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Homemade Face Wash

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Homemade Face Wash - Dr.Axe

This homemade face wash recipe will leave your skin feeling refreshed, hydrated and clean. The essential oils and coconut oil work to kill any bacteria while providing nutrients and hydration to your skin to keep it looking and feeling young and vibrant! It’s one of my all-time favorite recipes!

Note: Citrus essentials oils are highly concentrated and are full of healthy acidic properties. Because of this, we recommend you use glass containers when storing them so they don’t eat away any of the plastic. Since lemon oil does contain compounds that contribute to photosensitivity, you should avoid sun for at least 12 hours after using to be safe. That doesn’t mean you can’t go outside, but rather, just use a sun hat or stick to shady spots. (1)

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Homemade Face Wash

Total Time: 5 minutes
Serves: 30

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp baking soda
  • 5 drops lavender essential oil
  • 5 drops frankincense essential oil
  • 5 drops lemon essential oil
  • Glass Jar
  • (if acne prone, replace frankincense and lemon oils with 10 drops of tea tree essential oil)

Directions:

  1. Melt the coconut oil in a pan over low heat
  2. Once melted, remove from heat and add in the remaining ingredients.
  3. Store in wash dispenser or air tight jar and keep it in a cool place
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