Sheer Aloe Moisturizer

Particularly effective for Acne, Oily Skin, Dark Spots and Wrinkles.

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Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon of Aloe Vera Gel
  • 1/2 cup of unrefined Shea Butter
  • 1 tablespoon of Beeswax
  • 2 tablespoons of Avocado Oil
  • 10 to 20 drops of Jojoba Oil

Instructions:

  1. Pour 1/2 cup unrefined Shea butter into a microwave-safe bowl.
  2. Microwave on medium for 30 seconds, or just until the butter is melted.
  3. Avoid overheating or boiling Shea butter, which creates a grainy consistency and may cause the butter to lose its healing effects.
  4. Place 1 tablespoon beeswax into a separate microwave-safe bowl. Microwave the beeswax on high heat for 30 seconds, or until melted.
  5. Add 1 tablespoon aloe vera gel and 2 tablespoons avocado oil to the beeswax bowl.
  6. Pour beeswax mixture and melted Shea butter into a blender or incorporate with a hand mixer. Blend ingredients until creamy.
  7. Pour the mixture into a bowl and work in 10 to 20 drops of jojoba oil.

Benefits:

Jojoba oil closely resembles the human sebum, therefore its uses in skin care are innumerable. It helps in removing excess oil from the skin and unclogging the pores. It has natural moisturizing and emollient properties, thereby preventing dry patches and irritations. When used regularly it helps in controlling acne because of its vitamin A and E content.

Shea butter is rich in vitamins A, F and E. It provides essential fatty acids (oleic, stearic, linolenic and palmitic acids) which enable collagen production. In addition to offering UV protection (~SPF 6) it is incredibly nourishing and moisturising for the skin. Due to the presence of cinnamic acid, Shea butter is very potent against skin inflammations and is recommended for acne prone skin.

Beeswax acts as a surfactant ,when blended with other ingredients, it forms a protective barrier on the surface of the skin and helps protect against environmental damage. Beeswax is antibacterial helping keep the skin clean and free from potential infections. It is also a humectant, which means it attracts water and helps keep the skin hydrated.

Avocado Oil is rich in monosaturated fatty acids which help moisturize the skin and reduce inflammations. Avocado Oil is also a rich source of antioxidants which make it especially effective in fighting the appearance of wrinkles and other forms ageing. Omega-9 fatty acid (Oleic Acid) helps in regenerating damaged skin cells and is one of the building blocks of a healthy complexion.

Aloe Vera helps in fighting all signs of skin ageing by increasing collagen production in the body and thereby reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It has anti bacterial and anti inflammatory properties because of its auxins and gibberellins content which make it potent against acne and sunburn. Aloe Vera is rich in Sorbitol, Sodium Palmate, Sodium Palm Kemelate and Glycerine which help in nourishing the skin. Aloe Vera also helps in keeping the skin hydrated and removing dead cells and other impurities from the skin.

 

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Vanilla And Vitamin E Butter

Particularly effective for Acne, Sensitive Skin, Oily Skin and Wrinkles.

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Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup of Shea butter (where on earth do I get that!?)
  • 1/4 cup of Argan oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon of Vanilla oil
  • Tablespoon of Vitamin E oil

Instructions:

  1. Place the shea butter into a mixing bowl.
  2. Add argan oil to the bowl
  3. Add in the Vitamin E and Vanilla.
  4. Freeze the mixture for 10 minutes, then whip with a fork for a better consistency.
  5. Add the contents to a air tight, sealed container.

Benefits:

Argan oil contains 200% more tocopherols (Vitamin E) than Olive oil which acts as a potent free radical scavenger and antioxidant. It increases the skin’s water-binding capabilities, thereby bolstering the natural moisture content of the skin. It protects and boosts the fibroblast of the skin. Argan oil is rich in fatty acids, primarily oleic and linoleic which are essential for the health of the cellular membranes. Argan oil also has high amounts of polyphenols which fight sun damage and photo aging.

