100% Natural and clean skin care products can be difficult to find especially if you have problematic skin. And if we do find some products.. they tend to be expensive.
I am the queen of DIYs when it comes to skin care. So whatever your skin type is whether it’s oily, dry or acne prone here are some great DIYs for every skin type you might need on a daily basis. For example, cleanser, toner, facial moisturizer and also body skin care products.
I used to have really bad acne, pimples and scars.. until I went ‘au natural’ with my whole skincare routine. Ever since then I haven’t turned back and my skin has never been better. Now I rarely get any pimples and if I get any scars, they disappear in less than A WEEK.
You Might be Interested in this Post: Discover How to Fade Facial Acne Scars in a Week
Harsh ingredients such as methylparaben and propylene glycol are really common in skin care products these days. If you’re acne prone or sensitive, these ingredients can make your skin worse. And if you have normal skin, they can cause pre-mature aging in the long run. And we always want to keep our skin wrinkle-free for as long as we can.
So ditch your current skin care products and go on a journey of natural skin care with me.. Trust me they will transform your skin and you won’t go back..
To check out the recipe or product for each DIY, click on the link provided.
1. Cleanser – Honey & Lavender face wash.
The castille soap in this DIY removes extra oil and grime on the face while honey re-balances the pH of our skin.
OR Check out: Andalou Naturals Citrus Kombucha Cleansing Gel
2. Toner – Witch Hazel
I have used witch hazel RELIGIOUSLY when my skin was super oily. It helped keep the oils and the pH of my skin in control. It also helps with those pimples by keeping the acne-causing bacteria away which is a BONUS.
I use Dickinson’s Original Witch Hazel Toner from iHerb.
OR Check out: Andalou Naturals Aloe & Willow Bark Pore Minimizer
3. Moisturizer – Hemp & Aloe Moisturizer
Hemp is a dry oil and it’s non-comedogenic so it will not clog your pores. Jojoba oil is VERY similar to our natural skin oils so it actually tells our skin not to produce any more oils. I hope that makes sense!
Aloe helps with any acne, scars or irritation. So this moisturizer is the ultimate moisturizer for oily skin.
4. Mask – Green Clay Face Mask
Clay masks really detoxifies oily skin and draws all the impurities out including blackheads and whiteheads. If you have SUPER oily skin, use this mask twice a week and it’ll eventually control the oil production.
OR Check out: Pacifica Pore Refine Deep Detox Mask
I really suggest oil cleansing method for those with acne prone AND dry skin.
However if you’re put off by oils (which you totally shouldn’t be) here’s another option: Gentle facial cleanser based on Lush’s “Angels on Bare Skin”. The almonds and rose water hydrate skin while the clay deeply cleanses skin from any impurities.
OR Check out: Avalon Organics Lavender Facial Cleansing Milk
Rose water is a great toner for dry skin. It’s hydrating and calms any irritation or redness. I love Heritage Store’s Rose Water. I have used it before and I love the way it sprays a fine mist of rose water. And it’s 100% natural.
If you want to make your own rose water at home, check out this post from Holistic Health Herbalist.
OR Check out: Everyday Coconut Water Face Toner
3. Moisturizer – Cocoa Butter & Lavender Moisturizer
This is such a simple yet effective blend of butters and oils. It will deeply nourish your skin even in harsh winters. Plus who doesn’t like lavender..
OR Check out: Weleda’s Skin Food Moisturizer
4. Mask – Oatmeal Milk & Honey Mask
The combination of milk and honey provides deep hydration down to the deepest layers of skin whereas oatmeal calms and soothes the dry / itchy skin.
OR Check out: Beauty Without Cruelty Hydrating Facial Mask
ACNE PRONE SKIN
1. Cleanser – Neem & Rose Facial Cleanser
Neem is a well known ingredient in Ayurveda for its “anti-acne” properties. It will literally zap all the acne or pimples.
OR Check out: Nutribiotic’s Non-Soap Facial Cleanser
2. Toner – Apple Cider Vinegar
I’ve used this toner during my “acne phase days” and it worked WONDERS. There’s nothing better than ACV for acne prone skin. Trust me it’ll change your life.
Read LuLu & Sweet Pea’s post on how to use it and how it changed her life as well.
OR Check out: Avalon Organics Lavender & Prebiotics Toner
3. Moisturizer – Skin Perfecting Tea Tree Moisturizer
Tea tree oil is amazing for acne prone skin. It’s anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-septic and lot more of anti’s.. This moisture will hydrate your skin and at the same time zap those pimples.
OR Check out: Thera Neem’s Neem & Ylang Ylang Moisturizer
4. Mask – Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay Mask
The ingredients of this mask are so healing for acne prone skin. This mask actually helped me so much with my acne. So from personal experience I give this mask 5 stars <3
OR Check out: Isvara Organics Clear Skin Facial Mask
This deeply nourishing body lotion uses natural butters, oils and essential oils that locks the hydration even in harsh winters.
OR Check out: Everyone’s Lavender & Aloe Body Lotion
You can build your skin care regime based on this guide.
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