Your skin regenerates in the night while you are asleep. Hence, in addition to a good night’s sleep, you need the right nighttime skin care so that your skin rejuvenates with ease. The night cream is therefore a vital component of your skin care regimen. However, you can easily skip the expensive night creams and opt for a homemade night cream that is as effective as the commercial creams. Furthermore, made with natural ingredients, the homemade night creams are safe for the skin. Here are some easy options for making good quality night creams.
Here Are The 6 Simple Homemade Night Creams For Beautiful Skin:
1. Coconut Oil And Cocoa Butter Night Cream
Two ounces of coconut oil
½ ounce cocoa butter
½ ounce beeswax
5 Tablespoons almond oil
½ teaspoon lavender essential oil
½ teaspoon ylang-ylang essential oil
One tablespoon of warm water
In a bowl, add the coconut oil, cocoa butter, beeswax and almond oil. Place the bowl over boiling water and stir the ingredients. After the cocoa butter and beeswax has melted and combined with the oils, remove the bowl from the heat. Add lavender essential oil and ylang-ylang essential oil to the melted cocoa butter and oil mixture. Slowly add the warm water and mix well. Let the mixture cool. Store it in a clean container and use it as night cream.
2. Honey Night Cream
½ tablespoon of honey
Three tablespoons of lanolin
Four tablespoons of warm water
Use a double boiler to melt and mix honey and lanolin. Remove the container containing the mixture from heat. Slowly pour the warm water and keep on stirring the mixture. Leave it to cool. Use it as your night cream.
3. Olive Oil Night Cream
Three tablespoons of olive oil
¼ ounce of beeswax
4 drops of rose essential oil
6 drops of frankincense essential oil
Three tablespoons of warm water
The olive oil and beeswax in a pan and place it over boiling water. After the beeswax has melted and combined with olive oil, remove the pan from heat. Slowly pour the warm water and blend using an electric or hand whisk. Add the essential oils and stir the ingredients. Allow the mixture to cool.
4. Aloe Vera Night Cream
130 gram aloe vera gel
20 gram cocoa butter
4 gram beeswax
20 gram almond oil
10 gram glycerin
1 tablespoon of vitamin E oil
10 gram jojoba oil
40 drops of essential oil blend that contains lavender, rose, frankincense, neroli and patchouli essential oils
Use a double boiler to melt and mix the wax, cocoa butter and oils. In a separate pan, mix and warm glycerin and aloe vera gel. Remove both the mixtures from heat. Slowly add the aloe vera and glycerin mixture to the oil mixture and keep on stirring. Add the essential oils and mix well. Leave to cool.
5. Avocado Night Cream
Medium sized avocado
1 cup almond oil
10 grams beeswax
Grate the avocado. Wrap the grated avocado with a muslin cloth and press to extract the juice. Mix the avocado juice with almond oil. Heat and melt beeswax. Mix the almond oil and avocado juice mixture with the hot wax and with a hand or electric blender mix them. Allow the mixture to cool and then use it as your night cream.
6. Apple Night Cream
500 gram fresh apple juice
500 gram vegetable lard
1 tablespoon tincture of benzoin
1 cup rose water
Pour the apple juice in a pan. Add vegetable lard. Over low heat, warm the mixture. Keep on stirring until the lard melts and combines with the juice. Remove the pan from the heat and add the tincture of benzoin and rose water. Blend the ingredients. Leave the mixture to cool.