A person’s skin eventually will loose its ability to naturally produce oil, thus creating that dry skin that most women abhor. But that is not what women are truly concerned about. The loss of oil from the skin means that the skin become less resilient to the continual stretching of the muscles, thus results in wrinkles. Other than eating healthy foods that experts always promote, another solution to address this problem is simply to replace the oils that are lost from the skin.
Such a solution is easy. You can find a lot of products that claim to replace those lost oils. Each of these products’ effective rate depends on how fast they sell out, but the natural inclination that people do is by basing it on brands. However, some of these brands are quite pricey. What’s more, as you read the list of ingredients, it pains you to think that you know not a single one of them, not to mention that the number of ingredients are quite many. “Are all these ingredients necessary?” might be the question you ask yourself.
You do know that your skin is the largest organ of the human body. If you haven’t realized that yet, you might want to look at yourself at the mirror. Your skin is responsible for fighting against diseases, viruses and bacteria. The natural oils that are friendly with the skin are lipophilic, meaning that they penetrate into the skin’s lipid layer, trapping in moisture and water. A lot of commercial anti-aging products do have these natural oils, but they are mixed with ingredients and chemical fragrances that may be toxic to the skin. Instead of helping the skin supplement its lost oils, it will only spend more energy in combating against these toxic ingredients.
The natural oils do not do any harm to the skin at all. They are absorbed easily and safely; they also retain the skin’s moisture. These essential oils are easily found in ingredients that you can find in the kitchen, which what you should be doing from hereon out.
Eye Cream for Anti-Wrinkles
This particular eye cream is thickened with the beeswax ingredient, so if you are not fond of beeswax or any bee products for that matter, you can choose either one of these substitutes: Carnauba Wax, Candelilla Wax or Soy Wax. In addition to carrot seed and rosehip oils, this particular recipe makes use of the apricot kernel oil. This particular ingredient has high gamma linoleum acid, which aids in balancing the moisture levels of the skin. It is also filled with vitamins E and A, which are both very powerful vitamins for rejuvenating the skin.
What you need is to mix up 3 teaspoon jojoba oil, 3 teaspoon Rosehip seed oil, 3 teaspoon apricot kernel oil, one and a half teaspoon beeswax pastilles and 5 teaspoon rose water. Get a double boiler, mix in all ingredients except for the rosewater. Heat the mixture gently in order to melt the entire wax. Stir the mixture well then remove heat afterwards. Slowly stir in the remaining ingredients. Cool off the mixture inside the refrigerator until it is set. Use this recipe under your eyes for at least once in the morning and another in the evening.
Carrot Seed and Rosehip Facial Serum
Have you heard of Retinol? You must have at least heard it once from a skincare advertisement. Again, not all people are aware what Retinol can do to your skin. This is actually one form of vitamin A, which is high in antioxidant. Such a vitamin is great at restoring any damaged tissue, and also reduces wrinkles and scars. The Rosehip seed oil is particularly high in retinol plus with omega fatty acids and the antioxidants beta-carotene and lycopene. Carrot seed oil is also packed with minerals and vitamins. Yet the most significant of it all is the carotenoids. This particular component can actually boost up the immune response of the body against UV rays, making it an excellent source for preventing the skin’s damage by the sun. The carrot seed oil also stimulates and detoxifies the cells’ rejuvenation.
Mix one tablespoon rosehip seed oil, half a tablespoon jojoba oil and half a tablespoon pomegrentate seed oil in an ounce glass bottle. Add between five to ten drops of vitamin E oil, ten drops of lavender essential oil, 2 drops of carrot seed oil and 3 drops of helichrysum oil. Close the bottle and gently shake to mix the ingredients. You can use this homemade facial cream daily as your regular moisturizer in order to heal and rejuvenate your skin.
This is not just any body butter. This recipe makes use of coconut oil, one of the many ingredients that gives a lot of benefits to your body and skin. Coconut oil is natural and is easily absorbed by the skin, thus easily hydrating it. It is also capable of protecting the skin against free radicals and delaying the development of sagging and wrinkling skin. When coconut oil is whipped in a stand mixer, it will give leave your skin silky smooth. It can also be used all over the body, too.