DIY Facial Serum for Dry Skin

Is this what your skin feels like this time year!?dry skin

It’s that time of year where everyone’s skin turns into a dry, scaly mess! It may not affect everyone (especially those of you living in the south), but I hear so many people mentioning and complaining about it, including myself! I utilized my own knowledge of oils and did some more research to come up with this simple, easy DIY Facial Serum for Dry Skin recipe!


What I discovered is, in terms of supporting skin health, especially in the winter, frankincense essential oil is key!  After looking at countless recipes, I decided to try a rather simple one. I prefer to make it myself not only to save money, but so I know EXACTLY what is in the concoction I am putting all over my face (which ultimately enters the body system; our SKIN is the largest organ of the body after all!).

FrankincenseBack to the recipe….I chose frankincense as the primary essential oil, then also added tea tree and lavender essential oils.  As my carrier oil, I chose almond oil because I like the texture of it (it’s not too oily and soaks in fairly quickly).

Now, there are PLENTY of other essential oils I could have added to this mix, but remember, I wanted to keep it simple.  I wasn’t sure if it would work or not, but the reason I am sharing this DIY Facial Serum for Dry Skin recipe with you is because IT DID!!!!

The dry, scaly skin on my face generally happens every winter, but for some reason it was particularly worse this year.  After 5 days of using this serum, once in the morning and once in the evening on a clean face, I have seen a total turn around in the appearance of my skin. I am upset with myself for not taking a before picture! This serum soothed the skin irritation I was experiencing, helped restore my skin’s natural moisture balance, and is currently supporting my now healthy, radiant skin!

  • assists in maintaining radiant skin
  • has the ability to smooth the look of healthy skin
  • supports aging skin
  • key ingredient of Young Living Boswellia Wrinkle Cream™
Tea Tree
  • reduces the appearance of blemishes
  • supports healthy skin
  • soothes skin irritation
  • restore the skin’s natural moisture balance
  • calming scent

Remember, everyone’s skin is different! Some people have acne prone, greasy skin and others have dry, uneven skin. What works great for me, might not work as well for you.  It’s all about experimenting with different recipes and deciding what has given you the best results.

If you aren’t interested in making your own, here is a great alternative to the DIY version of my dry skin serum! Young Living’s Essential Beauty Serum for dry skin!

seed to seal**Here is an important fact! If you are buying essential oils from grocery stores or even health food stores….STOP! Do your research first! I always encourage people to go out and find the facts for themselves.

The only essential oils I use are Young Living brand because their oils are proven to be therapeutic grade and 100% pure! For more information, you can head to Young Living’s website or my page on their Seed to Seal process.


Disclaimer: The information on this website is based upon my research and personal experiences. Use of Young Living Essential Oils and other products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. I am not a doctor or healthcare professional.


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