Homemade Moisturizing Face Wash

Homemade Moisturizing Face Wash!

Winter wind, snow, moisture, the heater, scratchy clothes, and all the downsides of winter can be pretty harsh on the skin, leaving it dry and rough. The delicate skin on your face really takes a beating year round and can always use a little extra help.  While putting together our DIY beauty recipes, I often create this super moisturizing face wash that cleanses, as well as leaves behind softness and dewy skin. This face wash is incredibly simple to make with just 4 ingredients working together to soothe and soften.

This post is part of our 2016 Homemade Christmas gifts series! Be sure to check out the rest of the gifts here: 2016 Home Made Christmas Gifts.

Homemade Moisturizing Face Wash


Homemade Moisturizing Face Wash

Ingredients for Moisturizing Face Wash:

4 T. aloe vera Gel

4 T. mild castile soap

2 tsp. coconut oil, melted.

5 drops Chamomile essential oil

1-2 T. distilled water

you will also need a small squeeze bottle with a dispenser top


Directions for Homemade Moisturizing Face Wash:

Combine aloe vera gel, distilled water, melted coconut oil, and mild castile soap into a dispenser style bottle. Use a funnel or measuring cup with a pour spout if needed to make it easier to pour into bottle.


Add chamomile essential oil.


Shake bottle well to combine all ingredients.


To use:

Shake well before each use, squirt about a teaspoon on a damp cotton pad and rub gently across face. Rinse well, and pat skin dry. Follow up with a light moisturizer. Use morning and night for best results.



And there you have it, you just made your very own Face Wash! If you loved this simple Homemade Moisturizing Face Wash, be sure to check out other great DIY Homemade Gift ideas in our 12 Days of Homemade Christmas Gifts 2015 series, and our 12 Days of Handmade Christmas Gifts 2014 series!


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  • 12.10.16 Sahana

    Love your recipe.Sounds so moisturizing. Have to give this a try. Thank you for linking with us at #HomeMattersParty . We would love to have you again next week.