Make Your Own Oil Based Cleanser





  • 1/4 cup Apricot Kernel Oil 

  • 1 tbsp. Castor Oil 

  • 1 tbsp. Cocoa Butter 

  • 1 tbsp. Beeswax 

  • 8 drops Eucalyptus Essential Oil 

  • 1 drops Clove Essential Oil  (optional)

  • 5 drops Roman Chamomile Essential Oil (optional)

  1. Heat apricot kernel oil, castor oil and cocoa butter/shea butter in a glass bowl, placed in a pot of water.  Only turn your stove top to medium heat.

  2. Once the butter is fully melted, remove from heat and allow to cool for about 5 minutes.

  3. Add essential oils and pour into a 4 ounce jar.

  4. Let cool until cleanser hardens-This could take up to 12 hours.  Feel free to put yours in the fridge.



  1. Scoop out about a quarter size amount into your palm.

  2. Massage all over skin for 1-2 minutes.

  3. While massaging, run hot water over a soft wash cloth or muslin cloth.

  4. Wring cloth out and place over your face, pressing it into your skin.

  5. Once the cloth cools, run under hot water again and repeat step 4 1-2 more times.

Thanks to for this fabulous recipe!!