Organic Face Care Products

Buying Recipe Ingredients

Mountain Rose Herbs is my favorite supplier.

Here's some quick links for buying this recipe's ingredients.

Kaolin clay

Avocado oil

Evening primrose oil

Kukui nut oil

Rosehip oil

Sea buckthorn oil

Sweet Almond oil

Chamomile essential oil

Helichrysum essential oil

Jasmine essential oil

Lavender essential oil

Patchouli essential oil

Rose essential oil

Sandalwood essential oil

Glass jars

Naturally Skinsational: Rejuvenating Skin Care Recipes by Sue Dolan

This ebook is a fabulous resource I found while researching my aromatherapy recipes.

While not strictly aromatherapy, these recipes follow the same healthy, natural principles, using fresh ingredients from your kitchen.

Here's the basics of what Sue's ebook gives you:

135 popular skincare recipes

15 firming mask recipes that help tighten your skin & reduce your pores

Free e-course in 6 email sessions

Natural treatments for acne, rosacea & dry, flaky skin

12 additional anti-aging facial recipes

Click here to order - you get over 150 skincare recipes!

Homemade Face Mask Recipe

This facial mask recipe soothes, heals and moisturizes problem & sensitive skin

This homemade face mask recipe is designed to soothe red, irritated skin and to help reduce itchy, scaly patches caused by eczema or psoriasis.

It contains ingredients that are gentle but powerful healers, drawing impurities out of the skin, attracting moisture and softening, breaking up and lifting away dry, dead skin cells.

Oatmeal and aloe vera calm redness and irritation while feeding your skin with healing proteins, amino acids, minerals, vitamins and enzymes.

Chamomile, helichrysum and patchouli essential oils fight inflammation, kill problem-causing bacteria, and promote cell renewal so your skin heals faster.

For best results, use a good face moisturizer every morning and night to nourish skin and lock in moisture. Facial steams and toners are also good for keeping skin soft, supple and healthy-looking over time.

Homemade Face Mask Recipe


1/2 tablespoon Kaolin Clay (how to choose clay - see sidebar)

1/2 tablespoon Rolled Oats

1/2 teaspoon Avocado OR Evening Primrose oil

1/2 teaspoon Aloe Vera juice

1/2 teaspoon Honey

1/2 teaspoon Yogurt or Milk

One of the essential oil blends below

Quick Links to Related Recipes

Normal & Combination Skin:
Simple Homemade Face Mask

Dry, Damaged & Mature Skin:
Hydrating Facial Mask Recipe

Acne & Oily Skin:
Homemade Acne Face Mask

Sensitive Skin Blend

1 drop Chamomile essential oil

1 drop Jasmine OR Rose essential oil

1 drop Lavender essential oil

Eczema & Psoriasis Blend

1 drop Chamomile OR Helichrysum essential oil

1 drop Jasmine OR Rose essential oil

1 drop Patchouli OR Sandalwood essential oil


  1. Grind the oats to a very fine powder in a clean coffee grinder.
  2. Whisk together the oil, aloe vera and honey in a small bowl until completely combined.
  3. Slowly add the clay and oat powder a little at a time, stirring thoroughly to create a spreadable paste. (If you add it all at once you get lumps.) If the mixture seems too thick, add a little more yogurt or milk. Do not increase the oil, because the mask will slide right off your face.
  4. Stir in the essential oils.
  5. Cleanse your face and leave it damp, then smooth the homemade face mask over your face and neck, avoiding your eyes and mouth.
  6. Leave it on your face for 15 to 20 minutes (Relax! Lying down is good.)
  7. Wash the homemade facial mask off using a warm, wet washcloth.
  8. Follow with toner and face moisturizer.

Customizing Your Homemade Face Mask Recipe

Make Ahead: This recipe doesn't store well, but you can pre-mix the clay, oat powder and essential oils and store them in a dark glass or PET plastic jar. Click here to see some great little glass jars from Mountain Rose Herbs.

Replace the yogurt with chamomile or green tea if you have lactose intolerance or dairy issues.

Replace the Avocado or Evening Primrose oil with other aromatherapy carrier oils best for your skin's unique needs. Check out Sweet Almond, Kukui Nut, Rosehip and Sea Buckthorn oil.

If your skin is ultra sensitive, leave out the essential oils and the aloe vera - even without them, this homemade face mask recipe will soothe, feed and hydrate your skin.

Where to Buy Ingredients for Your Homemade Face Mask Recipe

Oats, yogurt, milk and honey are all available at your supermarket.

My favorite supplier for other aromatherapy recipe ingredients is Mountain Rose Herbs. Their prices are good, their staff are wonderful, and their products are excellent. Here's some quick links for your homemade face mask recipe.

Organic Facial Skincare Products

I found a great company called Just Natural Skincare that makes a really excellent line of natural eczema skincare remedies. Check these out...

Natural Psoriasis Cream more than just coating the top layer, this cream penetrates scaly, dry, irritated skin to hydrate, heal and soothe.

Natural Psoriasis Ointment made from plant oils and butters that quickly sink into the skin. Softens the thickest dry, scaly patches and helps scales fall off while reducing itching and irritation.

Psoriasis Body Serum a deep-penetrating, fast-absorbing treatment for very dry, itchy or callused areas that need intensive moisture. Prevents flare ups.

What Next?

Learn how to give yourself a complete homemade facial. Then round out your skincare routine with these other easy homemade facial recipes.

Homemade Facial Scrubs

Homemade Facial Moisturizer

Facial Steam Recipes

Homemade Skin Toner Recipes

Homemade Facials

Facial Recipes Help

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