7 All Natural DIY Anti Ageing Facial Serums For Younger Looking Skin

Younger Looking Skin

If you are looking for a single product that works instantly in reversing the ageing process of  your skin sans the side effects of chemical laden store bought skin care formulas, a homemade facial serum is your best bet. The high absorption rate of oils contained in these serums accompanied with their portability and ease of use are the reasons for their ever growing popularity. Another plus point is that unlike other homemade skincare blends, it doesn’t require you to follow a messy procedure to make a facial serum. You just need a few carrier oils which are oils extracted from seeds and some aromatic essential oils to make a facial serum. Inspite of their many benefits for skin, essential oils are known to cause serious irritation
if applied neat on skin. Hence, they must always be diluted with carrier oils to lessen any chance of skin irritation. Before using any oil on your skin it is advised to test it first on your skin before including it in your skin care regimen to rule out any possibility of an allergic reaction. Here are some ways to DIY anti-ageing face serums.



1.Apricot Seed Oil And Lavender Oil Facial Serum:

Apricot seed oil is an ideal anti ageing ingredient for oily skin because of its lightweight texture. Rich in Vitamin A and E, it soothes reddened skin and protects it from effects of ageing. Lavender essential oil has a refreshing herby aroma and is helpful in delaying the appearance of lines and wrinkles and targeting age spots on skin.

Ingredients:

1 cup Apricot Kernel oil
1 tbsp Lavender Essential oil
1 tbsp Carrot Seed oil



Method Of Preparation And Application:

Pour apricot kernel oil in a tiny bottle with a dropper lid. Now pour one tablespoons each of lavender essential oil and carrot seed essential oil. One thing to remember while pouring the oils is that the size of the bottle you choose for mixing and storing the oil should be a little larger than the quantity of the oils poured together to allow proper blending of the oils. Close the lid of the bottle and shake it gently until all the oils are mixed together. Use four to five drops of this anti-ageing serum on cleansed face every night in place of your regular moisturizer.

Apricot Seed Oil And Lavender Oil Facial Serum

2. Pomegranate And Geranium Oil Facial Serum:

Pomegranates have long been hailed as the fruit of paradise and are associated with vitality and longevity. The red tinted oil of its seeds is enriched with bioflavonoids which protect the skin from harmful sun rays and soothe sun burns. Hence, it’s a wonderful anti-ageing ingredient. Geranium essential oil is rich in anti-oxidants and has a relaxing floral aroma. It delays skin ageing and lessens the appearance of age spots.





Ingredients:

2 tbsn Pomegranate Seed Oil
2 tbsn Sunflower Seed Oil
4 drops Myrrh Essential Oil
6 drops Geranium Essential Oil

Method Of Preparation And Application:

Mix pomegranate seed oil and sunflower seed oil in a glass bottle with a dropper lid. Add drops of myrrh and geranium essential oil and close the bottle. Shake the bottle a couple of times to blend the oils evenly. Apply two to three drops of this serum on your face paying more attention on wrinkle prone areas like under eye region,
forehead and around the mouth.

Pomegranate And Geranium Oil Facial Serum



3. Marula Oil And Green Tea Oil Facial Serum:

Extracted from the seeds of the exotic fruit of marula tree, found mostly in Namibia, Marula oil is loaded with vitamin C, vital antioxidants and flavonoids which protect the skin from sun damage, balance the formation of free radicals and help skin maintain elasticity. Green Tea oil is another anti-ageing ingredient that promotes collagen production and slows the process of skin ageing.

Ingredients:

2 tbsn Marula Oil
2 tbsn Jojoba oil
7 drops Green Tea Essential Oil
5 drops Frankincence Essential oil

Method Of Preparation And Application:

Stir equal parts of marula and jojoba oil in a dropper container and swirl both the oils together until they get evenly mixed. Add a few drops of green tea essential oil and frankincence essential oil in the marula-jojoba oil blend. Close the bottle and shake it well. Dab on two to three drops of the serum all over your face before bedtime.

