This week in the DIY Beauty series, we are making our own facial cleanser! This is a very simple recipe meant to wash away any dirt and oils accumulated during the day. This face wash is not for a specific skin type but can be used by anyone. If you have a specific skin ailment that you are trying to correct, this recipe is very flexible and allows you to add whatever ingredients that you want. Check out the video below!

I hope you enjoyed the video! We had some special guests “meow” during the recording because they wanted to be involved in the project too. It was a fun time! I originally found this recipe from the blogger, Tracey Black, from “Don’t Mess With Mama.” I followed most of her ingredients but replaced the nut oil with what I had in my pantry. Check out her recipe here!


Before I talk about the ingredients in my video, I wanted to let you know that I am a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for Bold & Free to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites. 



3/4 cup brewed chamomile tea at room temperature. I used the Tazo brand but you can use whatever you have. If you have organic chamomile tea, I’d recommend using that.


8 drops of Lavender essential oil and 8 drops of Frankincense essential oil. Feel free to use any essential oils you prefer. I used these two because of the amazing benefits both have on the skin.


1/2 teaspoon nut oil. I used Black Walnut Oil but you can use whatever you have on hand.


1/4 cup pure Castile soap. I used the Dr. Bronner’s brand and they have so many different scents! Feel free to use a scented Castile soap if you don’t have any essential oils on hand.


3-6 ounce containers. I used the travel size containers but if you have a foaming soap container, I would use that as this face wash does foam!



Mix the brewed tea, essential oils, nut oil and Castile soap in a small bowl. Once mixed, pour into your containers. Shake well before use. This face wash will last up to 2 weeks as there are no preservatives in it. Pair with your favorite facial moisturizer! We will be making our own next week! 🙂


If you are looking for a store-bought moisturizer then I recommend the “Yes To” brand. We are making our own next week but I wanted to tell you all about the Yes To Blueberries Age Refresh moisturizer since I have used it over the last month and have seen some beautiful results. Check it out!


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Be bold to live free, xo Aimée

“Beauty is when you can appreciate yourself. When you love yourself, that’s when you’re most beautiful.” – Zoe Kravitz