How To Make A Facial At Home – Plus DIY Skin Care Routine

Here’s my diy skincare routine with extra steps to make a natural facial at home…  I’ll let you personalize it to suit your skin for a perfect home facial.

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ith thoughts of the new season uppermost in my mind and the anticipation of a truly glorious summer this year, I wanted to give you my best DIY skincare products routine along with how to do a natural facial at home.  I’ll let you personalize it to suit your skin.

So, below are several recipes to help you create a wonderful home facial for glowing skin. I’ve personally made and used all of these recipes (and many other diy skincare recipes), they are great for personal use or for giving as a gift.

You can choose from either the 3 Step DIY skincare routine, or add in three more steps to create the perfect 6 Step DIY facial at home… enjoy!

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Why Make A Natural Facial At Home?

We all know that skincare products can be a significant source of harmful toxins for many people. Most are packed with substances and synthetic ingredients, these can have a temporary beneficial effect on the skin but will go on to have negative long-term effects.

These artificial ingredients are absorbed into the skin and over time can build up in the body.

The good news is that there are lots of natural products and ingredients that actually work better than the majority of commercial options… At a fraction of the cost… Yes, you can have a natural facial at home, Without all of the damaging ingredients!

I’ve tried and tested each and every one of these recipes at home and they are the best I could find on how to care for your face naturally. They all do the job wonderfully well and they are no stress fun recipes to make.

There are quite a few recipes for each step so your selection of which one to use is simply down to personal preference.

The 3 Step Daily Skin Care Routine

Step 1. Cleanser

A good daily cleanser will effortlessly eradicate dirt, old make-up, and sweat that could have accumulated on your skin through the course of a typical day.

The very best face cleansers ought to be gentle yet thorough, so creating one that has a light and easy to smooth consistency is essential.

And for a stimulating and therapeutic effect always make certain you select a cleanser to match your skin, luckily all of these have variations for each skin type.

diy gel cleanser

An overview of making facial cleanser recipes

The all-important first step in any good skincare regime. Use one of these homemade facial cleansers to easily remove any dirt, bacteria & old makeup, it’s the all-important first step in a good DIY skincare regime.

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Step 2. Toner

A face toner is both cooling and rejuvenating and must be the 2nd stage in your day-to-day facial regime.

Most daily commercial skin toner products tend to be alcohol-based and sadly, this leads to inflammation and drying out of your skin, particularly when it’s used on delicate or already partly dried-out skin.

However, fear not; as it’s possible to create a do-it-yourself skin toner using only natural ingredients that are gentle and kind to your skin.

my easy 2 step diy hydrosol toner

An overview of how to make face toners

An essential part of your skincare regime, usually comprised of various hydrosols, can also include other ingredients such as essential oils. They are the liquid part of your regime that you use before moisturizers and after your cleanser.

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Step 3. Moisturizer

These will provide a screen against pollutants within our environment, they will penetrate your skin’s dermis and keep it hydrated throughout the day.

Each of my daily homemade moisturizers has been proven to work very well and are lots of fun to make! Each recipe also includes versions for every skin type (Mature, Oily, Dry, Sensitive, Problem, Combination), so your choice of recipe is again simply down to individual choice.

With some easy formula adjustments, you can purchase ingredients just once and actually create a moisturizer for everyone in your family, old or young!

my best lavender and aloe face cream

An overview of how to make moisturizers

Take skincare into your own hands by using a homemade moisturizer. These creams & serums will nourish your skin & create a barrier against environmental pollutants.

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The 6 Step Natural Facial At Home

By extending the 3 steps in our natural skincare routine above, we can create a quality facial at home, pamper yourself with this once or twice per month (the additional steps are 2,3, and 5 below).

Step 1) Cleanser –

Six Of The Best Natural DIY Cream Cleanser Recipes

Step 2) Exfoliate

10 Gentle Homemade Face Scrub Recipes You’ll Love

Step 3) Face Mask

A Homemade Face Mask Recipe To Restore That Youthful Glow

Step 4) Toner

My Easy 2 Step DIY Hydrosol Toner

Step 5) Serum

My Favorite Homemade Anti Aging Serum Recipes

Step 6) Moisturizer

Eight Of The Best DIY Face Cream Recipes

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Hi I'm Angela

I make most of the homemade things here. I'm an experienced soap maker, skincare formulator, author, busy Mom of 3, and recently a Grandma! Welcome to SavvyHomemade, it's my true passion.

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Discussion (12 Comments)

  1. Hi everyone,

    I have enjoyed reading and learning everything about face creams, facials, wrinkle creams and my favorite the lotion for dry skin.

    I just can hardly wait to make myself this cream for dry skin, the facials and some toner.
    Can’t wait, can’t wait, can’t wait.

    Thanks again!


  2. Homemade products are always good to pamper skin as these are safe and provide real and lasting results. These all are best products and I will definitely use them in my skincare routine. Thanks a lot for sharing.

  3. What a great skin care regimen. The only thing I can add is seaweed! A great toner for seaweed polysaccharides and derived oligosaccharides.

  4. Nice article, I just want to suggest all readers drink 3-4 litre water every day, and 1 glass of warm water every morning which will reduce your toxins and extract it from your body which will help to have a glow skin.

  5. You have a ton of great natural face health products. I like how you said that the recipes you have for moisturizers has different ones for each face type. My face always feel dry, so that is what I should look at. I’ll probably just buy them, though.


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