Use These 5 Face Cream Recipes and Say Goodbye to Harmful Chemicals

Face Cream Recipes
This article contains some homemade face cream recipes that will help you to get a soft and beautiful facial skin. Read on to know more...
We all love to have a smooth and glowing skin. However, regular exposure to harsh weather conditions, sun, dirt, and debris; have an adverse effect on the overall skin condition. As a result, it becomes dull, dry and sensitive. When you look at your lifeless facial skin, you get upset. You feel like doing something to rejuvenate it. There are various skin care products available in the market that can deal with these kinds of skin problems. However, they have chemicals which may not be good for the skin in the long run. Therefore, the best possible solution is to prepare your own face cream with the help of natural ingredients.

Recipes for Homemade Facial Creams

Each and every face cream discussed here, is made up of ingredients that are easily available in your home. The instructions for preparing them are as follows.

Recipe #1
  • One cup of olive oil
  • One-third cup of shea butter
  • 5 drops of sage essential oil
  • 3 drops of peppermint oil
  • ⅓ cup of spring water
Directions: To melt the shea butter, you have to use a double boiler. Put some water into the lower section of the boiler and heat it. Take olive oil and shea butter in a bowl, and place it on its upper part and let the shea butter melt. Remove the mixture of melted liquids from the boiler and add peppermint oil and sage oil to it. Use a hand-held mixer to blend them properly. While mixing, pour the spring water. Stir until it becomes fluffy. Put it into an air tight container and store in a cool place. This shea butter cream will have a hydrating effect on the skin and can be used as a face moisturizer.

Recipe #2
  • One unpeeled cucumber
  • 2 ounces of sweet almond oil
  • Half ounce of white paraffin wax
Directions: Cut the cucumber randomly into pieces and put them into a blender to make a smooth cucumber puree. Separate the pulp from the juice by straining out the puree through a cheesecloth. Melt the paraffin wax in a double boiler following the same technique as described in the previous recipe. Once the wax melts, mix the almond oil into it with a gentle stirring. Then pour the strained cucumber juice and mix all the ingredients properly. Remove the boiler from heat and keep the bowl under cover, so that the wax does not form crystals. Stir it once in a while as it cools down. You can store this skin cream for two months in a tight container. Use this cream during the summer months. It has an amazing effect on tender, sun-damaged skin.

Recipe #3
  • Half cup of cocoa butter
  • 2-inch of fresh ginger root
  • 2 tsp vitamin E oil
  • 2 tsp of apricot kernel oil
  • 2 tsp light sesame oil
Directions: Extract fresh juice from ginger by crushing the fresh ginger root. Then squeeze the crushed pulp and collect the juice in a small bowl. Add the coca butter and the oils into the juice. Now, heat his mixture at low temperature until the cocoa butter melts. While heating, stir the mixture occasionally. Let it cool down and store it in a glass jar. Those who have dry skin can use this as a night cream to get a soft and well-nourished skin.

Recipe #4
  • One tablespoon of raspberries
  • One tablespoon of strawberries
  • One tablespoon of dried apricots
  • Half cup of full cream milk
  • One teaspoon of pecan oil
Directions: Prepare a coarse thick paste by mashing up raspberries, strawberries and dried apricots in a bowl. Add milk and pecan oil to it. Now, place the bowl on a medium heat and stir it constantly. When you get a thick creamy consistency, remove it from the heat and let it cool down. This homemade face cream for wrinkles works wonders on the signs of aging.

Recipe #5
  • One avocado
  • One carrot
  • One egg
  • Half cup of cream
  • 3 tablespoons of honey
Directions: Boil the carrot till it is cooked and then mash it in a bowl. Mash the avocado in the same bowl. Beat the egg thoroughly and pour it on the mashed carrot and avocado. Add honey and cream and mix it well to make a smooth consistent paste. This avocado face mask contains all such ingredients that are essential for skin rejuvenation. Avocado is a rich source of vitamin E, which is combined with beta-carotene and antioxidants present in carrot; and protein and calcium of the cream. These components provide nutrition to the skin and improve the skin tone and texture.

These are the important natural face creams that are essential for regular facial skin care regime. The best part of these creams is that you can use them without bothering about side effects. If you are allergic to any of the ingredients that are used in the recipes, then you should strictly avoid that cream.