The amazing two-ingredient moisturiser for any skin type!
By Starts at 60 WritersIn HealthOn Tuesday 24th Nov, 2015

The amazing two-ingredient moisturiser for any skin type!

Looking for a moisturiser that won’t break the bank and is effective? This two-ingredient homemade version will nourish and costs a fraction of the store-bought version.

Step 1: Choose a moisturising oil

  • Sunflower oil
  • Apricot kernel oil
  • Rosehip seed oil
  • Macadamia nut oil
  • Grapeseed oil
  • Olive oil
  • Avocado oil
  • Castor oil
  • Jojoba oil
  • Coconut oil
  • Shea butter
  • Cocoa butter

Step 2: Choose an essential oil according to your skin type:

  • All types: lavender, geranium, rose, and ylang ylang
  • Dry skin: jasmine, chamomile, rosewood, and myrrh
  • Oily skin: bergamot, patchouli, orange, and rosemary
  • Red/irritated skin: cedarwood, tea tree, lemon, and frankincense
  • Mature Skin: carrot seed, rose hip seed, clary sage, and neroli

Step 3: Make your moisturiser

In a small bowl with a whisk, mix 20-30 drops of your essential oils into 1/2 cup of your moisturising oil.

Transfer your moisturiser to a small jar or container with a tight-fitting lid and refrigerate. Done! All you need to do is apply to the skin and rub in til dissolved.

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