin. Avocado contains vitamins and antioxidants, which can heal your dryness.

On other hand, eggs can hydrate your skin with its nutrients and proteins.

How to make– Take 2 tbsp of avocado paste, 1 egg, and ½ cup of milk. Then mix it well and apply it on your face. Gently rub your face using your fingers and after 2 minutes you can wash it off.

5. Olive Oil And Glycerin Cleanser

Olive oil is enriched with natural and healthy fats, that can give your skin perfect hydration. Plus, glycerin can protect the natural moisture of your skin and prevent over-drying. These ingredients can make you a perfect combination for a cleanser.

How to make – Mix  ½ cup of virgin olive oil and 2 tbsp of glycerin together. Apply it on your face and gently rub it. After that take a cotton pad and remove the cleanser from your face.


Cleansing is an unavoidable part of a skincare routine. People who have dry skin can also cleanse their faces using homemade cleansers. It will not over-dry your face and give the maximum hydration too.

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