Do you only want the best for your skin? Are you suspicious of long lists of ingredients with foreign words? Then we have a tip for you: homemade skin care! Here you decide what comes in! And making creams yourself is not that difficult. We’ll explain everything you need to know.
Why Make Natural Cosmetics Yourself?
Well you could say now – I can already find skin cream on the shelves in the drugstore, why should I do the work? But the catch is: a lot of what is contained in it is quite stressful for you and your environment. In conventional creams, for example, there are; Petroleum such as paraffins: They can dry out the skin, clog pores or cause acne. You see, a look into the cream jar can reveal a number of unpleasant things – not to mention the rubbish created by the packaging.
Instructions In Steps
Everything Ready? Then You Can Start!
First disinfect all kitchen products that come into contact with the skin care cream. This will kill bacteria and fungi and the cream will last longer later.
Heat the fat phase: Put olive and sunflower oil as well as beeswax and wool wax in a bowl and heat everything in a water bath to 50 ° C. Warm up the water phase: Put the hydrosol in the other bowl and also heat it in a water bath to 50 ° C.
When both have reached a temperature of 50 ° C, stir the two phases. Work the hydrolate into the fat in small portions and with constant stirring. Use a whisk or milk frother to do this. It should have a sauce like consistency. Now you can add the essential oils you want. Keep stirring continuously. Quickly pour the finished cream into the prepared jars. Your skin care is done!
In order to get the power of plants into your skin cream, it is good to make a warm oil extract . The shredded parts of the plant are heated in oil and then strained. You can then mix the remaining oil into the cream instead of the vegetable oil.
Which Plant Parts Do You Use From The Respective Plants?
• Daisies, lavender, marigold and red clover: blossoms
• Green squill: bulb and leaves
• Rosemary: needles
Try different vegetable oils, herbs, essential oils.