Walnut Cleanser/scrub ( Cleanser for all skin types in winter)

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Walnut Cleanser ( Best cleanser for all skin types in winter)


Cleansing is very important in all season especially in winter when your skin is prone toward dryness. It is also very important to take off the makeup with proper cleansing so it doesn’t clog the pores. In winter there is less humidity in atmosphere so your skin become dry or brittle because of transfer of facial moisture to the environment.This is the time to change our cleanser because all seasons has different requirements for skin care products. It doesn’t usually matter if you have oily or dry skin because you need a proper moisturizing cleanser that can remove any kind of dirt from your skin and transferring proper moisture into the skin.

This article will educate you about a simple home remedy through which you can make your own cleanser which is good for all skin types. We will use a very unique ingredient called walnut powder and we will make it at home with natural and easy method.

Benefits of walnut for skin:


This ingredient in extremely beneficial for all skin type especially in winters as it withdraw the moisture from the environment and transfer it into the skin. it also work as an antioxidant and protect our skin from UV rays of sun. Though sun is less intense in winters but we still get exposed to UV rays as they don stop with heat. Moreover, many people like to take sun heat and it is important to protect your skin at this time as well. Walnut will reduce the oxidation process and formation of free radicals that cause havoc on skin.

Walnut has essential oils in it which make out skin less dry and also work as anti-inflammatory. In short it soothes our skin in this harsh season.


Here are some easy steps to make this walnut cleanser at home:




  • walnut peels

  • Very good moisturizer




How to get walnut powder from its peels?


Very first thing we need to get is walnut peel powder. We can simply take 3-5 walnut and get their peels only. Then put it in a good grinding machine and grind it till you are satisfied that you have achieved its fine form. Then take a very fine strainer or a cotton cloth and filter this powder through it. Make sure you don’t get any pig particles as big particle can go harsh on skin and may irritate the skin.


Now that you have got the fine powder of walnut now we will use it to make a scrub. Take any good moisturizer that works best for your skin. Make sure your moisturizer is hydrating enough. Then take its 2 -3 teaspoon of it in a bowl and add one teaspoon of walnut powder in it and mix it well. Put this mixture in a suitable jar and leave it for 3-4 days so all the small particles of walnut powder get absorbed in the moisturizer. Now your scrub is ready as shown in the picture:


How to use this scrub/cleanser?

You can use this scrub/cleanser once or twice a week if your skin is very flaky and have dry patches. Apply a thick layer on your skin and rub it in a very gentle and circular motion for 5-7 minutes. You can also leave it on for 10 minutes after scrubbing. When it gets dry then rinse it off with lukewarm water.

Always apply a very good moisturizer after it. Because it might strip the natural skin oils while cleansing. So keep using it in whole winter season for smooth and nice skin.

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