The skincare world is filled with a myriad of myths about essential oils. Essential oils are derived from natural sources such as plants, flowers, roots and seeds. These cannot be used on their own and must be diluted with carrier oils before use.
Essential oils are often used in DIY recipes for skincare and haircare and also as ingredients in cosmeceutical products. This is why they’re perfect to help you rebuild your skincare regimen for hydrated skin.
5 Essential Oil DIYs for Skin Hydration
Skin hydration is crucial, regardless of any season. Providing adequate hydration to your skin should be a priority for your skincare regimen because it gives the skin a youthful glow.
Moreover, hydrated skin feels softer to the touch and looks healthy and supple too. If you want to give your skin some extra love and care, you’ve come to the right place!
Here are 5 DIY recipes using essential oils to help you boost skin hydration.
1. Avocado and Peppermint
Avocados are great for providing both intense hydration and nourishment to the skin. This is why it’s the perfect ingredient for this first DIY recipe.
- Add 1 slice of avocado (crushed)
- Add 1 tbsp fractionated coconut oil
- Add 3 drops of peppermint essential oil
For this recipe, the Nexon Botanics Peppermint Essential Oil is a perfect fit! Peppermint essential oil boosts moisture retention in the skin, giving you that soft angelic glow.
2. Argan and Lavender
Argan oil is a carrier oil more popularly known as liquid gold. It has incredible hydrating properties and provides nourishment to the skin. This makes it a perfect pair with lavender essential oil.
- Add 1 tsp of argan oil
- Add 2 drops of Nexon Botanics Lavender Essential Oil
- Add ½ tsp of coconut oil
Apply this DIY mix to your skin with a soft makeup brush and let it sit for 20 minutes. Then, take a warm washcloth and wipe it off your face gently.
3. Coconut and Eucalyptus
Eucalyptus essential oil has several skincare benefits, making it perfect for another DIY recipe! It rejuvenates the skin, restoring its radiance while also keeping it soft and hydrated.
- Add 1 tsp of coconut oil
- Add 2 drops of Nexon Botanics Eucalyptus Essential Oil
- Add 1 drop of Nexon Botanics Tea Tree Essential Oil
Coconut oil is also excellent for boosting moisture in the skin. Its emollient properties help the skin appear soft and supple. Who doesn’t love that?
4. Lemon and Rosemary
These two essential oils have been a significant part of the skincare world for a hot minute. They have detoxifying properties that help rejuvenate the skin. This makes them the perfect pair for the next recipe.
- Add 1 tsp coconut oil
- Add 2 drops of Nexon Botanics Lemon Essential Oil
- Add 2 drops of Nexon Botanics Rosemary Essential Oil
If this winter has taken a toll on your skin, add this recipe to your regimen!
5. Honey and Clove Bud
Honey is known to promote skin radiance and hydration. It has emollient properties that soften the skin, making it appear more supple. Paired with the invigorating properties of clove bud essential oil, this DIY recipe will have your skin feeling rejuvenated.
- Add 1 tbsp honey
- Add ½ tsp lemon juice
- Add 2 drops of Nexon Botanics Clove Bud Essential Oil
These are 5 DIY recipes that you can whip up easily to elevate your skin hydration regimen. Visit the Nexon Botanics store to explore our entire range of essential oils and create some recipes of your own! What are you waiting for?