This hyaluronic acid serum recipe is perfect for all skin types and moisturizes and repairs the skin. Use daily along with a natural moisturizer for best results.
Do not underestimate the power of serums. I see so many skip this step in their skin routine, yet it’s one of the simplest things that can dramatically impact your skin.
A quality beauty serum comprises organic ingredients designed to target specific skin concerns like fine lines, troubled areas, and puffiness while rejuvenating the skin. For example, I use this beauty face serumthat is made with a mixture of plant-based carrier oils and essential oils. It’s excellent for dry skin and a must in the winter when my skin feels dry all the time, but in spring and summer, I opt for a lighter serum that’s water-based, like this hyaluronic acid serum.
Why Hyaluronic Acid
Hyaluronic Acid (HA) is naturally found in the skin, where it helps maintain elasticity by trapping moisture, which in turn may smooth the appearance of wrinkles. HA is hydrophilic (water-loving) and binds to water, giving it a dense, gel-like quality.
Hyaluronic acid is present in every cell in the body and serves numerous functions. Among many other things, it helps to lubricate joints, connective tissues, cartilage, and muscles. It also maintains eye, gum, and scalp health and skin elasticity and hydration. However, with age, the ability of the body to produce HA decreases, and we begin to experience signs of aging such as joint pain and stiffness, wrinkly skin, and other problems.
Hyaluronic Acid Serum Ingredients
These ingredients are simple, but tough to individually DIY. I’ve linked to my favorite store-bought brands for each.
- 1/8 Teaspoon Hyaluronic Acid Powder (buy here)
- 2 Ounces Rose Water (buy here)
- 2-4 Drops Essential Oils (buy here)
Hyaluronic Acid Serum Recipe
Mix 1/8 teaspoon of hyaluronic acid powder with 2 ounces of rosewater.
Shake the ingredients together vigorously so the powder dissolves properly.
Now, add 1-4 drops of pure therapeutic essentials (I used 2 drops of Neroli).
Use this serum daily on your face and neck area. Store in a dry cool place.
Follow the instructions in the recipe card below to make your own serum at home. It’s really easy to make!
Always look for cosmetic grad and low molecular weight powder. If you purchase the larger molecule weight powder, your skin will not absorb the hyaluronic acid.
No, hyaluronic acid cannot be made at home.
The powder needs to be added to a liquid to dissolve. Try adding it to water, rose water, or aloe vera to dissolve the powder.
Rose or other flower hydrosols are a good option. Also, distilled water can be used as well.
You can mix anything water-based with this serum. Aloe vera gel, rose water, or hydrosols are all great options.
Hyaluronic Acid Serum
This hyaluronic acid serum recipe is perfect for all skin types and can be used daily to moisturize and repair the skin.
- Cook Time: 5
- Total Time: 5 minutes
- Yield: 2 Ounces 1x
- 1/8 Teaspoon Hyaluronic Acid Powder
- 2 ounces Rose Water
- 2–4 Drops Essential Oils
- Mix 1/8 teaspoon of hyaluronic acid powder into 2 ounces of distilled water or rose water.
- Shake the ingredients together vigorously so the powder dissolves properly.
- Now, add 1-4 drops of pure therapeutic essentials (I used 2 drops of Neroli).
- Use this serum daily on your face and neck area. Store in a dry cool place.
Originally posted on March, 29th 2019 and was updated and republished on February 25th, 2020.