Most women have their very own concoction of home made moisturisers. The topic of home made moisturisers grabs the attention of many women all over the world. The very common and usually the first question that most will ask is if these home made moisturizers are actually effective. The good news is they are actually very effective in keeping the skin healthy and moisturised.
If you don’t have the time to whip up your very own home made remedy for your skin you should get a bottle of Argan oil to use as your skin moisturiser. Argan oil is actually rich in essential unsaturated fatty acids, Polyphenols, Sterols, Vitamin E, Carotenoids, Ferulic acid and other antioxidants. The main components of the oil have moisturising properties as well as anti aging properties. Your skin is definitely in the best care with every application of this Moroccan oil.
Here is a list of the most effective straight from your kitchen moisturizers.
- Buttermilk – If you want soft and smooth skin then buttermilk is what you need. You may have read that Cleopatra who up to this date heralded as the most beautiful woman that has ever graced the planet bathe in buttermilk. What is in buttermilk (or milk) that makes the skin soft and smooth? Lactic acid is the answer.Lactic acid is actually works as an exfoliant removing dry and dead skin cells thus resulting to a smooth and softer skin. Filling your tub with buttermilk is definitely a luxury that you should not allow yourself to bask in. Simply get a face cloth and soak it with buttermilk or regular milk (preferably cold) then apply to your skin and let it stay or about five minutes. Rinse off the buttermilk gently allowing some of the lactic acid to be left behind.
- Butter – Did you know that since ancient civilisation shea butter has been used as a skin moisturiser? If you think that butter is just to lather on your toast or make your meals creamier you are mistaken. Butter is actually a good remedy for dry skin because of its high Vitamin A and Vitamin F content.You probably only knew Vitamin A as being good for your sight but actually Vitamin A also helps in soothing dry skin as well as relieving sunburn, insect bites, eczema and dermatitis. Vitamin F aids in keeping the skin feel and look young.
- Olive Oil – For those who love cooking olive oil is an essential in the kitchen. But did you know that olive oil also deserves a place in your beauty night stand or the bathroom? Olive oil is a very good skin moisturizer. Take it from the Greeks! Ancient Greeks actually loved including olive oil in their beauty regimen and not just in their dishes.Olive oil is truly wonderful. Not only does it benefits our health but also give us beauty. The olive oil actually contains linoleic acid compound. This lipid retains moisture on the skin. It also has antioxidants which protects the skin from the harmful effects of UV rays.
So if you feel like whipping up something from your kitchen not for your hunger but for your skin, look for these things.