In the busy schedule most of us seldom get time to prepare face mask at home. Most of us often complain of time and go for advance costly skin care products. Nevertheless if you are nature loving and wish to get rewarded results naturally, then you will surely spare some time for natural home made skin care. To make your efforts easier, here are simple homemade recipes that are rich source of components that nourish skin naturally.
For Night time when you are relaxing in your spare time you can prepare this creamy rose lotion. For creamy rose lotion you will need almond oil, rose water and rose petals, and beeswax with rose essence.
Direction to prepare: Soak Rose petals in rose water for atleast 3days, then strain out the petals and use that water for further use. Take oil and wax in the boiler and heat it. Then put off the fire and pour prepared rose water slowly and stir it till it gets cooled properly. Pour the prepared creamy lotion in the bottle and store it.
Direction to use: This rose water lotion is helpful in removing dirt and stubborn dust particles that get settled on your skin surface. Use clean fingertips and remove lose and dead tissues. Then you can use some cornmeal on your palm and apply on your hands and face gently. After this rinse it first with warm water and then use cold water. This is a good practice at night time for smoothing the skin.
Importance of the ingredients used: The ingredients used like almond oil and rose water serves as a best moisturizing lubricants for dry and especially sensitive skin type. The cornmeal used in it acts gently on the skin serving as stimulating tonic for skin tissues.
Important tips: It is best to use porcelain or glass pot rather then stainless steel cooking pots. Some beauty experts’ advice the use of these pots but in real sense these should be avoided as they often leach poisonous heavy metals containing the liquids. Therefore it is best to use nonmetal for herbal preparation.
A Peach lotion for dry or normal skin type
To prepare this lotion you will require a peach, benzoin, cocnut or sweet almond, Orange flower water and orange oil (1-2 drops). Clean, mash and drain the juice of atleast 1 peach with the help of muslin cloth. Mix together nearly four drops of tincture of benzoin coconut or sweet almond oil and orange oil. Collect it in a clean container and store it in refrigerator and use as lotion which will moisten your dry skin.
Daytime use rose cream
For preparing rose cream used in daytime following ingredients are used:
Borax in Rosewater (1 teaspoon)
Zinc Oxide combined into smooth cream mixing Almond oil
Direction for preparation: Put the water bath on fire and add beeswax and lanolin in it. Heat it to melt do not burn the wax. Add almond oil after removing it from flame. Stirr the mixture well meanwhile add zinc oxide-Almond oil cream. Let it cool and add slowly borax-Rosewater to the mixture. To add the essence to the mixture, pour few drops of rose oil in it. After cooling pour it in jar and let it solidify.
Direction to use: You can use this cream as makeup base or moisturizer. Apply gently giving a light massage that will enhance blood circulation, thus stimulating skin cells and tissues.
It is best used as moisturizer and nourishes skin cells as it contain rich ingredients of Vitamin E and many other sources that softens the skin texture making skin glow. Using this cream in day time can also help to heal reddening and irritation of skin due to pollution and sunrays.
Best use of these home remedies will help you to give natural care to your skin.