Friday, June 4, 2010
To bring comfort and softness to the skin with 100% natural and preservative free, here's a recipe to prepare yourself.
We will base our cream as two natural products with high moisturizing power: jojoba oil and nourishing action shea butter softens the skin.
10 g of beeswax (about 2 teaspoons)
80 g of vegetable oil, jojoba
20 g shea butter (about 2 tablespoons)
100 ml rosewater
10 drops of grapefruit seed extract
30 drops of essential oil of your choice (eg Rose, neroli, patchouli, which are essential oils regenerative virtues)
1 drop of vitamin E
1 pump bottle of 200 ml
1. In a double boiler, melt the beeswax, jojoba oil and shea butter.
2. Remove from heat, add rose water and whisk thoroughly until a homogeneous emulsion.
3. Cool slightly and add the grapefruit seed extract, essential oils and vitamin E.
4. Pour into a pump bottle.
Apply in the evening after the shower. See also the index of my home-made cosmetic recipes.
Caution: Essential oils are handled with the utmost caution, be sure to check the precautions before their uses!