HOW TO MAKE YOUR OWN

SHEA BUTTER FACE CREAM

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This cream is a deep conditioner.  It’s infused with naturally antibacterial and skin-supporting properties. 

 

This recipe is great for dry skin and an amazing remedy for those flaky patches during the cold and dry seasons.

Personally, I like to apply this cream at night.  I wake up with soft and supple skin ready for the day.

All right... let’s get to it!

 

Ingredients & Materials

  • 4 oz. Glass Mason Jar

  • 4 oz. of Shea Butter

Shea butter is a Deep Moisturizer and can reduce inflammation.

 

  • 0.5 oz. of Rosehip Seed Oil

Rosehip seed oil is a natural moisturizer.  It helps exfoliate, brighten skin tone, boost collagen formation, and reduce dark circles.  It also helps protect against sun damage and reduce scars and fine lines.  Finally, it helps reduce inflammation and support against skin ailments such as eczema and psoriasis.

 

  • 0.5 oz. of Jojoba Oil

Jojoba is easily absorbed by the skin.  It’s rich in Vitamin E; which helps eliminate free radicals.  It promotes a glowing complexion, supports against acne, and soothes and moisturizes dry, chapped, and irritated skin.

  

Essential oil I like to use is:

  • Ylang ylang essential oil

  • Geranium essential oil

  • Tea Tree essential oil

 

Ylang Ylang Essential Oil

Ylang-ylang supports the reduction of inflammation, stress, and anxiety.  It also promotes healthy blood circulation.

 

Geranium Essential Oil

Geranium supports hormones balances, cell growth, blood circulation, and against inflammation and wrinkles.  It can help relieves stress and the effects of menopause.  It is antibacterial and a natural deodorant

 

Tea Tree Essential Oil

Tea tree is antibacterial, antifungal, and supports the skin against inflammation.

 

Instructions

  1.  First, place shea butter in a double boiler.

  2. As the water heats, the ingredients will start to melt. Stir occasionally.

  3. When the butter is completely melted, let cool, then add 0.5 oz. of rosehip seed and jojoba oil.  to mixture. 

  4. Then add 10 drops of ylang-ylang, 10 drops of Geranium, and 5 drops of tea tree essential oils.

  5. Pour mixture into a 4 oz. glass mason jar and let harden.

  6. Place Shea butter face cream in a cool dry place for best moisturizing and scent benefits.

 

It’s just that easy!

Thanks for Reading!

 

 

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Hi there!  My name is Aimee and I've been on a journey for years...looking for healthy alternatives to conventional beauty care. This website is all about detoxifying the body by making your own do-it-yourself products with natural and simple ingredients.

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