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Avocado Oil Skin Moisturizer

December 10, 2019



Avocado Oil Skin Moisturizer

If you would like a way to moisturize dry or chapped skin, avocado oil is a great solution. Short of spraying directly on skin and hair to achieve the desired effects of smooth suppleness, you can avoid the mess by crafting your own avocado oil skin moisturizer. This oil-based moisturizer will feel different on your skin compared to water-based lotions, but, consequently, it will take less avocado oil moisturizer to soothe your skin. Another bonus of making your own skin moisturizer is you can leave it unscented or add a couple of drops of any essential oil you enjoy smelling and which don’t cause you irritation—examples include lavender, rose, chamomile, sandalwood, and eucalyptus. 

Avocado Oil Skin Moisturizer

Time: 66 minutes

Servings: 1 three-ounce container of moisturizer

Avocado Oil Skin Moisturizer

Ingredients

  • ⅓ cup Primal Kitchen Avocado Oil
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons beeswax pellets
  • A few drops of essential oil*, optional

*Note: Test the essential oil on a small patch of skin on your arm to see if you experience a rash or any allergic reaction before you place it your moisturizer. If you experience any irritation, do not use any essential oil in your moisturizer. 

Avocado Oil Skin Moisturizer

Instructions

  • Combine all ingredients into a mason jar or other glass jar. 
  • Pour 2 to 3 inches of water into a pot, and place on the stove. Place your glass jar into the pot with water. 
  • Turn on the heat under your pot to medium. As the water and jar heat up, the ingredients inside the jar will begin to melt. 
  • Heat until the contents of jar melt completely. Pick up the jar (using an oven mitt) and swirl it to ensure even melting. 
  • Turn off heat. Remove jar from hot water using an oven mitt. Pour the melted contents of the glass jar into whatever jar or container you’d like to store the lotion in.
  • Allow to cool, uncovered, for an hour, or until the liquid hardens into a gel-like consistency.
  • Cap and store in a cool, dry place. 

Avocado Oil Skin Moisturizer

How to Use Your Avocado Oil Skin Moisturizer

Dip clean fingers into the moisturizer and spread onto dry skin, rubbing until the moisturizer is mostly absorbed. A few dabs will do on your face, and you likely won’t need as much of this moisturizer as you might another water-based lotion to hydrate and soften your skin. This isn’t traditional lotion that evaporates quickly into the skin; because this is an oil-based moisturizer, there will be a bit of an oily sheen left on the skin after application. We haven’t noticed that this oily sheen transfers to clothing.

Learn more about the additional uses of avocado oil, a fat we love, in Avocado Oil Uses & Why You Should Use It More.  

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