I am here to help you. Making your facial moisturizer isn’t difficult, and it can save you a lot of money.
Moisturizing cream can be bought from the cosmetic shop but it is always better to go for natural ingredients rather than chemicals. Your body would get moisturized healthily if you choose natural ingredients.
The below DIY face moisturizer recipes will help you get rid of extremely dry skin or keep acne and oily skin under control. Make your homemade acne cream to calm and balance oily, acne-prone skin.
1. Olive Oil and Milk
- Fresh milk – ¼ cup
- Extra virgin olive oil – 2 – 3 tbsp
- Lemon juice – 2-3 tbsp
Mix these ingredients and apply it on the face with the help of a cotton ball. Wait till the mixture dries.
This is the best moisturizer for oily skin and it prevents breakouts. Milk, present in the mixture has a soothing effect over the skin and it is a very good anti-bacterial agent too.
Acne forming bacteria is easily killed by olive oil since it is a natural anti-microbial source. Lemon juice reduces the greasiness in the face. Hence it is most suitable for oily skin and especially during night time.
2. Jojoba oil Moisturizer
- Jojoba oil – 1 tbsp
- Frankincense oil – 3 drops
- Lavender oil – 3 drops
For oily skin, jojoba oil is the best moisturizer. It has properties similar to that of the skin’s own sebum. Hence it balances the oil secretion, making the skin healthy. You will never experience greasiness in your skin because it absorbs the jojoba oil easily.
Anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties are rich in frankincense essential oil hence it can fight against acne. It also has a huge impact on wrinkles, scars, etc.
Though it is a little costly, it is one of the best moisturizers for the skin. If you feel that it is very costly, then you can remove it from the mixture. Lavender reduces the irritation or redness caused by acne.
You can mix all these ingredients in a small dropper. Apply a few drops of this blend every day. You can apply this mixture at any time but night time is the best time to apply it to benefit most out of it.
3. Shea Butter and Jojoba Oil
- Shea Butter – ¼ cup
- Jojoba oil – 1/8 cup
Melt the shea butter and add the jojoba oil with the liquid butter. Stir well the mixture and refrigerate it at least for an hour so that it solidifies. Take it out and add a few drops of your favorite essential oil and mix it until it comes to a creamy texture and then packs it in a jar.
Shea butter is rich with fatty acids and vitamin A and E. It also has a very good property that it will never get settled in the pores of your face and cause breaks.
Hence it is one of the best skin moisturizers. You can also use hemp seed oil instead of jojoba oil. It is the best moisturizer for winters.
4. Aloe Vera Moisturizer
- Aloe vera gel – ¼ cup
- Jojoba oil – ¼ cup
- Rose Essential oil – 3 drops
Mix all these ingredients as per the instructions and refrigerate it till it solidifies. Make sure that you whip it before using it since it gets solidified.
This is a very good moisturizer for summer. You can use it at any time of the day and it is better if you use it during night time. It goes light on the skin and it is good for controlling the sebum secretion.
The rose essential oil can remove the dirt from the skin. The aloe vera can work the acne and lighten the scars since it is full of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory agents. It does not have a greasy property and it can be more effective over your skin.
5. Coconut Oil moisturizer
- Coconut oil – ½ cup
- Aloe Vera gel – 2 tbsp
Mix these two ingredients and whip them until you get a creamy consistency.
Store it in a jar and refrigerate it. For oily skin, coconut oil is the best type of moisturizer. It is also good for acne filled skin. It is better if you use this moisturizer during night time.
Aloe vera can reduce acne scars. It can also fight against the breakouts since it has anti-microbial properties. It removes the dirt from the pores and avoids clogging of the same.
6. Green Tea
- Green tea (warm) – 2 tsp
- Glycerin – 2 tsp
- Honey – 1 tsp
- Lemon juice – 1 tsp
Green tea is one of the important moisturizing agents that work well on oily skin. Mix all the ingredients well till the blend then refrigerated it in a container.
This is very good for acne filled skin since green tea is packed with anti-oxidants. Lemon can control the secretion of oils. Hydration and moisturization of the skin are provided by honey and glycerin.
7. Strawberry Moisturizer
- Freshly mashed pure organic strawberry – ¼ cup
- Honey – 1 tsp
- Curd – 1 cup
Mix every ingredient according to the instruction and quantity. Whip them well until all blends together. Allow them to cool and refrigerate. Take them out and apply them to the skin.
You can use this cream at any time in a day. It is a very good moisturizer and it exfoliates the skin. It does not clog the pores and avoids excessive oil secretion.
Curd is a good acne-bacterial agent. It is almost like yogurt and milk since it has soothing properties that kill the bacteria.
Strawberry is filled with minerals and enzymes that can make your face look younger and healthier. That is the sole reason strawberry is found in May of the moisturizing creams. It is best suited for oily skin.
8. Rose Petals Moisturizer
- Rose petals – 1 cup
- Rose water – 2-3 drops
- Aloe Vera juice – 2 tbsp
This mixture is one of the best moisturizers for oily skin. You must boil all the rose petals in a pan. Add the rose water while boiling.
Once the water has boiled and the essence has mixed with the water, turn the heat off and let it cool off. When it is cool, filter it and take the water.
Now, add the aloe juice to this cooled rose water and store it in a sprayer. This mixture can be used at any time of the day. It is good for both summer and winter times.
The rose petals and rose water can control the sebum secretion. It gives you a fresh feel and a very good pleasant smell. It evens your skin tone along with moisturizing it. This is one of the best and easy moisturizers for oily skin.