DIY Plant-Based Skincare Product: Gentle Aloe Vera and Green Tea Cleanser - Lisa32

DIY Plant-Based Skincare Product: Gentle Aloe Vera and Green Tea Cleanser


  • 1/4 cup organic aloe vera gel
  • 1/4 cup brewed green tea (cooled)
  • 1 tablespoon castile soap (unscented)
  • 1 teaspoon jojoba oil (optional, for added moisture)
  • 5-10 drops essential oil (lavender or chamomile for soothing effects)


  • Aloe Vera: Hydrates and soothes the skin, reduces inflammation, and promotes healing.
  • Green Tea: Rich in antioxidants, it helps to cleanse, reduce redness, and fight acne.
  • Castile Soap: A gentle, plant-based soap that effectively cleanses without stripping the skin.
  • Jojoba Oil: Moisturizes and balances oil production (optional for added hydration).
  • Essential Oils: Add soothing properties and a pleasant scent (lavender or chamomile recommended).


  1. Brew Green Tea: Brew a cup of green tea and let it cool. Measure out 1/4 cup.
  2. Mix Ingredients: In a clean bowl, combine the aloe vera gel, cooled green tea, and castile soap. Stir well.
  3. Add Jojoba Oil and Essential Oil: Add the jojoba oil (if using) and the essential oil drops. Mix thoroughly.
  4. Transfer to Bottle: Pour the mixture into a clean pump bottle or a squeeze bottle for easy use.


  1. Use Morning and Night: Use this gentle cleanser in your skincare routine, both in the morning and before bed.
  2. Apply to Wet Skin: Pump a small amount into your hands and apply to damp face, gently massaging in circular motions.
  3. Rinse: Rinse thoroughly with lukewarm water and pat your face dry with a clean towel.
  4. Follow with Moisturizer: Apply your favorite plant-based moisturizer to lock in hydration.


  • Store the cleanser in a cool, dry place. Shake well before each use. Use within 2 weeks for the best results.
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