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DIY Facial Cleansing Grains Recipe

These easy DIY facial cleansing grains have fabulous exfoliating power, yet are gentle enough for sensitive skin. This botanically-infused recipe also carries the magical scents and soothing benefits of lavender and chamomile.
Prep Time: 5 mins
Active Time: 5 mins
Total Time: 10 mins
Yield: 8 ounces
Author: Kristen Wood
Cost: $2




  • With a mortar and pestle or food processor, crush/pulse the dried lavender and chamomile flowers until they resemble a coarse powder.
  • In a medium mixing bowl combine the crushed flowers, clay and oat flour. Stir until well combined.
  • Keep stored in a dry place for up to one year.
  • To use: mix one part cleansing grains with one part water. Lightly run the mixture all over your face in a circular motion. Rinse with cool water.


You only need about a dime sized (approx 1/2 tablespoon) amount of cleansing grains per cleansing session.
The storage bottle shown in photos was purchased at Mountain Rose Herbs.
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