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How To Make Your Own Face Cream

By Edited Sep 25, 2016 0 1

Make Your Own Face Cream At Home

If you just need a simple skin cream, knowing how to make your own face cream can help you save money. If you would like to know how to make your own face cream, this article, will provide the information you need with several face cream recipes.  Of course there are different types of face creams, for example creams for normal skin, acne prone skin, dry skin, semi-dry skin and oily skin among others.  The following guide will show you how to make your own face cream for different skin types.  DIY face cream is both less expensive than store brands and better for you as you can make face cream at home with all natural, organic ingredients.  Here are some recipes for DIY face cream that your skin will appreciate.

Anti-aging Face Cream

One of the most popular face creams are anti-aging creams. Aging is a natural fact of life, but taking care of the skin can help slow down the aging process considerably. You can make your own anti-aging skin cream quite easily using ingredients found in most home kitchens. The recipe ingredients for making the anti-aging skin cream include: egg white, lemon juice, vitamin E oil and virgin coconut oil. The use of honey is optional. The quantity of lemon juice and oils is a few drops, added to the white of one egg and mixed well. Prepare this mixture just before application, apply skin cream to the face and neck for 20 minutes and then wash off with warm water. 

Recipes To Make Your Own Skin Cream
Of course you could purchase commercially available anti aging skin care products like Cindy Crawford Meaningful Beauty Products with it's rare melon extract but you can make DIY face creams and skin lotion at home and save money.  We show you a few simple recipes here but the book by Julie Gabriel pictured here can teach you many more.

DIY Natural Face Cream

Face creams available today have chemicals and other additives that may actually harm the skin rather than cleanse and soothe it. You can make your own natural face cream at home that will be chemical free and safe. The ingredients include: water, grapeseed oil, vitamin E oil, grapefruit essential oil and liquid lecithin. Mix together the ingredients in a blender. The mixture should be whipped together well to thoroughly blend the oils and water. The grapefruit essential oil can be replaced by any essential oil of your choosing. The ingredients can be found at health food stores.

Make Your Own Face Cream for Dry Skin

One type of DIY face cream for dry skin that you can make at home is a simple one. Use a combination of avocado and hazelnut oil. Simply mash the avocado, then add the hazelnut oil and mix them up well. It should be applied to the face for 20 minutes and then washed off with warm water. For youthful dry skin a skin cream with a combination of apricot and peach kernel helps and it is lighter as well.

Skin Lightening Face Cream

A simple yet effective DIY face cream for lightening the skin, involves the use of three ingredients, egg white, lemon juice and olive juice. The three ingredients should be mixed well together and applied on the face. Leave it on the face for about 10-15 minutes and then wash off with warm water.

DIY Organic Face Cream

More people are choosing to go organic more than ever before, so here’s an organic face cream you can make at home. Put the chamomile herbs or comfrey in a bowl and pour boiling water over them. Strain the water and set aside. Set some water to boil; when boiling, add the beeswax (grated or pellets) and either almond or olive oil to it. Heat up the herb water with honey and borax powder and mix together. You can also add organic royal jelly or bee propolis if you like for added benefit.  Pour both mixtures together and whip until it's a creamy consistency appropriate for a skin cream.  Honey and cinnamon are a couple of other natural ingredients you might consider adding to your DIY skin cream as they both have numerous health benefits.

Hopefully you have seen how easy it is to make DIY lotions and creams and make your own face cream at home for a variety of different skin conditions. Stop relying on store bought brands and make your own face cream!

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Apr 18, 2012 3:46am
Great tips! Become more beautiful for less money.
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