One of the best oils in face and body skin care is. It is added to peelings, masks, creams, lotions. At room temperature, the oil has a solid consistency, but once it touches the skin, it begins to soften and absorb.
Shea butter is rich in vitamins A, D and E, fatty acids. It is believed to have an antioxidant effect that helps protect the skin from sun damage.
According to a number of western studies, the amazing oil helps to stimulate collagen synthesis, thereby helping to delay the appearance of wrinkles,reducing their visibility, keeps the skin tighter.
If you like to use different oils for beautiful and he althy skin, this recipe for homemade cream with shea butter and some essential oils will probably appeal to you. You can use it for face or body. However, it is important to test on the inside of your wrist to see if your skin will tolerate the combination or essential oils well. Why there? Because the skin is quite delicate in this place.
You will need a bowl, a wooden stirring spoon or metal whisk, a jar with a lid to store your aromatic and buttery cream. Put 2 tablespoons of shea butter in a bowl. Different essential oils can be used for different purposes. If you want your body and face cream to have more anti-aging ingredients, you'll need:
- 20 drops of frankincense essential oil;
- 15 drops of carrot seed oil;
- 20 drops of ylang-ylang oil;
- 5 drops of chamomile essential oil
After you have put the shea butter in a bowl, you should use a whisk or a wooden spoon to mix it well until it is slightly fluffy. Then add the oils and mix well again.
Pour into a jar, store in a dry and cool place for 1-2 months, in the refrigerator for a longer period of time.
Face cream with shea butter
To the whipped shea butter 1 (again 2 tablespoons) add the following oils:
- 1 teaspoon apricot kernel oil;
- 1 teaspoon of jojoba oil;
- 1 teaspoon of argan oil.
The resulting cream is again poured into a jar with a lid.