Glowing skin is ALWAYS in. Looking for a natural way to get radiant skin? Look no further than naturally silky and smoothing OILS. Learn how to make a custom facial oil with essential oils. This oil will be perfect for your individual skin type and will leave you feeling refreshed and radiant.
Not only are oils ultra hydrating, but they will also leave your skin supple, dewy, and youthful. You can easily make your own brilliant facial oil blend from the comfort of your home!
Using Essential Oils for Your Skincare Routine
There are so many benefits to using essential oils in your skincare routine. Not only do they smell amazing, but they can also help improve your skin's appearance.
The Benefits of Natural Essential Oils
Essential oils are derived from various parts of plants such as leaves, petals, bark, roots, and stems. They possess potent therapeutic properties along with pleasant natural fragrances that make them ideal for use in facial care regimens.
These oils stimulate skin cell production boost circulation, neutralize harmful bacteria, soothe inflamed areas, while also providing other benefits to the complexion.
Dilution is a Must!
Essential oils are potent substances that require proper dilution to ensure safety and effectiveness. It is recommend to use a ratio of 1-2% for skin care products which translates into using between six and twelve drops per one fluid ounce (30ml) carrier oil.
Remembering this key detail will help you get the most out of your essential oil experience while minimizing any potential risks associated with misuse or overdose. Don't underestimate their power - use them wisely!
How to Make a Custom Facial Oil with Essential Oils
Ready to create the perfect blend for your skin? Carriers oils are a beautiful choice when it comes to making your own facial oil that enhances the quality of your skin. They will be the base of your facial blend.
Each carrier oil has a different combination of health benefits and therapeutic properties. Depending on the benefit or characteristic being sought will determine the choice of carrier oil. Let's learn how to make custom facial oil with essential oils.
Step 1: Choosing the RIGHT Type of Carrier Oil for Your Skin
Being able to mix and match ingredients to your own skin care needs does NOT need to be a daunting or confusing task. There is an oil for everyone and the first thing you need to do is to find the oil that benefits your skin type.
We recommend starting with jojoba oil and then using the following guidelines to find the oil that will give you that glow.
Start with a ratio of 80 percent jojoba oil and then 20 percent of another oil specific and suitable for YOUR skin type:
|Dry or Aging
|Normal or Combination
Step 2: Customize Your Face Oil with Essential Oils
Essential oils boost the healing properties of your skin oil and have regenerating and toning properties. Not only are they easily absorbed into your skin, but they also improve the texture, feel, AND look of your skin!
Use a few drops of the following essentials oil to rev up the benefits of your DIY oils:
Read More - Top 10 Essential Oils For Skin Care
Step 3: How to Make Facial Oil
Once you have your carrier oils and your essential oil selected, follow these simple steps and your custom facial oil will be ready to go:
Custom Face Oil Ingredients
For the carrier oil, the ratio is 80% jojoba oil and 20% carrier oil that is best for your skin type. You can use jojoba oil only for your carrier oil if you prefer.
- 1 ounce carrier oil
- 3 drops of essential oil
- 1 ounce glass bottle for storage
- In a dark glass bottle, fill with approximately 80% jojoba oil and 20% the carrier oil you chose from the list above.
- Add essential oil drops and mix together with your your carrier oils.
- Store the bottle in a cool, dark place to protect the integrity of the oils.
Step 4: How To Use Homemade Facial Oil
Now that you have completed your facial oil diy, you get to use it your skincare routine.
- Always apply homemade facial oil after cleaning and toning your skin.
- Use 3 to 6 drops ONLY on your face and neck.
- Apply by dropping the oil into the palm on your hands, pressing your hands together, and then gently patting the oil into your skin.
- When it comes to face oils… less is MORE!
Use your Custom Facial Oil every day and get ready to LOVE the skin you’re in!
“SMILE! It increases your face value.” - Robert Harling
Frequently Asked Questions about DIY Face Blends
Can homemade face oils be used for sunscreen?
Facial oils have become increasingly popular in recent years due to their ability to protect skin from environmental damage caused by pollution and UV rays. While they do not provide sunscreen protection directly, facial oils can help prevent premature aging caused by exposure to these factors over time.
Can I use this face oil blend for the cleansing method?
Your facial oils can also serve as a face cleanser. This approach offers an effective way to cleanse your complexion while providing essential nutrients for healthy looking skin. Simply apply the face oil blend to your dry face, massage it gently in circular motions, and then use a warm washcloth to remove the oil along with any dirt and impurities. This method can help to balance the skin's natural oil production, leaving it clean, hydrated, and refreshed.
Can I use toner with essential oil blends for face?
Yes, spritzing toner on your face first before applying the facial oil blend can help seal in moisture better. This method ensures that you receive maximum benefits from both products while keeping things simple and straightforward.
What is calendula oil and can I use it in my DIY facial oil?
Calendula oil is an herb-infused carrier oil. This powerful ingredient has numerous benefits for skin health and beauty. It can help soothe irritation, reduce inflammation, and improve overall complexion.
You can use calendula oil in your facial oil blend. Be aware of what the base carrier oil the calendula herb is infused in, many times it is olive oil. Try incorporating it into your skincare routine today!