What can I use instead of soap on my face?
5 Ways To Clean Your Face Without Soap
- Milk. The classic cleanser that kept Cleopatra looking so beautiful.
- Oatmeal. Oatmeal is one of the best natural cleansers hiding in your pantry.
- Lemon. I love lemons!
- Sugar. Sugar can also gently exfoliate and cleanse your skin – just make sure to use a finely ground sugar that won’t be too abrasive for your face.
Should I wash my face with soap or just water?
And a growing number of clinicians say washing your face with soap is overhyped. In fact, more than a few recommend trying a “water only wash” to avoid dry skin. “If you have oily skin or a lot of sweat you may need soap, but if you have dry skin, you can get by with nice, good water,” she says.
Is it OK not to use soap on your face?
“Regular soap is for cleaning regular things. Your skin is not regular,” Nazarian said. Typical soaps will strip natural oils and hydrators from your skin, she explained, which can “disrupt the pH of your skin and damage the skin barrier.” Cue eventual dryness, irritation, and loss of moisture.
What can I use to clean my face naturally?
To make a natural face cleanser, mix 1/2 a teaspoon of raw honey with some warm water and then wash your face with it. You can also use 2 teaspoons of castor oil mixed with 1 teaspoon of a carrier oil, like argan or jojoba oil.