The Easiest DIY Face Cream with Aloe Vera Gel and Oils [VIDEO TUTORIAL] 

Homemade DIY Face Cream with Aloe Vera Gel and Olive oil

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Here's one of my favorite DIY face moisturizers made of Aloe Vera gel and oils. You can easily customize it to fit any complexion concerns. Select the essential oils from the list below to make your own unique blend perfect for your skin!

Main benefits of the ingredients used:

Extra Virgin Olive moisturizes skin, prevents wrinkles, improves skin elasticity, reduces marks and gives glowing skin. Aloe Vera Gel cleanses, moisturizes and soothes skin. It also has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.  Vitamin E is a natural antioxidant.

Use the cheat sheet below to select the best essential oils for your skin type:

Dry skin

  • Rose (Rosa Damascena) US / UK
  • Palmarosa (Cymbopogon martinii) US / UK
  • Neroli (Citrus aurantium) US / UK
  • Chamomile (Chamaemelum nobile) US / UK

Sensitive skin

  • Yarrow (Achillea millefolium) US / UK
  • Blue Cypress (Callitris intratropica) US / UK
  • Blue Tansy (Tanacetum annuum) US / UK

Oily skin

  • Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) US / UK
  • Lemon (Citrus limonum) US / UK
  • Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) US / UK

Combination skin

  • Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) US / UK
  • Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) US / UK

Acne-prone skin

  • Fragonia (Agonis fragrans) US / UK
  • Manuka (Leptospermum scoparium) US / UK
  • Palmarosa (Cymbopogon martinii) US / UK
  • Tea Tree (Melaleuca alternifolia) US / UK
Particular needs:

Skin redness and rosacea

  • Cistus also called Rock Rose (Cistus ladaniferus) US / UK
  • Blue Cypress (Callitris intratropica) US / UK
  • Hylichrysum italicum US / UK

Large pores and blackheads

  • Cistus also called Rock Rose (Cistus ladaniferus) US / UK 
  • Atlas Cedarwood (Cedrus atlantica) US / UK
  • Green Myrtle (Myrtus communis) US / UK


  • Ho Wood (Cinnamomum camphora) US / UK
  • Hylichrysum italicum US / UK
  • Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) US / UK

If you have any questions, feel free to comment below! 

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