5 DIY Essential Oil Skincare and Beauty Products

Skin troubles? Looking a little dull? YoungLiving essential oils can be a great boost to your current skincare routine– or could even be the basis of it. These naturally occurring, volatile, and typically aromatic compounds are found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers, and other parts of plants.

 

Many common modern skincare products contain harmful chemicals, unsafeingredients, and, oftentimes, don’t produce visible changes! Beauty products containing essential oils can help to remedy a number of skin conditions — from acne to aging, dryness to oiliness, and help you to rediscover your glow– naturally.

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*Not all essential oils are created equal! When using essential oils as skincare, remember to only use therapeutic grade oils– not just aromatic. These therapeutic grade oils are more gentle on the skin, and contain no harmful chemicals. YoungLiving’s full line of therapeutic essential oils are all you need to combat your skincare woes!  Pro tip– YoungLiving offers incredible benefits and up to 24% off if you sign up to be a distributor!

 

Looking to change up your skincare routine or go au naturale? Check out these 5 easy DIY essential oil beauty recipes below!

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For Dry Skin- Simple DIY Daily Moisturizer

I know, you may be thinking, if I had dry skin, shouldn’t all oils be good for it? Fact of the matter is, not all oils are created alike! If you have seriously dry skin, here’s an easy recipe that will be sure to invigorate your skin with moisture and prevent pesky dry patches and sensitivity.

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. rose hip seed oil (this is your carrier oil! This is used to dilute your essential oil so it isn’t too intense for your skin!)
  • 5 drops rose essential oil
  • 5 drops jasmine essential oil
  • 5 drops frankincense essential oil
  • 5 drops geranium essential oil

 

For Acne-Prone/Oily Skin- DIY Daily Serum

Believe it or not, many essential oils contain powerful compounds that will nip your acne in the bud! Acne and oily skin are a product of excess sebum, and the astringent properties of the essential oils it the following recipe will keep your skin clean, clear, and glowing (not shiny).

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. jojoba
  • 5 drops tea tree essential oil
  • 5 drops lemongrass essential oil
  • 10 drops lavender essential oil

 

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For Aging/Mature Skin- Rejuvinating Night Moisturizer

The oils in this recipe contain essential fatty acids that aid in tissue regeneration– making your skin look younger, reducing scars, and evening out your skintone. It’s also high in vitamin C, which aids in collagen production.

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. rose hip seed oil
  • 5 drops rose essential oil
  • 5 drops helichrysum essential oil
  • 5 drops frankincense essential oil
  • 5 drops geranium essential oil

 

For Sensitive Skin- Anti-inflammatory Calming Serum

The following recipe contains essential oils guaranteed to soothe your sensitive and finicky skin.

Ingredients:

  • 1 oz. jojoba
  • 1 oz. sweet almond oil
  • 5 drops helichrysum essential oil
  • 5 drops sandalwood essential oil
  • 5 drops frankincense essential oil
  • 5 drops lavender essential oil

For the above four recipes–  (they work best in a glass bottle with a dropper, but any container will do! )

Directions: add all ingredients to your vessel, and gently roll bottle in the palm of your hand to gently mix the ingredients and voila! The solution to your parched skin. A few drops applied directly to the face and rubbed in with clean hands in a circular motion will do!

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For a Daily Pick-Me-Up- Soothing Facial Mist/Toner

You put your skin through a lot on a daily basis– especially if you live in an urban area. This face mist and toner will perk you right up and relieve your skin.

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup distilled water
  • 1 tablespoon aloe vera gel
  • 1 teaspoon witch hazel (pure— no alcohol!)
  • 4 drops frankencinse essential oil
  • 2 drops tea ylang ylang essential oil
  • 4 ounces glass spray bottle with fine mist sprayer

Directions: Mix all ingredients, and combine! This recipe works best in a spritzer or spray bottle. Use all day, every day, as often as you want! Shake well before using.

 

If you’re interested in cleaning up your skincare routine, or incorporating essential oils into your daily life, be sure to use the highest quality ingredients. YoungLiving has been around for over 20 years and guarantees the best bang for your buck. Consider becoming a distributor for exclusive discounts on all products, expand your essential oil collection, and share the love!

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