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6 Common Face Oil Mistakes + How to Make Your Own Custom Formula


6 Common Face Oil Mistakes + How to Make Your Own Custom Formula

On today’s blog, we’re diving deep into the world of face oils. We’ll be talking about some common mistakes people make when using face oils and how you can create your own custom formula tailored to your skin’s specific needs.

Common Mistakes When Using Face Oils

  • Using the wrong type of oil for your skin
  • Overusing face oil
  • Not applying face oil to damp skin
  • Using too much product
  • Not massaging the oil into your skin
  • Skipping patch tests

Now that we’ve outlined the common mistakes, it’s time to focus on how you can create a custom face oil formula that’s perfect for your skin.

Creating your own custom face oil might sound intimidating, but it’s actually quite simple. All you need are a couple of key ingredients and a basic understanding of what your skin needs.

Do you want to know exactly how to do it? Just keep reading!

How to Make Your Own Custom Formula

Thanks to a simple formula, you can create your own homemade custom face oil that addresses the specific needs of your skin type. You only need two key ingredients to create a simple yet effective face oil that’s customized for your skin’s needs.

Now, you may be wondering what these magic ingredients could be. Guess what? It’s actually mind-blowingly simple!

  • Ingredient 1: Carrier Oil
  • You can choose from a wide range of carrier oils such as jojoba oil, sweet almond oil, argan oil, and more. The choice of carrier oil will depend on your skin type, so make sure to do a bit of research to find the best fit for you.

  • Ingredient 2: Essential Oil
  • Essential oils have powerful properties that can benefit the skin in various ways. Depending on your specific skin concerns, you can choose essential oils like lavender, tea tree, or rosehip to add to your custom face oil formula.

Now that you know the basic ingredients, it’s time to dive deeper into the world of creating your custom face oil.

While we’ve outlined the basics here, there are a few more important factors to consider when creating your own custom formula. We’ll cover these details in another blog post, so stay tuned!


Q: Can I use coconut oil as a carrier oil for my custom face oil?
A: While coconut oil is a popular choice, it can be comedogenic for some skin types, meaning it may clog pores. Be sure to patch test and see how your skin reacts.

Q: Can I add multiple essential oils to my custom face oil?
A: Yes, you can definitely mix and match essential oils to create a blend that suits your skin’s needs. Just make sure to research and understand the properties of each oil.

Q: How often should I apply my custom face oil?
A: It’s best to apply face oil once or twice a day, depending on your skin’s needs. You can use it in the morning and/or evening as the final step in your skincare routine.

Q: Will my custom face oil work for all skin types?
A: The beauty of creating your own custom formula is that it can be tailored to suit any skin type. With the right carrier and essential oils, you can cater to dry, oily, combination, or sensitive skin.

Don’t hesitate to reach out if you have further questions about creating your perfect custom face oil formula!