You must have read several articles about additives in cosmetics and skin care products that make you a little concerned. Although, these are not ingested but don’t overlook that harsh chemicals are still absorbed through your skin – and obviously that’s not good for your skin. So, what should we do? Should not we use DIY skin moisturizer? But it has to be simple and easy to make at home. With this objective in mind, we bring here for you a homemade extra-virgin coconut oil skin moisturizer!
Homemade Skin Moisturizer
You just need only 3 ingredients to make this easy skin moisturizer at home.
1. Coconut Oil: This oil has moisturizing, anti-aging, antibacterial, antifungal, and antimicrobial properties. It helps to strengthen skin tissue more deeply and eliminate dead skin cells while absorbing quickly into your skin.
2. Vitamin E Oil: Pure vitamin E oil promotes healing and is an active ingredient in many products available for skin and nails. Vitamin E acts as a potent antioxidant and provides the skin with necessary moisture as well as antioxidants for intense healing. It’s why it’s a well-known scar and acne “over-the-counter treatments.
3. Lavender Essential Oil: The sweet-scented botanical was used as far back as the Roman era, when it was added to baths to wash, soothe and soften the skin. Its natural soothing properties and ability to reduce inflammation help to treat skin redness and conditions such as burns, eczema and psoriasis. Aggravated skin caused by stress can be calmed by lavender, as it also has stress-relieving properties.
Measures Of The Ingredients:
(i) Virgin coconut oil: 1/2 cup
(ii) Vitamin E liquid/oil: 1/2 teaspoon
(iii) Lavender essential oil: 6 drops
Method: Everyone loves simpler things. It’s an easy two steps; and your natural homemade coconut oil skin moisturizer is ready.
(i) Put the coconut oil into a container and simply melt it a little bit by keeping the container in a bowl of warm water. Add in the vitamin E liquid and lavender essential oil and mix them well. Use a fork to whip the mixture.
(ii) Pour the mixture into an airtight container.
Is it not super simple? Enjoy your own homemade moisturizer with the skin-benefits of the three skin friendly ingredients!
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