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The DIY Essential Oil face serum recipe that rocked my world

The DIY Essential Oil face serum recipe that rocked my world

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Essential oils for skincare that might just surprise you.

Can I just tell you how much I super duper love this DIY All Natural Essential Oil Face Serum Recipe??

As I get older I'm beginning to look for more products that can promote wellness and healthy happy skin. I'm also looking for products that are simple and not full of toxic chemicals.  I love this DIY Face Serum because I feel it does just that.

I MEAN IT, I LOVE IT and my 40+-year-old skin thanks me every single night for using an essential oil face serum recipe that works.

Are you ready to diminish the look of fine lines?

How about smooth the look of your skin?

Reduce the appearance of blemishes?

Support overall skin health?

Did you know that a face serum DIY can do all that?

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The statements made and the products mentioned on this website have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Please talk with your medical professional before using essential oils. 

Why I love this Essential Oil for Skin Care Face Serum Recipe

This Essential Oil Face Serum was one of the first DIY projects I did when learning how to use my Premium Essential Oil Kit from Young Living. I am so thankful I did.

One friend was just talking about how she bought a face serum from the department store. I will not name names but, she paid almost what I paid for my Premium Kit for just a little container of serum.

And what else other than reducing the look of wrinkles can that container do? Not one darn thing.

Girlfriend, I can diffuse beautiful smells, clean laundry and bake lemon cookies with what I got in my box. (more on those three in other posts here on my blog) Plus do all the amazing skin stuff I talked about above.

Hello, reducing the look of fine lines!! I'm seriously not ready to look old or my age.

So my frugal mind says, why buy a one-use container? When you can get a whole kit that has a ton of other uses and cost just about the same price. No brainer sister. 

Essential Oils, Lemon, LAvender and Frankincense on a wood table with dewdrop diffuser and glass dropper bottle and other premium starter kit oils

How I use the Essential Oil for beginners Face Serum Recipe

I apply this serum every night after I wash my face. I like to concentrate on any trouble spots.

  • Lightly shake the dropper bottle of essential oil face serum
  • Place about a dime to a nickel size amount in the palm of your hand and apply to face and neck.

I'd say the 2 oz bottle last me 3-4 months. Feel free to also use this on your hands and feet too!

Did you know there are 3 common mistakes you can make when creating a face oil that will make your face serum not work? I wonder if you are doing any of these face serum mistakes like I was.

So now you want the DIY All Natural Essential Oil Face Serum recipe that rocked my world?

 

Instructions for making the Essential Oil Face Serum Recipe

I mixed and stored my Essential Oil Face Serum in a 2 oz dropper bottle. It makes getting just the right amount out easy.

  1. Place all essential oils listed in the recipe in the below picture in the clean dropper bottle first.
  2. Add carrier oil of your choice to just below the neck of the bottle. This will leave room for the dropper to be added and there to be no overflow of oil.
  3. Shake lightly to mix the oils.

Watch this quick video to see how easy it is to make this

Essential Oil Face Serum Recipe

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DIY Essential Oil Face Serum Recipe

Yield: 2oz
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 12 minutes
Difficulty: easy

The best homemade serum for glowing skin. This skin serum delivers serious skin loving essential oils.

Instructions

Place all essential oils listed below in the clean dropper bottle first.

  1. Add 20 Drops of Young Living Frankincense essential oil to dropper bottle
  2. Add 10 Drops of Young Living Lemon essential oil to dropper bottle
  3. Add 10 Drops of Young Living Lavender essential oil to dropper bottle
  4. Add Carrier Oil of your choice to just below the neck of the bottle. This will leave room for the dropper to be added and there to be no overflow of oil.
  5. Shake lightly to mix the oils.

Notes

How to Apply-

  • Lightly shake the dropper bottle of essential oil face serum
  • Place about a dime to a nickel size amount in the palm of your hand and apply to face and neck.

Warning:

This serum does contain Lemon oil which is Photosensitive and should be avoided when spending time out in the sun or using tanning beds. You can still be safe and make this face serum for summer use. Just leave out the lemon oil. It will still work amazing on your skin.

Essential Oils, Lemon, LAvender and Frankincense on a wood table with dewdrop diffuser and glass dropper bottle and other premium starter kit oils

Update- Lemon oil is Photosensitive and should be avoided when spending time out in the sun or using tanning beds. You can still be safe and make this face serum for summer use. Just leave out the lemon oil. It will still work amazing on your skin. Or with summer coming, check out the link to a new summer face serum near the bottom of this post!

