Why waste money buying store bought skin care products full of chemicals and foreign ingredients? There are many natural remedies out there to help solve almost any skin care issue you may be experiencing. Many of them require everyday products that you may have sitting in your kitchen right now. This can save you time and money, along with giving you the confidence of knowing exactly what is going onto your skin. Give some of these recipes a try and take notice of any differences you see in your skin!
1. Moisturizing Skin Mask
Mix together equal parts of honey and oats until a thick paste has been formed.
Apply evenly to the face while gently scrubbing in a circular motion.
Wash off the next morning.
2. Redness, Rashes, and Acne
-Tea Tree Oil
- Coconut Oil
Mix a few drops of tea tree oil into a spoonful of coconut oil and combine.
Spread evenly on face before bed and wash off the next morning.
3. Blackhead Remover
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
– 1 teaspoon water
– splash of organic apple cider vinegar
Mix baking soda and water to form a paste.
Splash some warm water on your face to open up the pores.
Apply the paste and gently massage to exfoliate your skin and loosen up dead skin cells and blackheads
rinse off the paste with warm water
splash face with cold water to close the pores
tone your skin with a little diluted apple cider vinegar
4. Antibacterial Acne Cleanse Wash
- Tea tree oil
– Q-Tips or Cotton Balls
Dilute the tea tree oil by mixing 1 part oil to 9 parts water.
Dip your q-tip or cotton ball in the mixture and apply to problem areas.
5. Anti-bacterial Inflammatory Soother
- Aloe vera gel
It’s best to use the fresh aloe directly from the plant but you can also use store bought gel/
Wash your face and pat dry. Use your finger or q-tip to apply the aloe gel directly to the problem areas of your face.
6. Blemish Remover
- 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
– Q-tips or Cotton Balls
Rinse face and pat dry. Dab your q-tip or cotton ball into the lemon juice and apply to pimple or blemish spots. Lemon juice will lighten any desired spots on your skin. Dilute with water if you have sensitive skin.
7. Facial Steamer
- 1 pot of boiling water
- 1 towel
- 1 large bowl
Boil your pot of water and allow to cool for a few minutes.
Transfer to your bowl.
Place your face above the bowl and drape the towel over your head
to trap the steam.
Do this for 10-15 minutes, remove the towel, and pat your face dry. Do this once a day or as needed.
This will open up your pores and flush out any impurities.
8. Garlic Antibacterial Cleanser
- 2-3 Cloves of Garlic
– Water or Aloe Vera Gel
Mash up 2-3 cloves of garlic and allow to sit in water for 10 minutes. Use a cotton pad to soak up the garlic juice and cover any problem areas
on your face.
If you do not have any cotton pads to apply it with, you can use aloe vera gel instead of water to thicken the mixture.
9. Lavender Sugar Scrub
- 1/2 cup coconut oil
– 1 cup white sugar
– 10 drops lavender essential oil
Melt your coconut oil over the stove or in the microwave.
Transfer the oil to a mixing bowl and add in 1 cup of the white sugar and mix well.
Add 10 drops of lavender essential oil and mix again until combined and transfer to a mason jar.
Acts as a gentle exfoliater and helps rid of excess skin cells clogging up your pores
(Best used on hands, legs, and feet)
10. Avocado Face Mask
- 1 avocado
– 1 tablespoon of honey
Rinse face with water and pat dry. Spoon out the avocado and mash it up and stir in the honey.
Mix it all up until a paste forms. Apply to your skin and let it sit for 15-20 minutes.
When finished, wash off the mixture with warm water and pat dry.
Avocado is full of vitamins and nutrients and can help tone down your acne. Honey has
11. Eczema Cream
- 1/4 cup coconut oil- soft or melted
– 1/4 cup shea butter
– 1/2 teaspoon vitamin e oil
– 25 drops melrose essential oil
– 15 drops lavender essential oil
Combine coconut oil, shea butter, and vitamin e oil in a small bowl and mix well.
Add in the essential oils and mix again.
Store in a cool place to prevent it from melting. You can also store in the
12. Face Wash for Oily Acne Prone Skin
- 1/2 cup Liquid Castile Soap
– 1/4 Cup Apple Cider Vinegar
– 10 drops tea tree essential oil
Mix all ingredients together.
Take some of the facewash and massage it into the skin. Gently wipe off with a moist cotton ball and rinse off your face.
13. Natural Moisturizing Face Cream
- 1/4 cup coconut oil
– 3/4 cup shea butter
– 2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
Mix all ingredients in small pan and heat on low-medium heat until everything is dissolved, remove from the heat and allow to cool.
Pour into container and seal tightly, shake really well, allow to rest and shake again.
Wait for it to cool and solidify (you can place in the refrigerator).
Disclaimer: The information on this article or on the site in general is not intended be taken as medical advice. Please always consult a medical expert or practitioner for any health related issues.