Best DIY Homemade Moisturizers for Healthy and Glowing Skin

Moisturizing the skin is essential no matter what one’s skin type is. The skin needs to be hydrated enough all the time and pH balanced as well. This is only possible by using the right moisturizer for the skin. A right moisturizer can make your skin supple and healthy like never before.

There are times when you run out of the budget to buy a new high-end moisturizer to add to your routine. I would suggest you make one of your own using the organic oils and other ingredients present in your kitchen and garden instead of skipping this step. Here are some of the easy-peasy ways to make a good customized moisturizer for your skin. You can always adjust as per your skin need.

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1 - Coconut Oil and Olive Oil DIY Moisturizer

coconut oil and olive oil diy moisturizer

Coconut Oil and Olive Oil based moisturizer are especially for those who want to get rid of dry skin. If your skin is facing dryness related issues, and the glow is gone, this DIY moisturizer is going to solve that for you. Here is how you can try it out:


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    ½ Cup coconut oil.
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    ½ cup olive oil (almond oil is okay too).
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    10 drops essential oil (your choice).
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    ¼ cup beeswax pellets.


Combine the coconut oil, olive oil, and beeswax in a heatproof jar.

Take a saucepan and fill it with the ¾ amount of water. Now place the pot in it. Heat the pot and pan in the same setting for about 5 minutes. Remove the jar, empty the pan, and refill the latter with cold water. 

Place the pot back again, and keep them together for about 5 minutes. Once you are done cooling, add the essential oil of your choice and whisk all the ingredients together until they are creamy and thick. Your homemade moisturizer for fresh and glowing skin is already. TADA 🙂

2 - Lime and Milk DIY Moisturizer

lime and milk moisturizer

This one solves the skin problems of people with almost any skin type, with added benefits for those who have oily skin. You have to be extra sensitive about whatever moisturizer you use, as it plays a substantial part in shaping up your skin.

This is why this recipe uses all-natural ingredients including lactic acid to soften the skin and olive oil to keep skin healthy and remove the dirt and dead skin cells out of it.


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    2-3 tablespoons lime.
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    2-3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil.
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    Fresh milk.


To make this easy moisturizer, you need to fill a quarter of a cup of milk. Add olive oil to it and mix it thoroughly, till it settles. Lastly, pour in the lime and keep stirring until the moisturizing paste is formed. Now use it and see your skin getting all the glow you ever wanted.

3 - Cocoa Butter DIY Moisturizing Cream

cocoa butter diy moisturizer

Cocoa Butter is pleasant to smell and equally pleasant in getting a soft and silky skin. If you are done with the chapped skin, this moisturizer is going end all the wrinkles, acne, acne marks, stress lines and leave your skin like a new born babies.


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    One tablespoon cocoa butter.
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    One tablespoon coconut oil.
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    One tablespoon virgin olive oil.


Take a boiler, add all the ingredients together and heat. Keep heating the mixture, until all the elements are mixed properly.

Once you get the creamy texture, cut the heat and allow it to cool a bit. Keep out the moisturizer, store it in a container and cool. Apply it daily on a washed face before sleeping. We guarantee that you won’t have to use any skin correcting product ever again.

4 - Aloe Vera Gel DIY Moisturizer

aloe vera gel moisturizer

Aloe Vera is known to have great effects on skin, and its moisturizer has been found to be the most effective. The daily use of Aloe Vera based moisturizer, especially for those who do heavy makeup on a regular basis, will leave the skin fresh, supple and soft.


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    Two tablespoon pure aloe vera extracts.
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    One teaspoon primrose oil.
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    One tablespoon lavender oil.


Take the pure aloe vera gel and mix it well with lavender oil. Now add one tablespoon of primrose oil to the blend and merge in properly. After the creamy mixture is formed, store it in the fridge. Apply daily for best results and smooth and young skin.

Final Verdict

I hope you try one of the moisturizers above and benefit greatly from it. You can prepare it and store it in a pump bottle to use it conveniently. Make sure you keep it in a cool place. My personal favorite is the aloe vera gel one as it is very gentle and soothing on the skin.

  • Updated January 24, 2018
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Sania Arshad

I am Sania, the youngest and the pampered one in the family. I am a student of accounts and finance and my studies are as dry as nuts. I enjoy shopping and trying out new home remedies for skin and hair care. Plus, I look for beauty in the littlest of things and therefore, beauty blogging suits me more than anything else.

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