Shea butter is rich in vitamins A, F and E. It provides essential fatty acids (oleic, stearic, linolenic and palmitic acids) which enable collagen production. In addition to offering UV protection (~SPF 6) it is incredibly nourishing and moisturising for the skin. Due to the presence of cinnamic acid, Shea butter is very potent against skin inflammations and is recommended for acne prone skin.

Vanilla oil contains vanillin and eugenol which have potent antibacterial properties thus helping in combating acne and a multitude of other infections and inflammations. Vanilla oil is a strong antioxidant with a high ORAC ( oxigen radical absorption capacity ) score.

Vitamin E oil is a known scar healer. It is very effective in reducing scar tissue, blemishes and acne. Vitamin E helps rejuvenate tired, dull or sensitive skin by providing it much needed moisture. Vitamin E acts as an effective anti-ageing agent by boosting collagen production, a protein which is responsible for maintaining skin elasticity. It also helps in the recovery from sun damage as its antioxidants neutralize the free radicals generated by the ultraviolet rays from the sun.

 

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Red Raspberry Sunscreen

Particularly effective for Sun Damage, Wrinkles, Dry Skin, and Tired Skin.

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Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil (natural SPF 4)
  • 1/4 cup beeswax
  • 2 Tablespoons Zinc Oxide (This is a non-nano version that won’t be absorbed into the skin. Be careful not to inhale the powder).
  • up to 1 teaspoon Red Raspberry Seed Oil
  • up to 1 teaspoon Carrot Seed Oil
  • up to 1 teaspoon Vitamin E oil
  • 2 tablespoons Shea Butter (natural SPF 4-5)

Instructions:

  1. Combine ingredients except zinc oxide in a pint sized or larger glass jar.
  2. Fill a medium saucepan with a couple inches of water and place over medium heat.
  3. Put a lid on the jar loosely and place in the pan with the water.
  4. As the water heats, the ingredients in the jar will start to melt. Shake or stir occasionally to incorporate.
  5. When all ingredients are completely melted, add the zinc oxide, stir in well and pour into whatever jar or tin you will use for storage.
  6. Small mason jars (pint size) are great for this. It will not pump well in a lotion pump!
  7. Stir a few times as it cools to make sure zinc oxide is incorporated.
  8. Use as you would regular sunscreen. Best if used within six months.

Benefits:

Red Raspberry Seed Oil is loaded with Alpha and Gamma tocopherols (Vitamin E) which are potent antioxidants which mop up cell damage and neutralize free radicals. Red Raspberry Seed Oil offers strong UV protection, it has an SPF of 28-50 against UVB rays (cause sunburn) and 6.75-7.5 against UVA rays (cause ageing). It is packed with Cartenoids (Vitamin A) and Phytosterols both of which are strong antioxidants. It is also rich in Linoleic acid content, which regenerates cells and is anti-inflammatory.

Zinc Oxide is a physical sunscreen which blocks or scatters sun’s UV rays so they do not penetrate the skin. It also absorbs the UV rays thus making it a complete natural sunscreen solution. Zinc Oxide is a broad spectrum sunscreen in that it protects from both UVB and UVA rays. Unlike other chemical sunscreens, Zinc Oxide is completely safe, even for babies (recommended by the FDA).

Olive oil has abundant reserves of vitamin E, which helps it improve skin health by treating acne, inflammation and even serious ailments like eczema and psoriasis. It is also very nourishing and moisturising by keeping the skin hydrated. Olive oil is an effective anti-ageing solution as well, in that it is packed with antioxidants and hydrating squalene and is therefore effective against free radicals and photo aging.

Coconut oil increases the antioxidant activity in the body and increases skin’s self healing ability, thereby being very potent for sensitive skin. Coconut oil is antibacterial, antifungal and antimicrobial thereby making it great for treatment of atopic dermatitis. Coconut oil is highly moisturizing although people with adult acne should use it with caution because of its comedogenic attributes.

