Homemade Face Moisturizer with Almond Oil

This is an easy-to-make homemade moisturizer for dry skin, with the main ingredient of almond oil.

In order to make this homemade moisturizer, you will need:

  • 1 tablespoon of beeswax
  • 1/2 cup of almond oil
  • 1 tablespoon of rosewater or orange flower water
  • A combination of essential oils of your choice (plant extracts will also work and make your product unique)


  • In a clean saucepan on low heat, slowly melt the beeswax, stirring continuously so it doesn’t burn.
  • When fully melted, remove from heat, tip into almond oil and mix.
  • Let it cool for about 5 minutes, mix again and cool for another 5 minutes. As the mixture becomes exposed to the air, it will thicken and become milky in texture and colour.
  • Finally, mix a tablespoon of rosewater or orange flower water.
  • As the cream is starting to set, add six drops of your preferred essential oils. If you’re using a combination, add three drops of each oil.
  • Mix again and wait until cooled and set (up to 20 minutes), then spoon into your container.

Note: Keep it up to four months and out of direct sunlight.

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