2 Quick & Simple Recipes for DIY Body Oil for Sensitive Skin

Ashley | CosmicAsh
by Ashley | CosmicAsh
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Today, we’re going to be making some body oils that can help with dry skin and skin-related disorders such as acne and eczema. I’m going to be showing you how to make the body oils I’ve added to my website. I won’t be giving the exact recipe, but percentages so you can make it your own. Let’s get started!

Tools and materials:

  • Meadowfoam seed oil
  • Olive oil
  • Safflower oil
  • Oat extract
  • Fragrance oil
DIY body oil for sensitive skin recipe

Recipe 1: Aurora body oil

The first oil we’re making is the Aurora oil. This is my original scent and contains no fragrance. This oil is perfect for eczema, psoriasis, and dry skin, and it’s very absorbent. You can follow up with your body butter if you want a more greasy feel.

Meadowfoam seed oil - 11%

Meadowfoam seed oil can be compared to jojoba oil. It is an emollient. It protects your skin and locks in moisture. 

Olive oil - 29%

Olive oil is very moisturizing. It helps with irritation and it’s an exfoliator that helps with clogged pores. It’s also antibacterial.

Safflower oil - 60%

Safflower oil is non-collagenic, anti-inflammatory, and very helpful for treating acne so this oil is catered for all skin types. It does not contain any fragrance, so I thought this would be perfect.

You can always make your percentages and convert them into recipes. I work with these oils because they work best for me as well as the skin types of most of my target customers which are sensitive skin and eczema.  

Mixing the oils

Mix these oils for two to three minutes before bottling. If you measure all of your oils and times them by the size of your container, you’ll have the perfect amount with nothing left. 

DIY body oil for sensitive skin tutorial

Recipe 2: Supernova body oil

This oil is our oatmeal milk and honey scent. We’re using the same recipe, but it’s tweaked just a bit:

  • Meadowfoam seed oil - 10%
  • Olive oil - 28%
  • Safflower oil - 60%

Oat extract - 1%

Oat extract is good for reducing redness, and skin irritation, and soothing and relieving skin disorders such as acne, eczema, psoriasis, and many other benefits.

Fragrance oil - 1%

I love to be able to wear fragrance oils that smell amazing and have eczema at the same time without any flare-ups. It’s also great to know this helps absorb moisture into my skin.

How to make a body oil for sensitive skin

Be sure to shake your fragrance oil before adding it to your batch. Also, use a scoop, skewer, or popsicle stick and pour the oil down it to avoid any drippage down your bottle. Stir until everything is well combined.

Using the DIY body oil for sensitive skin

To use these oils on dry skin, just drip a couple of drops and rub it in. The coverage is amazing.

DIY body oil for sensitive skin

DIY body oil for sensitive skin recipes

I’ve shown you all the two quick and simple body oils that I have created. Feel free to create your own recipe or even use similar ingredients for your own DIY or your business.

Suggested materials:
  • Meadowfoam seed oil
  • Olive oil
  • Safflower oil
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