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DIY Vitamin C Night Cream: A Natural and Nourishing Skincare Solution for Overnight Rejuvenation

About the author: Jinane Doughan is a professional make-up artist with a degree from the French Fashion Institute ESMOD Dubai. She specialized in natural handmade skincare and haircare products.
Her YouTube channel, Jinane World, has 600+ educational videos and 100K+ subscribers.
She is an accredited Master Trainer and gives courses at a reputed academy that has 16 branches worldwide. She sells online courses about natural skincare.
Disclaimer: This article is for educational purposes only and does not constitute professional medical advice. Use any natural skincare or haircare products at your own risk and perform a patch test before use.

Welcome to our article on DIY Vitamin C Night Cream, a natural and nourishing skincare solution for overnight rejuvenation. If you’re looking for an easy and effective way to enhance your nighttime skincare routine, this recipe is just what you need.

Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant that can help brighten your complexion, even out your skin tone, and reduce the signs of aging. By combining it with other natural ingredients like orange juice, glycerine, rose oil, and cornflour, you can create a luxurious and effective cream that will leave your skin looking and feeling its best.

Whether you have dry, oily, or combination skin, this DIY Vitamin C Night Cream is suitable for all skin types and can help you achieve a healthy, youthful glow. So, let’s dive into the recipe and learn how to make this amazing skincare solution at home.

Ingredients Needed

  • Orange juice
  • Vegetable glycerine
  • Rose oil – This is a carrier oil
  • Orange essential oil
  • Vitamin E capsule
  • Corn flour
  • Optional: Orange food coloring

Choose high-quality ingredients to boost the effectiveness and safety of your DIY beauty products. Also, where an essential oil is included in my recipes, I utilize either of two types of essential oils: pure, if added in drops, or diluted, if mixed in grams.

Tools Needed

  • Bowl
  • Measuring cups
  • Teaspoons
  • Silicone or wooden spoons
  • Stainless steel pot for the hot water bath (bain-marie)
  • Container to store the cream

Steps: DIY Vitamin C Night Cream

1- Add a 1/2 cup of orange juice to a bowl.

DIY Vitamin C Night Cream - Add the orange juice
Add the orange juice

2- Add a full teaspoon of corn flour.

DIY Vitamin C Night Cream - Add the corn flour
Add the corn flour

3- Mix the ingredients using a silicone or wooden spoon, till the corn flour is fully dissoved.

4- Perform a hot water bath. A hot water bath is done by placing the bowl in a larger pot of hot steaming water. This will gradually melt whatever is inside the bowl without causing it to burn. As the contents melt, make sure to mix every now and then.

When the contents start to turn a bit “creamy”, you can take the bowl out of the hot bath.

DIY Vitamin C Night Cream - After the hot water bath
After the hot water bath

5- Add a 1/2 teaspoon of rose carrier oil.

6- Add a 1/2 teaspoon of glycerine.

7- Add 5 drops of orange essential oil.

8- Optional: Add one drop of orange food coloring and mix with the ingredients.

9- Cut a vitamin E capsule and squeeze the contents into the bowl and mix well.

10- Pour the contents of the bowl into a container for storage.

DIY Vitamin C Night Cream - Pour the mix into a container for storage
Pour the mix into a container for storage

11- Put the container in the refrigerator to allow the contents to harden, and you’re all done!

Important: Store the cream in the fridge when not in use. Even with that, the cream will be valid for about a week, after which it has to be discarded.

DIY Vitamin C Night Cream - The end result!
DIY Vitamin C Night Cream – The end result!

How To Use: DIY Vitamin C Night Cream

To use your DIY Vitamin C Night Cream, start by washing your face with a gentle cleanser and patting it dry. Take a small amount of the cream and apply it to your face, neck, and decolletage. Gently massage the cream into your skin using upward circular motions, making sure to avoid your eyes. Allow the cream to absorb fully into your skin before going to bed.

The nourishing and rejuvenating ingredients will work overnight to hydrate, brighten, and firm your skin.

When you wake up in the morning, simply rinse your face with water and follow your regular morning skincare routine.

For best results, use the DIY Vitamin C Night Cream consistently as part of your nighttime skincare routine. You can store the cream in a cool, dark place for up to two weeks. Enjoy your healthy and radiant skin!

Benefits: DIY Vitamin C Night Cream

The DIY Vitamin C Night Cream offers a range of benefits for your skin.

Firstly, vitamin C is a potent antioxidant that can help protect your skin from damage caused by free radicals, which can lead to premature aging, fine lines, and wrinkles.

It can also help to brighten your complexion by reducing the appearance of dark spots, hyperpigmentation, and discoloration.

In addition, the other natural ingredients used in the cream, such as orange juice, glycerine, rose oil, orange essential oil, and vitamin E capsule, offer a range of nourishing and rejuvenating benefits. These ingredients can help to hydrate your skin, reduce inflammation, and promote collagen production, which can lead to firmer, smoother, and more youthful-looking skin. The cornflour also helps to create a silky smooth texture, which makes the cream easy to apply and absorb.

Overall, the DIY Vitamin C Night Cream is a natural and effective way to nourish and rejuvenate your skin while you sleep, leaving you with a healthy, radiant glow.

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Video How-To on My Channel | Jinane World

The steps to make the DIY vitamin C night cream are demonstrated in this video.

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