Avocado and Rose Face Oil

Use this overnight moisturizer, made with avocado and essential oils, to treat dry skin and maybe even prevent aging.

| September 2019


Perfect for dry skin. Avocado and rose are both super nourishing and hydrating, making this the perfect moisture treatment whilst you sleep. Rose is said to be anti-ageing, so here’s hoping that we wake up having shed a few years as well. 

makes 100ml


  • 6 tablespoons avocado oil
  • 1 teaspoon rosehip essential oil
  • 2 teaspoons rose water
  • 8-10 drops of rose essential oil
  • sterilised 100ml bottle

Place all the ingredients in a sterilised small bottle and shake to mix. Keep in a cool, dry place or in the fridge for up to 3 months. To extend the shelf life of this oil further, to about 6 months, add 2 drops of pure vitamin E oil.

To use, wash and dry your face before bed, then put a few generous drops of this oil on your fingertips and rub them together to warm the oil. Apply the warm oil to your face, leaving it to soak in while you sleep.

Also from The Art of Natural Beauty:

art-of-natural-beautyFrom Avocado and Rose Face Oil to Salt and Macadamia Hair Spritz, this handy little guide is the perfect companion for anyone who wants to save money (and the planet) by ditching chemical-filled, mass-produced beauty products and making their own natural ones at home. Rebecca Sullivan has researched and tested a whole range of treats and treatments for your face, body and hair, and even your teeth. Keep skin touchably soft with Chocolate Orange Body Butter, and create your own make up palette using petal powders. With Lavender Lip Scrub and Elderflower Night Cream, the ideas in this book will inspire you to overhaul your entire cosmetic collection and embrace the art of natural beauty.

Reprinted with permission from The Art of Natural Beauty: Homemade Lotions and Potions for the Face and Body by Rebecca Sullivan and published by Kyle Books, 2018.



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