Moisturization is an essential step to your skin hydrated and hydrated. People usually buy moisturizers from the market that are constituted of chemicals that may harm your skin. So why to use them when you can make your own moisturizer at home that is completely natural and free of any undesirable effects.
Homemade coconut oil and aloe vera gel moisturizer is a great option for skin moisturization needs. Both the ingredients are extremely good natural moisturizers. Coconut is also anti bacterial and anti fungal, so it prevents skin problems like acne, blackheads and skin infections. It helps to fade spots on the face. Anti oxidant properties of coconut oil also slows down the skin ageing process. Aloe vera hydrates the skin and also makes it clear and bright as it is a natural lightening agent. It helps in skin cell regeneration. Aloe vera removes tanning of the skin and fades spots. Mentioned below are the steps to help you make this moisturizer at home.
DIY Coconut Oil Aloe Vera Gel Moisturizer Recipe:
Things You Need
Aloe vera gel
Essential oil ( optional )
Method To Prepare
Firstly, we need pure aloe vera gel. For this rinse the aloe vera leaves thoroughly. Then scrape off gel from aloe vera leaves using a sharp object. Blend this gel in a blender. Now strain through a fine cloth so you get impurity free clear gel.
Add 5 teaspoons of this pure gel to a blender, put 2 teaspoons of melted coconut oil to it and blend for a couple of minutes. Extra virgin coconut oil is be preferred but you can even use normal coconut oil. The moisturizer is ready. Optionally you can add few drops of your favorite essential oils.
Pour the moisturizer in a glass container and store it in a refrigerator. You can use this for weeks to come.
This DIY moisturizer is easy to make and does not cost you a penny extra. It has numerous benefits for the skin. Try it once and you would never want to go back. For more benefits you can even add a few teaspoons of extra virgin olive oil to the mixture before blending.