Coconut Oil

DIY Face Primer With Coconut Oil

3 Mins read

In this day and age, everyone wants to have that flawless, glowing complexion, and face primers play a crucial role in achieving it. The market is filled with a variety of primers, some containing harsh chemicals and other synthetic ingredients that can harm your skin in the long run.

If you’re looking for a more natural alternative, then look no further than coconut oil! With its moisturizing and nourishing properties, coconut oil makes for an excellent face primer, and the best part is that you can make it at home!

DIY Face Primer With Coconut Oil

DIY Face Primer With Coconut Oil

23a4bed028785a010bca501d0e0ec0fa?s=30&d=mm&r=g DIY Face Primer With Coconut OilElse Norregard
In this blog post, we'll show you how to make a DIY face primer using coconut oil, a natural ingredient that not only hydrates your skin but also has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. This primer is easy to make, and you only need a few ingredients, so you can be sure that your skin is getting the best possible treatment. With a prep time of only five minutes, this primer is a quick and easy solution to achieving a flawless complexion.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cooling Time 30 minutes
Course Skin Care
Servings 2 oz

Equipment

  • Small saucepan
  • Measuring cups
  • Mixing bowl
  • Whisk
  • Spoon
  • Glass jar for storage

Ingredients
  

  • 1 oz coconut oil
  • 1 oz aloe vera gel
  • 1 tsp vitamin E oil
  • 5 drops of essential oil (optional)

Instructions
 

  • In a small saucepan, heat the coconut oil until it is melted.
  • In a separate mixing bowl, mix the aloe vera gel, vitamin E oil, and essential oil (if using) together.
  • Pour the melted coconut oil into the mixing bowl and stir until well combined.
  • Let the mixture cool for 30 minutes.
  • Pour the mixture into a glass jar and store in a cool, dry place.

Notes

  • The shelf life of this primer is 6 months.
  • If you prefer a thicker consistency, add more aloe vera gel to the mixture.
  • If you prefer a lighter consistency, add more coconut oil to the mixture.
 

Tips for Application

 
  • Cleanse your face thoroughly before applying the primer.
  • Apply a small amount of the primer to your face, focusing on the areas where you need extra hydration.
  • Let the primer absorb into your skin for a few minutes before applying makeup.
  • You can use a foundation brush or your fingertips to apply the primer.
 

Guaranteed Benefits

 
  • Hydrates and nourishes the skin
  • Provides a smooth base for makeup application
  • Has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties
  • Contains natural ingredients, making it gentle on the skin
  • Can be customized to your skin's needs and preferences
SEE ALSO:  DIY Vitamin C Serum With Coconut Oil

FAQs

What are the benefits of using coconut oil as a face primer?

  • Coconut oil is a natural ingredient that hydrates and nourishes the skin, has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, and provides a smooth base for makeup application.

How do I make a coconut oil face primer at home?

  • To make a coconut oil face primer, you will need coconut oil, aloe vera gel, vitamin E oil, and essential oil. Simply heat the coconut oil, mix it with the other ingredients, let it cool, and store in a glass jar. The full instructions can be found in the “Instructions” section of this blog post.
SEE ALSO:  DIY Curl Cream With Coconut Oil

How long does the coconut oil face primer last?

  • The shelf life of this primer is 6 months when stored in a cool, dry place.

Can coconut oil be used as a face primer for sensitive skin?

  • Yes, coconut oil is a gentle and natural ingredient, making it suitable for sensitive skin. However, if you have a specific sensitivity to coconut oil, it is best to patch test before using it all over your face.
SEE ALSO:  DIY Foot Mask With Coconut Oil

How much of the primer should I use?

  • A small amount of primer should be used, focusing on the areas where you need extra hydration. Start with a pea-sized amount and adjust as needed.

How long should I wait before applying makeup after using the primer?

  • Let the primer absorb into your skin for a few minutes before applying makeup.

What are the ingredients in a coconut oil face primer?

  • The ingredients in a coconut oil face primer are coconut oil, aloe vera gel, vitamin E oil, and essential oil (optional).

Can I add my own essential oils to the primer?

  • Yes, you can add your own essential oils to the primer for added benefits and scent.

Can I store the primer in the refrigerator?

  • Yes, you can store the primer in the refrigerator for added shelf life and a cooling effect on the skin.

What is the difference between a regular face primer and a coconut oil face primer?

  • A regular face primer is often made with synthetic ingredients and is designed to provide a smooth base for makeup application. A coconut oil face primer is a natural alternative made with coconut oil, which not only provides a smooth base but also hydrates and nourishes the skin with its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.