5 Face Cleansers For Oily Skin : Do It Yourself In 5 Minutes

When you’ve got oily skin, you feel that it’s the biggest bane of your life.

However, that’s not really the case because even though you feel that you don’t have any advantage in your youth, it’ll all pay off when you’re older. This is because while oily skin attracts pimples and a constant layer of moisture on your face, it also protects your face from wrinkles! It is essential to use the right type of face cleanser for oily skin if you want to keep acne and impurities at bay.

Oily skin is the way it is because of overactive sebaceous glands which means that it’s prone to getting acne due to clogged pores.

So, you need to keep that skin clean to make sure that it’s clear.

In this blog post, I’ll help you out by teaching you recipes to 5 homemade skin cleansers for oily skin.

Let’s get started.

Here are the 5 Best Face Cleansers For Oily Skin You Can prepare within 5 minutes

So, why should you make homemade face cleansers for oily skin in the first place?

The thing is that when you buy a cleanser in the market, you really don’t know what’s in it. And, if you’re reading the label, you definitely need to Google everything that’s there in it.

Homemade skin cleansers are a good choice because you know what’s exactly in them and you may not have allergic reactions to the ingredients used and the best part, they are chemical free.

So, they’re an awesome choice.

I would like to share a few recipes for making your own homemade cleaners to keep your oily skin clean, soft, and pimple-free

Let’s begin.

Preparation Time - 5 Minutes

1. Oily Oil Face Cleanser

Oily Oil Face Cleanser

This is an oil-based face cleanser for oily skin that actually works wonders for your skin. This cleanser works by helping your skin maintain its pH balance and draws the impurities right out of your skin leaving you with soft, supple, and pimple-free skin.

  1. Tea tree oil
  2. Extra virgin Olive Oil
  3. Warm water
  4. Soft Face Towel
  1. Add some extra virgin Olive Oil to a bottle with a pump mechanism
  2. Add 2 drops of Tea tree oil for every 100 ml of Olive Oil
  3. Take a coin-sized amount of the cleanser and apply it
  4. Rub it in circular motions
  5. Leave it for a few minutes and then wipe the access off with a towel
  6. Wash your face with water.


Preparation Time - 5 Minutes

2. Sweet Honey Face Cleanser For Oily Skin

sweet honey face cleanser for oily skin

This simple and easy-to-make cleanser is quite effective when it comes to removing all the dirt, dust, and grime that you wish to get rid of. Lemon and honey are excellent for oily skin as they have strong antibacterial properties which makes them a dream team.

  1. Freshly squeezed lemon juice
  2. honey
  3. Olive oil

Keep in mind that you can’t actually store this cleanser for more than 2 days. It’s best to keep it in the freezer and use it during summers.

  1. Squeeze out juice from half a lemon and add two tablespoons of honey to it
  2. Add in one to two drops of olive oil
  3. Take a small amount of the cleanser and apply it on your face
  4. Gently massage your face for 2 minutes
  5. Leave it on for 8-10 minutes
  6. Wash your face with warm water


Preparation Time - 5 Minutes

3. Turmeric and Gram Flour Face Cleanser For Oily Skin and Acne Prone Skin

Turmeric and gram flour are a godsend for people with oily skin. They absorb the dirt, dust, and all the impurities from your face and leave you with a clean, fresh, and clear-looking skin.

They’ve been used in skincare for a long time and actually work!

If you ask me, this one is the best cleanser for oily acne prone skin

  1. turmeric powder
  2. Gram flour powder
  3. Green Gram Powder
  4. Rose Water
  1. In a small container, mix 3 tablespoons of gram flour with 3 tablespoons of turmeric powder
  2. Add in 1.5 tablespoons of Green Gram powder
  3. Store it for further use
  4. Take a about a tablespoon of the mixture in the palm of your hand
  5. Add in a tablespoon of rose water
  6. Apply it all over your face and leave it on for 2 minutes
  7. Rinse your face with water


4. Olive Oil and Peppermint Face Cleanser | Preparation Time - 5 Minutes

4. Fuller’s Earth Face Cleanser For Oily Skin And Large Pores. 

Fuller's Earth Face Cleanser for oily skin

When it comes to cleaning oily skin, Fuller’s Earth has been used for centuries as it helps in removing blackheads and impurities from your skin while making it look clearer and younger. Also, this is the best cleansers for oily skin and large pores in my opinion.

  1. Fuller’s Earth powder
  2. Sandalwood powder
  3. Rosewater
  1. Add three tablespoons of Fuller’s earth with three tablespoons of sandalwood powder in a container
  2. Store for later use
  3. Take about a tablespoon of the mixture in the palm of your hand
  4. Add in a tablespoon of rose water
  5. Apply to your face and leave for 2 minutes
  6. Rinse with water


Preparation Time - 5 Minutes

5. Chamomile Face Cleanser For Oily Skin

Chamomile tea is rich in antioxidants and has an anti-inflammatory effect on the skin which soothes oily skin. This lightweight cleanser will not only remove all impurities from your skin it also helps reduce redness, which is excellent.

  1. Brewed chamomile tea (1 cup)
  2. Tea tree oil
  3. Vitamin E capsules
  1. Take some brewed chamomile tea and add it in a squirting bottle
  2. Add in 5-10 drops of tea tree oil
  3. Break the Vitamin E capsules and add the get in
  4. Store for later use
  5. Take a small amount of the cleanser and apply it all over your face with a cotton ball
  6. Rub it in circular motions
  7. Leave it for a few minutes and then wipe the excess off with a towel
  8. Rinse With  Water.


Oily skin is the hardest to deal with when you’re a teenager or a young adult because it attracts acne and pimple which can make you feel bad about yourself.

However, if you take the right care of your skin and treat it with patience, it’ll reward you later in life because you’ll be the last one of your friends to get wrinkles!

Cleansing your face is extremely important to remove all the dust, dirt, and bacteria that may wreak havoc on your face if left unchecked.

All your comments are suggestions are welcome and I am eager to reply to each one of them. 

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  1. I have a problem of small pores and it will leads to blackened my face…so how to cure my face without any other impurities and how to make a fair look?

  2. Hi, I am Disha smruti I have a problem of age spots on my face how to survive from the spot please suggest me. And I have dark circles under my eyes please give me some ideas (home made tips) please please please

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