When life gives you oranges 🍊🍊🍊 make this simple orange peel face serum.

Because of the high amounts of vitamins A, C, E, and other minerals present in the peel of an orange with highly antimicrobial and antibacterial properties, they can be very nourishing when applied to the skin.

The sourcing of oranges, especially when you plan to use the peel, is important. To give yourself the best odds of avoiding harmful chemicals in your orange peel powder, we would strongly encourage you to find organically grown oranges.

So lets dive in and learn how to make your very own serum at home and unleash the beauty-boosting benefits of orange peel powder for a naturally glowing skin!


1 tbsp of orange peel powder

1 tbsp of aloe vera gel 

1 tbsp of glycerin 

1 tbsp of vitamin E oil 

2-5 drops of orange essential oil

Pro Tip: Make sure your ingredients are cold or store your sheet mask liquid in the fridge for a few minutes.

Time to make: About 10 minutes. 

You will need: a bowl, measuring spoons, muslin cloth or an old plain, un-dyed cotton handkerchief


1. First you make the orange peel powder. Take 2-3 fresh oranges. To avoid harmful chemicals in your orange peel powder, we would encourage you to find organically grown oranges.

2. Whether conventionally or organically grown, you will want to wash the oranges thoroughly.

3. Cut the orange peel into small pieces.

4. Put the peels on a tray and dry them in the oven on the lowest temperature for 1-2 hours

5. When completely dry and  beginning to curl, grind them in a mixer until you get a fine powder.

6. Put orange peel powder in a bowl. We recommend sifting it through a sieve to get a very fine powder

7. Add aloe vera gel, glycerin and vitamin E oil  and mix well

8. Optionally add 2-5 drops of sweet orange essential oil and stir well.

9. Pour the mixture into a bottle and store it in the fridge


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