Things are getting expensive second by second. The facial is no less. One session at the beauty salon can easily cost you thousands of bucks. You can obviously save yourself from this loss by doing a facial right at your own home. This will need minimum effort but the effects will be similar. A facial process is consists of cleansing, exfoliating, steaming, applying mask & toning. Here are some homemade options that you can choose:

The best at-home spa treatments: facials you can do
The best at-home spa treatments: facials you can do

Homemade Cleanser

#1. Green Tea

Things you will need:

 Green Tea Powder  1 Tsp
 Water  A few drops
 Cleanser  1 tbsp

Procedure:

  1. Take a bowl and mix all the ingredients in it.
  2. Mix them well and take some of this paste in between your palms.
  3. Make it lather a little and apply it onto your face.
  4. Massage for 2-3 minutes and rinse it off using plain water. Pat the skin dry.

Use this remedy 2-3 times a day as per your skin type.

Green tea contains antioxidants and also anti ageing properties which help in working on the skin and repairing it from the deeper layers. It also works on ageing signs like wrinkles, dark spots and patchy skin.

#2. Full Cream Milk And Olive Oil

Things you will need:

 Full cream milk  2 tbsp
 Olive Oil  6-8 drops

Procedure:

  1. Take both the ingredients and mix them well.
  2. Dip a cotton ball into the solution and apply it on your entire face.
  3. Rub it on your face in a circular motion and leave it on for 10 minutes.
  4. Rinse it off using clean water and pat the skin dry.

Use this twice in a day to cleanse your face thoroughly.

This cleanser is the most subtle and mild one. It will help in nourishing your face and unlike other cleansers, it will not strip your face off excess oil as well.

Home Made Exfoliant

#1. Pink Salt, Baking Soda And Coconut Oil

Things you will need:

 Pink Salt  1 & 1/2 Cup
 Baking Soda  1/4th Cup
 Coconut Oil  1/3rd Cup
 Olive Oil  1/3rd Cup
 Lavender Oil  6-10 drops
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Procedure:

  1. Take all the ingredients and mix them well.
  2. Dampen your skin, scoop some of the scrub in your palms and apply it onto your face.
  3. Exfoliate in a circular motion for about 1-2 minutes.
  4. Rinse it off using cold water and pat the skin dry.

Use this scrub once every three days.

Baking soda is an excellent yet mild scrub which helps in removing the impurities and same is the case with pink salt. The other ingrediens help in nourishing the skin and adding moisture to it. Lavender oil kills the bacteria that cause problems like acne and blemishes.

#2. Sugar, Glycerin And Almond Oil

Things you will need:

 White Sugar  1/3rd Cup
 Glycerin  1/3rd Cup
 Almond oil  1/4th Cup
 Vitamin E Oil  1-2 drops
 Lavender Oil  3-5 drops
 Dried Lavender  1 Tsp

Procedure:

  1. Take all the ingredients and mix them well.
  2. Pour the resulting mixture in a silicone mould and freeze in the refrigerator to make cubes of it.
  3. Dampen your face using warm water to open your pores.
  4. Take one of the cubes in between your fingers and massage onto your face in a circular motion.
  5. Do the same till the cube melts and then rinse your face using cold water to close the pores.
  6. Pat the skin dry and finish with a moisturizer.

Repeat this treatment every three days.

These cube scrubs are excellent as they help in exfoliating the skin without heating the skin too much. This way, the exfoliation process helps in scrubbing the impurities off while the oils help in nourishing and moisturizing the skin.

Homemade Facial Steam

#1. Chamomile, Rose And Lemon Peel

Things you will need:

 Chamomile  3 gms
 Rose  3 gms
 Lemon Peel  6 gms

Procedure:

  1. Fill half of a suitable vessel like a large bowl with water and then put it on the flame.
  2. Bring it to boil and after the first boil and turn the flame off.
  3. Add in the ingredients and mix them well.
  4. Use a towel, lower your face to take the steam on the face directly, but don’t lower too close to the steam as you may get burnt otherwise. Cover your head with a towel.
  5. Stay there for a couple of minutes.

Repeat this treatment once or twice in the same process.

This particular steam concentrates on hydrating the skin from the deepest layer.

Homemade Mask

#1. Turmeric, Milk And Honey

Things you will need:

 Turmeric Powder  1/2 tbsp
 Milk  1/2 tbsp
 Honey  1/2 tbsp
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Procedure:

  1. Take all the ingredients in a small container and mix them well. Keep it in the refrigerator for it to cool.
  2. Rinse your face using lukewarm water and apply this onto your face.
  3. Massage for a couple of minutes and leave it on till it dries.
  4. Rinse it off using lukewarm water and then pat the skin dry.

Use this treatment thrice in a week.

Turmeric helps in brightening the skin, milk helps in moisturizing and honey helps in killing the bacteria that cause acne and blemishes in the first place.

#2. Squalane Oil And Vitamin E

Things you will need:

 Squalane Oil  1/2 Cup
 Beeswax  3 tbsp
 Vitamin E Oil  1/2 Tsp

Procedure:

  1. Take 3 tbsp of beeswax and melt it using a double boiler method.
  2. Add in the other ingredients to it and mix them well.
  3. Leave it at room temperature for 1-2 hours.
  4. Then, take some of this mixture and apply onto the face as well as the neck overnight.
  5. Rinse it off in the morning in your usual skin wash routine.

Use this remedy thrice in a week.

Beeswax helps in nourishing the skin and vitamin E helps in repairing the skin gettig rid off ageing signs. The oil will also help in working on the wrinkles as well pigmentation.

Homemade Face Toner

#1. Green Tea, ACV And Tea Tree

Things you will need:

 Green Tea  3/4th Cup
 Apple Cider vinegar  1/4th Cup
 Tea Tree Essential Oil  5 drops

Procedure:

  1. Take all the ingredients and pour them into a spray bottle, close it and shake well to mix all the ingredients really well.
  2. Take a cotton pad and spray this mixture onto it.
  3. Apply this onto your face and let the skin absorb it.
  4. You can also spray it directly onto your face.

Repeat this treatment every day twice.

The ingredients in this toner helps in clearing the skin whilst helping in repairing all the skin damage. This will also help in closing the pores.

#2. Cucumber, Tomato And Rose Water

Things you will need:

 Cucumber  2 tbsp
 Tomato Juice  1 tbsp
 Rose Water  5 tbsp
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Procedure:

  1. Take all the ingredients in an empty bowl and mix them all well.
  2. Take a little of this toner onto a cotton pad and apply it onto your face.
  3. Let the skin absorb the toner in and massage it in a circular motion.

Use this toner every day twice.

Cucumber is an excellent ingredient when it comes to the skin and improving its quality. Tomato works on improving the skins pores and also on ageing signs.



Vani Kambali

Health and Wellness Content Writer at Glowpink
Health and wellness content writer at Glowpink, I find my solace in the words that I cook and serve to people for them to benefit from it. With my growing interest in health, wellness and travel sectors, I concentrate on capturing the things that I read and see from my eye and deliver it to people in the crispest manner for them to experience and take back something from it.
The story of my life- I hate writing, I love having written- Dorothy Parker
Vani Kambali

Vani Kambali

Health and Wellness Content Writer
Health and wellness content writer at Glowpink, I find my solace in the words that I cook and serve to people for them to benefit from it. With my growing interest in health, wellness and travel sectors, I concentrate on capturing the things that I read and see from my eye and deliver it to people in the crispest manner for them to experience and take back something from it. The story of my life- I hate writing, I love having written- Dorothy Parker

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