Find out how to wash your face with essential oils in this post!
Essential oils have taken over the natural beauty world. You can find DIY essential oil recipes for face moisturizer, facial toner, makeup remover, lip balm and hair spray. You can also find essential oil recipes for face wash!
But…can you use essential oils to wash your face? The answer is…totally! Conventional face washes often contain extracts of plants which may be derived from the lab instead of got from Nature. Isn’t that so gross? Yet with essential oils, you’ll be using Nature’s own extracts themselves! Essential oils are all natural, pure liquid plant extracts. They contain powerful therapeutic properties and offer lots of beauty benefits for the skin!
The Best Essential Oils for Your Face
Here are some of the best essential oils for facial skin:
- Tea tree oil
- Lavender oil
- Rose oil
- Sandalwood oil
- Frankincense oil
Read more: What Essential Oils are Good for the Face?
How to Wash Your Face with Essential Oils
There are several ways to wash your face with essential oils! Let’s check out our top 6 methods below!
1. Add it to your existing face wash
Yes! You can enhance the cleansing and nourishing properties of your usual face wash by adding a few drops of essential oil(s) to it! For every 8 oz of face wash, you can add 10-15 drops of essential oil. For anti-acne properties, add tea tree oil. For skin soothing properties, add lavender oil. For anti-aging properties, add geranium oil.
2. DIY Essential Oil Foaming Face Wash
If you want to make your own nice foaming face wash at home, then you have got to check out our recipe: DIY Essential Oil Foaming Face Wash
3. DIY Coconut Oil Face Wash with Essential Oils
Got normal skin, aging skin or blemish-filled skin? You can use this DIY Coconut Oil Face Wash with Essential Oils!
4. DIY Essential Oil Acne Face Wash
If you’ve got acne prone skin, you’ll appreciate this DIY Essential Oil Acne Face Wash starring the powerful anti-acne tea tree essential oil!
5. DIY Essential Oil Face Wash with Nourishing Honey
I love washing my face with honey. You can make a foaming face wash with nourishing honey! Check out our recipe: DIY Essential Oil Face Wash with Nourishing Honey
6. Lavender Oatmeal Face Wash
For those with sensitive skin who can’t stand soapy or foaming face washes, we present to you this DIY Lavender Oatmeal Face Wash. It’s so simple, check out the recipe:
What you need:
- ½ cup colloidal oatmeal
- 7 drops lavender essential oil
- 4 oz plastic storage container
- In a plastic jar, add ½ cup of colloidal oatmeal.
- Now add 7 drops of lavender essential oil.
- Stir everything well with the handle of a spoon.
- Your face wash is ready!
- To use, get ½ to 1 tsp of the powder on your palm, mix it with a little water and apply it onto your wet face.
- Rinse off with tepid water. Use twice daily.
If you’re new to essential oils, please read Caution & Safety when Using Essential Oils
Well, that’s how to wash your face with essential oils! Please tell us how you use essential oils to wash your face!