Especially for the beginners in this amazing homemade skincare world, this is one of the first recipes I recommend to try out – simple & easy formulation, familiar food ingredients, easy to mix & store, and most of all the efficacy of the product surely will get you hooked with the homemade skincare!
If you use no or very little make-up, this scrub can also replace your usual face cleanser. It not only cleanses, exfoliates, but also nurtures the skin – firsthand experience that the nature is versatile!
Ingredients (100 g or 10–15 usage)
Japanese-inspired Skin Conditioning Cleanser
40 g Oatmeal *Oatmeal makes a creamy paste, revealing a smooth, glowing complexion.
25 g White clay
25 g Soybean (Kinako powder)
10 g Azuki, finely ground
Antioxidant Rice and Orange Peel Cleanser
45 g Oatmeal
25 g White clay
20 g Rice bran powder
10 g Orange peel, finely ground
Make sure all ingredients are finely ground.
Place all ingredients in a zip bag, seal, and shake well to blend.
Store in a glass jar.
Try the following ingredients for various textures and efficacies.
Azuki: Conditioning and moisturising
Orange peel: Antioxidant
Raw almond: Exfoliating
Rice bran (komenuka): Moisturising and softening
Soybeans: Whitening and moisturising
How to Use
Place 1–2 tsp. of the powdered cleanser in a small bowl and add 2 tsp. of water, milk, or rice water. Stir to blend until a spreadable paste forms and allow to thicken for 1 minute. Apply the entire mixture to face, including the lips, and massage in circular motions. Leave it on for 5 minutes before rinsing. Wipe the face with facial toner if preferred.
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