DIY Kombucha Night Cream With Essential Oils

by Danielle De Guzman March 15, 2018

DIY Kombucha Night Cream

Crunchy gals and guys know kombucha is a delicious, nutritious beverage filled with fermented tea and probiotics. Well, it’s time to take that kombucha love to the next level. New to skincare, kombucha is sweeping the natural beauty industry as being a highly effective ingredient that benefits the skin in a multitude of ways.

Kombucha is a fermented tea drink made with probiotics and good bacteria. Fermented ingredients are ideal for sensitive skin, in that they’re less irritating than other active ingredients in skincare, they balance the skin’s pH and are also effective for skin issues like acne and rosacea. Furthermore, the good bacteria in probiotics produce an antibacterial effect against bad, unwanted bacteria.

Pair these ingredients with skin loving essential oils like Carrot Seed, Hemp and Rosemary Spanish and you have yourself an antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, skin soothing cream that’ll enhance the appearance and feel of skin. Here’s how to make your very own kombucha night cream.

What you need

1 Kombucha scoby with starter liquid

Solubilizer (manufacturer’s recommended amount)

Preservative (manufacturer’s recommended amount)

6 drops Green tea extract

½ cup Avocado

4 drops Carrot Seed

8 drops Hemp

12 drops Rosemary Spanish


How to

Yield: 12 oz of kombucha night cream

Shelf life: Approximately 6 months

Add the kombucha starter liquid to a bowl. Cut the scoby into pieces using a knife- it is thick and cutting may take time. Then, add the scoby pieces to a bowl and add all ingredients. Using an immersion blender, thoroughly mix ingredients.

Note: The recommended amount of preservative and solubilizer will differ depending on what type you use. For this recipe, we used Symbio Solv Clear as the solubilizer at a 1:1 ratio with the oil. We also used Liquid Germall Plus as the preservative at .2%. No preservative is necessary if you plan on making a small batch, refrigerating it and discarding it within two weeks.

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