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DIY Argan Oil Natural Liquid Foundation For Dry Skin

A rich, creamy and skin-nourishing liquid foundation made with argan oil and aloe gel as main ingredients.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 d
Course: Foundation
Cuisine: Dry Skin
Keyword: Cream, Shiny
Servings: 1


  • 2 teaspoon Argan Oil Can also use Jajoba Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Shea Butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon Emulsifying Wax
  • 1 tablespoon Aloe Gel
  • 1 tablespoon Witch Hazel
  • 2 teaspoon Zinc Oxide Use Non-Nano
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cocoa Powder (For Color)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mica Powder (For Bronzing)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Bentonite Clay (Optional)

Supplies Needed:

  • 1 Double Boiler
  • 1 Small Makeup Jar


  • Use the double boiler to melt the Shea Butter, Argan Oil and Emulsifying Wax. Stir to ensure consistency. 
  • Add the Aloe and Witch Hazel and stir until solution is smooth.
  • Turn off the heat and allow mixture to cool down.
  • Slowly add Cocoa Powder and Mica Powder. Add a little bit at a time, stirring after each time and test on face until desired shade is achieved.
     ***This step may require some trial and error.  Ensure mixture is cool to the touch before testing on face. 
  • Slowly add the Zinc Oxide and Bentonite Clay to the mixture. Add a little bit at a time, stirring each time and test on face until desired smoothness and coverage is achieved. 
    Note: if mixture becomes too thick, thin it out by adding a few drops of witch hazel. 
  • Scoop finished foundation into small makeup jar


Recipe Inspired By: wellnessmama.com