Shea butter is rich in vitamins A, F and E. It provides essential fatty acids (oleic, stearic, linolenic and palmitic acids) which enable collagen production. In addition to offering UV protection (~SPF 6) it is incredibly nourishing and moisturising for the skin. Due to the presence of cinnamic acid, Shea butter is very potent against skin inflammations and is recommended for acne prone skin.

Beeswax acts as a surfactant ,when blended with other ingredients, it forms a protective barrier on the surface of the skin and helps protect against environmental damage. Beeswax is antibacterial helping keep the skin clean and free from potential infections. It is also a humectant, which means it attracts water and helps keep the skin hydrated.

Carrot Seed Oil has high levels of Cartenoids (Vitamin A) which are strong antioxidants and reduce free radicals damage to the skin. It also has a decent SPF value which makes it a good ingredient for any natural sunscreen. Carrot Seed Oil tightens and rejuvenates the skin, also it stimulates the sebaceous glands thus benefiting dry skin.

Vitamin E oil boosts the production of collagen, which is chiefly responsible for maintaining skin’s firmness and elasticity. It therefore reduces the formation of fine lines and wrinkles which are the key signs of ageing. Vitamin E oil has high levels of antioxidants which fight free radicals and thereby helps in healing sunburns and reducing hyper pigmentation in the form of sun spots. Vitamin E oil is a strong emollient which enables it to easily unclog pores and remove impurities from the skin.

 

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Jojoba Moisturizer

Particularly effective for Acne, Oily Skin, Dark Spots and Wrinkles.

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Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup of unrefined Shea Butter
  • 1 tablespoon of Beeswax
  • 2 tablespoons of extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 10 to 20 drops of Jojoba Oil

Instructions:

  1. Pour 1/2 cup unrefined Shea butter into a microwave-safe bowl.
  2. Microwave on medium for 30 seconds, or just until the butter is melted.
  3. Avoid overheating or boiling Shea butter, which creates a grainy consistency and may cause the butter to lose its healing effects.
  4. Place 1 tablespoon beeswax into a separate microwave-safe bowl. Microwave the beeswax on high heat for 30 seconds, or until melted.
  5. Add 1 tablespoon aloe vera gel and 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil to the beeswax bowl.
  6. Pour beeswax mixture and melted Shea butter into a blender or incorporate with a hand mixer. Blend ingredients until creamy.
  7. Pour the mixture into a bowl and work in 10 to 20 drops of jojoba oil.

Benefits:

Jojoba oil closely resembles the human sebum, therefore its uses in skin care are innumerable. It helps in removing excess oil from the skin and unclogging the pores. It has natural moisturizing and emollient properties, thereby preventing dry patches and irritations. When used regularly it helps in controlling acne because of its vitamin A and E content.

Shea butter is rich in vitamins A, F and E. It provides essential fatty acids (oleic, stearic, linolenic and palmitic acids) which enable collagen production. In addition to offering UV protection (~SPF 6) it is incredibly nourishing and moisturising for the skin. Due to the presence of cinnamic acid, Shea butter is very potent against skin inflammations and is recommended for acne prone skin.

Beeswax acts as a surfactant ,when blended with other ingredients, it forms a protective barrier on the surface of the skin and helps protect against environmental damage. Beeswax is antibacterial helping keep the skin clean and free from potential infections. It is also a humectant, which means it attracts water and helps keep the skin hydrated.

Olive oil has abundant reserves of vitamin E, which helps it improve skin health by treating acne, inflammation and even serious ailments like eczema and psoriasis. It is also very nourishing and moisturising by keeping the skin hydrated. Olive oil is an effective anti-ageing solution as well, in that it is packed with antioxidants and hydrating squalene and is therefore effective against free radicals and photo aging.

 

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Coconut-Lavender Moisturizer

Particularly effective for Sensitive Skin, Dermatitis, Acne, Dark Spots and Wrinkles.

