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DIY Vanilla Face Cream Tutorial

Updated on February 3, 2016

Don't you just love the smell of vanilla? I do, it reminds me of my favorite snack, vanilla ice cream. That makes me think of a milk bath and somehow I always get back to facials. This page is about a Vanilla Cream Face Cream. Did you know that the aroma of vanilla can elevate your mood? Imagine how that scent will help you relax when you apply a homemade face cream using this recipe.

A Bit Of Cocoa
A Bit Of Cocoa

Many of the homemade facials and oil mixtures I make have vanilla for it's wonderful aroma. Vanilla actually comes from a seed bearing orchid plant, did you know that? The aroma is very relaxing to me, so when I add it to a facial mix and use that mix I feel particularly pampered and rested.

That's an uncommon feeling for me on most days, as I am sure it is on most of your days too. We are so busy, what with work, family, hobbies, chores, pets, and everything else that keeps us busy from morning to night. That's why I started giving myself facials and taking oil baths. I figured I may as well take care of my skin at home, since I did not have the time to hit the spa or the salon whenever I wanted a treatment.

Sweet Almond Oil - Coconut Oil
Sweet Almond Oil - Coconut Oil

Not that it's a bad life by any means. I wouldn't trade it for the world, but that doesn't mean it's not time consuming and I don't have all the time I'd like to spend on pampering myself, but a walk in the park with my kids wins out everytime!

I found that making homemade facials and skin oils to be fun as well as extremely beneficial to my skin. I can add my favorite aromas, oils, spices, and essential oils, to create a personalized face lotion just for me. All my favorites, mixed together, and they help my skin stay healthy.

Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera

DIY Vanilla Face Cream Ingredients

If you want to try to make your own homemade face cream, try this will smell like vanilla and it will help your skin while you get to relax for a few minutes. It is such an enjoyable and luxurious act you can do for yourself. And it will keep your skin youthful and glowing.

To make this vanilla cream face cream you will need:

  • 3 tbsp sweet almond oil
  • 1/8 cup cocoa butter
  • 1.5 tbsp shea butter
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1/3 cup rosewater
  • ΒΌ tsp Vitamin E oil
  • 0.5 tbsp beeswax/jojoba wax
  • 1/6 cup aloe vera gel
  • 0.5 tsp vanilla extract

Step By Step Directions - How To Make Vanilla Face Cream


  1. Put the Cocoa, the Shea Butter, and the Coconut Oil with the wax in glass jar.
  2. Fill a pan half way with water.
  3. Place the jar in the pan.
  4. Put the heat on low, keep heating until the wax melts.
  5. Add the floral water into the aloe gel and mix together.
  6. Put the oil mix into a food processor
  7. Add the Sweet Almond Oil
  8. Slowly add the aloe vera gel
  9. Add the remaining ingredients
  10. Blend until it's all nice and fluffy

What's Next? Apply The Vanilla Face Cream ... Relax

Now all you have to do is take some time for yourself and put on your very own homemade face cream. Leave it on and relax. Take in the scent and soften your skin. You can leave it on over-night, or you can remove it by rinsing with warm water. Dry your skin using a soft towel. Enjoy the fruits of your labor and watch your skin become soft and youthful once again.

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Berries Are High In Antioxidants

More Skin Care Tips

Anti-aging face creams, serums, and vitamins are not the only way you can improve your skin. Other ways to "feed your skin" are:

  • Eat a nutritious diet chock full of antioxidants and vitamins
  • Drink 6-8 glasses of water a day (at least)
  • Reduce your exposure to the sun
  • Cleanse, tone and moisturize your skin twice a day
  • Use your anti-aging serum or cream daily

Drink Water For Your Skin

Drink A Least 6-8 Glasses Of Water A Day
Drink A Least 6-8 Glasses Of Water A Day

The List Of Essential Oils

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