домашний крем для лицаIn recent years, increasingly talking about the presence of harmful ingredients in cosmetics for the course for the skin: parabens, phthalates, and other unsafe items fall in the milk of lactating women, and synthetic preservatives pollute the environment. It seems that in every bottle tonic or a jar of cream is a whole set of horrible substances, quietly destroying everything, and most importantly, our health and beauty. How to avoid concern for their health and to enjoy the grooming? Prepare homemade face cream for yourself.

The kitchen counter is hardly parabens or sulfates, but useful products out there galore. And most importantly, home-cooked creams are completely natural and completely safe.

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Homemade cream for face and hands

This thick and rich cream is perfect for dry and dehydrated skin. Prepare to start circling and measuring spoons, a whisk (blender), tools for stirring, glass or metal pot, bowls, dishes for steam baths, sterilized container for finished cream, spatula.

Composition:

  • ¼ Cup olive oil
  • 1/4 Cup almond oil
  • ¼ Cup of grape seed oil
  • 1/16 of a Cup of coconut oil
  • 16 cups of beeswax pellets
  • 1 Cup of Hydrosol (any)
  • 1/2 Cup of aloe Vera gel
  • 1/4 teaspoon vitamin E oil
  • 8-15 drops of essential oil (lavender, rose, orange, neroli, or sandalwood)

Preparation:

  • In a metal or glass bowl, mix all the oils and heat the mixture over very low heat, thus it should not be too hot.
  • In another tank or on the steam bath melt the plate of beeswax.
  • Connect the Hydrosol and aloe Vera gel, the mixture can be lightly whisk, but not for foam, but for the best connection ingredients. Heat the mixture on a water bath.
  • By this time, prepare a few containers of cream. You can use jars from creams that have already ended, or containers of baby food. All containers should be pre-sterilized.

And now proceed directly to the manufacture of the cream:

  • Step 1: half of the warmed oil mixture is mixed with 60 mg of melted wax and place the container with the mixture on a steam bath. The mixture should be liquid.
  • Step 2: in a blender, mix ¾ Cup of the mixture of Hydrosol and aloe Vera and vitamin E and essential oil which you have. If you want to get the cream is unscented, essential oil add is not necessary, for flavor, take the oil of one type or a combination of two complementary fragrances, for example, Jasmine and neroli or rose and sandalwood.
  • Step 3: gently mix the oil / wax mixture that we had in the blender. Make sure that the cream had no lumps and the consistency looked like a homogeneous emulsion, ready for the cream can again to mix it in a blender at low speed.

Initially, the cream can be slightly watery, but after a while it will become more dense. Once the cream has thickened a little, with a spatula or spoon spread the cream on the jars. On capacity, you can attach the sticker indicating the date of manufacture of the cream and the names of the essential oils, if it is in the cream. This cream can be stored in the refrigerator for about a year, when a suspicious smell of homemade cream cannot be used.

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Homemade cream on an oil basis

Composition:

  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 2½ tablespoons cocoa butter
  • ½ Tablespoons olive oil extra-virgin

Preparation:

  • Melt coconut oil by placing the container of oil in hot water.
  • Mix all the ingredients and warm the mixture on a steam bath until complete dissolution of the cocoa butter. Remove the container from heat.
  • Cool a little cream is ready, move the tool in a small container with a tight lid, shake, leave the container for a few minutes and then shake again.
  • Thick and solid consistency of the cream becomes depending on the temperature and the speed with which hardens the coconut oil and cocoa butter. Before applying the cream on the face, a small amount of cream RUB between fingers or in palms, the cream to slightly melt and warmed up. This cream is recommended for nighttime use.

Coconut-olive cream softens, nourishes and moisturizes the skin. REM this is inexpensive, but effective as many commercial products.

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Homemade face cream with vitamins

At first glance the recipe for this cream is simple, but to cook it you need some skills and practice. The main thing is to mix water and oil, even if at first you failed, do not despair, try to prepare the cream again, it will be worth the effort. The finished cream is best stored in glass containers and not necessarily in the refrigerator.

Composition:

  • 2/3 Cup distilled water (rose water)
  • the aloe Vera gel
  • 1 or 2 drops of essential oil (pick one that you like)
  • vitamins a and E (in oil)
  • ¾ Cup oils of apricot, almond or grape seed
  • 1/3 Cup coconut oil or cocoa butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon lanolin
  • 15-30 g of grated beeswax

Preparation:

  • Mix liquids in a glass measuring Cup.
  • On low heat mix in a water bath oil. Do not heat too much butter should just melt.
  • Small pour in a blender and cool to room temperature. The mixture should be fairly thick, semi-solid, consistency similar to cream. To accelerate the cooling of the mixture can be put in the fridge, it should be sure that it is not too hardened.
  • After cooling the oil mixture, turn the blender on high speed and slowly pour a thin stream of oil / water mixture. Watch the colour and consistency of cream, once the cream has acquired a thick consistency and looked like white butter, turn off the blender.

Relatively high concentration of this cream allows it to be used very sparingly. For single use only a small droplet of the cream. After applying the homemade cream on the skin you can feel some oiliness, but after a few minutes it will pass, the cream is quickly absorbed and the skin becomes smooth and soft.

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Homemade face cream with green tea

Green tea has anti-aging effect and effectively eliminates the effects of sunburn. Rosehip oil nourishes and restores dry damaged skin. The cream has a pleasant soft texture and unforgettable fragrance.

Composition:

  • 10 g of grated beeswax
  • 1 ounce (28,3 g) of almond oil (measure in ounces is indicated on the measuring cups English letters oz)
  • 1 ounce of coconut oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon oil of rose hips
  • 1 sachet of organic green tea

Equipment: sterilized containers for finished cream, steamer, bowl, mixer, fine sieve

Preparation:

  • All containers and tools before use to sterilize.
  • In a double boiler, combine wax and oil, wait until the ingredients are dissolved in each other. Stir in oil green tea bag, heat the mixture and after 15 minutes, strain, removing the tea particles.
  • Stable in deep bowl, whip the mixture with a mixer until the mixture acquires a creamy consistency and has cooled to room temperature.
  • The resulting cream store in a cool dark place. Like any other beauty products, homemade cream has a shelf life, if the cream appeared smell, better to throw it away and make fresh.

As you can see, most recipes for homemade face creams contain the same ingredients, around which you can build your own experiments. For example, based on beeswax and coconut oil, you can experiment with additional oils, flavouring ingredients, vitamins and botanicals and extracts.

Besides, a beautiful jar of cream made with your own hands is a great idea for a gift for a close friend, sister or mom.

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