4 DIY Floral Cleansing Grains for Smooth Skin

Aug 02, 2023 - Nida -
4 DIY Floral Cleansing Grains for Smooth Skin
If you are worried about using the store bough cleansing grains which have been criticized so much for many reasons then try theses all natural, floral packed full of amazing ingredients. These ower-packed cleansers gently exfoliate your skin, leaving it feeling soft and smooth. Cleansing grains can contain a wide variety of ingredients, from ground oats, nuts, seeds, rice, beans, powdered milk and clays, so there’s a lot of room for creativity when making them. Besides using cleansing grains on your face, you can also incorporate them in bath soaks or oatmeal bath bombs, such as in the Calendula Oatmeal Bath Bombs.

1. Calendula Oatmeal Grains
An ultra-simple blend of oats and owers; suitable for all skin types.

  • 2½ tbsp (18 g) rolled oats
  • 1 tbsp (1 g) dried calendula owers
2. Yarrow and Green Clay Grains
Helpful for oily and acne-prone skin.

  • 2 tbsp (14 g) rolled oats
  • 1 tbsp (2.5 g) dried yarrow
  • ½ tbsp (8 g) French green clay
3. Chamomile Rose Grains
Enriched with milk and suitable for more sensitive skin types.

  • 2 tbsp (14 g) rolled oats
  • ½ tbsp (4 g) milk powder (cow, goat or coconut)
  • ½ tbsp (0.5 g) dried rose petals
  • ½ tbsp (0.5 g) dried chamomile
  • ½ tsp rose clay
4. Lavender and Blue Clay Grains
Gently polishes all skin types.

  • 2 tbsp (26 g) white or brown rice
  • ½ tbsp (1 g) dried lavender
  • 1 tsp dried cornflower, or use more lavender
  • ¼ tsp Cambrian blue clay
Which ever recipes you want to make first grind all of the ingredients together in a coffee grinder until finely powdered. Store in an airtight container to keep them fresh and dry.

To use, clean your face of any makeup or product. Splash your face with comfortably warm water to dampen your skin. Place 1 to 2
teaspoons (5 to 10 g) of cleansing grains in the palm of your hand and mix with warm water, or another liquid, such as coconut milk,
aloe liquid, hydrosol, yogurt or witch hazel, to form a paste. Gently apply and rub over the skin on your face and throat. Rinse well with warm water and follow with a moisturizer, if desired. Cleansing grains can also be used as a face mask by leaving  the mixture on your skin for 5 to 10 minutes before rinsing off.