You don’t have to spend all your money for a high quality face cream or hand cream. You can actually prepare your own home made cream with your own local ingredients. Keep reading for some perfect recipes for homemade and organic moisturizers.
Rich Coconut Oil Night Cream for Dry Skin
This is a night cream rich in lecithin, which improves and revitalises cell tissue. The coconut oil, together with the sun-screening properties of sesame oil and lemon’s citric acid which kills bacteria on the skin will help maintain the skin’s moisture level and smooth the face.
¼ cup organic sesame oil
¼ cup organic sunflower oil
1 tablespoon liquid lecithin
1 tablespoon fresh organic lemon juice
½ cup organic coconut oil
Put the egg and sesame oil together in a blender and blend at a low aped. As it is blending put in the organic flower, lemon juice and lecithin slowly until well mixed. Add your organic coconut oil gradually to make a thick paste. Store the prepared cream in a refrigerator for one hour and repeat the blending process at a low speed. Use this organic face cream on the face and neck before going to bed. Store the cream in a jar in a refrigerator, and it can last for up to 2 weeks.
Apricot Oil Hand Moisturizer
Apricot oil is an excellent remedy for sun damage because it works perfectly on prematurely aged, dry, sensitive or inflamed skin
6 dried apricots
2 cups water, preferable distilled
1 ounce grated beeswax
1 cup apricot oil
½ cup coconut oil
½ cup aloe vera gel
5 vitamin E capsules, broken open
Put water in a saucepan together with apricot, boil and simmer for about 20 minutes. Put aside for a while to cool down and then set over a low heat in a double boiler set over simmering water. Mix the beeswax, coconut oil and apricot oil and cook for about 10 minutes. Stir constantly while cooking. After cooking for 10 minutes, pour into a glass container and set aside.
Mix water and apricot into a blender and blend until it smoothens out. Strain through a cheesecloth, throw away the leftovers and put the liquid back into the blender. Add aloe vera and vitamin E oil and blend at a low speed.
Sweet Orange Wrinkle Banisher
Orange oil helps to renew and energize the skin, and is especially powerful against wrinkles caused by exposure to the sun. The almond oil component of this blend helps to improve the skin’s moisture.
2 teaspoons hazelnut oil
1 teaspoon almond oil
8 drops sweet orange essential oil
Mix the oils and rub gently into the skin. Apply every morning and night after cleansing. This is an organic face cream that works excellently on older skins.Back to top