How to Make a Natural Moisturizing Cream

Written by patricia bratianu
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Homemade moisturising creams are economical and simple to create. All natural, organic oils can be used.This recipe can be can be customised to your skin type and your fragrance preferences . This is a rich cream that is very moisturising. The apricot kernal , jojoba and vitamin e oils serve as antioxidants to protect skin from ageing.

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Things you need

  • Blender
  • Microwave oven or double boiler pan
  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons
  • Spatula
  • (113gr. jars with lids
  • 1/2 cup grapeseed oil
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup apricot kernal oil
  • 1 teaspoon cocoa butter
  • 28.4gr. grated beeswax
  • 1/3 cup lavender water
  • 2/3 cup aloe vera juice
  • 40 drops vitamin e oil

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    Forever Soft Cream

  1. 1

    Heat the first 5 ingredients together in double boiler pan or in microwave until beeswax is melted. Let cool at room temperature for 2 hours.

  2. 2

    Mix remaining ingredients in blender at high speed. While blender is running, slowly pour oil mixture into blender. Blend until creamy.

  3. 3

    Pour into containers.

  4. 4

    Store in a cool dark place.

Tips and warnings

  • Other oils you may use include:sesame,olive, hempseed, sweet almond and avacodo.
  • You may substitute herb tea for the lavender water. Chamomile and calandula teas are noted for their soothing qualities.
  • Other flower waters that you can try include rosewater and orange flower water.
  • Essential oils may be added to further customise your blend.
  • Use caution when heating the oils and wax as they are flammable.
  • Allergic reactions may occur.

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