DIY Moisturiser

by Theskinscienceco
8 Materials
1 Hour

A recipe for basic moisturiser perfect for finishing off your skincare routine! Please note, each ingredient requires a small amount of each for this recipe, when purchasing ingredients for the first time, you can save money by remaking the recipe when you run out, or trying out new ones with the same ingredients!

🤎2 TBSP. Shea Butter

🤎2 TBSP. Coconut Oil

⁠🤎2 TBSP. Macadamia Nut Oil⁠

🤎2 TBSP. Emulsifying Wax ⁠

🤎1 tsp. Vitamin E oil ⁠

🤎1 cup Distilled water

🤎1/2 TBSP Preservative

🤎30 drops Lavender Essential Oil (essential oil of choice for fragrance) ⁠

👉🏻Mix water ingredients together in a double boiler (preservative, distilled water)⁠

👉🏻Mix oil ingredients in second double boiler + Emulsifying Wax⁠

👉🏻Both mixture should reach the same temperature before combining together (around 160 degrees)⁠

👉🏻Mix together with a hand blender and mix in your essential oil of choice. Let cool and place in a sanitised tub.⁠⁠

List of ingredients for this nourishing moisturiser and their why they are being used in this recipe 👇

🤎Shea Butter ⁠- Nourishing

🤎Coconut Oil - Gentle exfoliant

⁠🤎Macadamia Nut Oil⁠ - Nourishes the skin and does a good job at fading away scars

🤎Emulsifying Wax ⁠ - An ingredient normally used to combine oil and water products, however also has the ability to protect and nourish the skin.

🤎Vitamin E Oil ⁠- Known to reduce hyperpigmentation as well as nourishing the skin

🤎Distilled water⁠ - Used as a base for most cosmetics and moisturisers.

🤎Preservative⁠ - Used to kill bacteria and stop products from going “off”

🤎 Lavender Essential Oil (essential oil of choice for fragrance) ⁠- Used for fragrance every essential oil has their own benefits.

So who is this moisturiser well suited for? For all skin types! This is a basic moisturiser aimed to simply nourish the skin. Perfect for finishing off your skincare routine!

Suggested materials:
  • Shea Butter   (The Skin Science Company)
  • Lavender Essential Oil   (The Skin Science Company)
  • Coconut Oil   (The Skin Science Company)
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