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Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup of Coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon of liquid vitamin E
  • 12 drops of Lavender essential oil

Instructions:

  1. Simply melt the coconut oil (by placing the jar into a bowl of warm water) and mix in the Vitamin E and Lavender, give it a mix up and let it set.
  2. Whip with a fork if you want.

Benefits:

Vitamin E oil is a know scar healer. It is very effective in reducing scar tissue, blemishes and acne. Vitamin E helps rejuvenate tired, dull or sensitive skin by providing it much needed moisture. Vitamin E acts as an effective anti-ageing agent by boosting collagen production, a protein which is responsible for maintaining skin elasticity. It also helps in the recovery from sun damage as its antioxidants neutralize the free radicals generated by the ultraviolet rays from the sun.

Coconut oil increases the antioxidant activity in the body and increases skin’s self healing ability, thereby being very potent for sensitive skin. Coconut oil is antibacterial, antifungal and antimicrobial thereby making it great for treatment of atopic dermatitis. Coconut oil is highly moisturizing although people with adult acne should use it with caution because of its comedogenic attributes.

Lavender oil helps the body in the production of powerful antioxidant enzymes like catalase, glutathione and SOD within a day of use. It has strong antimicrobial properties which help in speedy recovery from skin irritation. Lavender oil also helps in reduction of age spots

 

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Almond Anti-Ageing Moisturiser

Particularly effective for Wrinkles, Dry Skin, and Tired Skin.

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Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup almond oil
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons beeswax
  • 1/2 teaspoon vitamin E oil
  • 1 tablespoon shea butter
  • 1 teaspoon Lavender oil

Instructions:

  1. Place all ingredients in a glass jar.
  2. Bring a pot filled about 3-4 inches with water to a simmer.
  3. Put the jar, without its lid, in the pot, and let it sit there until the ingredients have melted.
  4. Stir occasionally.
  5. Once the mixture has melted and all is evenly combined, pour it into a small glass jar.
  6. Let it sit at room temperature until the cream hardens, close the jar’s lid, and store in a cool place.

Benefits:

Almond oil is approximately 60% oleic acid which gives it a chemical composition similar to our sebum, so it is readily absorbed by the skin. It is a strong emollient which enables it to remove skin impurities. Almond oil has anti-inflammatory properties, helping it calm and soothe irritated skin. It is also extremely nourishing and moisturising for the skin.

Coconut oil increases the antioxidant activity in the body and increases skin’s self healing ability, thereby being very potent for sensitive skin. Coconut oil is antibacterial, antifungal and antimicrobial thereby making it great for treatment of atopic dermatitis. Coconut oil is highly moisturizing although people with adult acne should use it with caution because of its comedogenic attributes.

Shea butter is rich in vitamins A, F and E. It provides essential fatty acids (oleic, stearic, linolenic and palmitic acids) which enable collagen production. In addition to offering UV protection (~SPF 6) it is incredibly nourishing and moisturising for the skin. Due to the presence of cinnamic acid, Shea butter is very potent against skin inflammations and is recommended for acne prone skin.

Beeswax acts as a surfactant ,when blended with other ingredients, it forms a protective barrier on the surface of the skin and helps protect against environmental damage. Beeswax is antibacterial helping keep the skin clean and free from potential infections. It is also a humectant, which means it attracts water and helps keep the skin hydrated.

Vitamin E oil boosts the production of collagen, which is chiefly responsible for maintaining skin’s firmness and elasticity. It therefore reduces the formation of fine lines and wrinkles which are the key signs of ageing. Vitamin E oil has high levels of antioxidants which fight free radicals and thereby helps in healing sunburns and reducing hyper pigmentation in the form of sun spots. Vitamin E oil is a strong emollient which enables it to easily unclog pores and remove impurities from the skin.

Lavender oil helps the body in the production of powerful antioxidant enzymes like catalase, glutathione and SOD within a day of use. It has strong antimicrobial properties which help in speedy recovery from skin irritation. Lavender oil also helps in reduction of age spots.

 

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