Moisturizers are expensive and also addictive to an extent. Once you start using them, you will realize that your skin can’t do without them. If you find that you can no longer afford these moisturizers, you may think of making them at home. Also, when you make it yourself, you also know exactly what is going in it, which is important for something you put on your skins on a regular basis. Making moisturizers is not very difficult. Here are a few kinds of moisturizers you can try making at home:
For standard moisturizer – take tablespoons of honey, 3 tablespoons of wheat germ, 1 ounce glycerin, ½ an ounce of rose water, and 1 ounce witch hazel. Mix all these together and apply morning and night after cleansing.
For Aloe Vera moisturizer – mix Aloe Vera and water in the ratio one is to one. Heat these in a double boiler until they form into a cream. Apply on skin for best results.
For Cocoa Butter Moisturizer Lotion – blend 1 tablespoon of Cocoa butter with 2 tablespoons of Jojoba in a double boiler over medium heat. Once they both melt and form a homogeneous mixture, your moisturizer is ready!
For Protein Moisturizer – beat one egg yolk into a cup of milk. Keep beating it until it forms a paste, then put it in the refrigerator overnight and voila! Your moisturizer is ready.
These are just a few of the several recipes that are available for homemade moisturizers. Natural elements are always best suited for our skin. Hence these homemade moisturizers serve our purpose better than those available in the market. Moreover they don’t cost much, since they are made of ingredients easily available at home.