Want to know more about Photosensitive oils and how to use them safely? Check out the blog post here! 

Now, that I've given you this fantastic easy to make Essential oil face serum recipe. Are you excited to give it a try?

I love that this recipe will allow you to make one simple change in your beauty routine that will have a huge impact on your skin.

How exciting is that?

Where to buy supplies for the Essential Oil Face Serum Recipe

My question now is, do you have the supplies that you need? To make this serum a reality in your life. If not, I'd love to help you gather those supplies together and make this happen!

I have only made this essential oil face serum recipe with YL essential oils which can be found in the premium starter kit. I can not say how other brands will work or not work. My suggestion is to go with Young Living because they have a seed to seal guarantee that all their oils are held up to.

Already own your oils but need the other supplies- Check out below what I use-

Love these dropper bottles! I make so many different Essential Oil items for my family that I can run through my stash of bottles pretty quickly at times!

As far as carrier oils I think these two are great options-

Jojoba oil - This is a great oil for acne-prone skin.

 Grapeseed oil- Fast absorbing and for combination skin

First step to getting you all set up with Essential Oils -

Let's gets talking about the three oils. You can buy them separately, or if you are like me and want to save a whole lot of money, you can buy a Young Living Premium Starter kit like the one pictured below!

Young Living Premium Starter Kit

All three oils in the Essential Oil Face Serum Recipe; Lemon, Lavender, and Frankincense, come in the Young Living Premium Starter kit. The Premium Starter Kit also comes with 8 other awesome oils and a diffuser of your choice will run you around $165 depending on which diffuser, where you live (tax) and the shipping you select.

Now hold on...

I know that $165 is a bit of shocker for some of you, I get it.

But have you priced face serums lately?

I have, and they run anywhere from $69- $90 for 1 oz.

Like I said earlier, I'd rather invest my money in buying a product that allows me to easily create multiple nontoxic items to support my healthy lifestyle than buying a one-time 1 oz bottle.

Want a couple other beauty ideas to use these oils on.

How about your eyelashes?

Every woman dreams about long beautiful eyelashes, well Lavender is great for eyelash growth support.

I could give you dozens of kit oil uses just for your beauty routine alone, and guess what, I will! When you purchase the Young Living Premium Starter Kit from me, I will send you an E-recipe book with over 100 Essential Oil recipes from beauty, cleaning your home to daily wellness. I'm here as your oily guru! The Ebook is ONLY available to By Oily Design Members! byoilydesign.com YL member #3177383

Added bonuses!

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Ready to get your kit so you can make the above Essential Oil Face Serum Recipe and start your journey in learning Essential Oils?

Check out my Start Here page that gives you more information on essential oils, Why Young Living, More details of what comes in the kit and most importantly how to buy. Or you can Click the image below to take you there!

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 I hope once you try this DIY All Natural Essential Oil Face Serum Recipe you will leave me a comment and tell me how it has rocked your world too!

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Miriam

Tuesday 26th of November 2019

Hi , can you use this mixture or something similar as a make up remover instead of serum?

rohit aggarwal

Friday 16th of August 2019

thanks for the information

Sharon

Wednesday 10th of July 2019

Could you send me recipe for this wrinkle serum using coconut oil that you

Ruth

Wednesday 17th of July 2019

Hi Sharon, You can use the same recipe just swap out coconut oil for the Jojoba oil. Thanks, Ruth

yvonne

Sunday 7th of July 2019

I have been diagnosed with rosacea. Can you please help me with a GOOD mositurizer? Thank you

Ruth

Wednesday 17th of July 2019

Hi Yvonne! I'm not a Dr. so I really can't recommend a good moisturizer for Rosacea. But I can tell you that I really love the Young Living Rose ointment and ART Intensive Moisturizer for my face and trouble spots. Have you given those a try? Ruth

Kristin

Saturday 20th of April 2019

Hi, I have read that since your skin on your face is so sensitive, you should be using a 1% dilution. This seems to be about a 2.5-3% dilution. Also, instead of using cold-pressed lemon essential oil which causes phototoxicity, wouldn't steam distilled lemon oil be a better choice, since it doesn't cause phototoxicity?

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