10 Homemade Skin Care Recipes That Are Easy And Fun

homemade skincare recipes

Homemade skin care products can be a fun and simple way to nourish your skin. Who said it has to be difficult? We’ll share with you some easy-to-make recipes in this post and more in the future ones. The beauty of making your own natural skin care recipes is that you know what each contains and can select the ones with the ingredients that are right for your individual skin needs. Everyone’s skin is different with some unique challenges.

Obviously, you can test all of these recipes, but we would recommend that you have a closer look at your skin and decide what areas need the most attention and what changes you want to make to them. In other words, proceed with a goal and a final result in mind. Make a list of all your issues and then decide which change would yield the biggest benefit. Then start moving in that direction by picking the recipe that might help with that particular problem.

CAUTION! Homemade Skincare Recipe Mixers 

RULES TO REMEMBER:

1. Must sterilize! Always use glass bowls and jars to mix and store homemade products. Glass is safe to sterilize, and it will not react with the naturally occurring acids present in many of these ingredients. What’s the proper way to sterilize? Simply soak your glassware in very hot water mixed with soap and one tablespoon of bleach for around 15 minutes. Then rinse under boiling hot water to remove the soap and bleach; after which, just wipe dry.

2. Storage: always store any remaining homemade skincare products in a sealed glass jar.

3. Fresh ingredients! All ingredients from vegetables to fruits must be fresh. Otherwise, your efforts will turn into a big waste of time (unless time is not a concern).

So here we go…

Skin Care Recipes For Combination Skin

Three Skin Cleanser Recipes

Strawberry-Honey Cleanser

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4 very ripe strawberries  

1/2 teaspoon of honey

​2 drops lavender oil

Oats-Calendula Cleanser

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Targeted for skin problem and type:

- Acne [dry skin & combination skin]
- Pregnancy [dry skin & combination skin]
- Menopause [all skin types]
- Chemotherapy and Post-Chemotherapy [all skin types]

Dark Grape Cleanser

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15 dark grapes with seeds

1 teaspoon of olive oil

1 tablespoon of very fine cornmeal

Three Face Mask Recipes

Avocado-Yogurt Mask

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1. Mix all ingredients in a glass bowl.
2. Apply to damp skin and leave on for 15 minutes.
3. Rinse off with warm water.
4. Gently dry it and follow with non-comedogenic moisturizer (listed below, under Skin Moisturizer).

Oatmeal-Apple Mask

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Targeted for skin problem and type:

- Acne [all skin types]
- Pregnancy [all skin types]
- Chemotherapy and Post-Chemotherapy [all skin types]

Blueberry-Yogurt Mask

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1/3 cup of blueberries

2 tablespoons of yogurt (whole and plain)

1 tablespoon of rice flour

One Homemade Skin Moisturizer Recipe

Avocado-Face Moisturizer

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1/2 avocado

1 tablespoon of yogurt (whole and plain)

1/2 teaspoon of honey

1/2 teaspoon olive oil, almond oil or coconut oil​

One Body Bath Recipe

Oatmeal-Tea Bath

homemade body scrub recipe
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2 cups of oats

1/3 cup dry green tea leaves

1 (10” x 10”) piece of cheesecloth

A string

As you can see, these are easy to prepare recipes right from your own home. Is it time to play in the sandbox? Yes, except, instead of shovels and sand, you’ll simply need glass bowls and fresh ingredients.

Have fun and let us know your experience after testing some of these skin recipes out.

Audronė Wippich

Besides making extraordinary skincare products with my team, I enjoy sharing with you some helpful insights when it comes to feeling and looking vibrant.

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