Time to Prepare: 10 minutes
Oilier skin types benefit from serums made with less oil. Using calming and antibacterial/anti-fungal ingredients is important when creating serums for oily skin.
Shelf Life: 6 months
Benefits: Aloe vera will soothe and hydrate your skin without the oil, while rose—water will act as an astringent, without over drying your skin. Tea tree oil and sage oil are great for small breakouts and large pustules. They’re both anti-fungal and help to bring down inflammation.
Tips and Tricks: This serum also works great as an after sun treatment!
Variations: This serum is designed for oily skin types. If you have dry skin. Swapping out rosewater for witch hazel will give you similar benefits.
How to Use: Place 3-5 drops on fingertips. Lightly tap onto clean and toned skin to distribute evenly.
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Watch the video below for a step-by-step tutorial for making this revitalizing facial serum.
Homemade Face Serum
- 2 tbsp aloe vera
- 1 tsp rosewater
- 5 drops tea tree oil
- 5 drops sage essential oil
Tools & Supplies
- Measuring spoons
- Sanitized glass container with dropper lid
Begin by adding your 2 tbsp of aloe vera gel to a bowl. Aloe vera will help soothe and hydrate your skin.
Next add 1 tsp of rosewater, 5 drops of tea tree and sage oil
Once everything is added to the bowl, just whisk everything together until it's all evenly mixed. Whisk until you have an even consistency.
Using a spatula, pour into your bottle using a funnel to avoid any spills.