Home Made Facial Serum

24/11/2013 admin DIY Recipes

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Before we get started I want to make sure we all understand exactly what a facial serum is, and why it’s a good idea to make it a part of your daily skincare regimen…

What is a facial serum

Facial serums are thick liquid-like products with active ingredients like vitamins and anti-oxidants that are formulated with smaller molecules so they can penetrate deep into the skin. Serums are designed to penetrate and treat various skin conditions, such as redness, dehydration or lack of firmness, wrinkles, dark spots or to brighten the skin.

Do I need a facial serum and a moisturizer?

People are often confused about the differences between a moisturizer and a facial serum, and may be unsure if they should use one or both products. While facial serums can give you added moisture, the main reason you’d want to use a facial serum is to get added nutrients into deeper layers of your skin that a regular moisturizer is not able to reach. Due to their large molecules, moisturizers can only penetrate the first layer of the skin, allowing them to to hydrate and seal in moisture. A facial serum is able to penetrate into all three layers of the skin because it is made of smaller molecules. The serums ability to go deeper into the skin is what allows it to help combat many common beauty complaints.

To put it simply, facial serums are not meant to replace moisturizers, and should be used in addition to moisturizer to deliver rich nutrients deep into the skin. For best results, apply the serum immediately after cleansing and toning, when skin is still damp, then apply your moisturizer to seal in and increase the benefits of the serum.

Okay! Now that you know what a facial serum is, and why it can be a beneficial addition to your skincare regimen, let’s move on to the fun part…

How To Make Home Made Facial Serum

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Making your own natural home made facial serum is fun, easy, and can be completely customized to meet your specific skincare needs! There are just two main components in every home made facial serum recipe– carrier oils and essential oils. Simply choose the carrier oil(s) and essential oil(s) that best suit your skin type and any skincare problems you are experiencing.

First, choose carrier oil which is best for your skin type. You can also mix several carrier oils together.

Next, choose the essential oils you’d like to add to your face serum based on your skincare needs.

Add the carriers oils (4 tablespoons) to a dark colored, glass dropper bottle. Then add a mix of the essential oils (20-40 drops). You can also add 10-15 drops of vitamin E oil if you wish. Shake well. Let your serum sit for 24 hours for the oils to mix. Store your serum in a cool dark place. Shake before each use. Apply 2-4 drops to face and neck. Shelf life is approximately 6 months.

Homemade Facial Serum for Normal Skin

1/2 ounce Jojoba oil
1/4 ounce Evening Primrose oil
15 drops Vitamin E oil
8 drops Geranium essential oil
8 drops Frankincense essential oil
8 drops Carrot Seed essential oil
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Homemade Facial Serum for Dry Skin 

1/2 ounce Avocado oil
1/2 ounce Evening Primrose oil
6 drops Geranium essential oil
3 drops Lavender essential oil
2 drops German chamomile
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Homemade Facial Serum for Oily Skin 

1/2 ounce Apricot oil
1/2 ounce Hazelnut or Jojoba oil
6 drops Rosemary essential oil
3 drops Juniper essential oil
4 drops Neroli essential oil
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Homemade Facial Serum for Sensitive Skin

1/2 ounce Jojoba oil
3 drops Helichrysum essential oil
6 drops Geranium essential oil
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Homemade Anti-Aging Facial Serum For Mature Skin

2 tablespoons Apricot Kernel oil
1 tablespoon Rosehip seed oil
2 teaspoons Carrot Seed Oil
16 drops Frankincense Essential oil
16 drops Rose Essential oil
8 drops Neroli Essential oil
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Super Simple Nourishing Facial Serum

3 tablespoons Almond oil
5 drops of Chamomile German Essential oil
10 drops Neroli Essential oil
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Homemade Anti-Aging Eye Serum

2 tablespoons Hazelnut oil
3 drop Chamomile German essential oil
3 drop Carrot Seed oil essential oil
1/4 teaspoon Meadowfoam Oil
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Simple Homemade Anti-Aging Eye Serum

1 ounce Jojoba oil
5 drops Chamomile German essential oil
5 drops Rose essential oil
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Anti-Aging Eye Serum For Women In Their 20′s & 30′s

2 tablespoons Hazelnut oil
15 drops Jojoba oil
3 drops Lavender essential oil
3 drops Rosewood essential oil
9 drops Carrot Seed essential oil
15 drops Vitamin E oil

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