Get Flawlessly Beautiful Skin with These Homemade Skin-Care Recipes

Do you dream of obtaining flawlessly beautiful skin but think it’s too expensive? Follow these simple, easy-to-do, homemade skin-care recipes, and achieve your skin-care goals without breaking the bank.

The basics of having beautiful skin are actually pretty simple: drinking lots of water, getting enough sleep and eating a proper diet and exercise. But because the demands of modern life can easily get in the way of achieving these things, many turn to commercially produced products that promise a dream. The combination of clever advertising and the ubiquity of social media often sways many into thinking they need thousands of dollars to achieve flawlessly beautiful skin. That couldn’t be further from the truth! In fact, many of the solutions for your skin-care problems can all be found in your kitchen. Here are undeniably simple, homemade skin-care recipes you can try right now.

Facial Wash and Cleanser

● DIY Milk and Honey Face Wash
Ingredients:
● 1/2 cup of coconut milk
● 4 tablespoons of raw honey
● 3 tablespoons of sweet almond oil
● 1/2 cup of castile soap
● 3 capsules of vitamin E

How to Make:
In a bowl, mix all ingredients except for the castile soap, then transfer the mixture to a bottle.
Once the mixture is in the bottle, mix in the castile soap. Doing so will prevent the mixture from
foaming up beforehand. Put on the cap, and shake the bottle, and you’re done!

Easy-Peasy Baking-Soda Facial Wash

Ingredients:
● 1/2 cup of vegetable glycerin
● 3 tablespoons honey
● 2 tablespoons liquid castile soap
● 3 to 5 drops of lemon essential oil
How to Make:
Simply mix all the ingredients and pour into your container of choice.
Facial Scrub

Exfoliating Coffee Scrub

Ingredients:
● 5 tablespoons coconut oil
● 5 tablespoons olive oil
● 1/2 cup sugar
● 1/2 cup kosher salt
● 1 tablespoon coffee granules
● 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger
● 2 to 4 tablespoons citrus (like lime, lemon, or oranges) zest

How to Make:
In case your coconut oil has slightly solidified because of the room temperature, heat the coconut
oil over medium heat until it melts. Then, pour the oil into a bowl. Add in the olive oil, sugar, salt,
coffee, ginger, and citrus ingredients, and mix thoroughly. Pour the mixture into a container, and
use it when needed.

Facial Sugar Scrub

Ingredients:
● 1/2 cup coconut oil
● 1/4 cup brown or white sugar
● 1 tablespoon honey
● 10 drops of lemon essential oil
● 5 to 10 drops of tea tree oil
How to Make:
Simply pour all the ingredients into a bowl and mix well. Then scoop the sugar scrub into an
airtight jar or container, and it’s easy to use.

Coconut and Baking Soda Face Mask

Ingredients:
● 2 tablespoons extra virgin coconut oil
● 2 teaspoons baking soda
How to Make:
Mix all the ingredients in a small bowl to make a paste, and apply the mask to your face. Leave
the mask on for at least five minutes before rinsing your face with warm water.

Hydrating Matcha Green Tea Face Mask

Ingredients:
● 1 tablespoon matcha powder
● 1 tablespoon raw honey
● 2 tablespoons aloe vera gel
How to Make:
Simply stir all the ingredients together, and apply to your face. Leave it on for about 20 minutes to
an hour, and rinse off with warm water.

Apple Cider Vinegar Face Toner

Ingredients:
● 1 part apple cider vinegar
● 2 parts distilled water
● 5 to 10 drops tea tree essential oil
How to Make:
Add the apple cider vinegar, distilled water, and tea tree essential oil into one mixture, and pour
this into a desired container. Give it a good shake before using. Make sure to apply the toner
under the eye area.

Pink-Salt Face Toner

Ingredients:
● 1 cup water
● 1 tablespoon sea salt or pink salt
● 1 teaspoon lemon juice
● 1 tablespoon aloe vera gel
How to Make:
Add water and salt into a bowl, and mix. Then, stir in the lemon juice and aloe vera gel. Pour into
a desired container and use it as a facial mist.

DIY Everyday Face Moisturizer

Ingredients:
● 1 tablespoon coconut oil
● 10 drops of your favorite essential oil
● 1/4 tsp vitamin E oil
● 1 tablespoon shea or cocoa butter
How to Make:
Place all the ingredients into a small bowl, and heat until everything is melted. Once it’s cooled,
place the mixture into a container of choice, and use it when needed.

Olive Oil Moisturizing Jelly

Ingredients:
● 1/3 cup olive oil
● 2 tablespoons coconut oil
● 2 tablespoons beeswax
● 1/2 tsp vitamin E oil (optional)
How to Make:
Grate the beeswax if you're using pellets. Then scoop 2 tablespoons of shavings. In a glass jar,
combine the beeswax with the olive oil, coconut oil, and vitamin E oil.
In a saucepan, heat a couple of inches of water, and set the jar with the ingredients in it to melt
the ingredients inside. Once the liquid is no longer hot, pour it into a separate jar for use and
storage.

Benefits of Homemade Skin Care

Going DIY with your skin-care regimen is not just budget-friendly; it also affords you plenty of other
benefits.

Allows You to Experiment.

Mixing and matching ingredients is definitely the fun part of homemade skin care. One ingredient can have multiple advantages that you can use in combination with other raw materials to craft the perfect
product that addresses your skin’s needs.

Easily Accessible

Most of, if not all, the ingredients used in common, homemade skin-care products are available in your
local pharmacies and supermarkets. This makes it supereasy to concoct your favorite mixes whenever
you feel like pampering yourself on a special night.

Makes a Profitable Hobby

Many bloggers are thriving on sharing their DIY skin-care experiments with their internet audience. You’ll be surprised how many people are looking for advice on switching from big-brand products to organic.
And if you’re up for it, you can even open your own online store showcasing your own line of homemade
skin-care products. Making a profit through online selling has never been easier, so that’s less work for
you to do. Not only will you be able to help people, but you will also earn from your hobby.

Final Word

Having beautiful skin shouldn’t be an expensive choice. While there definitely are effective commercial
skin-care products, that doesn’t mean you can’t achieve the same results with a little ingenuity and some
kitchen-available ingredients. Try these recipes out today, and see for yourself.

 

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