User Tag List

Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Have you ever made your own skin serum/treatments?

  1. #1
    Iron Maiden Array fidelia's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2009
    1w2 so/sx

    Default Have you ever made your own skin serum/treatments?

    I just ordered a bunch of stuff from bulkactives. I've been using argan oil (ordered from elsewhere) and Vitamin C powder and I like the results. I've also tried lemon peel ferment and pumpkin enzyme ferment.

    Any good recipes? What have you tried?

  2. #2
    failure to thrive Array AphroditeGoneAwry's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    451 sx/so
    ENFj Ni



    I've been making face cream for years now and it's really luxuriously silky and yummy smelling. I use various oils (5 or so) for the oil side of things; and rain water (if i've remembered to collect it, spring water if I haven't), aloe vera gel, and vegetable glycerin for the water side of things, borax to unite them, and essential oils for scent.

    But a few years ago, I got more into infusing my own herbal oils and learned more about the healthy properties of the more expensive oils and extracts, etc. So then I got the idea to make a liquid oil to put on my skin first, covered with the humectifying cream. I use rosehip seed oil, organic olive oil, evening primrose oil, some aloe vera gel, and sometimes some essential oil (it is antiseptic so it also helps retard spoilage as i don't keep this 'serum' in the frig. If I lived down south, I might). I put it in a small spray bottle and apply generously after my exfoliation, and just throughout the day, especially around my eyes.

    It feels good to make something so healthy and nutritious for yourself, all natural, and for soooo much cheaper (and better) than you could buy it!
    4w5 5w4 1w9
    ~Torah observant, Christ inspired~
    Life Path 11

    The more one loves God, the more it is that having nothing in the world means everything, and the less one loves God, the more it is that having everything in the world means nothing.

    Do not resist an evil person, but to him who strikes you on the one cheek, offer also the other. ~Matthew 5:39

Similar Threads

  1. How can I heal my skin?
    By Magic Poriferan in forum Health and Fitness
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 02-06-2012, 09:57 PM
  2. what skin do you use?
    By miss fortune in forum The Bonfire
    Replies: 27
    Last Post: 10-18-2010, 12:51 PM
  3. Natural Yeast Infection Treatments
    By proteanmix in forum Health and Fitness
    Replies: 22
    Last Post: 10-10-2009, 08:58 AM
  4. More than one way to skin a cat
    By runvardh in forum The Fluff Zone
    Replies: 14
    Last Post: 07-19-2009, 01:48 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts