Natural Face Care Recipes

HOW TO MAKE YOUR OWN NATURAL FACE CARE

Facial Oils & Sprays

Facial Oil

Instructions:

Makes 30ml/1fl.oz.

Ingredients: Use Cranberry Lane’s Light Face Oil blend or follow recipe below:

Blend all oils together. Shake before use. Store in a cool dark location, refrigeration is best. Shelf life up to 6 months. Store blend in dark glass for best results.

Essential oils: Use 5-6 drops “Renew Skin” Essential oil blend

 

Facial Spray / Face Mist

Instructions:

Makes 125ml/4fl.oz.

Recommended for Dry, Mature Skin types

Ingredients:

Infuse 1 tablespoon ground Rosehips in 50ml of boiled distilled or filtered water. Allow to steep for 15 minutes, strain and keep liquid. Mix all ingredients together and pour into a dark glass bottle (amber is best). Allow to set for a day or two for best results. Shake before use. Store in a cool dark location, refrigeration is best. Shelf life up to 6 months.

Essential oils to try

Facial Spray / Face Mist

Instructions:

Makes 125ml/4fl.oz.

Recommended for Normal to Dry skin types

Ingredients :

Infuse 1 tablespoon Calendula petals (Marigold) in 50ml of boiled distilled or filtered water. Allow to steep for 15 minutes, strain and keep liquid. Mix all ingredients together and pour into a dark glass bottle (amber is best). Allow to set for a day or two for best results. Shake before use. Store in a cool dark location, refrigeration is best. Shelf life up to 6 months.

Essential oils to try

 

100% Natural Face Care Facial Masks

Making & Using Facial Masks

Clear Skin Face Mask

Ingredients:

Clear Skin” recipes are designed for those with oily to normal and acne prone skin types.

1) Make an herbal infusion: Bring water to boil. Add herb blend to a one cup glass measuring cup or stainless steel bowl with lid, pour hot water over herbs and allow to infuse with lid on for 10 minutes.

2) Strain herbal infusion and pour into a one cup size measuring cup or small stainless steel pot.

3) Add dry mask blend to herbal infusion and heat on stove or microwave until mixture has thickened, stirring occasionally.

4) Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly, add essential oils and blend well.

Store dry material in a cool dark location. Use all ingredients within one year of purchase. If mask is made and not used it can be refrigerated for up to 3 days.

 

Renew Skin Face Mask

Renew Skin” recipes are designed for those with normal to dry skin. Good for maturing skin types.

1) Make an herbal infusion: Bring water to boil. Add herb blend to a one cup glass measuring cup or stainless steel bowl with lid, pour hot water over herbs and allow to infuse with lid on for 10 minutes.

2) Strain herbal infusion and pour into a one cup size measuring cup or small stainless steel pot.

3) Add dry mask blend to herbal infusion and heat on stove or microwave until mixture has thickened, stirring occasionally.

4) Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly, add essential oils and blend well. Store dry material in a cool dark location.

Use all ingredients within one year of purchase. If mask is made and not used it can be refrigerated for up to 3 days.

 

Sea Mud Face Mask

Ingredients:

Beat all ingredients together, using a whisk or hand blender, until mask begins to thicken into a paste. If mask is not being used immediately then refrigerate (3-4 days). Apply to clean skin. Relax for 10-15 minutes with mask on. Remove mask with tepid water and pat dry. Apply moisturizer or facial oil.

Suggested Essential oils:

Use 5-6 drops “Renew Skin” essential oil blend or “Clear Skin” essential oil blend

 

Face Creams

Awesome Moisture Cream:

This wonderfully rich cream provides dry and maturing skin with the moisturizing nutrients it craves. Use it at night for maximum effect.

Instructions:

Makes 150ml/5.3fl.oz.

Ingredients:

Essential oils to try:

10 drops “Renew Skin” Essential oil blend or 10 drops “Clear Skin” essential oil blend

1) Make an infusion: Pour boiled water over herbs, allow to steep for 15 minutes, strain and set liquid aside to cool.

2) Combine Face Rich oil with Soy blend wax and gently heat on medium heat until wax has melted. Remove from heat. * Use stainless steel pots only. Or microwavable glass container

3) To the melted oils and wax add the remaining ingredients in a steady stream while beating. Beat all ingredients until creamy and smooth.

4) Allow cream to cool before adding essential oils and packaging. Shelf life approximately: 6 months. Store in cool dark place.

 

Green Tea Moisture Cream

Moisturizing cream enriched with Green Tea extract as antioxidant for a healthier looking complexion. Use day and night for best results.

Instructions:

Makes 150ml/5.3fl.oz.

Ingredients:

Essential oils to try:

10 drops “Renew Skin” Essential oil blend 10 drops “Clear Skin” essential oil blend

1) Make an infusion: Pour boiled water over herbs, allow to steep for 15 minutes, strain and set liquid aside to cool.

2) Combine Face Rich oil with Soy blend wax and gently heat on medium heat until wax has melted. Remove from heat. * Use stainless steel pots only. Or microwavable glass container

3) To the melted oils and wax add the remaining ingredients in a steady stream while beating. Beat all ingredients until creamy and smooth.

4) Allow cream to cool before adding essential oils and packaging. Shelf life approximately: 6 months. Store in cool dark place.

 

Face Lotions

Orange Blossom Oil free lotion

If you have acne prone or oily skin this is the lotion for you! All ingredients have been tested and will not clog pores. This is a light textured lotion that you can use during the day under makeup or on its own. To make your own Sunscreen see Make-it-yourself Tip section on Sun protection.

Instructions:

Makes 150ml/5.3fl.oz.

Ingredients:

** You can substitute floral water with other types or use more herbal infusion.

Essential oils to try:

10 drops “Renew Skin” Essential oil blend 10 drops “Clear Skin” essential oil blend

1) Make an infusion: Pour boiled water over herbs, allow to steep for 15 minutes, strain and set liquid aside to cool.

2) Combine Soy blend wax with infusion from step one, gently heat on medium heat until wax has melted. Remove from heat. * Use stainless steel pots only. Or microwavable glass container

3) To the mixture in step two, add the remaining ingredients in a steady stream while beating. Beat all ingredients until creamy and smooth.

4) Allow cream to cool before adding essential oils and packaging. Shelf life approximately: 6 months. Store in cool dark place.

 

Green Tea & Rose Facial Lotion

This is a light textured lotion full of moisturizing ingredients with the added benefit of Green Tea an excellent antioxidant. Easy to wear during the day as it is or under makeup. To make your own Sunscreen see Make-it-yourself Tip section on Sun protection.

Instructions:

Makes 150ml/5.3fl.oz.

Ingredients:

*You can substitute various floral waters or use the same amount of herbal infusion

**You can substitute Face Rich oil Blend for a more moisturizing lotion

Essential oils to try: 10 drops “Renew Skin” Essential oil blend 10 drops “Clear Skin” essential oil blend

1) Make an infusion: Pour boiled water over herbs, allow to steep for 15 minutes, strain and set liquid aside to cool.

2) Combine Oil blend with Soy blend wax and gently heat on medium heat until wax has melted. Remove from heat. * Use stainless steel pots only. Or microwavable glass container

3) To the melted oils and wax add the remaining ingredients in a steady stream while beating. Beat all ingredients until creamy and smooth.

4) Allow cream to cool before adding essential oils and packaging. Shelf life approximately: 6 months. Store in cool dark place.

 

Aloe Rich Face Lotion

A very rich and creamy lotion with the added skin healing benefits of pure Aloe vera gel. Apply during the day or use this as a night time moisture lotion. To make your own Sunscreen see Make-it-yourself Tip section on Sun protection.

Instructions: makes 150ml/5.3fl.oz.

* You can substitute various floral waters or use the same amount of herbal infusion Essential oils: “Renew Skin” or “Clear Skin” essential oil blend

1) Make an infusion: Pour boiled water over herbs , allow to steep for 15 minutes, strain and set liquid aside to cool.

2) Combine Face Rich oil with Soy blend wax and gently heat on medium heat until wax has melted. Remove from heat. * Use stainless steel pots only. Or microwavable glass container

3) To the melted oils and wax add remaining ingredients in a steady stream while beating. Beat all ingredients until creamy and smooth.

4) Allow cream to cool before adding essential oils and packaging. Shelf life approximately: 6 months. Store in cool dark place. Refer to our Make-it-yourself Tip section for more information.

 

AHA & Green Tea Lotion

This is a light, fast absorbing lotion with the exfoliation benefit of AHA (alpha Hydroxy Acid). If using above 4% AHA during the day, make sure to use sun protection. This lotion is best used at night on clean skin. Keep away from mucous membranes such as eyes, nose and mouth. Slight irritation is normal with the use of any AHA product 4% and higher. Discontinue use if you experience adverse reaction and consult your medical professional.

Instructions:

Makes 150ml/5.3fl.oz.

Keep all lotions with AHA content over 4% away from mucous membranes, eyes and mouth area.

*You can substitute Face Rich oil Blend for a more moisturizing lotion

1) Make an infusion: Pour boiled water over herbs , allow to steep for 15 minutes, strain and set liquid aside to cool.

2) Combine Oil blend with Soy blend wax and gently heat on medium heat until wax has melted. Remove from heat. Use stainless steel pots only. Or microwavable glass container

3) To the melted oils and wax add the remaining ingredients in a steady stream while beating. Beat all ingredients until creamy and smooth.

4) Allow cream to cool before adding essential oils, and AHA, and prior to packaging. Shelf life approximately: 6 months. Store in cool dark place. Refer to our Make-it-yourself Tip section for more information regarding AHA use.

 

Herbal Face Cleansers

Clear Skin Herbal Cleanser

(oily to normal & acne skin types)

Instructions:

Makes 125ml/8fl.oz.

1) Infuse Herb blend in boiled water. Allow to steep for 15 minutes, strain and keep liquid, allow to cool .

2) Blend liquid and remaining ingredients together using a hand blender or whip until smooth.

3) Pour into a clean container. Shake before use. Store in a cool dark location, refrigerate for up to 6 months. Unrefrigerated shelf life approx 2 months.

Renew Skin Herbal Cleanser

(normal to dry & mature skin types)

Instructions:

Makes 125ml/8fl.oz.

1) Infuse Herb blend in boiled water. Allow to steep for 15 minutes, strain and keep liquid, allow to cool .

2) Blend liquid and remaining ingredients together using a hand blender or whip until smooth.

3) Pour into a clean container. Shake before use. Store in a cool dark location, refrigerate for up to 6 months. Unrefrigerated shelf life approx 2 months.

 

Herbal Face Toners

Clear Skin Herbal Toner

(oily to normal & acne skin types)

Instructions:

Makes 225ml/8fl.oz.

1) Infuse herbs in boiled water. Allow to steep for 15 minutes, strain and keep liquid, allow to cool .

2) Blend liquid and remaining ingredients together 3) Pour into a clean container. Shake before use. Store in a cool dark location, refrigerate for up to 8 months. Unrefrigerated shelf life approx 3 months.

 

Renew Skin Herbal Toner

(normal to dry & mature skin types)

Instructions:

Makes 225ml/8fl.oz.

1) Infuse herbs in boiled water. Allow to steep for 15 minutes, strain and keep liquid, allow to cool .

2) Blend liquid and remaining ingredients together

3) Pour into a clean container. Shake before use. Store in a cool dark location, refrigerate for up to 8 months. Unrefrigerated shelf life approx 3 months.

 

Lip Balm

Cranberry Lane’s Lip Colour Recipe

Instructions:

Makes approx: 35ml = 7 tubes or 3 pots

Ingredients:

Flavours & Optional ingredients:

Essential oils: Use Peppermint, Spearmint, Orange, Lime, Grapefruit essential oil or a combination. Use approx 3 drops per lip balm container.

Natural fruit flavour (and extracts):

1/2 tsp per batch

Sun Protection: 1/2 Teaspoon of Titanium Dioxide, for approx SPF of 30

1. Melt wax and Lip colour oil blend together in a small pot on the stove (do not use aluminum) or use a microwaveable bowl. Heat all until melted.

2. Remove from heat, add optional ingredients stir and pour directly into lip balm container. Allow to cool before capping and using. Store in a cool location for best shelf life. Shelf life approx 6 months.

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