Marula Oil And Green Tea Oil Facial Serum

4. Macadamia Nut Oil And Cypress Oil Facial Serum:

Macadamia nut oil is packed with palmitic and oleic acid both of which play a role in supplementing cell regeneration process and delaying skin ageing. Cypress essential oil is very helpful in firming sagging skin by improving blood circulation. It also heals bruising and leaves skin with a youthful glow.

Ingredients:

2 tbsn Macademia Nut Oil
1 tbsn Meadowfoam Nut Oil
5 drops Cypress Essential Oil
4 drops Patchouli Essential Oil

Method Of Preparation And Application:

Stir all of the three carrier oils in a dropper glass bottle by swirling it. Add five drops of cypress essential oil and four drops of patchouli essential oil in the bottle. Fasten its lid and shake the bottle to allow proper mixing of both the essential oils with the carrier oils. Take three to four drops of this blend on your palm and apply it all over your face and neck.

Macadamia Nut Oil And Cypress Oil Facial Serum

5. Seabuckthorn Oil And Chamomile Oil Facial Serum:

Seabuckthorn seed oil is a powerful source of anti oxidants and skin vitamins that help in slowing the ageing process. The pink hued oil repairs damaged skin and restores its elasticity by promoting collagen production. Chamomile essential oil is vastly known for its anti- inflammatory properties. It soothes reddened skin and removes puffiness associated with ageing skin.

Ingredients:

2 tbsn Seabuckthorn Seed Oil
1 tbsn Kukui Nut Oil
1 tbsn Sweet Almond Oil
5 drops Chamomile Essential Oil
5 drops Ylang ylang Essential Oil

Method Of Preparation And Application:

Pour equal parts of seabuckthorn seed oil, kukui nut oil and sweet almond oil in a glass dropper container. Add five drops each of chamomile essential oil and ylang ylang essential oil in the bottle and fasten its lid. shake the bottle lightly to disperse all the oils in it. Drop three to four drops of the serum on your palm and rub it all over your face. It’s best to use this serum at night time as the seabuckthorn oil contained in it might stain your skin with a pinkish hue but if you apply it at night time the colour will disappear when you wake up in the morning.

Seabuckthorn Oil And Chamomile Oil Facial Serum

6. Argan Oil And Neroli Oil Facial Serum:

Argan oil is widely known for its restorative and anti-oxidative abilities. High content of vitamin E found in argan oil helps lock in skin moisture and makes skin look plump and moisturized. Combining argan oil with neroli oil helps in reversing skin’s ageing process. Neroli essential oil has a calming citrusy floral aroma and helps in repairing damaged skin and also reduces skin inflammation.

Ingredients:

2 tbsn Argan Oil
1 tbsn Raspberry Seed Oil
5 drops Neroli Essential Oil
5 drops Clary Sage Essential Oil

Method Of Preparation And Application:

Combine argan oil and raspberry seed oil with five drops each of neroli essential oil and clary sage essential oil in a tiny glass bottle. Close its lid and shake the bottle to blend the oils together. Take a few drops of the oil blend on your palms and apply it on cleansed face before bedtime.

Argan Oil And Neroli Oil Facial Serum

7. Hazelnut Oil And Helichrysum Oil Facial Serum:

Hazelnut oil abounds in vitamins A, E, C and K which protect skin from harmful effects of ultraviolet rays, minimize wrinkles and fine lines and restore skin’s natural moisture. Helichrysum oil has a rejuvenating floral aroma with minty undertones and has super healing properties for bruised skin and also improves the cell regeneration process.

Ingredients:

2 tbsn Hazelnut Oil
1 tbsn Camellia Seed Oil
4 drops Helichrysum Essential Oil
2 drops Rosemary Essential Oil
2 drops Sandalwood Essential Oil

Method Of Preparation And Application:

Stir hazelnut oil and camellia seed oil in a glass container. Add four drops of Helichrysum essential oil and two drops each of Rosemary and Sandalwood essential oils. Close the container and shake it till all the contents are thoroughly blended. Use two to three drops of this infusion on wrinkle prone areas of your face.

Hazelnut Oil And Helichrysum Oil Facial Serum





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