How to Make Your Own Moisturiser

Even if you don’t have dry skin, you might feel the need of having a skin moisturiser in winter season. It is commonly believed that moisturisers are only made for dry skin and people with normal skin don’t need them. However, the purpose of moisturisers is to rejuvenate your skin and keep it healthy. You can maintain softer and smoother skin by the use of regular moisturiser. No doubt if you have dry skin, you must have to use moisturising lotions, creams or serums to protect it.

Most of us don’t want to use chemical-filled beauty products onto our skin and prefer to go for the natural remedies. Certain fruits, vegetable and herbs can be used to make natural moisturisers at home and you will be assured of having no chemical side effects after using them.

Instructions

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    Strawberry Skin Moisturiser

    Strawberries have great skin rejuvenating properties and can be used to make a good moisturiser. Take three large sized strawberries and clean them up thoroughly by running under cool water. Don’t forget to remove their green tops.

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    Put the strawberries in a food processor and you will get a red, thick and pulpy liquid after a while.

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    Take the strawberry pulp and add few drops of vitamin E and any other essential oil you prefer. Mix the ingredients thoroughly and you will get a red or pink lotion.

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    Store the lotion in an air-tight jar and use regularly by massaging onto your skin for a couple of minutes.

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    Aloe Vera Skin Moisturiser

    Despite of being used as a skin healer for hundreds of years, aloe vera plant can be used to make an excellent skin moisturiser. Take a leaf from aloe vera plant and slit it lengthwise with a household knife.

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    The aloe vera leaf will start excreting a translucent liquid from the cut you made with the knife. Remove the gel coming out of the leaf and put it into a bowl.

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    Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil into it and use it regularly for moisturising your dry skin.

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    Olive Oil Skin Moisturiser

    Take the herbs you want to add to your moisturiser and chop them before putting in a clear container. Add 2 to 3 cups of olive oil and completely submerge the herbs under them.

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    After three weeks, pour the olive oil through a strainer to remove the herbs. Pour the oil in a container and use on your dry skin as required.

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